Sometimes you just want to get out and explore. We try to strike a good balance of places that you will really enjoy. Finding ideas for family friendly outings, or interesting places to go in Georgia with your friends, both are at your fingertips here with America Top 10. We aim to give you plenty of ideas without you having to do all the research. That way you can easily decide if you want to explore Georgia sites or check out the sites in another state.
You have also heard how it is becoming a lot more popular to have staycations (where you stay home instead of going to far off places) and discover new and interesting places in the near vicinity. We try to make that easier for you. Check out the sites in Georgia that have become local favorites easily with our site.
We hope that we have provided you plenty of choices in Georgia whether this is a new area for you or your own back yard. Something a little different from the typical amusement park. If you really loved somewhere but don’t see them on our list let us know, we are always looking to improve our lists and we can only do that with your help.
The Oconee Rivers Greenway is a linear park system that provides wildlife corridors, open spaces and a family friendly multi-use path for the public’s enjoyment. Currently, the North Oconee River Greenway provides 3.75 miles of concrete path that is designated for non-motorized use.
Pendleton King Park (PKP) is a 64-acre bird sanctuary of great topographic diversity with pine forests, sand ridges, and marshes. The park is a gem located in the heart of Augusta and houses a variety of gardens and natural resources. PKP offers many opportunities for recreational activities including new playgrounds, an 18-hole disc golf course, tennis courts, a workout course, nature trails for walking and cycling, and open spaces for picnicking and play.
Flatrock Park provides guests with access to a walking trail, playgrounds, picnic areas, grills, and covered eating areas. Friendship hall is available for rental.
“The Tree that Owns Itself,” is probably the most unusual property holder in the world. The tree pays no taxes, is protected by the community and rests secure in its own enclosed garden-type lot. In addition, this unique tree has be featured in Ripley’s “Believe it or Not” and has received regular attention from newspapers and magazines from around the world.
Savannah’s riverfront has been at the center of its history since the city was founded in 1733. Today, tourism is the mainstay of River Street (and much of Savannah’s economy). River Street is one of the busiest streets in Savannah. Partly this is because it is the place where a lot of things are happening: riverfront Rousakis Plaza is the venue for dozens of events and festivals, from the monthly fireworks displays to annual events such as Oktoberfest or St Patrick’s Day and the city’s 4th of July celebrations.
CNN Studio Tours provides exclusive, behind-the-scenes access to the world headquarters of CNN in downtown Atlanta, GA. The tour started in 1987 and has been growing in popularity ever since. They share the story of CNN to approximately 300,000 visitors each year from all over the world and continue to welcome fans of CNN to our attraction.
The Eighth Bomber Command (Re-designated 8th AF in February 1944) was activated as part of the United States Army Air Forces January 28, 1942, at Hunter Field in Savannah, Georgia. Brigadier General Ira C. Eaker took the headquarters to England the next month to prepare for its mission of conducting aerial bombardment missions against Nazi-occupied Europe. The Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum preserves for all Americans the stories of courage, character and patriotism displayed by the men and women of the Eighth Air Force from World War II to present.
Founded in 1937, the Augusta Museum of History is Augusta’s oldest historical agency devoted to the preservation and presentation of local and regional history. The not-for-profit agency functions as the steward of the community’s rich, diverse, and invaluable material past. The museum curates the largest and most significant historical collection in the CSRA and functions as a historical research and resource center for professional and amateur historians, media, organizations, and individuals, and is home to permanent exhibition Augusta’s Story, a 12,000 year journey through the region’s past.
Sandy Beach Water Park is a lake side adventure water park for all ages. Beat the heat at Sandy Beach. Join them, where they specialize in a safe, fun, and exciting adventure for the entire family.