Day Trip: Thomaston

Skydive, Balloon Rides & Chitlins Fried! Come and Experience America’s Hometown™.


Thomaston-Upson Chamber of Commerce, 110 West Main Street, Thomaston, GA 30286
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Upson County is rich in history, cultural activities and recreation. Thomaston features a turn-of-the-century courthouse and outdoor recreation opportunities, including an 18-hole golf course, mountain biking at Gerald I. Lawhorn Scouting Base, and canoeing, kayaking and hiking at Sprewell.

Bluff Outdoor Recreation Area is Located in our downtown. You can see a movie in the beautifully restored Ritz Theatre or stop by the local Thomaston-Upson Arts Council to admire the wonderful local artwork that is on display. If it's history that you're interested in, research your ancestors at the Thomaston-Upson Archives.

Attend our Annual Chitlin Hoedown where over 2,000 lbs. of chitterlings are sold each year, or take a stroll through a Covered Bridge, soar through the air with Skydive Atlanta, or visit The Rock Ranch, owned by Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy, that provides visitors with an agri-education experience.