Looking for adventure, maybe a lazy beach vacation or a picturesque mountain getaway? Perhaps an cosmopolitan city trip or exploring a small southern town. No matter what type of summer vacation you are looking for, Georgia has it. Here’s a perfect guide to the best Georgia has to offer.
Get Wet and Wild in Georgia
30+ Cool Splash Pads Near Atlanta. Stay cool in the Atlanta heat.
The Best Waterfalls in Georgia You Just Have to See. Dip your towns in some cool mountain streams.
9+ Georgia State Park Waterfalls. These waterfalls are begging you and your family to visit!
The Best Water Parks in Georgia. Grab your bathing suit and head to the lazy river.
Lake Sinclair in Milledgeville. This casual lake less than two hours from Atlanta has lots to do on AND off the water.
Lake Blue Ridge. See your toes in this clear lake in the North Georgia Mountains.
Atlanta Music Festivals. Great ones here in Summer!
Carters Lake, Ellijay. Carters Lake has 62 miles of shoreline and no private docks or development along the edge. There is no pretentiousness here, the star is the breathtaking environment, left pretty much the way it was intended.
Red Top Mountain State Park on Lake Allatoona. This state park has 20 brand new cabins that overlook Lake Allatoona! Stay a week, and rent a boat from the nearby marina to enjoy all the lake fun it offers.
Kayaking in Georgia: 23+ Unbeatable Spots for Paddlers to Launch. Find all the best kayaking spots across this great state — from beginning paddles, to advanced whitewater rapids.
PADDLE GEORGE L SMITH STATE PARKS’ AMAZING BLACK WATER
FORT GAINES GA: HIDDEN GEMS LIKE GEORGE T. BAGVY STATE PARK
SWIMPLY REVIEW: WHY IT’S REALLY COOL TO SWIM AT A STRANGER’S HOUSE
SAVANNAH RAPIDS PARK IN AUGUSTA GEORGIA
WHITEWATER RAFTING IN COLUMBUS GA
Day Trips from Atlanta
FDR STATE PARK: 25 WAYS TO EXPLORE & ENJOY THIS GA TREASURE
Horseback riding with Appalachian Trail Rides
HIGH FALLS STATE PARK: WHAT’S NOT TO LOVE ABOUT YURTS AND WATERFALLS?
FERNBANK’S AFTER DARK: A FUN & UNIQUE WAY TO ‘DATE NIGHT’ MUSEUM-STYLE
WHY FERNBANK MUSEUM IS THE BEST MUSEUM IN ATLANTA FOR KIDS
FRIENDS OF GEORGIA STATE PARKS
Sleep with the whale sharks at Georgia Aquarium
Lane Southern Orchards: 10 Reasons We Love This Peach Farm
Summer Events We Love
50+ Best Summer Festivals in Georgia
Bragg Jam: Macon’s Absurdly Cool Progressive Music Crawl
50+ DELICIOUS REASONS TO MAKE A PITSTOP AT FARMVIEW MARKET
13+ Sensational Farms w/ the Juiciest Strawberry Picking in Georgia
Juicy Blueberry Picking in Georgia: 17+ Delicious U-Pick Farms
10 Undeniable Reasons To Visit The Georgia Renaissance Festival
YOUR COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE 2022 STONE MOUNTAIN YELLOW DAISY FESTIVAL
Outdoor Movies: FREE or Cheap Family Fun in Atlanta
52+ Essential Things to Know: Georgia State Parks Camping
Paintball Georgia: Best Paintball Offers and Discounts
INDOOR PLAYGROUND: ATLANTA OPTIONS YOU’LL LOVE
Theme Park Fun
Get the scoop on the best amusement parks in Georgia
Wild Adventures Theme Park: Know Before You Go [Video]
Our Favorite Things to do in Atlanta (That every local should know)
67+ Kid-Friendly Things To Do In Atlanta This Summer
41 Things to do in Alpharetta We Are Obsessed With
Secret’s Out: 35+ Alpharetta Restaurants Locals Love
Stunning Small Towns in Georgia (and what to do there)
Savannah with Kids: Your Brilliant Guide to a Stress Free Vacation (and the best Savannah, Ga Tours here) We prefer an Airbnb in Savannah.
Wickedly Delicious Rock House Creamery (& Dairy Farm Tour)
Stone Mountain Park (Laser Show, Camping)
63+ The Very Best Summer Camps in Georgia
Do you remember The Hunger Games movies? Of course you do! Goat Farm Atlanta is the location of District 12 from the Hunger Games films and you can tour it!
The Secrets of Providence Canyon
Exploring the African American Experience in Georgia
History of Savannah: And the Bravery of the Gullah Geechee
Finding the Secrets of the Gullah Geechee on St. Simons Island
15 Epic Civil Rights Museum Stops to Designed to Defeat Hate
Small Town Georgia
21 Undeniable Reasons Your Family Should Visit Blissful Milledgeville, Ga
GEORGIA PEACHES: 8 PLACES TO FIND THEM (INCLUDING OUR FAVORITE!)
Juliette, Georgia – Jarrell Plantation Historic Site and Whistle Stop Cafe
Visit Pasaquan in Buena Vista, Georgia
On The Coast
27 Relaxing & Fun Things To Do In Tybee Island On A Family Vacation
Excellent Kid-Friendly Accommodations And Hotels In Savannah Ga (& Tybee!)
Road trip to Orange Beach at The Beach Club
FLORENCE MARINA STATE PARK: 6 IMPRESSIVE CAMPING INSIGHTS REVEALED
LITTLE ST SIMONS ISLAND: TIPS, TRICKS AND TIDBITS
25+ SAVANNAH GHOST TOURS & PIRATE EVENTS GUARANTEED TO THRILL
LUXURY AND FAMILY MEMORIES DEFINE THE CLOISTER AT SEA ISLAND
15+ EXCEPTIONAL ST SIMONS ISLAND RESTAURANTS NOTEWORTHY OF A VISIT