Crime and Punishment Museum - housed in Turner County's 1906 historic jail, this unique and interesting museum takes you through Georgia's crime and punishment history, from leased prisoners, chain gangs to the different forms of execution in Georgia history. A professional tour guide tells you the stories of past sheriffs who lived downstairs in the jail and inmates who lived upstairs. You will hear everything from love stories, ghost stories and much more. For more information, call the Chamber at 1-229-567-9696, or visit http://crimepunishmentmuseum.com/
World's Largest Peanut - located on I-75 just south of exit 82 and in the center of the peanut belt, the World Largest Peanut is a monument to Georgia's number one cash crop.
Fire Ant Festival - held every year the fourth weekend of March, Ashburn welcomes the Fire Ant Festival not the ants themselves. Known for its wacky and off the wall activities, the festival offers family oriented fun for all ages from the Fire Ant Calling contest, a giant Fire Ant Maze, carnival, car show, arts and crafts, fireworks and much more. For more information visit www.fireantfestival.com
Calhoun Produce - Calhoun Produce is a delicious stop for anyone wanting to sample Georgia Grown products in Turner County. Known for hand-picked produce including strawberries, blueberries, butterbeans, and peas, the farm is a source for "agri-tainment" for the community, offering two and a half acres of pick-your-own strawberries, a corn maze, animals, and other seasonal activities.
Carroll's Sausage and Country Store - Carroll's Sausage is a culinary gem for Ashburn. With dozens of speciality sausages, a full line of exceptional meats and hundreds of various grocery items featuring Georgia Grown products. Carroll's has been serving up something delicous for over 25 years! Go to http://carrollssausageandmeats.com/
The French Market - truly a unique store which allows over 70 vendors to display and sell distinctive goods from home interior items, jewelry, pottery, art and much more. Go to www.thefrenchmarketstore.com
Hunting and Fishing - with some of the best hunting and fishing land in Georgia, Turner County has two professional hunting plantations. They feature quail and deer hunting, bird watching, fishing or just pure relaxation. Contact www.littleriverga.com or www.redpebbleplantation.com for more information.
Bell's Daylily Garden - in the summer months, visit this outstanding Daylily garden and purchase flower varieties you have never seen before. For times, dates and more information call 229-567-2633.
Ashburn City Splash Pad - The 2,700 square foot splash pad can hold 109 kids. It's free to use the splash pad and it's open between the hours of 10 a.m. until 9 p.m., 7 days a week.Located on 233 East Madison Street, Ashburn Georgia. For questions about the splash pad, call the City of Ashburn, 229-567-3431
Turner County Rec Department Velvet Riggins, Director Recreation Complex 2529 Hwy 41 North Monday-Friday 10:00a.m.- 12:00p.m. and 1:30p.m.- 7:00p.m. Old Gym- North Cleveland 10:00a.m.-2:00p.m. Questions: call 229-567-5223
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