Georgia March 18, 2018
The 7 Wonders Of Georgia Springtime You Must See Before They’re Gone
Springtime in Georgia is usually one of the most revered seasons. Not only are the temperatures in that perfect sweet spot, but the flowers are blooming, the grass is green, and the air is fresh with possibilities. But sometimes before you know it, summer comes knocking and spring is nothing but a distant memory. So before we miss the spring season and everything that comes with it, here are 7 wonders of Georgia springtime to enjoy before they’re gone for another year.
1. Gibbs Gardens - Ball Ground, Georgia
A world-class garden with so much to see, spending a spring day at Gibbs Gardens will be a worthwhile venture. You’ll be able to enjoy thousands upon thousands of flowers in bloom, from the vibrant azaleas to the vivid daffodils, the sharp red of the rhododendrons to the stark white of the dogwoods. Wander the gardens in springtime and make sure you don’t miss out on all those beauties that only blossom in the spring season.
2. Strawberry Picking at Warbington Farms - Cumming, Georgia
Springtime means strawberry season in Georgia. Which means when you find the farm that you know and love, you’ll be in for a real treat. Warbington Farms, for instance, is a fan favorite, as families can gather together to pick bucket after bucket of deliciously ripe, beautifully red, and wonderfully juicy strawberries each and every time. But strawberry season slips by quickly! So make sure you're ready for it.
3. Amicalola Falls - Dawsonville, Georgia
Visiting Amicalola Falls during the springtime is a bit of a seasonal marvel. Not only is the waterfall a bit more flush due to the spring rains, but the vibrant green of the flora is also something magical. There is nothing like standing in front of one of Georgia’s natural wonders at the peak of the spring season and closing your eyes to hear the rush of the waterfall and to feel the spray against your face.
4. Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival - Atlanta, Georgia
The Atlanta Dogwood Festival has been taking place in Georgia every spring for the last 80 years. This spring event is something that Georgians truly look forward to every year. Not only is the festival flush with artwork, crafts, food and family-friendly fun, but it also is in celebration of the blooming native dogwood trees throughout Piedmont Park. Spend the day strolling outdoors for a springtime adventure for the whole family.
5. Callaway Gardens - Pine Mountain, Georgia
While many visitors are partial to Callaway Gardens during the autumn months, it really is a visit during the spring season that will blow you away. As one of Georgia’s most beautiful gardens, the landscape comes to life during the springtime. Walk amongst the sea of colorful azaleas, breathing in the fragrant blossoms all around. The garden is brimming with beauty during the spring season and you do not want to miss it.
6. Cherry Blossoms - Macon, Georgia
Cherry Blossoms blooming in the Cherry Blossom Capital of the World. What could embody the spring season more?! Visiting Macon, Georgia during spring when over 350,000 cherry blossoms are blooming all over the city, you won't even know what hit you. Try to head over to Macon during the month of March if you're really looking to see the trees in bloom.
7. Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center - Pine Mountain, Georgia
It’s no surprise that springtime means a lot of wonderful things for butterflies. While many of these beautiful insects are hatched from their cocoons, we’re lucky enough to see firsthand many of them take the first beat of their wings. The Butterfly Center at Callaway Gardens is a marvel of technology, architecture, and nature. Visit during the spring for an epic butterfly adventure that will renew your appreciation for the season.
Ready to keep this list going? Add some more of your own spring wonders in Georgia to the comments section! Or if you’re looking for some nature hikes to take this spring, have a look at
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