25 Best Things to Do in Georgia

The largest states east of the Mississippi, Georgia is vastly different at each of its borders.

The state is a perfect example of southern culture and a stunning showcase of what the south has to offer visitors.

The culture in Georgia is as extremely differing as its geographical landscapes with far right republicans challenging left liberals and cloud tipped mountains contrasting marshlands infested with alligators.

The State capital Atlanta is a sprawling metropolis and host’s headquarters of some of America’s (and the world’s) biggest corporations as well as friendly neighborhoods and local markets.

Our list of the Peach States top 25 takes from the bustling cities of Atlanta and Savannah as well as the state’s stunning natural landscapes to create the definitive guide for travelers, here’s the best things to do in Georgia:

1. Callaway Gardens

Callaway Gardens, Georgia

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Callaway Gardens

Callaway Gardens are a popular leisure center situated north of Columbus on Pine Mountain.

The gardens feature artificial lakes, a butterfly house and many plants and flora. Robin Lake is a great place for water-sport enthusiasts and hosts the Masters Waterski and Wakeboard Tournament annually.

Two world class golf courses and a number of quality walking trails can also be found here.

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25 Best Things to Do in Georgia:

Ocmulgee National Monument

  • Callaway Gardens: Durden Images / shutterstock
  • Ocmulgee National Monument: Jazmine Thomas / shutterstock
  • Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest: Vizual Studio / shutterstock
  • Jekyll Island: David Byron Keener / shutterstock
  • Jimmy Carter National Historic Site: Jeffrey M. Frank / shutterstock
  • Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site: Steven Frame / shutterstock
  • Forsyth Park: Shutterstock
  • Okefenokee Swamp: Brandy Wright / shutterstock
  • Atlanta History Centre: 4kclips / shutterstock
  • The Fox Theatre, Atlanta: f11photo / shutterstock
  • World Of Coca-Cola: Sean Pavone / shutterstock
  • Piedmont Park: Sean Pavone / shutterstock
  • Atlanta Botanical Garden: Irina Mos / shutterstock
  • Oakland Cemetery: Vadim Fedotov / shutterstock
  • Fernbank Museum Of Natural History: Rob Hainer / shutterstock
  • Michael C Carlos Museum: Daniel Mayer / Wikimedia
  • Stone Mountain Park: Paul Brennan / shutterstock
  • Georgia Aquarium: John Wollwerth / shutterstock
  • Ivan Allen Jr Braves Museum: Flickr
  • High Museum Of Art, Atlanta: f11photo / shutterstock
  • Center For Puppetry Arts: Daniel Mayer / Wikimedia
  • CNN Center, Atlanta: Sean Pavone / shutterstock
  • Cathedral Of St John The Baptist, Savannah: f11photo / shutterstock
  • Warner Robins Museum Of Aviation: Hawkeye UK / Flickr
  • Georgia State Capitol Building In Atlant: f11photo / shutterstock