Waycross | Manor | Waresboro | Millwood
From a bustling historic downtown to the swamplands of the Okefenokee and everything in-between, there is a charm to Ware County that appeals to those in search of down-home, authentic, Southern experiences. It comes as no surprise that the heart of Waycross is the adventures that await within Okefenokee Swamp Park and Laura S. Walker State Park. For a deeper dive into the rich history rooted in this area, make a stop into the Okefenokee Heritage Center. Step next door to Southern Forest World and say “hey” to Stuckey the Mummified Dog, who has been trapped in a hollowed tree for about sixty years. Train enthusiasts are guaranteed to get their fill of train history and railway traffic at the newly renovated Railway Express and Rail Observation Center. Between the unique eateries, gorgeous boutiques, and even a classic art-deco theater that is still being used for live performances, the soul of Downtown Waycross is truly inimitable.
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