Getaways in Georgia, USA
There is very much of American history and culture in the state of Georgia. If you have been wondering what the southern experience is all about then visit Georgia and find out for yourself. 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. There are state parks, and beaches, charming streets and other various forms of entertainment and activities to do. If you want to see some really great sights, you should plan on visiting Georgia one of these days.
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. Wooded areas surround the small town which is ideal for hiking trail adventures, and if you love kayaking, you can also do this activity in the nearby Ocoee River.
Then there is a town on Pine Mountain which is adjacent to the Calloway Gardens resort where you can find beautiful gardens, lakes and golf courses. 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.
From Savannah, you can drive to Tybee Island which is an island of pure sandy beaches and sand dunes. There are many water activities that you can enjoy here in this 22 square mile island, like sailing and fishing and you can also have many land activities as well. You can also simply laze around the beach and watch the beautiful view from Tybee.
You can also have an adventure hiking trail through the Cohutta Mountains of Georgia, called the Panther Creek Trail. Along the way you can enjoy the sight of breath taking waterfalls flowing in multiple tiers to a singular pool of crisp, clear water below. 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. The many campsites around would be a great place to enjoy the place with your friends.
In the Providence National Park lies the Providence Canyon which is Georgia’s version of the Grand Canyon. It is a beautiful sight of rock formations in orange, red, purple and orange colors and is a very striking sight especially if you visit during the summer months. Take the canyon hands on with rock climbing act ivies.