EXCURSIONS

List of all Excursions CLICK HERE.

Here is a list of our great excursions.

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PRESIDENTIAL FLYER

Dates throughout the year on Saturdays

Riding in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage train cars, you will travel from Georgia Veterans State Park, across Lake Blackshear to Plains, Archery and back. Explore President Jimmy Carter's boyhood farm, go shopping and sample peanut butter treats

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MURDER MYSTERY DINNER TRAIN

Saturday, July 9, 2022

Depart from Americus, GA and enjoy a 2 1/2 hour train ride aboard historic air conditioned railroad cars for an exciting, interactive Murder Mystery Dinner Train ride and try to solve who the murderer is.

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Watermelon Express

Saturday, June 25, 2022

With Cordele celebrating their Watermelon Express, we will be offering one hour train rides from Georgia Veterans State Park.

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Plains Trains & Fireworks

Saturday, July 2, 2022

Travel from Georgia Veterans State Park Depot to President Jimmy Carter’s hometown of Plains, Georgia. Enjoy a southern style 4th of July celebration. Kid’s activities, retail shops, local food vendors, and a beautiful fireworks show at dusk.

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Plains Express

Friday, April 29, 2022

Riding in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage train cars, you will travel from Georgia Veterans State Park, across Lake Blackshear to Plains and return. Explore President Jimmy Carter's hometown, go shopping, and sample peanut butter treats.

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Touch a Train

Saturday May 7, 2022

Trains are one-and-a-half-hour long and depart from Downtown Cordele, GA at:
 

 

10:00am  •  12:15pm  •  2:15pm

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Day Out With Thomas

June 2022

Ride behind Thomas the Tank Engine.

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WINE & CHEESE TRAIN

Saturday, July 16, 2022

Depart from Georgia Veterans State Park in Cordele, Georgia for a 1 hour and 30 minute round trip train ride. Ride aboard air conditioned historic railroad cars for a quick train ride while you enjoy wine tasting and cheese.

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70s Night In Plains

Saturday, May 21, 2022

Travel back to the 70’s with a special night in Plains, GA. You will have a 2 hour layover in plains with activities, live music and shops to enjoy. Dress in your favorite 70’s attire.

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Romantic Valentine's Dinner Train

2023 Dates to be determined

Romanic dinner train for Valentine's Day. Enjoy dinner onboard a nice train ride on this very special day. Different seating available.