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    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.

    robins-afb-thin_561842061) 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.

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    Jen McDonald


    Jen McDonald

    Jen McDonald is the Content Editor for MilitaryByOwner Advertising. She's a longtime writer, the author of the books You Are Not Alone: Encouragement for the Heart of a Military Spouse and Milspouse Matters: Sharing Strength Through Our Stories. Jen is also the host of the Milspouse Matters podcast, and has written hundreds of articles and essays which have been published in other books and numerous publications. She was a military spouse for 30 years and is the mom of four, including one son in the military. One of her happiest roles now is being a grandmother. She and her veteran Air Force husband have been stationed all around the world from Europe to the Pacific and won’t count how many houses they’ve lived in because that would be too depressing. Her passion is encouraging young military spouses and regularly sharing about topics like military life, parenting, homeschooling...and now grandparenting! See more from Jen at her site, Jen McDonald and find her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram , and Pinterest.

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