Albany: Plan Your Ideal Family Weekend Getaway
Situated along side Flint River, Albany, GA is the seat of government of Dougherty County. It is the 8th largest city state and the economy circulates from within pharmaceutical companies, tires, paper products, food and beverages. Aside from being known for this, you must know that one of the greatest entertainers is born here – Ray Charles. Southwest Georgia International Airport is where to book your flight to if you want to see where his roots are or how he came about, as well as visiting other famous attractions here while booked at nearby hotels.
Best Time to Visit
Second or third week of April until around end of May and mid-September until end of October are the ideal months for you to enjoy warm-weather activities but you have to find accommodations at Albany, Georgia hotels earlier than the said months for hassle-free vacations and best deals. January is their off peak and tourists are unlikely to visit this city.
What to Do & Area Attractions
If you are into boating and fishing, then Lake Chehaw is the one for you. Parks surrounding this lake are most enjoyable as it has a huge play area for kids, an animal park for wild animals, and a biking area to where you can view large ecosystems around it. Kids and kids at heart will enjoy Flint RiverQuarium as it showcases the marine life in the river. Your and your kids will also love Thronateeska Heritage Center and Wetherbee Planetarium as it both includes history and science museum. Top hotels within the area are Hilton Garden Inn Albany, Holiday Inn and Suites Albany and Merry Acres Inn.
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