Spend The Day Exploring Georgia’s Tallest Falls On This Wonderful Waterfall Road Trip
Planning a road trip through Georgia can be just what we all need to kick off the next season of adventure in our lives. Perhaps you’ve already tackled our Ultimate Georgia Waterfalls Road Trip, or maybe this is your first time attempting to see as many Georgia waterfalls as possible. Well, you know what they say: go big or go home, right? Some of the tallest waterfalls in Georgia can be seen on this one road trip and it will be as beautiful as you can imagine. This is just one of the best road trips in Georgia; you can get creative and end up with plenty more!
The entire trip clocks in at less than 100 miles of travel time and will take just over two hours to complete. But if you want to make an entire weekend out of the adventure and add in some hiking and camping, we don’t blame you. You can find the entire trip itinerary here.
So what do you think? Are there any trips you’d personally call the best road trips in Georgia? Share with us your thoughts in the comments!
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What are the tallest waterfalls in Georgia?
Georgia has numerous waterfalls scattered throughout the state, many of which are quite impressive. The tallest waterfall in Georgia is, by far, Amicalola Falls, plunging an amazing height of 729 feet. Caledonia Cascade comes in next, at 600 feet in height. Emery Creek Falls is 550 feet high, and DeSoto Falls is 200 feet high. For more of our favorite waterfalls in Georgia that you should visit ASAP (which just so happen to be highly accessible), visit this article.
What are some must-see natural wonders in Georgia?
Georgia is beautiful, and with so much natural beauty comes plenty of wonders to behold. In fact, Georgia has its very own “seven natural wonders”, each of which will take your breath away in the best way possible. The aforementioned Amicolola Falls made that list, as well as Okefenokee Swamp, Providence Canyon, Radium Springs, Stone Mountain, Tallulah Gorge, and, finally, Warm Springs. An older version of the seven wonders list originally penned by state librarian Ella Thornton also included the intriguing Jekyll Island Forest, as well as the marble vein in Longswamp Valley, which can be found in Pickett County.
What are some fun outdoor things to do in Georgia?
This state is a great one for outdoor activities! The Georgia state parks alone have more than 2,700 campsites available of all kinds, from the most basic, bare-bones spots to luxurious glamping and RV hookup/electricity-enabled sites. There is also world-class fishing, and the hiking there is to be done in the state of Georgia is second to none. There are more than 180 trails spanning more than 500 miles for your hiking, walking, biking, or simply walking pleasure. Visit any one of Georgia’s 50 state parks, or any of its 11 national parks.