Everyone likes to unwind after a long day, or even wake up to a beautiful stroll in the park. Here at the Ray Charles Plaza you can do both! This beautiful park is a great place for a day outdoors in the beautiful Albany weather. Explore Georgia on a short walk that will lead you to this parks hidden treasure, a center statue of Ray Charles himself. You will find him rotating on a large pedestal in the center of a fountain, playing the piano in his classic pose, enjoying the music. A large plaque displays “Ray Charles – 1930-2004,” and offers a memorial to this California idol. At night the statue is lighted, and can be seen from many of the surrounding areas. This is a great photo opportunity, and if you are a fan of pop, rock or county music than this is a must for any music enthusiast. Ray Charles’s song “Georgia On My Mind” became the official state song for the state, immortalizing this famous musician to the great state of Georgia. So if you are in Albany and looking for something to do, be sure to head on over to Ray Charles Plaza for a stroll in the park and a good look at this Ray Charles memorial!
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If you are a fan of the outdoors and an enthusiast for nature then be sure to stop by the Parks at Chehaw. Mother Nature has never offered you a better look at wildlife than this fantastic park has to offer. Over eight hundred acres of recreational facilities can give you days and days of fun exploration. With a full sized campground you can even make your visit to Chehaw a weekend vacation! Strolling these beautiful grounds are perfect way to enjoy the beautiful outdoors of Georgia. But that’s not all the park has to offer, if you are looking to see animals more on the exotic side then you can find those here too. Inside you can find a zoo with native animals as well as some collected from around the world in natural habitats. This is a great and inexpensive way for you to enjoy the fantastic outdoors here in Albany, Georgia.