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Walk down the cobblestone streets of Georgia’s first city in Savannah, a place filled with southern charm and one of the largest historic districts in the country. Disconnect from the world at Georgia’s Cumberland Island National Seashore which remains preserved in natural beauty with wild horses roaming its beaches.

In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War - discover our more than 400 Civil War sites offering a wealth of battlefields, cemeteries, arsenals, museums, mansions and stories.

Georgia’s 47 state parks offer opportunities for outdoor adventure. Go rafting or kayaking on the Chattahoochee River in Columbus - the world’s longest urban whitewater course. Hike the Appalachian Trail that starts at Springer Mountain in the North Georgia Mountains.

Visit the filming locations that are now part of Georgia’s television and moviemaking history. Experience one of Georgia’s most recognizable icons “Gone With the Wind” along the Gone With the Wind Trail from Jonesboro to Marietta.

With all there is to see and do, you’ll want to make sure you explore Georgia.

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Fun Fact

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Coca-Cola was invented in Georgia; a tour of its headquarters in Atlanta is a popular visitor experience.

Children marveling at a whale shark in the Georgia Aquarium
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The Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta is the largest aquarium in the Western Hemisphere.

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Kayaking on the Okefenokee Swamp in Georgia
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North America’s largest blackwater swamp is the Okefenokee in South Georgia.

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Must see places

Hiking in Providence Canyon, Georgia
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Providence Canyon State Park

With dramatic cliffs and deep gulleys, rainbow-hued soil and lush forests, Providence Canyon in southwest Georgia rightfully earned its nickname, the Little Grand Canyon. Ironically, this striking natural beauty was caused by poor farming practices during the 1800s. Enjoy hiking, camping, astronomy programs and outstanding photography opportunities.

Radium Springs near Albany, Georgia
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Radium Springs Gardens

Georgia’s largest natural spring pumps 265,000 liters of refreshing, 20-degree Celsius water per minute, earning its place among the Seven Natural Wonders of Georgia. This scenic park outside Albany was once home to a casino and resort. Today, it’s perfect for a stroll or a picnic.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Little White House in Warm Springs, Georgia
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Warm Springs

This bucolic destination was made famous by Franklin D. Roosevelt’s search for a polio cure in its soothing natural hot springs. Visit FDR’s Little White House, browse downtown boutique and savor traditional Southern fried chicken and homemade biscuits at the Bulloch House. Outdoor enthusiasts can hike more than 60 kilometers of trails at F.D. Roosevelt State Park, the largest in Georgia.

Overlooking Tallulah Falls in Tallulah Gorge, Georgia
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Tallulah Gorge State Park

In 1970, daredevil Karl Wallenda walked a tightrope across the Tallulah Gorge, a 304-meter-deep, 3.2-kilometer-long gorge carved out by the Tallulah River. (Tip: You can still see the towers that held his tightrope.) Pick up a free permit that allows you to hike to the gorge floor, where a suspension bridge crosses the rushing river.

Kayaking the Okefenokee Swamp in Georgia

Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge

Experience the mystery and beauty of the largest blackwater swamp in North America, the 163,000-hectare Okefenokee Swamp. Established in 1936 to protect migrating birds and wildlife, this refuge offers fishing, paddling, camping and fantastic views from boardwalks and observation towers.

Amicalola Falls in Georgia
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Amicalola Falls

Northern Georgia is home to the USA’s third-highest waterfall east of the Mississippi River, the 222-meter Amicalola Falls. The waterfall is easily accessed, inviting picnickers and hikers alike to relax and listen the soothing sounds. The adjacent state park and lodge of the same name offer outdoor activities and overnight stays. This natural escape is just 1.5 hours north of Atlanta.

The Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta
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Georgia Aquarium

One of the largest aquariums in the world, the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta offers an up close look at thousands of unique aquatic species including penguins, dolphins, sharks, otters, fish and reptiles. In addition to shows and animal demonstrations, the aquarium offers behind-the-scenes tours, animal encounters and swim-and-dive experiences.

Hot air balloon over Asheville, North Carolina
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