You'll get a true taste of Georgia at this campground, shaded by mature pecan and pine trees and just 4 miles from quaint, historic Cordele, the watermelon capital of the world. Enjoy local melons from the campground store in mid-June. With this KOA's convenient location off I-75, you have easy access to many area attractions. Head for sparkling Lake Blackshear, an 8,700-acre boating, fishing and waterskiing haven. Hop on the SAM Shortline Excursion Train to visit President Jimmy Carter's former campaign headquarters in Plains and his boyhood home in Archery. You'll pass fanciful Victorian architecture at Americus, once a bustling cotton exchange. The Andersonville National Historic Site, the location of the Confederate prison camp, lies 40 miles west. Visit the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village, just 30 miles south. Georgia Veterans Memorial Golf Course is 10 miles west. In season, visit a local strawberry farm. For a treat, visit the local farmers' market, open year-round. Pool: May 1 - October 1. Max pull thru: 95 feet. Your hosts: the Perlis family's staff.