6 Outings for the Whole Family Near Robins AFB, Georgia
Located in the middle of Georgia, two hours east of Atlanta and three hours west of the Atlantic Ocean, military families stationed at Robins AFB often find the area to have a small town feel.
But don't misunderstand--there's plenty to do here in the Peach State! Some of the cities near Robins AFB include Warner Robins, Macon, Bonaire, Centerville, Kathleen, Byron, and Hawkinsville, and each offer something unique.
Let's look at a few ways to fill your time while you're stationed at Robins AFB.
1) Museum of Aviation
Take a trip back in time through the history of flight. The museum also offers ongoing educational and special events.
2) Historic Depot Row
With a historic train depot, the red Southern Railroad caboose X556, Mildred's Country Store, the Elberta Depot Heritage Center and World War II Museum, and model railroad, you can immerse yourself in the area's rich railroad history.
3) Rigby’s Water World
With water slides, a lazy river, and a kiddie area, this is a fun way to keep everyone in the family cool during the hot, humid summers!
4) Area Festivals
Start with these: The International City Farmers’ Market, Macon’s International Cherry Blossom Festival, Georgia Strawberry Festival, and Vintage Market Days.
5) Nature Trails
After you've exhausted the area's nature and bike trails, explore Providence Canyon State Park in Lumpkin, Georgia, and Stone Mountain Park outside Atlanta.
6) Weekend Getaways
Whether you're looking for big city getaway, a beach retreat, or an easy trek down the road, you're in luck! Plan a weekend away in nearby Atlanta, the bustling state capital. Nearby Macon is a mere 30-minute trek, while Savannah makes for a coastal getaway with just a three hours' drive.
Heading to Robins AFB? Learn more about your Robins AFB assignment with our base informational page.