The big cities in Georgia are not the only places that have amazing Georgia attractions! Many of our state’s gems can actually be found in our small towns and cities.
1) Rock City, GA
Rock City is actually a pretty well known major tourist attraction in Georgia. It is located on Lookout Mountain, where Lover's Leap can be found. It's also near Ruby Falls. (It is said that a person can see seven states from Lover's Leap!)
2) Columbus, GA
Columbus is home to the National Infantry Museum, which is located just outside of Fort Benning. This museum details the history of the U.S. infantryman from the American Revolution all the way to the war in Afghanistan. This great attraction is actually one of Georgia's free museums.
3) Elberton, GA
The Georgia Guidestones are often called the "American Stonehedge," and are located in the small city of Elberton. It was created in the 1970s by unknown persons and has several languages inscribed on, in addition to a few ancient languages.
4) Warm Springs, GA
The Little White House was once the favorite place of the late President Roosevelt. He loved the warm springs near this home as it soothed his polio symptoms. People come from all around just to see this little house in a city with less than 500 residents.
5) Pine Mountain, GA
Callaway Gardens is a major botany attraction in Pine Mountain. This 6,500 acres of plant life draws over 750K visitors annually, The gardens have many exhibits and features the Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center.
6) Towns, GA
Brasstown Bald is located in Towns, Georgia and is the highest point in Georgia! It has a summit elevation of 4,784 ft. above sea level. Brasstown Bald is part of the Blue Ridge Mountain range and is absolutely beautiful!
7) Turnerville, GA
Big Panther Creek Falls is just one of many gorgeous waterfalls in Georgia. Waterfalls like these are usually found in the most remote places in Georgia.
8) Tugaloo, GA
Tallulah Gorge Dam and Falls is another extraordinary sight to see! This gorge is definitely a must see since it's one of the 7 natural wonders of Georgia.
What are some other small towns with big attractions that are not on this list? Are these the best small town/big attractions, or are there better ones? Let us know in the comments below!