Georgia is a state that has something to offer to just about everyone. From the impressive major city of Atlanta, to the southern charm of Savannah, to oceans and mountains and everything in between, this state is sure to entertain and delight you. The following are some of the best places to visit in Georgia.
Savannah combines the charm of the South with stunning ocean views. Millions of tourists are drawn to Savannah every year to enjoy its moss-draped oaks, cobbled streets and beautiful Victorian architecture. Located in eastern Georgia on the coast of the Atlantic ocean, it is the oldest city in the state and rich in natural beauty, hospitality and history. The cobbled streets in the Historic District offers many tours of Savannah’s historic sites and gorgeous mansions. Factor’s Walk features old, restored warehouses that lead down to the riverfront, where there are numerous restaurants, galleries and shops to enjoy.
Atlanta is the largest and capital city of Georgia. This sprawling metropolis features three urban skylines that rise up out rolling hills and pine forests. The top attractions include Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola and the CNN Center. The homes of Margaret Mitchell and Martin Luther King, Jr. are also major attractions.
3. Golden Isles of Georgia
Situated on the coast of Georgia about halfway in between Jacksonville, Florida and Savannah Georgia, the Golden Isles of Georgia area is comprised of the city of Brunswick located on the mainland along with four large islands.
There are a number of other smaller island as well. Beautiful beaches, camping and kayaking can all be enjoyed by visitors.
4. Chattahoochee National Forest
Located in northern Georgia, Chattahoochee National Forest is adjacent to Oconee National Forest. The park features hundreds of miles worth of trails in addition to a number of rivers, streams and campgrounds. It is an absolute paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. There are a number of locations that can be visited where Civil War battles were fought. There are many stunning views available as well.
Located in central Georgia, Macon has been dubbed the Heart of Georgia. The city is located about 85 miles south of Atlanta. Late March is a great time to visit when the cherry trees are in full bloom. Ocmulgee National Monument is located nearby and features some of the largest earthwork mounds in the state, including Native American spiral mounds, temple mounds and burial mounds.