From shopping to hiking to touring, it’s all here in Forsyth-Monroe County, Georgia! Enjoy nearby trains, antiques shops, gift shops, and great Southern cooking. Juliette’s world-famous Whistle Stop Cafe is home to fried green tomatoes, and it's the filming site of the hit movie of the same name.
Explore the nearby Jarrell Plantation Historic Site, an 1847 cotton plantation, or tour ATG Studios in Forsyth to watch the making of stained, etched and leaded glass. You can also visit the Old Mill Motorcycle Museum, which is home to more than 20 vintage motorcycles from the 1930s to the 1960s. Eight bikes claimed "winners' circle" status—a coveted prize from the Antique Motorcyle Club of America.
Take a trip to the 3,600-acre Lake Juliette, which is surrounded by the 6,000-acre Rum Creek Wildlife Management Area, offering hunting, fishing and camping. Pack a picnic and spend a day at Twin Oaks Fun Farm, which includes a pavilion, restrooms and adventure equipment. In the summer you can pick your own strawberries and purchase treats made from the berries. And Rocky Creek ATV Trail offers adrenaline rushes on 20 miles of dirt trails through woods, creeks, fields, and pastures—and it promises plenty of mud, jumps and bridges.
Fish, boat or lounge along the banks of a sparkling 700-acre lake at High Falls State Park. Be entranced by a dramatic waterfall on the Towaliga River, or explore scenic hiking trails leading to 1880s grist mill ruins. Sample the spring waters of Indian Springs State Park—the Creek Indians used this for centuries to heal the sick and impart extra vigor to the healthy. Enjoy the cottages, camping, swimming, fishing and boating. The Dauset Trails Nature Center boasts 1,200 acres of scenic woods, fields, creeks and lakes, farm animals and native live animals including bison and bobcats.