It's a walkable small town with charm to spare.

Boston, Georgia

Our love of Thomasville, Georgia, is well documented, but we think you should also pay a visit to Thomasville's incredibly charming next-door neighbor, Boston. Boston, Georgia, is a tiny town with a picturesque Main Street lined with historic buildings located just 10 miles east of Thomasville. It's a friendly, walkable destination filled with lovely shops and restaurants, all of which will enchant you into a return visit. Because it's easy to spend a whole day exploring this small South Georgia town, we'll send you on your way with a few recommendations of our favorite spots to visit in Boston.


This sweet little store is a one-stop-shop gift emporium and boutique where you can find breezy outfits, decor, toys, and gifts.
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Sweet Cacao Chocolates

Consider this Boston's destination for all things cookie, cake, and chocolate. Don't miss a chance to visit Sweet Cacao Chocolates and taste their confections, from dipped meringues and fudgy cupcakes to chocolate-drizzled macarons and chili lime truffles.
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Boston Main Street Café

If you're in Boston at lunchtime, you should stop into the town's central cafe for a classic Southern menu with plenty of options. (We recommend a plate of pork chops, collard greens, and baby limas.) Also be sure to save room for a bite of the cafe's sweet specialty: Nana's Famous Desserts.
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Corner Cottage

Next door to the chocolate shop is Corner Cottage, a destination for all things vintage furniture and charming gifts.
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Dillon Candy Company

Dillon Candy Company has been in business for a century. Since 1918, it has been a delicious destination for gourmet candies, brittles, nut rolls, divinity, and pralines, and Boston is all the sweeter for it. Visit the showroom and shop—your sweet tooth will thank you.
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The Buzzery

For pizzas, specialty meads, and more, stop into The Buzzery, where you can order dinner, settle in on the patio beneath strings of twinkling lights, and enjoy the sights of Boston's Main Street.
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The Mailman's Daughter

This Boston shop is located on the corner of Pear Street and Main Street—you'll recognize it by the lime awning over the front door. It offers antiques, art, and handcrafted decor, as well as gifts for many of life's celebrations.
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When in Boston, also check out Dario's Woodshop for masterful carpentry, handcrafted furniture, and more; Besties for cute furniture and home decor; and Boston Trading Co. for intriguing antiques and elegant gifts. You can find the town's Visitor Information Center at 109 N. Main St.—they're happy to help you plan your trip.

These are our favorite Boston spots, but when you visit, keep your eyes peeled, because there's always a new pop-up shop to explore. If you're in Boston in the spring, plan to attend the town's annual Spring Fling festival, and if you go in October, you'll want to lace up your running shoes and sign up for the town's mini marathon. Also be sure to check out Boston's library. It was built in 1913 and provides one of the community's claims to fame: Boston is thought to be the smallest town in the U.S. to have a Carnegie Library.