The Ultimate Georgia Travel Guide
Georgia: Bustling downtown with several attractions, beautiful gardens and parks, and my favorite, the World of Coca-Cola. Georgia has something for all age groups! Here is my Georgia travel guide outlining major Georgia attractions!
To make it easy for you to navigate the content, I have organized my Georgia travel guide into two sections. (1) A brief introduction to Georgia, a little history, some geography, commute, and weather. (2) Major Georgia attractions, if you wish, you can skip the introduction and move on to the next section, Georgia Attractions.
History: Georgia was admitted to the union as the 4th state on January 2, 1788. The state was named after England’s King George II and got its nickname, the Peach State, from the high qualities peaches that are grown in the state. Georgia is the nation’s leading producer of peanuts, pecans, and pimiento peppers.
Geography: Georgia is bordered by Tennessee and North Carolina in the north. In the south, Georgia is bordered by Florida. To the east of Georgia is the state of South Carolina and the Atlantic Ocean, and to the west, Georgia is bordered by Alabama and a small section of Florida. Georgia is the largest state on the east side of the Mississippi River, with a diverse landscape, mountains in the north and northeast to the coastal plain in the southeast.
Flight: Atlanta Hartsfield Intl. Airport (ATL), Savannah International Airport (SAV), Augusta – Bushfield Airport (AGS) and Valdosta Regional Airport (VLD) are the main airports in Atlanta, with ATL being the busiest and economical of all.
Drive: If you live in any of the neighboring or southeastern states, you could drive to Georgia.
Train: Amtrak offers a rail service called Silver Service / Palmetto connecting – New York, Washington, DC, Charleston, Savannah, Jacksonville, Orlando, and Tampa / Miami.