Stone Mountain Park is one of Georgia's most visited natural attractions. While Stone Mountain is considered a historic piece, it has many other beautiful things to witness. From hiking up the 3 acre mountain that is composition from quartz monzonite to granite and granodiorite or to taking the skyride to the top if hiking isn't your thing and staying for the famous Lasershow, there is something for everyone! Although some things are currently closed because social distancing is difficult, all natural areas are still open!
Lookout Mountain located in North West Georgia near the Alabama and Tennessee boarder. This natural attraction is quite popular. With an elevation of 2,393 feet above sea level, you are able to see 7 states from the Rock City point. The Marker at the summit says that Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Alabama & Georgia can be viewed at that one spot. Book a time to visit by clicking here!
The Summer of 2011, the Evans Towne Center Park opened the 6-7000k capacity amphitheater. Later they named in the honor of Lady Antebellum. Two members of the trio band are natives to Augusta, Charles Kelley & Dave Haywood. While Events may be postponed for awhile, keep this location in mind for future concerts!
As of 2017, The Atlanta Braves had a new stadium location just 10 miles northwest of Downtown. The original name of the stadium was Suntrust park but as of this year it was renamed Truist Park. The new location has more than 11,000 parking spaces for game day but also has restaurants, bars, retail, entertainment and more leading up to the gates of the stadium. This is known as the Battery Atlanta.
Beginning in March, all cherry blossom trees in Macon bloom in all their glory. There are over 350,000 Yoshino cherry trees in the Macon area. Macon is known as the Cherry Blossom Capital of the world and for 10 days the city celebrates the springtime color, welcoming visitors to share the love. This festival has become one of the top 20 events in the south. Make plans to attend the festival this year March 27- April 5, 2020.
This Museum opened in 1982 and once stood as the college library until 1975. The main exhibit was planned to hold a Mosasaur which was found in the Black Hills of South Dakota. After many years of work, the Mosasaur project was completed in 1987. In 1983 a fossil skeleton was discovered at the construction site of Georgia Power’s Plant Vogtle. This turned out to be the oldest whale fossil discovered in North America. Take a trip to see the newly renovated Museum Tuesday-Sunday to learn more!
Listed as one of Georgia's seven natural wonders, Radium Springs Gardens pumps 70,000 gallons of clear, 68-degree water per minute from an underground cave. There once was a casino that stood right where the courtyard is now. Now you can admire foliage-draped hillocks, crystal clear waters and flora both indigenous and exotic. Take a day trip to enjoy the parks' features including a restored terrace, new sidewalks, a casino garden and gazebos.
The Crescent has been a national treasure for more than 100 years. Owned and operated by the The Garden Center of Valdosta, Inc., the Crescent is a lovely and elegant venue for special events in a historical setting. This landmark home was built in 1898 with a crescent shape front porch and 23 rooms.
Located on the north end of Jekyll Island, Driftwood beach will amaze you with the beautiful driftwood and trees that resemble a scene from another world. These gnarled and weathered trees are left behind from years of erosion. This beach is voted to be one of America's "Ten Most Romantic Beaches."