THINGS TO DO
If you're visiting Berrien County in the Fall, you may enjoy a trip to A-Maze-N-Cane. A winding maze in a 9-acre cane field that makes for an afternoon or evening of fun! Marshmallow roasting, cane chewing, cane juice tasting, farm animals, corn hole games and our very popular kids obstacle course are some of the other attractions offered. The addition of two zip lines quickly became a crowd favorite.
Open every weekend in October-November.
Art’s Afire! is a contemporary paint-your-own-pottery studio that offers a creative way to unwind, relax with friends, and unleash your inner artist!
No experience or artistic ability is necessary. Their incredibly talented Staff Artists will work with you to get you started and be available to answer questions as you create your unique masterpiece.
The Azalea Sprinter is South Georgia’s premier excursion train – traveling along the historic Georgia & Florida Railroad. All trains depart from Nashville and travel either to Willacoochee, Moody or Valdosta. Board the train at the Nashville Farmer's Market. Book your ride today for a memorable rail journey through beautiful rural Georgia, through a series of short roundtrip excursions, with three different rail car seating options available.
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The Berrien County Historical Museum is located within the Old Courthouse on the square in Nashville. Historian Bryan Shaw will be able to guide you through information and tours. 229-563-0586
Horse Creek Winery
Horse Creek Winery is one of Berrien County's "hidden treasures." Situated among 40 acres of Muscadine grapes, Horse Creek Winery is the perfect setting for a relaxing afternoon of wine tasting. They also offer their grounds for events, creating a beautiful setting for weddings and celebrations.
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Nashville Farmers' Market
A visit to the Nashville, GA Farmers Market is an experience in itself. You will find yourself spending quite a bit of time inside discovering all they offer! Not just a place for produce, you will find amazing baked goods, local honey, sugar peppers, ready-to-bake dinners, candles, jewelry, home goods, and so much more!! The local community shows off their goods and takes pride in their work. When you walk in, you're a customer, but walking out, you'll feel like a family member and have plenty of goodies to go home with!
The Nashville Farmers Market is located at 501 East Marion Avenue in Nashville, and is open Thursday through Saturday. Please visit their Facebook page for more pictures and information.
Paradise Public Fishing
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Paradise Public Fishing Area is 1,341 acres offering outdoor activities for all ages. Berrien County shares this land with Tift County and includes 60 lakes and ponds with fishing access from the banks and boats, and wheelchair acces Lakes are managed to provide bass, bream, crappie, and channel catfish. The area has ample space for fishing, beautiful picnic sites, hiking, birding, wildlife observation, and relaxation. A designated camping area allows tent camping and provides plenty of room for enjoyment. Boat ramps, docks, and fishing piers are available at several of the lakes and ponds, and a fish cleaning station is located between the entrance and the office. Certain heavily stocked ponds offer seasonal fishing for special events for children to help ensure multiple catches.
Paradise Public Fishing Area is managed by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Management Section. More information may be found on their website by clicking the icon below.
Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Paradise Public Fishing Area
536 Paradise Drive
Enigma, Georgia 31749
Hours of Operation:
October 1-April 30 Sunrise to Sunset
May 1-September 30 24 hours/day
Southern Grace Farms
Just a short drive from Paradise Public Fishing Area, you will find another Berrien County treasure. Southern Grace Farms is owned and operated by the McMillan family, an 8-generation family of traditional row-crop farmers. You will enjoy spending time in the country gift shop browsing a variety of goodies. From ice cream and slushies to fresh picked produce, clothing and jewelry, jams, jellies, salsas, Corkcicle items, home decor, and so much more! During the summer you may also be able to time your visit to have pictures taken in the beautiful sunflower fields, the perfect backdrop for family photos. The staff is amazing and welcoming to all who visit.
For those ready for outdoor time, they offer several fields of both "U-Pick" and "We-pick" produce: strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, peaches, plums, and nectarines. The large, unique, farm-style playground provides a great place for your children to burn off some of their energy after enjoying some of the delicious goodies offered in the store. Southern Grace Farms often has school classes visit on field trips to learn about agriculture and enjoy the benefits of growing food. Visit their website and Facebook page for more information.
Papa's Sno Biz
While you're touring the towns, be sure you stop by Papa's Sno Biz in Nashville, across from the Berrien County Administration Building and next to Watson's Pools. Let the kids play in the "mini beach" while everyone enjoys a Shaved Ice, Lemonade, Hot Dog or a snack.