From Blue Ridge, Ellijay, and Helen in the mountains to the state capital in Atlanta, North Georgia's cities and towns are as varied as they are scenic. Hike to waterfalls, tour wineries, learn about Native American heritage and Civil War history, and retreat to a cozy cabin or mountain resort. Stand in wonder at the gentle giants at the Georgia Aquarium, honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and watch the sunset from the top of Stone Mountain. Whatever you do, keep your eyes peeled for celebrities, because there's always something filming here.
There's so much more to explore in North Georgia. Start planning your trip with the ideas below.
From crossing a suspension bridge to snorkeling in a mountain river, you'll love checking these trips off your list.