11.02.2015 : Posted in and tagged Appalachian Trail Community, Georgia Vacation, North Georgia Getaway
A Refreshing Hike in Hiawassee
Discovering All Georgia Has to Offer on a Vacation
Georgia is a state that is as diverse as it is beautiful. It quickly becomes apparent as soon as you step into this state that there really is something to accommodate the needs of the whole family. Not only that but with breathtaking views, cultural tours and metropolitan, soulful cities being the order of the day, Georgia is an area that most certainly should be on everyone’s bucket list.
Georgia is completely brimming with outstanding sites of natural beauty that it’s hard to know where to start. Hiawassee is right in the heart of all this untamed splendor, so this is a great place to make a base and take advantage of all the local sites. Chattahoochee National Forest is the perfect area to begin exploring and it will most certainly give you a great sense of the raw openness that this place has on offer. According to USDA this national forest covers 867,000 acres across 26 counties, with thousands of miles of clear-running streams and rivers, and is home to a vast array of different animals from black bears to wild turkey and deer. It is a great area for relaxing and getting back to nature here, so pack the fishing gear, the picnic and you bucket and spade; because this is a place that really focuses on bringing things to level that is back to basics””completely refreshing in this day and age. There are swimming beaches, mountain pools and waterfalls all lying in wait to be discovered in this area of natural beauty. All of this adds up to being a quintessential start to any vacation. Kelly Tours suggests that hopping onboard a coach trip is the best way to see all Georgia has to offer, as it takes the hassle out of planning itineraries and also provides the opportunity to share your experience with new, like-minded people. In an area that is so laid-back and friendly, it’s great to meet such people along your journey. Nantahala National Forest is also just a small jump over the border and is teeming with wildlife, hiking trails, white-water rafting, and mountainous scenery.
Lakes, rivers, waterfalls and estuaries, Georgia really does have an abundance of beautiful and peaceful waterways up and down this incredible state. A wonderful way to experience all this region has to offer in a relaxed, leisurely nature is via a cruise. Planet Cruise argues that the USA’s spectacular sandy beaches, mansions, vineyards and marinas, alongside such beautiful historical sites, makes it the perfect location for travelling around on a cruise, and getting to experience first-hand all that there is to get to know about this incredibly diverse country both on and off land. Lake Chatuge is one of epic beauty, straddling the North Carolina-Georgia state line, and offers great accessibility for all kinds of water sport adventure, making this lake and the surrounding area ideal for kids and grown-ups, couples and families alike.
Atlanta is most certainly the capital of the south, and it’s not hard to see why when you consider that this is a commercial, financial and industrial area of great success, which has become an extremely popular tourist destination in recent years. According to the Virtual Press Office, Delta applauds President Obama€™s efforts to increase travel and tourism in the United States, which shows great signs that tourism is set to rise for the foreseeable future. Atlanta€™s roaring success with tourists and locals alike is no doubt partly as a result of its variety of culture, fabulous dining and fascinating history. As Delta Airlines puts it, Atlanta is a city that combines down-home charm and refined elegance with a fresh breeze of the modern. Top sites to see, which you will not be able to experience anywhere else, include The World of Coca-Cola, providing mesmerizing insight into the whole history of the company, the inventor and the iconic products of today. Another must on any trip to Atlanta is a visit to Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site. As the King Center explains The Dream is now more important than ever, and the concentration and focus on this is unequivocally moving.
Georgia is, therefore, a state that is full of everything you could possibly want from a vacation. The diversity of this area, which is well known for its beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, diverse cities and kind, laid-back locals makes this the ideal base no matter what it is that you are looking for from a holiday.