10 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Georgia

6: Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain

Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain
Photo Courtesy: Flickr/Tony Crescibene

Before you reach the Appalachians, you are greeted with an exquisite and luxurious resort known as the Callaway Gardens. This celebration of nature and relaxation is like no other. It contains all the modern amenities you would expect from a vacation resort, with the bonus of having a lush and liberating entrance to nature’s dense display of plants and animals. The John Sibley Horticulture Center is worth the price of admission alone.

Address: 17800 US Highway 27, Pine Mountain, GA 31822

7: Tallulah Falls

Tallulah Falls
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Go on an adventure up north to see the Tallulah falls. This is another state park in Georgia that houses an important geographical life force of the state. The dam that was put in place used to provide the majority of the power to the state, but now acts as a supporting actor. With that being said, the best way to experience Tallulah Falls is when the dam operators schedule shut downs to release the full power of the falls, it is a special and therapeutic experience.

Address: Tallulah Falls, GA

8: Golden Isles of Georgia

Golden Isles of Georgia
Photo Courtesy: Flickr/Bert Cash

After you’ve visited Savannah, why not stop by and see the Golden Isles of Georgia? Just follow the coastline south until you reach the main island, which is where all the action is at. There are satellite islands around it, they can easily be checked out via kayak or boat. The beaches are the main attractions, as they feel like your own private getaway. Everything is very clean and peaceful here, take a loved one and make their day and/or night.

Address: 1505 Richmond St, Brunswick, GA 31520

9: Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, Plains

Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, Plains
Photo Courtesy: Facebook/JimmyCarterNHS

One of the most revered presidents of the United States, Jimmy Carter’s hometown is where he championed policies that uplifted and empowered the poor. He helped get Georgia its uniquely affordable access to high quality education, which is free to the working-class citizens whom he stands up for, and still to this day. Visit this historic site to get a peek into the life of a noble and brave man.

Address: 300 N Bond St, Plains, GA 31780
Website: www.nps.gov

10: Amicalola Falls

Amicalola Falls
Photo Courtesy: Flickr/Darren Duke

Who knew that Georgia could contain so much beauty of this caliber? A stunning 729 foot tall waterfall rushes atop the mountain range, down below where life is lush and active. This is the ultimate trip for outdoorsmen and families that love to go camping, taking on a little challenge with their day of adventure. Plenty of hiking trails and tour guides available to make it as open as possible for all levels of experience and comfort.

Address: 418 Amicalola Falls Lodge Rd, Dawsonville, GA 30534

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