Expansive road trips in Georgia are great. We love seeing as much of the state as possible. But we know that’s not always practical. People have responsibilities and time constraints. But the next time you’ve got a free day, we’ve got a perfect sunrise-to-sunset scenic day trip in Georgia for you! You’ll be home in time for bed after getting to see some great coastal spots in the Peach State. There’s nothing like catching the majesty of a sunrise and sunset at the beach.

Have you ever been to any of the spots mentioned in this sunrise-to-sunset one-day road trip in Georgia? If so, which were your favorites? We’d love to read about your experiences in the comments section below! We also always love to hear about other great places to catch sunrises and sunsets in Georgia.

If you’re really into day trips, then you’d definitely want to check out this awesome wine and waterfalls road trip!

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Exploring Georgia

Where can we find some of the best beaches in Georgia?

  • Tybee Island is perhaps the most popular and is home to a historic lighthouse and historic Fort Screven.
  • Simon's Island tops a lot of lists for its beaches and as one of the best small towns in the state.
  • Jekyll Island is thought of as only for the rich and famous but the spectacular beach here is open to the public.

Read on to learn more about beautiful beaches in Georgia.

Where can we find short hiking trails in Georgia?

  • The Anna Ruby Falls Trail near Unicoi State Park features a double waterfall accessible after only a short trek.
  • The Mountain View Trail at the Davidson-Arabia Nature Preserve near Lithonia features granite outcroppings and rolling hills.
  • The Hurricane Falls Loop Tallulah Gorge offers a heart-stopping suspension bridge and a gorgeous waterfall.

Read on to learn more about the many wonderful short hiking trails in Georgia.

Where can we find natural places to go swimming in Georgia?

  • The Panther Creek Falls in Clarkesville has a swimming hole at the base of it, making it a great place to cool off after a hike.
  • The Blue Hole Falls in Hiawassee is another spot with a beautiful, inviting swimming hole.
  • Fort Mountain State Park in the Cohutta Wilderness has a lake and beach perfect for swimming.

Read on to learn more about the many wonderful places overall to go swimming in Georgia.