From the culture and nightlife of Atlanta to the historic charm of Savannah to the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Peach State is a beautiful and diverse destination for a vacation in the heart of South.
Whether you crave the allure of "Hotlanta" or desire an island beach retreat, you'll have Georgia on your mind!
Atlanta - The capitol of Georgia, Atlanta is an exciting, vibrant city with modern sophistication and warm Southern hospitality. Discover Atlanta's world-acclaimed arts and entertainment, professional sports, first-class shopping and dining, live theater, beautiful golf courses and parks, historic sites, theme parks, wineries, colorful neighborhoods and exciting attractions such as the Georgia Aquarium, Turner Field (Home of the Braves), Underground Atlanta, World of Coca-Cola, High Museum of Art, CNN Studio Tours, Zoo Atlanta, Martin Luther King Center, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Piedmont Park, Philips Arena, Fabulous Fox Theatre, Atlanta History Center, Atlanta Cyclorama, Stone Mountain Park, Centennial Olympic Park, Six Flags Over Georgia, Atlanta Motor Speedway, Six Flags Over Georgia, and Georgia World Congress Center. [Top]
Savannah - Voted 8th among top travel destinations in the US by Conde Nast Travelers' Readers' Choice Awards, Savannah offers a hip and historic Southern culture, amazing architecture, storied cemeteries, colorful historic sites, spectacular golf courses, picturesque parks and squares, antebellum mansions, art galleries, funky nightlife and sumptuous seafood. From the Spanish moss that hangs on stately elm trees to ghost tours to the cobblestone of River Street in the waterfront district, Savannah is a city filled with charm and character. Top attractions include: Telfair Museum of Art, Ellis Square, Historic Carriage Tours, Dolphin Cruise, Diamond Casino and the Savannah History Museum. [Top]
Tybee Island - Located 20 minutes from Downtown Savannah, Tybee Island is a beautiful destination of sand and sea, rich history, fresh local cuisine and outdoor adventures. Enjoy five miles of beautiful beach on the Atlantic Ocean, sea oat-covered sand dunes, and boundless activities, such as sunbathing, frolicking in the surf, swimming, boat cruises, fishing trips, sailing, kayaking, biking and bird watching in the Low country. Tybee Marine Science Center offers beach walks and touch tanks of creatures of the sea. Take a guided tour and see the dolphins playing off the shore or climb up the historic lighthouse. [Top]
Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) - Okefenokee NWR preserves the unique ecosystem of the 700,000 square mile Okefenokee Swamp. A National Wilderness Area, the black-water swamp remains one of the oldest and most well-preserved freshwater areas in America, with 120 miles of trails for boating, kayaking and canoeing. A natural refuge for the soul, the Okefenokee is the perfect destination for hiking, fishing, wildlife viewing, hunting and exploring. Visit http://www.fws.gov/okefenokee/ [Top]
Georgia Coast - Stretching 100 miles between the Savannah and St. Marys Rivers, the Georgia Coast offers an unforgettable experience of isolated beaches, tranquil marshes, cobblestone streets and breathtaking coastal scenery. Explore the barrier islands, mystifying swamps, low country cooking, the soulful Gullah-Geechee song and African American heritage sites that make Georgia's coast an idyllic vacation spot. Discover the Brunswick waterfront and the Golden Isles of St. Simons Island, Sea Island, Little St. Simons Island and Jekyll Island where you can enjoy miles of beaches, water sports, and historic sites, such as the St. Simon's Lighthouse. Visit the Gilbert Civil Rights Museum in Savannah, Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation in Brunswick, Sea Brook Village, Colonial Coast Birding Trail and the Cumberland Island National Seashore, known for its pristine beaches, wild horses, birding, salt marshes and historic structures. On Jekyll Island, you'll find world-class golf, beaches, bike paths, Summer Waves Water Park and the Jekyll Island National Historic Landmark District. [Top]
Lake Lanier Islands - Nestled on the scenic shores of Lake Sidney Lanier, thirty minutes from downtown Atlanta, Lake Lanier Islands is Georgia's most popular lakeside resort. This 1,100-acre resort features a beautiful sand beach, 36-holes of championship golf, rental boats at Harbor Landing, a water park, wineries, spas and scenic horseback riding. Enjoy endless activities on 38,000 acres of fresh water, including sailing, boating, fishing, skiing, and tubing. Head to Harbor Landing to rent boats, skis, and group excursion yachts. Visit http://www.lakelanierislands.com/ [Top]
Stone Mountain Park - With 3,200 acres of natural beauty, Stone Mountain Park is a popular adventure destination in Atlanta. Riverboat cruises, live music, a train ride, interactive kid's attractions, a natural amphitheater, spectacular laser light show, beautiful hiking trails, two golf courses, picnic pavilions, and sky rides to the top of the mountain and the carving, are just a few of the attractions offered at Stone Mountain Park. Hike on fifteen miles of wooded nature trails, climb the 1.3 mile trail to the top of the granite mountain to enjoy views of Atlanta or go fishing in the 363-acre lake. Stone Mountain hosts annual events such as the Indian Pow Wow and Yellow Daisy Festival. Visit http://www.stonemountainpark.com/ [Top]
Callaway Gardens - Pine Mountain - Known as the world's largest azalea garden, Callaway Gardens is 14,000 acres of red, white and pink azalea blooms. The park also has miles of biking and hiking trails, seasonal celebrations, a butterfly center and two excellent Georgia golf courses. Visit http://www.callawaygardens.com/ [Top]
Chatahoochie River - Gently flowing from the Blue Ridge Mountains, through Atlanta, to the southern half of the Georgia/Alabama state line, the Chatahoochie River is a picturesqe, whitewater river with colorful granite outcrops, cascading waterfalls, and a popular destination for summer rafting, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, swimming, hiking and "shooting the Hooch.." [Top]
Augusta National Golf Club - Augusta - This exclusive golf club has hosted the prestigious Masters Tournament since 1934. Augusta National, founded by Bobby Jones, was a former tree nursery site and is most recognized for its botanic beauty. This course is the most revered course on the PGA Tour. Visit http://www.masters.org/ [Top]