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If you go: Plains, Ga.

if you go
GETTING THERE

Multiple airlines offer nonstop flights from all three Washington area airports to Atlanta. Plains is about 135 miles from Atlanta.

WHERE TO STAY

Plains Historic Inn & Antiques Mall

106 Main St.

229-824-4517

www.plainsinn.net

Plains’s only accommodations. The bed-and-breakfast inn’s rates begin at $85 per night per room.

Best Western Plus Windsor Hotel

125 Lamar St., Americus

229-924-1555

www.bestwestern.com

Historic Victorian hotel, 10 miles from Plains, built in 1892. Rates from $105 per night.

WHERE TO EAT

Mimmie’s Diner

202 E. Church St.

229-824-5458

Popular local home-cooking restaurant. Meat, two sides and nonalcoholic drink starting at $8 per person.

Buffalo Cafe at the Old Bank

118 Main St.

229-824-4520

Soups, sandwiches and salads. Entrees from $6.

WHAT TO DO

Jimmy Carter National Historic Site

Plains High School Museum and Visitor Center

300 N. Bond St.

229-824-4104

www.nps.gov/jica

Museum and visitor center open daily (except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day) 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Depot Museum open 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Jimmy Carter Boyhood Farm open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free admission and parking at all three sites.

Maranatha Baptist Church

148 Ga. Hwy. 145 N.

229-824-7896

www.mbcplains.org

Web site and telephone recording provide dates for Carter’s teaching schedule.

INFORMATION

www.plainsgeorgia.org

M.A.A

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