By: Kara Duffy
November 19, 2013
Moultrie, GA- Plans are officially underway for a highway trail that's hoping to boost tourism in South Georgia.
Folks met at the Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce Tuesday to move forward with the Agritourism Trail along Georgia Highway 37.
Organizers say the purpose of the trail, which runs through nine South Georgia counties, is to allow drivers to stop along the way and get a first hand look at businesses and attractions that have a tie to agriculture.
Terry Shuler, the Vice President of the Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce said some of those stops will include seeing, "The olive growers, vineyards, local products, local produce. They can see a farm, a dairy, corn mazes; such a diverse group of indivualds and businesses that are promoting ag-tourism."
The trial will run through Clay, Calhoun, Baker, Mitchell, Colquitt, Cook, Berrien, Lanier and Clinch counties.