Valdosta, Georgia


2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

1 Votes - "Best for Geocaching"


Valdosta is known for southern hospitality and football, from the success of Valdosta State’s Division II program to the community’s support for local high school teams. Their claim-to-fame is being named TitleTown USA by ESPN, but they’re just as proud of their friendliness.

Local restaurants, like King’s Grill and Covington’s, are as warm and welcoming as the pristine Visitor’s Center. The town is also home to Wild Adventures, a wildlife-themed amusement park where Gone With the Wynn’s interacted with an assortment of animals. The town rallied together to properly host the Wynn’s because as one local said, “Nobody’s a stranger here.”

While in town be sure to visit Valdosta’s many homes on the Historic Register, check out the Peach State Summer Theatre Series, and explore the Remerton Historic Mill Village. The Crescent House and Gardens are a highly acclaimed scenic offering and Valdosta boasts plenty of shopping from the Valdosta Mall to Summit Pointe.

In Valdosta, people will strike up conversations with you anywhere and at any time! Whether I am at the grocery store, a coffee shop, a convenience store, pumping gas or at dinner, it’s not uncommon for someone to say hi and ask how you’re doing today. And, if we have our great dane with us, they will always ask us about him and for a picture so the friendliness is even extended to your pets! It's true what they say about southern hospitality. It definitely exists in Valdosta, GA!!!
Reviewed by LakeLife
on September 17, 2012
Classic Southern Charm.
Reviewed by ConnieL
on September 17, 2012
great place to live and work.
Reviewed by bryangilleland
on September 17, 2012
Valdosta is a great place to live!
Reviewed by dnforman
on September 17, 2012
I've lived in Valdosta since 1981 and have never once thought about leaving. Valdosta is not only a beautiful city with a lot of rich history and historical buildings, fun activities and cultural opportunities, but it is truly one of the friendliestly cities I have ever been to. As far as I'm concerned, Valdosta is the perfect place to live!
Reviewed by Susanswader
on September 17, 2012
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