By Road

Directions to Southern Eagles Soaring in Butler, GA.
We are 0.7 miles northwest of the center of Butler.

From East Main Street (137) & North Broad Street (3) go north on
North Broad Street 0.2 miles, Turn left on Woodland Drive 0.1mi, Left on N Poplar Street for 230 feet, Turn Right onto Plum street and follow it for 0.5mi, turn left at the Butler Municipal Airport.

street address:
407 Plum
Butler, GA 31006

Put this Street address in your GPS. 407 Plum St is a private residence but it’s right next to the entry gate.

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By Air

Lat/Long:  32-34-05.6490N 084-14-48.0750W
32-34.094150N 084-14.801250W

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AirNav Info:Butler Municipal Airport 6A1

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Information on Butler

Wikipedia, Butler, Wikipedia, Reynolds

New Georgia Encyclopedia Taylor County

Taylor County Chamber of Commerce

A short list of Local lodging:

There are many choices of lodging along I-75 near Macon. The more local choice are:

Justin's Place on the east side of Butler downtown for lunch - great food at a good price. They serve lunch and dinner Tues-Sat. In talking with the lady who runs the restaurant she mentioned that they have a bunkhouse out back - basically 4 rooms each set up with 2 queen beds, private bath, all the amenities of a nice motel. $55/night per room. No website but they do have a Facebook page .
35 E Main St Butler, Georgia 31006
Phone (478) 862-5811
Hours Mon - Sat: 6:00 AM - 2:00 PM Sun: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Tick Bird Plantation Lodge $40-50/night on Airbnb, ·Reynolds, Georgia,
Private country setting. Miles of trails on the property. Close to Silver Dollar Raceway, Taylor County Boondocks, Wildlife management areas for hunting and much more. Expansive porches to sit and relax. Each room is $45/night except the room with a kitchenette and the one with a bunk bed which is $50. Almost all the rooms have a different sleeping arrangement. Contact host for special rates for booking all rooms or for an extended stay. There's also a laundry mat about 10 minutes away. The space: This is a 320 acre working family farm. We can accommodate about 15 guests. Prices are per room Feel free to roam the hiking trails on this beautiful property. Watch out for the wildlife! If you find a shut gate, there are probably cows in that area. Please leave that gate shut. Guest access: Your private room and porch outside each room are available to use. Grills are on site. Other things to note: Bring your own entertainment! The internet service in rural Georgia is dial-up speed. Televisions might be available upon request.

Sherrell Manor The Lime Room (Queen Suite) $90/night on Airbnb, Reynolds, GA
Sherrell Manor is located just off of Hwy 96 downtown Reynolds Ga. This charming place has walking/driving access to all that Reynolds has to offer from The Big Chick just around the corner to the park and tennis courts just across the street. Oh and not to mention the Reynolds Golf Club barely 2 miles away. So bring your family and come check us out. The space: Built in 1866 this stately manor has been the town pride for over 150 years. Is just minutes from White Water Park a local park with a lake and water games for children. And the Andersonville Civil War prison camp an Museum. With its nearly 5000 sq ft and seven fireplaces it is sure to warm the hearts of all who stay here. The house also includes a Dining Hall, a second floor breakfast room for coffee and socializing, a gym with a treadmill and weight bench, as well as a library and a living room with a antique Baby Grand Piano- for those who love to play. Each room includes a special gift for our guest as well as the supply of basic (toothpaste, shampoo, soap, etc). Sherrell Manor is located in the small southern town of Reynolds Ga. And is within walking distance of a children’s park, tennis court, Dollar General, 2 restaurants, a pharmacy, a grocery store, and our local library. Some antique shops for those that love antiques. Our small town is fully self efficient, we even have our own strawberry plantation located not far from the manor which provides a fun opportunity for you and your family to go berry picking during the spring months, not to mention that they offer a very delicious homemade ice cream as well as all sorts of preserves.


Other Airbnb options toward Thomaston, Macon, Buena Vista, Fort Valley


Motels & Hotels

Days Inn Fort Valley ($58 + tax with AAA or AARP in 2021). ~30 minutes from Butler. 478-825-3600

Woodall House 324 W Main St, Thomaston, GA 30286 (706) 647-7044 ~30 minutes from Butler.

Econo Lodge, 1207 Highway 19 North, Thomaston, GA 30286 (706) 648-2900 ~35 minutes from Butler.

Days Inn by Wyndham Thomaston, 1211 Highway 19 North, Thomaston, GA 30286 (706) 648-9260 ~35 minutes from Butler.

Quality Inn 1010 Hwy 19 N, Thomaston, GA 30286, (706) 407-4341

Budget Inn 1406 US-19, Thomaston, GA 30286 (706) 647-5446

Holiday Motel 5295 Indian Trail, Thomaston, GA 30286 (706) 647-9146


Buck Creek Campground 3610 Dr Deryl Hart Rd, Buena Vista, GA 31803 (706) 566-7383  22minutes away



1 hour NW, There are several choices with Callaway Gardens. this resort features 8 on-site restaurants. Guests can enjoy swimming, sunbathing, and watersports at Robin Lake Beach.
Autograph Collection Lodge and Spa at Callaway Gardens 4500 Southern Pine Drive,
This resort is located inside Callaway Gardens 13,000-acres in Pine Mountain, Georgia. It boasts 2 golf courses, 4 unique gardens and a butterfly conservatory with over 1,000 butterflies.


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