The Altama Museum of Art & History - The museum located in the historic 1911 Brazell House, has a permanent collection including 18th and 19th century American & European prints, 20th century Southern prints and 18th and 19th century porcelain collection. The Museum features periodic public show of visiting artists' work.
For more information call, 912-537-1911.

The Ladson Genealogical Library - This spectacular library, housing over 30,000 books and pamphlets, is one of the largest genealogical libraries in the southeastern United States. The library is open to the public Monday through Saturday. Friendly staff members are available to advise your research.
For more information call, 912-537-8186.

Historic Downtown Vidalia - A leisurely stroll through Historic Downtown will reveal many delightful discoveries - from shops with fine clothing and books, to antiques, gifts and specialty stores, and even quaint restaurants for a delicious lunch.

The Vidalia Onion Factory - A cafe and gift shop where Vidalia onions are available in season, and onion relishes, pickles, sauces and other onion products are available year round. Golden fried onion rings are a specialty.
For more information call, 912-526-3466.

Arts & Entertainment

ORCA - The Ohoopee Regional Council for the Arts features world-class performances throughout the year as well as performances of local talent at ORCA's Downtown Oasis.
For more information call, 912-537-8459.

Franklinia Playhouse - This live community theater features a variety of plays for all ages. Performances include musicals, comedies and dramas, and opening opportunities for local talent and directors.
For more information call, 912-537-9347.

Vidalia Community Chorus - This organization of local community singers presents a 2 -3 concert season featuring a variety of music, including classical, jazz, pop, Broadway and Christmas favorites. Open to all interested singers, the Vidalia Community Chorus has given national and international concert tours.
For more information call, 912-537-1911.


Vidalia offers an assortment of recreational opportunities. For those athletic-minded and health-conscious individuals, the community offers a variety of events throughout the year such as the Sweet Onion Bike Ride and the Annual Baseball/Softball Tournaments.

Rocky Creek Golf Club - Rocky Creek is a relatively new 18 hole golf course with a club house and snack bar. The course features beautiful fairways, scenic ponds and many challenges to any golfer. Memberships available.
For more information call, 912-538-1110..

Meadows Regional Medical Center Walking Trail - Open to the public 24 hours a day, this outdoor, wooded walking course features trail markers with additional exercises to help you get the most from your workout. A pavilion and facilities are also available for family picnics. Located at 1703 Meadows Lane.

City Parks - Vidalia's recreational department has a variety of facilities available to the public- parks, basketball courts, 6 lighted tennis courts, 3 baseball/softball fields, a football/soccer stadium, a swimming pool, and picnic pavilions.
For more information call, 912-537-7913.

Gyms - For those who like to keep in shape, there are two health clubs in Vidalia featuring free weights, nautilus, aerobic classes and personal fitness training needs. 

Annual Events

Vidalia Onion Festival - Held annually around the last weekend of April, this spring festival has something for everyone - a street dance, rodeo, arts-n-crafts show, beauty pageant, air show & exhibitions, a two-mile fun run and 10K road race, antique car show, softball tournaments, cooking school and so much more.....It's an event you won't want to miss! 

For more information concerning the Festival call Vidalia Tourism 912-538-8687

The Vidalia Christmas Parade - held annually the first Saturday in December. Marching bands, beauty queens, clowns and floats are examples of the entries in the yearly event.

Call 912-537-8687 for more information about Vidalia's special annual events.

Dining & Lodging

For your dining pleasure, Vidalia has an abundance of delicious experiences awaiting you - from fast-food establishments to family-owned restaurants - whatever your palette desires. 

 You are invited to stay overnight in our "Sweet Onion" city. For information refer to the list of accommodations below:

Comfort Inn - 912-538-8100 
The Darby House - 912-537-2618
Days Inn - 912-537-9251
Econo Inn - 912-537-8721
Holiday Inn Express - 912-537-9000
Scottish Inns - 912-537-7611
Shoney's Inn - 912-537-1282

Vidalia is nestled in the heart of Southeast Georgia and is within 100 miles of Macon, Savannah, and Augusta. From I-16 take the Vidalia exit #84 and go south on State Highway 297 straight into downtown Vidalia, approximately 13 miles.  The Vidalia Municipal Airport provides air service with one 6000 ft. lighted runway and one 5000 ft. runway. Flight lessons and pleasure rides are also available.  Call 912-537-3979 for additional information concerning the airport facilities.


Quick Guide




3195 East First Street

Vidalia, GA 30474


Burger King

2303 East First Street

Vidalia, GA 30474

(912) 537-4947

Captain D's

701 East First Street

Vidalia, GA 30474

(912) 537-1755

Captain's Corner Restaurant

203 Stockyard Road

Vidalia, GA 30474

(912) 537-8484

Carter's Bar-B-Que

609 East First Street

Vidalia, GA 30474

(912) 537-2524

Checkers Drive-In

907 First Street

Vidalia, GA 3047474

(912) 538-1005

Dairy Queen of Lyons

185 South State St

Lyons, GA 30436

(912) 526-3456

Domino's Pizza

401A East First Street

Vidalia, GA 30474

(912) 537-1330

Kentucky Fried Chicken

2601 East First Street

Vidalia, GA 30474

(912) 537-7873

Krystal of Vidalia

3101 East First Street

Vidalia, GA 30474

(912) 537-3995

Larry's Giant Subs

804 East First St.

Vidalia, GA 30474

(912) 537-9922


208 Durden Street

Vidalia, GA 30474

(912) 537-7799

Michael's Coffee & Tobacco

600 West First Street

Vidalia, GA 30474

(912) 538-8009

Natsu Japanese Steak & Seafood

874 North West Broad Street

Lyons, GA 30436

(912) 526-7908

Peking House

505 West First Street

Vidalia, GA 30474

(912) 537-9824

Pizza Inn of Vidalia

1801 Lyons HWY

Vidalia, GA 30474

(912) 537-1417

Ruby Tuesday

2711 East First St.

Vidalia, GA 30474

(912) 538-9268

Shoney's Restaurant

2505 East First Street

Vidalia, GA 30474

(912) 537-0922

Steeplechase Grill & Tavern

306 E. Second St.

Vidalia, GA 30474

(912) 537-7900

Subway of Vidalia

613 East First Street

Vidalia, GA 30474

(912) 538-7827

The Hilton Restuarant

215 NW Main Street

Vidalia, GA 30474

(912) 537-3934


806 Mixon Drive

Vidalia, GA 30474

(912) 537-1271

Vallartas Mexican Restaurant

104 Jackson Street

Vidalia, GA 30474

(912) 538-1158

Woody’s Bar-B-Q

1303 Lyons HWY

Vidalia, GA 30474

(912) 537-7088


2705 East First Street

Vidalia, GA 30474

(912) 538-1880





Updated 07/02/02





Comfort Inn of Vidalia

1509 East First Street

Vidalia, GA 30474

(912) 538-8100

Days Inn of Vidalia

HWY 280 East

Vidalia, GA 30474

(912) 537-9251

Holiday Inn Express

2619 East First Street

Vidalia, GA 30474

(912) 537-9000

Scottish Inns

705 East First Street

Vidalia, GA 30474

(912) 537-7611


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