Jimmy Carter National Historic Site

Glimpse former President Jimmy Carter's humble beginnings at the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site. Spend a few days in tiny Plains, Georgia, exploring Carter's high school, campaign headquarters, and the farm his family ran during the Great Depression. Historic exhibits document the modest living conditions at the time, making Carter's exceptional political success seem even more impressive. 

Things to Do

Things To Do Near Jimmy Carter National Historic Site

The Jimmy Carter National Historic Site is spread out over multiple sites throughout the town of Plains. The area is small and easy to navigate on foot, so you can alternate visits to the historic buildings with pleasant walks down quiet streets. The restored vintage buildings are fascinating for both adults and kids, making the park a fun family destination.

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How To Get To Jimmy Carter National Historic Site

Jimmy Carter National Historic Site is located in the small town of Plains, Georgia, just north of US-280. If you're traveling along I-75, the easiest way to get to the park is to take GA-27 west from Vienna to Americus and continue west on US-280. From Columbus, take US-280 east.

Address

300 North Bond St, Plains, GA 31780

Fee: Entry fee $0

Whether you're a Carter buff or you're interested in seeing a piece of American history, the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site is a fascinating vacation destination. Come for a glimpse into the past, and stay for the beautiful Georgia countryside and small-town charm. An RV is a wonderful way to turn a simple visit into a memorable outdoor experience.