The state of Georgia has a lot of culture and history etched into it and this is the reason why it is a wonderful place to visit. If you have been wondering what the southern experience is all about then visit Georgia and find out for yourself. Famous people have lived here like Martin Luther King and it is also in this state where the movie Gone with the Wind was to have happened. This is a variety of places to go and activities to do in this state. There are state parks, and beaches, charming streets and other various forms of entertainment and activities to do. If you want to see some really great sights, you should plan on visiting Georgia one of these days.
If you are fond of art then you should definitely go to the town of Blue Ridge. It has fondly been called the ‘Switzerland of the South’ because of the many arts and crafts galleries and live music performance you can enjoy. This small town is surrounded by wooded areas where you can have hiking trail adventures and there is also a river named Ocoee River where you and your friends and go kayaking.
Adjacent to the Calloway Gardens resort which is lush with gardens, lakes and golf courses, is the town of Pine Mountain. You can visit the locals in the town proper where you can get a taste of southern cuisine, antique shops and plenty of other local shops. If you need accommodations, you can stay at Calloway Gardens or stay in nearby apartments in LaGrange, GA which is the city next to this town.
You can also go to the sandy beaches and sand dunes of Tybee island, which is a few hours’ drive from Savannah. This is a small island of 22 square miles but here you can enjoy a lot of water activities like sailing, and fishing and other land activities as well. Or if you don’t want to do these activities you can simply enjoy the beach and watch the beautiful view from the island.
On the Cohutta Mountains of Georgia, there is Panther Creek trail where you can have a hiking trail adventure. What is great about this trail is that you can see majestic waterfalls along the way which flows in multiple tiers and ends up in a pool of clear, crisp water. This place is one of great peace and quiet and is a great place to do some quiet meditation while listening to the flow of water from the falls. The many campsites around would be a great place to enjoy the place with your friends.
Providence Canyon is Georgia’s own version of the Grand Canyon which is located within the Providence National Park. During the summer months the place is bright with colors of orange, red, yellow, and purple. You can do rock climbing in these canyons.