SAM Shortline Excursion Train, Cordele

#114 of 194 in Outdoors in Georgia
Riding in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage cars, you’ll enjoy a mix of romantic yesteryear with the excitement of today’s South. The SAM Shortline stops in quaint towns filled with fun attractions, restaurants and shopping.
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  • Once a year (I think) They put on a weekend and bring in a Thomas the Train Engine for the kids. Parked at veterans park and was shuttled to the train tracks where they had several things for the kids...  more »
  • My grandson loves trains, so we decided treat him to a ride on the SAM Shortline. I grew up & lived in Plains, GA for the first 26 years of my life. I still have family & friends there. We lined up lu...  more »
  • Attention thrill seekers: Stay Home!! If you thrive off of instant gratification, internet connections or speed, this in not the trip for you! On the other hand...If you have a free Friday or Saturday...  more »
  • Had a blast on their 4th of July train ride. I expected we'd stop at some park but we actually just stopped on a bridge over the water to eat and watch the fireworks, it was so much more beautiful than I thought. Just if you can pay for the best car, do.
  • Great experience for everyone. The staff are very knowledgeable and fun. Have a look at the way it was and the great scenery on this excursion.
  • We had a great time on the 4th of July train ride. The BBQ was great and we had a wonderful view of the fire works.
  • Had a great time with my 2 grandsons on the train ride from Cordele to Plains.
  • Great train ride! Would be a great experience for young and old.

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