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.

I grew up in Valdosta and I am very proud to call it my home. It's a wonderful family town. If youre new, you won't feel new for long because everyone is family here. It's a peaceful place and has so much to offer even though it's not a big city. If sports is your thing, you can indulge. The arts? There's plenty of that too. Raising kids? It's a great place for a family. Young and Single? It has a great atmosphere for singles. Beautifully charming town with a city attitude. I love Valdosta!
Reviewed by mchathaway
on September 17, 2012
Valdosta is a very welcoming and inclusive town. I went to college here and fell in love both with the town and my husband. I couldn't imagine living anywhere else. Everytime we travel, it is so nice to get back home where people always wave, look you in the eye, and will stop and help you if you ever need it.
Reviewed by ebrowning
on September 17, 2012
I am very involved with this town after retiring from the military and being a transplanted yankee. It has something for everyone here.
Reviewed by tbilak
on September 17, 2012
It is a great college town with a National Champion Athletic department in several sports. We also host an Air Force base that has wide community support.
Reviewed by hbsherwoodsr
on September 17, 2012
Everyone is always extremely friendly
Reviewed by warrenashlyn
on September 17, 2012
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