Middle Georgia’s best resort for outdoor recreation and relaxation is also the top destination for all the fun fall brings to the area.

For a little intrigue and mystery, book your stay at Lake Blackshear Resort & Golf Club for the weekend of Sept. 4 and buy a ticket on the SAM Shortline for the Murder Mystery Dinner Train. The 2½-hour round-trip train ride includes a great dinner aboard the classic passenger cars and a mystery for the family to solve. The train leaves and returns to the depot in nearby Americus, just a short drive from the beautiful resort grounds at Georgia Veterans State Park.

Lake Blackshear Resort Dark Forest Haunted TrailOnly the bravest visitors will dare to traverse The Dark Forest Haunted Trail. Starting Oct. 8 and each weekend through October, this year’s experience is set to be a terrifyingly good time. Prepare yourself for thrills and chills and the nightmares that will follow. This event is not recommended for children younger than 13. Find out more on Facebook at The Dark Forest Haunted Trail.

Fall is a great time to find treasures along the 100 miles stretching from Unadilla to Quitman. Cordele is in the center of the path of the 100-Mile Peanut Pickin’ Yardsale, an annual massive yard sale event that includes stops in every town along the 100-mile route. Find the items you never knew you needed and breathe new life into tired items just waiting to be restored. The yard sale is set for Oct. 9, so book your rooms today.
Barbecue connoisseurs and pitmasters will converge on Lake Blackshear Nov. 13 for the Smokin’ on Blackshear BBQ & Music Festival. This Georgia Barbecue Association event takes place right here at the Resort and will feature some of the best competitive ‘cue in the Southeast from professionals and amateurs alike. Live music will keep the park rocking all day and there will be plenty of talented arts and crafts vendors from across the state. Park admission is free that day. The festival is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

When you stay at Lake Blackshear Resort & Golf Club, you are not only in the premier destination for golf and fun on the lake, but also close to great Georgia towns like Cordele, Americus, Plains (the home of former President Jimmy Carter) and more. Book your stay today and discover your new favorite escape destination.

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