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Lake Blackshear Area Attractions & Restaurants

The Cordele State Farmers Market

1901 US-41, Cordele, GA 31015

(229) 276-2335

The Cordele State Farmers Market is one of Georgia’s largest farmers markets. The Market is the major watermelon distribution hub for the Southern U.S. Throughout the summer months you can find all types of Georgia grown fruits and vegetables at the market.

Open everyday from 8:00am —6:00pm

16 East Bar & Grill

1309 16th Ave E, Cordele, GA 31015

(229) 273-9611


Steaks, seafood, salads, burgers and pasta. 16
East has an extensive craft beer, wine and mash bill produced whiskey menu.

SAM Shortline Historic Railroad

105 9th Ave E, Cordele, GA 31015

(229) 276-0755


Relive yesterday while riding in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage railway cars. The Sam Shortline stops at Veteran’s State Park, Cordele, Leslie, Victorian Americus, and Plains.

The Daphne Lodge

2502 U.S. 280, Cordele, GA 31015

(229) 273-2596


The Daphne Lodge offers an extensive menu and wine list. The restaurant has been a family  business since 1952. The Daphne Lodge has been featured in Southern Living and was awarded a Governor’s Award for Excellence for being one of Georgia’s outstanding restaurants. Atlanta Magazine recognized Daphne Lodge as one of the “South’s favorite restaurants”.

Americus, Georgia

Americus-Sumter County Dining Options

Americus, Georgia is only a short 30 minuet ride away from Lake Blackshear. Discover the Victorian charms of Americus including the Windsor Inn, built in 1890, and Rylander Theater, shops and restaurants

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