Ideal duration: 1 - 3 days
Best Time: may, june, september
Major Airports: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL)
Georgia, also known as the Peach state is a culmination of nature and culture gathered in a myriad of falls, mountains, beaches, and historic museums. The ineffable beauty of the state is a gateway to heaven for naturalists. History buffs too would find numerous exhibits to satiate their curious appetite. The land cradles the history of Martin Luther King Jr. in the 28 historic sites dotted along Georgia's Footsteps of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Trail.
The quaint town of Plains manifests the legacy of President Jimmy Carter preserved in The Jimmy Carter National Historic Site. The State Capital Atlanta is a hub for local and international artists. High Museum of Art, Fox Theater, Centre for Puppetry Art and the many museums‚?? fine exhibits are reflections of the rich cultural heritage of the City. The eccentric collection of public arts and murals, contributions from both internationally recognized and local artists, throughout the city gives it a unique tinge. The City, renowned for its southern flair and cosmopolitan status, never ceases to impress its tourists.
The white waterfalls and underdeveloped seashores, far from the mayhem of the metropolis, are sure to cast a spell. The Cumberland Island National Seashore, a 17 miles stretch of pristine beaches in Camden County features dunes and marshes with majestic wild horses strolling on the shores. Canoeing, hiking, kayaking, boating, and camping in the Chattahoochee National Forest and Okefenokee, National Wildlife Refuge provides a way to connect to the wildlife in the most authentic form.
The state also has a vivid collection of falls and warm springs to let you rejuvenate and soak in the essence of the natural aura. The state of Georgia is a fine blend of history, culture, southern charm, and natural splendour. From beautiful hiking trails to prehistoric artefacts preserved in museums, gigantic aquariums to vibrant canyons, the wondrous state makes for a larger than life experience.
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Georgia besides being the top producer of peaches and Vidalia onions are renowned for being the birthplace of Martin Luther King Junior and President Jimmy Carter. It is also widely famous for its picturesque landscape and southern charm but also its attractive farmlands and marshes.
Georgia is famous for its notorious bugs and roaches and one must be prepared with bugs repellent before heading for a vacation to the state.