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So you're driving all the way to an FGE Day. Why not make the most of those miles and add on a bit more education and fun? We've done a little researching for you. Have fun planning your trip!

 

 

Statewide

Make a stop on the way there or on the way home!

Georgia Public Broadcasting's list of statewide field trip destinations

http://www.gpb.org/georgiastories/index/fieldtrips

 

Georgia Trip Ideas

http://www.exploregeorgia.org/trip-ideas

 


FGE Day Destinations (listed in order of date of each event):

Statesboro

Georgia Southern University Tours

http://admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/visit/

 

Georgia Southern Center for Wildlife Education (Wildlife show M-F at 3:30pm)

http://academics.georgiasouthern.edu/wildlife/

 

Garden of the Coastal Plain (including the Oak Grove One Room Schoolhouse)

http://academics.georgiasouthern.edu/garden/education/

 

Georgia Southern Museum

http://academics.georgiasouthern.edu/museum/

 

Dahlonega

Consolidated Gold Mine

http://www.consolidatedgoldmine.com/ 

 

Crisson Gold Mine

http://www.crissongoldmine.com/

 

Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site

http://gastateparks.org/DahlonegaGoldMuseum


Dahlonega Heritage and History (Including Cherokee Indian Culture)

http://dahlonega.org/history-heritage

 

 

Macon

Middle Georgia State University Tours

http://www.mga.edu/why/campus-tour.aspx

 

Georgia Academy for the Blind

http://www.gabmacon.org/pages/Georgia_Academy_for_the_Blind

 

Ocmulgee National Monument

http://www.nps.gov/ocmu/index.htm

 

Cannonball House and Museum

http://www.cannonballhouse.org/

 

Georgia Sports Hall of Fame

http://georgiasportshalloffame.com/site/

 

Hay House

http://www.hayhousemacon.org/

 

Jarrell Plantation Historic Site

http://gastateparks.org/JarrellPlantation

 

More ideas at …

http://www.maconga.org/things-to-do/attractions/

 

Valdosta

Lowndes County Historical Society and Museum (Including original Valdosta Institute school bell)

http://valdostamuseum.com/

 

Raisin' Cane Produce Market and Agri-tourism Destination

http://raisincanevaldosta.com/

 

Wild Adventures Education Days and School Group Activities

http://www.wildadventures.com/Groups/School-and-Field

 

Carrollton

Horton's Books & Gifts (Georgia's oldest bookstore)

http://www.hortonsbooks.com/

  

Southeastern Quilt and Textile Museum

http://www.exploregeorgia.org/listing/10377-southeastern-quilt-and-textile-museum

 

Americus

 

Georgia Southwestern State University Tours

https://gsw.edu/about-gsw/visit-gsw

 

Andersonville Civil War Village and National Historic Site

http://visitamericusga.com/andersonville-2/take-a-closer-look-2/

 

National P.O.W. Museum

http://www.andersonvillegeorgia.com/pow_museum/index.html

 

Jimmy Carter National Historic Site

http://www.nps.gov/jica/index.htm

 

Habitat for Humanity Global Village & Discovery Center

http://www.habitat.org/gvdc/plan_your_visit.aspx

 

More ideas at …

http://visitamericusga.com/americus-2/americus/

 

 

Athens

 

University of Georgia Walking Tour (hosted by the City of Athens)

http://www.athenswelcomecenter.com/ugatour.html

 

University of Georgia Group Tours (official UGA tours)

http://visit.uga.edu/index.php/plan/tours/groups/

 

Athens Historic House Museums

http://www.visitathensga.com/things-to-do/attractions/historic-house-museums/

 

Athens Heritage Tour (M, W, F only)

http://www.visitathensga.com/includes/events/index.cfm?action=displayDetail&eventid=16231

 

The Tree that Owns Itself (Yes, it’s a thing.)

http://www.visitathensga.com/listings/index.cfm?listingID=234&menuID=299

 

More ideas at …

http://www.visitathensga.com/listings/index.cfm?action=display&listingID=272&menuID=0&hit=1

 

Atlanta

CNN Studio Tour for School Groups

http://www.cnn.com/tour/school.trip.html 


Georgia Aquarium

http://www.georgiaaquarium.org/experience/learn

 

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum

http://www.jimmycarterlibrary.gov/ 

 

Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site

https://www.nps.gov/malu/index.htm

 

Smith Family Farm

http://www.atlantahistorycenter.com/exhibit/smith-family-farm

 

Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE) 
P.O. Box 942270 | Atlanta, GA 31141-2270 
Phone: 770-216-8555 (Metro Atlanta) or 800-334-6861 

www.pageinc.org 

 

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