Last updated September 20th, 2013 at 07:23 pm
Georgia is an amazing place for the tourists to visit. It is a big state of the USA located just above the Florida and below the Carolinas. You can spend a fantastic vacation here at the Georgia consists of great climate with over 190 miles of beaches, mountains, history and southern hospitality.
10. Stone Mountain
The granite and quartz mountain provides amazing views over Atlanta and Appalachians on a clear day. The Stone Mountain is five miles around and five hundred meters high. You can enjoy by reaching the barren summit via a trail on the west side or you can take the sky ride. It consists of four walking trails and in summer there is a firework display. There are various activities for you, like scenic train, steamer rides, great campsites, restaurants, a treetop adventure assault and much more. It is only thirty minutes northeast of Atlanta’s international airport.
9. Cumberland Island
Cumberland Island is a national seashore located near St Marys and the Florida state line. This island which is an eighteen mile long barrier in the Atlantic is only reachable by boat. The land consists of seventeen miles of clean sandy beaches providing quiet, seclusion and peace. You may be able to view turtles, sharks, crabs, alligators and wild horses here and can enjoy the amazing beach life, fishing, hunting for shells and much more. It is considered a heaven for wildlife. You can have a facility to camp here and can enjoy the fabulous weather out there.
8. Centennial Olympic Park, Atlanta
Centennial Olympic Park was created for 1996 Olympic Games. It consists of fountains, flags, fireworks having an area of 21 acres. It has now become a major tourist attraction as festivals as well as concerts held here. Water, music and light displays also take place four times a day. The park usually opens from 7.00am until 11.00pm and you can enjoy with your kids a lot of things here.
7. Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta
Georgia aquarium is located just a mile away from Centennial Olympic Park which is the biggest aquarium in the world. It is a great place for kids and you can have a great day out there. The aquarium consists of eight and a half million gallons of water having 120,000 sea creatures, including hammerhead sharks, dolphins, whale sharks, beluga whales, manta rays, etc. The best thing is that it is open every single day of the year. You can get the close images of the giant creatures and can view the show at the 4-D cinema. You can also get a chance to swim with the gentle whale sharks.
6. Jekyll Island
Jekyll island is situated just near the coast of north of Cumberland Island. The island has road access across the marshes and water from Brunswick. You can visit the ten miles of beaches, acres of dunes, historic district and twenty miles of trails. There are various facilities like motels, golf courses, museums, campgrounds and Jekyll Island Club Hotel. You can enjoy dolphin spotting cruises, birds watching and tours of the marshes. There are various activities, like finding sea turtles, collecting driftwood, jogging and cycling.
5. Amicalola Falls State Park
It is the highest waterfall in Georgia which is surrounded by thousand Acre Park. It is located in the central north of the state, seventy miles of north of Atlanta. It is a very popular place for hikers if you are planning to explore the entire 2,184 national trail or a quick stroll. The hikers have a wide range of short and long well marked tracks. You may have a lot of facilities like, restaurants, visitor’s centers, an Eco friendly inn, plus lodges and cabins. You can find it 15 miles northwest of Dawsonville on the 183.
4. Squares of Savannah
Savannah is a great city located just beneath the South Carolina with stately historic architecture. It is a very pleasant and orderly planned city and port. It is a great place to relax in gardens, fountains and beautiful buildings. It consists of open squares of park lands which are surrounded by blocks in a grid pattern. There are 22 squares which are named after the famous Americans in the largest historic districts in the USA.
4. Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge
The Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge is a unique habitat which is situated near seventeen miles east of Fargo in the central south. It is a swamp land that extends for 400,000 acres crossing into Florida. It is a beautiful and wild place with islands consisting of sixty lakes forming one of the biggest freshwater systems in the world. You may enjoy shallow boat tours, adventure trails, wildlife and bird spotting, kayaking, fishing and visitor centers. The most attracting creatures for the tourists is to see the alligators and snakes. The other animals include black bears, different types of birds, otters, white tailed deer and different sorts of reptile.
2. Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain
Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain was created by the Callaway family after finding the rare azaleas. It is an excellent resort with walks, lakes and golf courses and butterfly gardens. There is also the man made white sand lake beach around the shores of Robin Lake which is largest in the world. There are different kinds of pines, and three different accommodation centers and a spa.
1. Martin Luther King, Jr., National Historic Site, Atlanta
Martin Luther King, Jr., National Historic Site, Atlanta is one of the famous figures in the world history of the twentieth century. Martin Luther King was an icon for peace and civil rights was born in Atlanta. The Martin Luther king’s childhood home and several buildings around it have been named as a national historic site since 1980. His home near Auburn Avenue, the tomb and the Ebenezer Baptist Church from the central attraction in the 35vacres of the town. There is a museum in the visitor’s center which is providing an amazing and fascinating background consisting of a world peace rose garden. It is situated in the heart of the state capital in the east of the interstate.