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TOP 25 ATTRACTIONS IN GEORGIA


Welcome to the Bigroads.com guide to the top 25 attractions in Georgia!

The list below represents our opinionated selections for the top 25 attractions in the state of Georgia. Please take note that this list is sorted alphabetically (and not by quality or rank).

This list is part of our top 25 USA attractions series.


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ATTRACTION NAME ATTRACTION TYPE TOWN / CITY WHAT MAKES THIS ATTRACTION SO GREAT?
Amicalola Falls State Park / Amicalola Falls Waterfall Dawsonville beautiful waterfall and access to Appalachian Trail
Anna Ruby Falls Waterfall Helen two scenic waterfalls (one is 153ft tall and one is 50ft)
Atlanta Botanical Garden Botanical Garden / Japanese Garden Atlanta 30-acre botanical garden with a Japanese garden
Atlanta History Center History Museum Atlanta excellent history museum
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist Church / Chapel Savannah "Savannah's pride and joy"
Center for Civil and Human Rights History Museum / Civil Rights History Site Atlanta one of the best museums focused on civil rights in US
Cloudland Canyon State Park Hiking Trails / Scenic Views / Waterfalls Rising Fawn several waterfalls and a scenic, deep gorge
Cumberland Island National Seashore Beach / Wildlife Viewing / Hiking Trails St. Marys arguably the most pristine beaches in Georgia
Forsyth Park Urban/City Park / Water Fountain Savannah "the Central Park of Savannah"
Fort Frederica National Monument Historic Fort St. Simons Island the largest British fort in North America
Fort Pulaski National Monument Historic Fort Tybee Island historic ruins and cannons
Fox Theatre Theater / Concerts / Art Deco Architecture Atlanta excellent 1920s theater w/concerts & broadway shows
Georgia Aquarium Aquarium / Animal Shows Atlanta one of the best aquariums in the U.S.A.
Georgia Sea Turtle Center Animal Sanctuary Jekyll Island sea turtle rehab, research & education programs
High Museum of Art Art Museum Atlanta world-class art and architecture
Historic Savannah Theatre Theater / Concerts Savannah one of the US's oldest continually-operating theaters
MLK Jr. Nat. Historic Site & Birthplace Historic Home Tours / Civil Rights History Site Atlanta birthplace of MLK and most popular GA attraction
Nat. Infantry Museum & Soldier Center Military Museum Columbus great exhibits depict story of US Army Infantryman
Nat. Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force Aircraft / Aviation Museum / Military Museum Pooler exhibits on the "greatest air armada of all time"
Piedmont Park Urban / City Park / Botanical Garden Atlanta most popular park in Atlanta
Savannah's Historic District Historic District Savannah the best part of "America's best walking city"
See Rock City / Rock City Geologic Attraction / Scenic Views Lookout Mountain large and oddly-shaped rock formations
Stone Mountain Park Geologic Attraction / Aerial Tramway / Hiking Trails Stone Mountain world's largest exposed granite monadnock
Tallulah Gorge State Park Hiking Trails / Scenic Views / Waterfalls Tallulah Falls one of the most impressive canyons on the East Coast
Turner Field Baseball Stadium Atlanta home of the Atlanta Braves; tours available

RUNNER-UPS: ATTRACTIONS THAT ALMOST MADE THE TOP 25 LIST



Here are a list of other great attractions in the state of Georgia that we considered for the top 25 list above. Please email us @ gparsons66@hotmail.com if you think there are any other attractions of this quality that we should be considering, either for this runners-up list or for the top 25 attractions list itself.

ATTRACTION NAME ATTRACTION TYPE TOWN / CITY
700 Kitchen Cooking School Cooking Class Savannah
Black Rock Mountain State Park Hiking Trails / Scenic Views Mountain City
Bonaventure Cemetery  Cemetery / Gravesites Savannah
Callaway Gardens Botanical Garden Pine Mountain
Centennial Olympic Park Sports Museum / Roadside Attraction Atlanta
Chickamagua & Chattanooga Nat. Military Park Battlefield Fort Oglethorpe
College Football Hall of Fame Sports Museum / Hall of Fame Museum Atlanta
Consolidated Gold Mine Mine Tours / Gem Hunting / Gold-Panning / Gold Mine Dahlonega
Driftwood Beach Beach Jekyll Island
F.D. Roosevelt State Park Hiking Trails / Presidential Attraction Pine Mountain
Jimmy Carter Library & Museum History Museum / Library / Presidential Attraction Atlanta
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park Battlefield Kennesaw
Little White House Historic Home Tours / Presidential Attraction Warm Springs
Mercier Orchards Farm / Orchard Blue Ridge
Mission Escape Atlanta Escape Game Atlanta
Museum of Aviation Aircraft / Aviation Museum Warner Robbins
Ocmulgee National Monument Indian Mounds / Effigy Mounds / History Museum Macon
Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge Wildlife Viewing / Canoeing / Kayaking Folkston
Pine Mountain Wild Animal Safari Zoo / Drive-Through Safari Zoo Pine Mountain
Providence Canyon State Outdoor Recreation Area Nature Park / Geologic Attraction / Hiking Trails Lumpkin
Red Top Mountain State Park Outdoor Activities-Lakes / Hiking Trails Cartersville
St. Simons Lighthouse Museum Lighthouse St. Simons Island
State Botanical Garden of Georgia Botanical Garden Athens
Tallulah Falls Waterfall Tallulah Falls
Tank Town USA Heavy Equipment Attraction Morganton
Toccoa Falls Waterfall Toccoa Falls College
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum Lighthouse Tybee Island
Unicoi State Park and Lodge Hiking Trails / Mountain Biking / Waterfalls Helen
Vogel State Park Hiking Trails / Outdoor Activities-Lakes / Waterfalls Blairsville
World of Coca Cola Factory Tour Atlanta
Zoo Atlanta Zoo Atlanta

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