Georgia has a labyrinth of sightseeing tours, activities and attractions for you to discover! The largest state east of the Mississippi River, Georgia has a sprawling countryside, progressive cities, roaring rivers, and ancient and rich original culture that heavy blends the Africans and Native Americans. Intrigued much? Plan a trip to Georgia this holiday season.
TripHobo brings to you one of the best vacation planners to use to plan your trip to Georgia, USA. Read on to know what some of the must-have experiences are when it comes to visiting this “Peach State.”
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- 1.Get spooked at the Doll’s Head Trail
This unusual and fun trail comes with a dash of creepy factor! Situated inside the Constitution Lakes Park, Doll’s Head Trail was started by Joel Slaton, a local carpenter. He used the discarded doll parts and other discarded junk. This artistic (hardly) trail has many doll heads, old televisions, and abandoned bricks along the way. You must enter at your own risk!
- 2.Visit the World of Coca-Cola
Located in the heart of Atlanta, the World of Coca-Cola is a museum that showcases the history of the Coca Cola Company. Moreover, you can also taste more than 100 international and domestic beverages that are made by the Coca Cola Company. The geographical tasting stations here are – Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and North America.
- 3.Hike along the Stone Mountain Park
The Stone Mountain Park is Atlanta’s favourite theme park! Stretched across 3,200 acres of natural beauty, this park is the ultimate family destination. There are campgrounds, activities, golf, cable car ride, hiking trails, and the historic quartz monzonite Stone Mountain.
- 4.Drive along the Russell Brasstown Scenic Byway
A drive along the Russell Brasstown Scenic Byway will take you deep in the heart of Chattahoochee National Forest. This 41-mile loop will take you through the Appalachian Trail and straight into Helen, Georgia’s very own Bavaria. As your car whizzes down this road, gasp at the several wondrous sights of its mountains and piedmont.
- 5.Hop aboard the Savannah Riverboat Cruise
This food and sightseeing cruise will offer you a unique perspective of Georgia’s ‘First City.’ Choose from a range of cruise options like dinner cruises, brunch cruises, gospel cruises, and moonlight cruises among many others. Tour the historic waterfront city of Savannah as you groove to some of the hottest live music on the Bay!
- 6.Relish the Atlanta’s Southern Food
Right from the contemporary barbecue to boutique teas, and from amazing meat pies to classic soul food, feed your belly and your mind with Atlanta’s Southern Food. There are scores of restaurants in Atlanta that dish out some of the greatest southern food items, and their relaxed atrium style seating makes your experience even more exciting! From high-end to home-cooking, these restaurants draw their inspiration from the energy of the city.
- 7.Tour the Cumberland Island
The Cumberland Island is Georgia’s largest and southernmost barrier island offering its visitors a chance to explore its untouched and pristine beaches, the vast indigenous wildlife like the loggerhead turtles and feral horses, and beautiful maritime forest areas. As one of the most spectacular places to visit in Georgia, Cumberland Island on your next trip here!
This article will help you plan the best trip to Georgia!