The Top 10 Best Places to Visit in Georgia

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Georgia is a perfect introduction to everything the South has to offer. Whether you’re looking for stunning natural views, pristine wilderness, or places with incredible cultural significance—Georgia will not disappoint! From hiking and camping options in state parks like Chattahoochee Bend National Recreation Area (which includes The Boulders), an impressive collection of historical sites including Civil War battlefields such as Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park & Historic Village; DC Museum Of History which houses more than 10 million objects from all over our world – Georgia offers something exciting or relaxing whatever your interests may be.

Top 10: Callaway Gardens

Callaway Gardens

Callaway Gardens is a place to escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. The resort features over 750,000 acres with nature as its backdrop- perfect for communing with Mother Nature! Visitors can enjoy hiking trails or take part in one of several golf courses at Callaway. Scenic lakes are great spots to swim while appreciating gorgeous scenery including abundant wildlife such as white water wolves (I never would have expected that!), trout fish eagles–even bears sometimes come out after dark if you stay around long enough 🙂

Top 9: Amicalola Falls

Amicalola Falls

Amicalola Falls is a wonder in the Appalachian Mountains. It’s Georgia’s tallest waterfall, measuring 729 feet (222 meters) high and it can be found within Amicalola State Park between Ellijay and Dahlonega near Dawsonville on Interstate 40. Visitors have several options for viewing this natural attraction ranging from taking an easy pathway to more difficult trails that include stairs; visitors may also choose to stay at one of three campgrounds or cottages up top while they enjoy their hike through these beautiful mountains with their lush forests- all without having any trouble finding parking spots nearby thanks to how popular this gem has become among tourists who want some time away from crowded beachfront locales!

Top 8: Stone Mountain Park

Stone Mountain Park

Stone Mountain is an impressive quartz monzonite dome mountain and the biggest in North America. The bas-relief on this face features 3 important Confederate leaders: President Jefferson Davis, General Robert E Lee & Stonewall Jackson.

The mountain is 825 feet (251 meters) tall and provides a beautiful view of Atlanta. There are many attractions nearby, such as Confederate Hall which has information about the geology of Stone Mountain with an open-air museum that features farm animals you can pet while walking among 19 historic buildings meant to depict what life was like before the Civil War broke out!

Top 7: Cumberland Island National Seashore

Cumberland Island National Seashore

Cumberland Island National Seashore is a place of pristine wilderness, filled with natural beauty. It features beaches that are unspoiled and pristine-perfect for those looking to escape the hustle and bustles of everyday life while still enjoying all it has on offer like historic sites or habitats dedicated just for animals!

Visitors to the national seashore should be advised that bathrooms and drinking water is available on-site, but may camp at Cumberland Island. The museum in town provides information for travelers who want to help plan their trip or learn about this area’s rich history; reservations are encouraged!

Top 6: Chattahoochee National Forest

Chattahoochee National Forest

The Chattahoochee National Forest is a hidden paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. The park features hundreds of miles worth of trails and campgrounds, streams and rivers that are great to explore in nature’s beauty. Civil War buffs will love visiting locations where many battles were fought such as at Stones River or Lookout Mtn., while those who enjoy flat terrain can find themselves enjoying Oconee National Forests instead with its small hills but stunning views nonetheless!

Top 5: Macon

Macon

The Fall Line City, Macon is a city in central Georgia that was known as the Heart of Georgia. It’s home to over 100k people and offers all sorts of things for travelers- from cherry trees at their peak during March when they’re most colorful anywhere else on earth; rolling hills perfect scenery with incredible views no matter what time you visit them (or how old); or some southern hospitality waiting just around every corner!

The Ocmulgee National Monument is located near downtown Mason and houses some of the biggest earthwork mounds created by Native Americans. One such mound, a burial site for important people in their culture that dates back to 2300 BC can be found here along with many other sculptures from different cultures who come together each September during The Indian celebration event bringing art pieces they have made over time which you are able to see up close or even participate if desired (contact them ahead).

Top 4: Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge

Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge

The Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge is a sanctuary for naturalists, birdwatchers, and anyone who loves the outdoors. It’s home to all types of wildlife; from black bears in isolated cypress trees or gators lazily soaking up the sun on one of its many islands – it has something special waiting around every corner!

Top 3: Golden Isles of Georgia

Golden Isles of Georgia

The stunning Golden Isles of Georgia are a must-see for any trip to the Atlantic coast. Located halfway between Savannah and Jacksonville in Florida, this area includes four islands: St Simons Island; Little St Simon’s Island; Sea, And Jekyll Islands – all lush with natural beauty that will blow your mind!

The Golden Isles are a spectacular group of islands that stretch for miles and offer visitors many things to do. One island, in particular, called St Simons (which is near the pier), has some beautiful beaches with white sand as well as water sports like kayaking or fishing from land-based piers!

Top 2: Atlanta

Atlanta

Atlanta is the capital of Georgia and also one of its most famous cities. The city has three skylines that rise up from rolling hills, pine forests with magnificent old oak trees dotting them here or there for added beauty in this sprawling metropolis. It was established as a railway terminus back around 1837 when it only had about 2 thousand people living there but today you will find over 5 million residents making their homes all throughout Atlanta’s parks system which includes neighborhoods like Sandy Springs where we have our own magnolia tree right outside my front door!

Atlanta is home to some of the most famous attractions in America, such as CNN Center and World of Coca-Cola. Other popular places include Martin Luther King Jr.’s boyhood home church where he served his last ecclesiastical duties, Gone With The Wind author Margaret Mitchell’s residence – which has been converted into a museum.

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Top 1: Savannah

Savannah

Savannah is the quintessential Southern city, drawing millions every year to its charming scenes of Victorian architecture and moss-draped oaks. Lying on a coast that has beautiful beaches or resorts for visitors who enjoy nature but want an urban experience as well thanks in part to Savannah’s rich history which dates back centuries before America was even founded!

The Historic District is a mecca for tourists who want to get lost in the old-world charm of the beautifully preserved architecture. The cobbled streets and quaint parks make it an ideal destination, not just during daylight hours when numerous visitors flock here from all over America but also at night after you’ve enjoyed dinner on one side or another while listening to music play across waterway canals connected by bridges overhead–a real romantic treat!