2023 Best Trips of the Year

It’s time to start planning your travels for the new year! We've gathered up the top 12 trips around the state to keep you exploring all year long. Discover Georgia's new and old in the capital city, natural wonders from the mountains to the coast, unbeatable sports excitement, art and history in small towns, and much more!

Support is a Verb sign in Village Retail in Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta

Experience the city’s classics plus a growing list of new things to do.

Summer Waves Water Park on Jekyll Island, Georgia

Jekyll Island

Splash, explore and see the sights — with time to play along the shore.

Sunset on the Columbus riverfront

Columbus

You don’t have to choose between city amenities and catching thrills as you explore natural gems.

 

Dinosaur exhibit at Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville, Georgia

Cartersville

Visit Cartersville for all the vibrant museums, unique historical sites and renowned parks.

Milky Way over the Okefenokee Swamp in Folkston, Georgia

Okefenokee Swamp

Experience nature up close in the Okefenokee Swamp.

Aerial view of downtown Alpharetta, Georgia

Roswell, Alpharetta & Marietta

Atlanta’s suburbs just may become your favorite place to stay.

Two women ziplining at Nacoochee Adventures in Helen, Georgia

Great Outdoors in Helen

The Bavarian-inspired town is also home to some of Georgia’s best outdoor adventures.

Aerial view of Tybee Island, Georgia

EV Road Trip

Charge up your EV on a road trip from the mountains to the coast.

Pitcher at a Gwinnett Stripers game in Lawrenceville, Georgia

Take Me Out to a Ball Game

You’re never far from a ballpark in Georgia. Here’s where to go for the full experience.

Pride flag at Starland Yard in Savannah, Georgia

Feel the Pride in Savannah

It’s clear this is a place of welcoming inclusion.

Woman dining at Montaluce Winery & Restaurant in Dahlonega, Georgia

Georgia Wine Country

Take your friends and head for the hills for a getaway like no other.

Woman in infinity pool at Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee in Greensboro, Georgia

Find Romance at Lake Oconee

Rekindle your relationship along Lake Oconee’s secluded shoreline.

2022 Explore Georgia Official Travel Guide cover

Georgia Travel Guide

The state's official Travel Guide is your resource for travel inspiration in Georgia. Find trip ideas, attractions, travel tips, and much more.

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