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Georgia Visitor Information Center - Columbus

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What A Great Place To Stop And Rest!

As we were traveling to Albany Georgia, I noticed a sign showing us where this place was on the... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Marietta, Georgia
Great place for Georgia information

Stopped in to get information about Savannah. This office is always over the top with customer... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Columbus, Georgia
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Official source for information on everything there is to do and see around Georgia. Open 7 days a week.
1751 Williams Rd, Columbus, GA 31904-1601
+1 706-649-7455
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

As we were traveling to Albany Georgia, I noticed a sign showing us where this place was on the interstate. I took a turn off the interstate and ended up here. Inside it was so very clean and inviting with the various displays of the...More

1  Thank LoveEngland4EverFan
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Stopped in to get information about Savannah. This office is always over the top with customer service. They are always willing to go above and beyond what is expected to help you plan your Georgia getaway. restroom are glean and there are a ton of...More

1  Thank VacaNate
Reviewed 8 July 2018

This is an ideal place to break up the long drive between Atlanta and Florida, with clean rest rooms and easy parking.

1  Thank Queencelt
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Stopped in on our way to Florida and spoke with Glenda and Laura who were very knowledgeable. They took lots of time with us, keying on our areas of interest. We left excited about what Columbus offers and plan to spend some time there on...More

2  Thank Mary K
Reviewed 19 June 2017

My family and I were travelling from Florida to Toronto and decided to stop at this visitor center since we have never been to Georgia. We were greeted by the warmest people ever, Laura Book and Glenda Berstead. They came right up to us and...More

5  Thank Anastasiya K
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We were coming home from Atlanta and because we had never visited a Georgia Welcome Center, we decided to visit the one in Columbus. Ms. Laura Book was friendly and knowledgeable about things to do in Georgia,and her job. She answered all of our questions...More

3  Thank James P
Reviewed 11 May 2017

After being closed for what seemed like years, it's back open. It's not right on the road and easy to miss, especially since it is not near any state line crossing. However, the folks are friendly and helpful.

1  Thank dhbrim
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This is a wonderful facility conveniently located. The staff are very helpful with information about local attractions, maps etc. The facility is very clean and well run. They seem to be community minded and happy to have visitors of every type. I was there at...More

4  Thank Civ31904
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Friday afternoon we were on our way to Highlands, NC. We always travel on I-85 right through downtown Atlanta. We heard there was a problem in Atlanta and asked for alternative routes to finally get us to Highlands. Jonathon Spearman and Laura Book were incredible....More

3  Thank JEU2014
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Laura Book and Glenda Benstead were exceedingly helpful and friendly in planning what to visit. Their tips on FDR White House/Warm Springs and Plains were spot on. I've rarely seen such a well-run tourist office -- was more like a little embassy of Georgia.

6  Thank leonmangasarian
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17 June 2016|
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Response from Ge0rgiaPil0t | Reviewed this property |
There are signs indicating that the rest area is closed Northbound on 185. There is a sign on 185 north and one on the Williams Road exit ramp coming out of Columbus - I don't know about south bound. They are spending a... More
25 April 2016|
Response from dhbrim | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, I have no idea. However, I have seen no sign of them being open any time soon. Now, I have no idea of what they might say, but Peachtree Mall in Columbus has several stores that are currently not occupied... More