Rebecca's Fort Benning Area Guidebook

Rebecca

Rebecca's Fort Benning Area Guidebook

Military History
Wear walking shoes and try to catch an imax movie. https://nationalinfantrymuseum.org
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The National Infantry Museum
1775 Legacy Way
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Wear walking shoes and try to catch an imax movie. https://nationalinfantrymuseum.org
Highly recommend getting your visitors pass online before arrival. https://www.benning.army.mil/GateInfo/
Fort Benning
7 Georgia 1
Highly recommend getting your visitors pass online before arrival. https://www.benning.army.mil/GateInfo/
For all the gear your soldier will need/want plus army souvenirs for families
Commando Military Supply
4411 Victory Drive
For all the gear your soldier will need/want plus army souvenirs for families
Historical spot; see the gravesite of the namesake of Fort Benning
Linwood Cemetery
721 Linwood Blvd
Historical spot; see the gravesite of the namesake of Fort Benning
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National Civil War Naval Museum
1002 Victory Dr
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Sightseeing
Amazing white water rafting, great for families or those looking for something more exciting, depending on the course you select. You can also zip line across the Chattahoochee River or do the obstacle course
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Whitewater Express
1000 Bay Avenue
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Amazing white water rafting, great for families or those looking for something more exciting, depending on the course you select. You can also zip line across the Chattahoochee River or do the obstacle course
Hills & Dales Estate
1916 Hills and Dales Dr
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The Columbus Museum
1251 Wynnton Rd
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Help kids burn off energy. Includes a trapeze course
Launch Trampoline Park Columbus
7607 Veterans Pkwy
Help kids burn off energy. Includes a trapeze course
Westville
Columbus Botanical Garden
3603 Weems Rd
The Rock Ranch
5020 Barnesville Hwy
Drive through wild animal encounter. Definitely get plenty of food to feed them - some rascals might steal your whole bag. And the wait to rent their vehicle is well worth it - these guys are pretty much tame, and not shy about putting their heads in your car
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Wild Animal Safari
1300 Oak Grove Road
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Drive through wild animal encounter. Definitely get plenty of food to feed them - some rascals might steal your whole bag. And the wait to rent their vehicle is well worth it - these guys are pretty much tame, and not shy about putting their heads in your car
Coca-Cola Space Science Center
701 Front Ave
Creek Trail of Tears Monument
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F.D. Roosevelt State Park
2970 Georgia 190
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A bit of a drive but good if you like presidential history
Jimmy Carter Boyhood Farm
402 Old Plains Hwy
A bit of a drive but good if you like presidential history
Food scene
Great food and drinks, plus a nice photo op outside to the right of the entrance
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Mabella's Italian Steakhouse
14 W 11th St
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Great food and drinks, plus a nice photo op outside to the right of the entrance
Local favorite restaurant
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The Loft
1032 Broadway
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Local favorite restaurant
Must try the fried green tomatoes!
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The Black Cow
115 West 12th Street
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Must try the fried green tomatoes!
Health conscious southern food
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Bare Roots
105 12th St
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Health conscious southern food
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Plucked Up | Chicken & Biscuits
1208 1st Ave
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For sit-down Chinese food with a koi pond
Chef Lee's Peking Restaurant
6100 Bradley Park Dr
For sit-down Chinese food with a koi pond
A local favorite for casual food - the scramble dog is very popular
Dinglewood Pharmacy
1939 Wynnton Rd
A local favorite for casual food - the scramble dog is very popular
Best beer selection in the area
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Nonic
1239 Broadway
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Best beer selection in the area
Saltcellar
1039 1st Avenue
Morten's at Old Town
3580 Massee Ln
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11th and Bay Southern Table
1050 Bay Ave
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Ice cream and candy shop
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Kilwins
1230 Broadway
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Ice cream and candy shop
Soda and candy shop with cute gifts
Rocket Fizz Columbus GA
1236 Broadway
Soda and candy shop with cute gifts
For sushi and drinks
Wasabi Sushi & Thai
1639 Bradley Park Dr
For sushi and drinks
Don Chuchos Mexican Restaurant
5770 Milgen Road
Bodega 1205 Columbus GA
19 12th Street
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Iron Bank Coffee Co.
6 11th Street
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Hibachi grill food, drinks and sushi
Mikata Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar
5300 Sidney Simons Blvd
Hibachi grill food, drinks and sushi
For pizza delivery
Lepoma's Pizzeria
6516 Kitten Lake Drive
For pizza delivery
My recommendation for no-fuss southern BBQ
13th Street Bar-Be-Que
5506 Veterans Parkway
My recommendation for no-fuss southern BBQ
Zombie Pig BBQ
6201 Veterans Parkway
My recommendation for Thai food
Lemongrass Thai & Sushi
2435 Wynnton Rd
My recommendation for Thai food
For fine dining
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Epic Restaurant
1201 Front Ave
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For fine dining
Hole-in-the-wall steak house that’s loved by locals
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Hunters Pub and Steakhouse
11269 Georgia 219
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Hole-in-the-wall steak house that’s loved by locals
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Trevioli Italian Kitchen
7466 Blackmon Rd
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Pita Mediterranean Street Food
6600 Whittlesey Blvd
Pizza and gelato. Ask for dough to play with if you have kids
Your Pie
5592 Whitesville Road
Pizza and gelato. Ask for dough to play with if you have kids
The Office Sports Bar & Grill
2979 N Lake Pkwy
Sapo's Mexican Cocina & Bar
3033 Manchester Expressway
German Food Gifts And More
711 13th St
For vegetarian food
Country Life Natural Food Store and Vegetarian Restaurant
1217 Eberhart Ave
For vegetarian food
Entertainment
For events, concerts, ice skating and shows
Columbus Civic Center
400 4th St
For events, concerts, ice skating and shows
Pick this location for luxury recliner movie seats
AMC CLASSIC Ritz 13
1683 Whittlesey Rd
Pick this location for luxury recliner movie seats
Great for dogs and walks. Rock slides in the summer
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Flat Rock Park
6106 Warm Springs Rd
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Great for dogs and walks. Rock slides in the summer
Great for walking and feeding the ducks. Closes at dusk
Idle Hour Park Sports Complex
900 Airport Rd
Great for walking and feeding the ducks. Closes at dusk
Some of the classes here would be really fun for groups and are appropriate for youth
The UP! Factory - Yoga, Hot Yoga, Aerial, Massage & Fitness
1143 1st Avenue
Some of the classes here would be really fun for groups and are appropriate for youth
Comedians every Thursday night. Check out their website for tickets
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The Loft
1032 Broadway
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Comedians every Thursday night. Check out their website for tickets
Great shows and musicals. Check their website for schedule
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River Center- for The Performing Arts
900 Broadway
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Great shows and musicals. Check their website for schedule
Historic building with plays and musicals
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Springer Opera House
103 10th St
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Historic building with plays and musicals
Brushes and Beverages
1102 Broadway
Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center
3535 S Lumpkin Rd
Splash island is a childhood favorite. Fantasy in lights during Christmas time and the beach is great during summer
Callaway Gardens Robin Lake Beach
Splash island is a childhood favorite. Fantasy in lights during Christmas time and the beach is great during summer
Mini golf, laser tag, diner food, arcade, and roller skating.
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Hollywood Connection Family Fun Center
1683 Whittlesey Rd
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Mini golf, laser tag, diner food, arcade, and roller skating.
Bowling, arcade and bumpers cars
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Stars and Strikes
7607 Veterans Pkwy
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Bowling, arcade and bumpers cars
Try your hand at archery with this range that features targets and great instructors
Archery Connection
3022 Lakewood Drive
Try your hand at archery with this range that features targets and great instructors
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Ride On Bikes
1036 Broadway
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18th Amendment Cigar Shop
1026 Broadway
Lakewood Golf Course
2800 Lakewood Drive
Uptown Float
15 11th Street
Drinks and events like trivia night
Maple Mart Sport Bar & Restaurant
8328 Veterans Pkwy
Drinks and events like trivia night
Columbus Symphony Orchestra (GA)
900 Broadway
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Lakebottom Park/Hill Field
1616 18th Ave
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The River Market Antiques & Lunch Box Museum
3218 Hamilton Road
Essentials
Go to spots that you might need during your stay - all nearby the house
CVS
1367 Double Churches Rd
Publix Super Market at Bradley Park Square
1639 Bradley Park Dr
Chick Fil A was founded in Georgia and is definitely considered an essential in the south
Chick-fil-A
1600 Bradley Park Drive
Chick Fil A was founded in Georgia and is definitely considered an essential in the south
Target
1591 Bradley Park Dr
Walmart Supercenter
5448 Whittlesey Blvd
One of my two church recommendations if you would like to go to church during your visit
Cascade Hills Church
727 54th St
One of my two church recommendations if you would like to go to church during your visit
1 of 2 church recommendations
North Highland Church
7300 Whittlesey Boulevard
1 of 2 church recommendations
Great selection if you need a gift or drinks.
The Bottle Shop
101 Southern Way
Great selection if you need a gift or drinks.
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
1500 Bradley Park Dr
In case you need your nails done while in town
Nail Tek
6501 Whitesville Road
In case you need your nails done while in town
TONS of information on the local area and attractions
Welcome Center
1751 Williams Road
TONS of information on the local area and attractions
The closest Starbucks to the house - has a drive thru
Starbucks
1522 Bradley Park Drive
The closest Starbucks to the house - has a drive thru
The Blue Door Boutique
6501 Whitesville Rd
Panera Bread
6301 Whitesville Road
If you need dry cleaning
Sun Ray Cleaners & Laundry
6801 River Road
If you need dry cleaning
River Flow Yoga and Wellness
6801 River Rd
Operates 24 hours and has a drive thru
Golden Donuts
625 Manchester Expy
Operates 24 hours and has a drive thru
Generally clean and safe gas station with a drive through car wash
Shell
6101 Bradley Park Drive
Generally clean and safe gas station with a drive through car wash
Includes a small outdoor play area
Freeze Frame Yogurt Shoppe
2511 Airport Thruway
Includes a small outdoor play area
Fly directly into Columbus. Also has Annual air shows
Columbus Airport
3250 W Britt David Rd
Fly directly into Columbus. Also has Annual air shows
Massage Whisperer
2263 Brookstone Centre Parkway
If you develop aches and pains during your travels
Beres Chiropractic Center Inc
2263 Brookstone Centre Parkway
If you develop aches and pains during your travels
The house has a fitness membership -you must stop in and sign a waiver before working out
Snap Fitness
1290 Double Churches Road
The house has a fitness membership -you must stop in and sign a waiver before working out
If you need a vet while traveling with pets
2nd Avenue Animal Hospital
4025 2nd Avenue
If you need a vet while traveling with pets
ChargePoint Charging Station
800 Front Avenue
Shopping
The Posh Peach
1105 Broadway St
Bluebelle
2301 Airport Thruway
River Road Pharmacy & Gifts
5100 River Road
Headquartered in Columbus, this is a great local shop
Salt Life Retail Columbus, GA
1104 Broadway
Headquartered in Columbus, this is a great local shop