Spring has sprung, and it’s time to get away from the stressors of life for a while. Get out on the open road, and choose Georgia as your playground. If you’re not familiar with the state, there’s plenty to explore.
Georgia also has some of the safest roads in the country too. Though accidents do happen, the Georgia State Patrol is known for being one of the best in the country for support on the roads.
There’s more to Georgia than a great college football team and Atlanta. Check out a brief look at some of the most interesting spots to drop by on your next trip through the great state of Georgia.
The Best Springtime Things to Do in Georgia – USA Travel
Albany is home to Chehaw Park, and you can feed a camel there. That, in itself, is a good enough reason to go to Albany. Take a drive down I 75, and see what this southern gem has to offer. You can also check out the Flint RiverQuarium, and get a chance to see a super different kind of alligator.
If you enjoy Southern history, Augusta is a rich area to experience. Check out the Augusta Canal National Heritage Area museum. You’ll experience a moment back in time, and take a boat tour through the canal built in 1845.
There’s also a rich Native American history in the area, and an array of other attractions to keep you and your travel party busy for days. You may not be able to just “pass through” Augusta.
Get gold fever, and visit Dahlonega, Georgia. Okay, you may not strike it rich, but there is a place where you can actually pan for gold. The Consolidated Gold Mines or Crisson Gold Mine both offer unique opportunities for travelers looking for a new experience.
If you find yourself lacking ideas to fill your nightlife in Dahlonega, the area has delectable culinary options, wine tasting establishments, and you can even go on a ghost tour. It’s safe to say that Dahlonega can fill your whole vacation with invigorating attractions.
A great place to spend some time outdoors is in Helen, Georgia. There are two state parks in the area, and you are free to go hiking, fishing, camping, kayaking, and even enjoy tubing way down yonder on the famed Chattahoochee River.
Experience the true lifestyle of a country kid, and delve into the outdoors of Helen, Georgia. Make sure to pack the tent and plenty of creature comforts, because the country won’t give you a pillow to lay on at night. It will, however, give you a closer connection to the organic beauty of Georgia.
Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge
Head down the road to the Florida-Georgia line, and check out the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. The swamplands of Okefenokee are one of Georgia’s most wonderfilled places to explore. You can even choose to “rough” it, and spend the night on the swamp in a designated safe shack.