Getaways in Georgia, USA
There is very much of American history and culture in the state of Georgia. If you are someone looking for the southern experience then this is the state to visit. If you know Martin Luther King and if you have loved the story of Gone with the Wind, these are all associated with this state. Variety characterisizes the state of Georgia. You can visit a lot of places in Georgia, like state parks, beaches, mountain trails, charming streets, and others. If you happen to visit Georgia, then you should not miss these great tourist sites.
The town of Blue Ridge is known for being the center of art in the state. People have fondly called this town as the Switzerland of the South since it is the center where you find a lot of art and craft galleries and where you can enjoy live music performances. 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.
Pine Mountain is another town adjoining the Calloway Gardens resort which is complete with golf courses, beautiful gardens, and lakes. 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. Water and land activities are plenty in this 22 square mile island. 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. There are majestic waterfalls to view along the trail which are breathtaking and these falls flow in multiple tiers to a pool of water down below which is crystal clear. If you want to spend time away from the noise of city life, then this is a great place to enjoy peace and quiet amid the relaxing sound of the waterfalls. There are also campsites on both sides of the falls where you can camp with your friends.
In the Providence National Park lies the Providence Canyon which is Georgia’s version of the Grand Canyon. The rock formations are very colorful too look at and very striking especially during the summer months. You can do rock climbing in these canyons.