Things To Do In Valdosta

*35 Things to do in and around Valdosta Without Alcohol or Other Drugs

We all make choices as we begin college. Hopefully, you will make the right choices that help you through your time here at VSU. The Office of Alcohol and Other Drug Education has put together this list

1. Shop Colonial Mall Valdosta
2. Go to a VSU Natural High Weekly Event, 259-5111
3. Visit Lowndes Co. Historical Society Museum Call 247-4780
4. Go To the Dosta Playhouse 247-8243
5. Go play at the Grand Bay Wildlife Area 245-8160
6. Hike the Azalea Trail, call 245-0513 for a map & info
7. Join the YMCA, 244-4646
8. VOLUNTEER!! Call Student Life at 333-5674
9. Duck and CoverPaintball: 253-0973; South Ga. PaintballPark: 247-6590
10. Play Golf at The Golf Place 244-7610
11. Go Downtown! “First Friday”
12. Take a Historic Driving Tour 240-513
13. Contact VSU Dep. Of Campus Recreation for outdoor activities, like rafting, camping, or horseback riding 333-5898
14. Join the Theatre Guild of Valdosta, 247-8243
15. Go see a Movie with Natural High
16. WILD ADVENTURES, need we say more?
17. Visit the VSU Planetarium, 333-5754
18. Visit "The Cresent" 244-6447
19. Tour the Barber-Pittman House, 247-8100
20. Shop in Historic Remerton Mill Village, Baytree Road
21. Go fishing, Paradise Island Fishing & Hunting, 559-6693
22. Go for a Picnic, try a local park; Valdosta has 7!
23. Go to for Campus events
24. Get a JOB! Try
25. Climb the Walls- VSU Rec Center, 333-5898
26. Read a BOOK! Visit Odum Library at VSU
27. Shop the OUTLETS, I-75, exit 5
28. Check out Valdosta Parks and Recreation- 259-3507
29. Write for the Spectator newspaper, 333-5688
30. Go Bowling
31. Join VSU’s Student Government Association
32. Visit Okefenokee Swamp, check web for driving directions
33. Shoot skeet at Southwind Sporting Clays, call John Peek, 460-8833 or 559-4360
34. For a day trip, tour Stephen C. Foster State Park, check web for driving directions. 912-637-5274
35. Go to a VSU Natural High weekly event, 259-5111

Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Big Brother/Big Sister (229) 253-8851
  • Habitat for Humanity (229) 245-7853
  • Greater Valdosta United Way, 242-2208
  • Girl Scouts (229) 242-5213

Of course, you could STUDY…

Or you could try some of the activities and sites of interest listed. Most importantly have a great time without alcohol or other drugs!

Office of Alcohol & Other Drug Education
Powell Hall East, Second Floor
Mark Williams, Coordinator
(229) 259-5111

*the above-named businesses are suggestions and should not be seen as being officially endorsed by Valdosta State University or the Office of Alcohol & Other Drug Education