Ever feel like your surroundings are getting a bit stale? We get it; it’s easy for the everyday to become mundane, even when you live in a state as beautiful as ours. If you feel like you’re in need of a reminder of what a great state the Peach State is, we’ve got just the cure! This road trip to some of the most scenic places in Georgia will have you falling in love with Georgia all over again.

We could’ve made a practically infinite road trip of beautiful scenery in Georgia and there are many that we were sad we couldn’t include due to time constraints (like Savannah and Cloudland Canyon). Nevertheless, would you agree that this is one of the best road trips in Georgia? Have you been to any of these stunning spots? What would be on your road trip of beautiful places in Georgia? We’d love to read about your suggestions and experiences in the comments section below!

If you’re looking for a beautiful state park to visit in Georgia, Chattahoochee Bend State Park is amazing!

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Adventures in Georgia

What are some of the best lakes in Georgia?

  • Lake Allatoona is just outside of Atlanta and encompasses 12,000 acres. It offers a wide array of activities including swimming, water skiing, fishing, and more.
  • Lake Seminole is in the far southwest corner of the state bordering Florida. In addition to watersports, take in the plethora of wildlife that call this lake home.
  • High Falls Lake near Macon is one of Georgia's top fishing spots and known for its amazing waterfall and nature trails.

Read on to learn more about some of the best lakes in Georgia.

What are some of the most beautiful waterfalls in Georgia?

  • The Amicalola Falls in Dawsonville cascade down 700 feet, making it the tallest in Georgia.
  • The DeSoto Falls in the Chattahoochee National Forest are named after the Spanish explorer Hernando Desoto and are among the most scenic places in Georgia.
  • The Helton Creek Falls near Vogel State Park is a unique waterfall and swimming hole in one gorgeous spot.

Read on to learn more about the many waterfalls in Georgia.

Where can we find botanical gardens in Georgia?

  • The Atlanta Botanical Garden in Atlanta is a city jewel and site of many community activities.
  • The Gibbs Gardens in Ball Ground is home to the largest Japanese Gardens in the U.S.
  • The Smith-Gilbert Gardens in Kennesaw is home to over 3,000 plant species, making it one of the biggest in the state.

Read on to learn more about the many botanical gardens in Georgia.