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Presidential Explorer Excursion Train
May 14, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm EDT
An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until June 4, 2022
Passengers will experience the adventure of riding in vintage railroad cars coupled with a tour of history. The SAM Shortline excursion train travels from Georgia Veterans State Park, across Lake Blackshear to President Jimmy Carter’s hometown of Plains, and then on to his boyhood home of Archery and back. Travelers will enjoy spectacular views of the SW Georgia countryside while riding in air-conditioned comfort. At the destinations, passengers can explore President Jimmy Carter’s past, go shopping, and sample peanut butter treats.