Georgia November 22, 2016
The Christmas Lights Road Trip Through Georgia That’s Nothing Short Of Magical
Tis the season to be jolly, fa la la la la la la la la. Attention, Georgians! The holiday season is fast approaching, and if you need a bit of a kick in the pants to get your festive feet a’movin’, then we may just have the perfect adventure for you.
Our Magical Christmas Lights Road Trip in Georgia is a one-of-a-kind adventure through some of the best holiday light displays our great state has to offer. Some displays are renowned projects that bring joy and cheer each and every year, while others are set up by devoted families looking to shed some light and love for their fellow Georgians. The entire road trip takes just under 14 hours to complete, but features an eclectic mix of light displays that will be worthy of making a weekend trip out of it. Pack up the car, pack up the kids, and blast those Christmas carols! This is going to be a family adventure worthy of the Griswold’s stamp of approval.
You can find the entire Georgia Christmas Lights road trip
1. Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, Historic Bamboo Farm—2 Canebrake Road, Savannah, GA 31419
When you start your holiday road trip with over 1,000,000 lights across the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, it's hard to think there's anything more afterwards. From Thanksgiving Friday to Christmas Eve, enjoy this self-guided walking tour through a sparkling wonderland.
2. Ludy's Christmas Light Spectacular—5784 Ironstone Drive, Columbus, GA 31907
From Thanksgiving through New Year's Eve, Ludy's Christmas Light Spectacular lights up the Columbus area with holiday pride and festivity. With over 155,000 lights, the decor, which starts being strung in August, comes together beautifully. Bring the whole family for a holiday light extravaganza you'll never forget.
3. Callaway Gardens— Pine Mountain, GA 31822
The Fantasy in Lights spectacular at Callaway Gardens is a display that you do not want to miss. With more than 8 million lights and 15 different holiday scenes, it's one of the most perfectly crafted holiday shows in the state.
4. Felix Family Christmas Lights—224 Oliver Overlook, Dallas, GA 30132
The Felix family has been decorating their home and setting it to holiday music for years now. People drive from all over to watch the lights flicker to the rhythm of the music, and wait for a potential visit from Santa Claus himself.
5. Life University, Lights of Life—1269 Barclay Circle, Marietta, GA 30060
You next stop is the annual Lights of Life display at Life University. Every night from Thanksgiving evening through New Year's Eve, you'll see the most inexpensive, yet gorgeously curated display of lights in Georgia. It's affordable, it's stunning, it's totally worth the trek.
6. Atlanta Botanical Garden— Atlanta, GA 30309
This Atlanta Botanical Garden holiday display is going on now through January 7, 2017. Each year, the beautiful botanical gardens get a holiday makeover like you've never seen before which include installations like the Orchestral Orbs, Glittering Galaxy, and Radiant Rainforest. This is a must-see adventure for the whole family.
7. Helen, Georgia
This quaint town is known for it's Southern Alpine charm, yet when the holidays roll around, the views are even more spectacular. Helen, Georgia lights up their village, and creates a truly magical winter wonderland worth strolling through.
8. Fields Family Holiday Lights—Warren Road, Augusta, GA 30907
Cruising down Warren Road, you will not have trouble finding the Fields Family house. With over 200,000 holiday lights, you can tune into the radio station provided on their lawn and watch their sensational synchronized display dance to the holiday music. It is a truly magical experience.
9. TMT Farms Christmas Lights Displays—16710 Old River Road North, Statesboro, GA 30461
Your final stop on this holiday road trip is at TMT Farms. Open from November 25th to December 28th, admission is totally free. The Thompson family does ask that you bring non-perishable food items to donate though, which they then provide to Georgia families in need. You'll end your road trip with Nativity Scenes, Santa Claus, and spiraled lights throughout the property.
If you end up testing out this Christmas Lights road trip, share with us your adventure on our Facebook Page! Otherwise, if holiday light displays in Georgia are what you’re after, then check out
9 Christmas Light Displays In Georgia That Are Pure Magic.