There’s No Attraction In The World Like This One In Georgia
In 1976, Howard Finster had a vision from God. As he was using his hands to smooth the paint on a refurbished bicycle, Finster couldn’t help but notice a small paint smudge on the end of his finger. He saw a human face. A voice spoke to Howard and said, “paint sacred art”. Sounds a bit strange, right? Yet this little oddity in Finster’s life is what eventually led to more than 40,000 works of art in the most unique attraction in the state of Georgia—the Paradise Garden.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
However, Howard Finster’s Paradise Garden has also been one of the most underrated attractions in the state of Georgia. Here’s why:
A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.
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