Georgia is known for three things, peaches, southern hospitality, and some of the most beautiful destinations you’ll find anywhere in the U.S. From the awe-inspiring Blue Ridge Mountains to the breezy coastlines, road tripping in Georgia offers experiences that will please everyone.
No matter what destinations you choose, there’s always something to discover, and most attractions are situated near the major highways and routes. Meaning it’s easy to hop in your car, minivan, or SUV and get the full Georgia experience this year. Here are a few places to consider when planning your trip.
The Art from Atlanta to Augusta
Central Georgia has an amazing art scene that can rival collections from around the world. This epic road trip starts in central Atlanta, where you can you’re the extensive collection at the High End Museum of Art. After the museum, take in a show or orchestra performance at the Woodruff Arts Center. From Atlanta head northeast to Athens for contemporary and modern art stops, and finally, in Augusta make sure to take in the Morris Museum of Art of the Riverwalk.
The Blue Ridge mountains run through the northeast part of the state and offer some of the most beautiful scenic drives anywhere. Start in Dahlonega and tour the vineyards, then work your way to Suches for some great hiking and offroading if you bought the right SUV. You can wind your way down through the Chattahoochee National Forest, take a sasquatch tour, and end at Amicalola Falls State Park for the tallest waterfall in the south.
The Georgia coast is absolutely breathtaking. It’s a short road trip, but well worth every mile. Stat at Tybee Island for five miles of sunbathing and blue waters. You can even swim with the dolphins if you’re into the wildlife. Head on to Riceboro and learn about the Native American culture from the area. Visit Fort King George, and end at Cumberland Island for a unique slice of history and sun.
No matter what your taste, there’s something for everyone to experience while road tripping in the Peach State. Check them out this year and experience them for yourself.