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4 Reasons to Visit Georgia
There are many opportunities for fun and adventure when you live in Georgia. After all, there is the thrill of the adrenaline producing rides at Six Flags, the charm and Southern comfort of Savannah and the towns along the coastal region, the beauty and mystery of locations like Dunaway Gardens, the Okefenokee Swamp or the Botanical Gardens in Atlanta, locations like those in Plains, where former President Jimmy Carter resides and towns such as Dahlonega with its gold mining opportunities. Yes, Georgia is a great place to live in or to visit. Of course, there are many other reasons, and places, to visit Georgia
1. You can visit the beautiful city of Athens were UGA football, music and history coexist. It is here that many well-known bands such as the B52s, R.E.M., the Byrds and many others got their start. Athens is also the hometown of renowned author, Terry Kay whose books reflecting his Southern heritage have been read by thousands all around the world.
2. History aficionados will find places all over Georgia to increase their knowledge. Whether it is the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park (the oldest military park in America), The Chief Vann House which was home to one of the most influential Cherokee Indians in Georgia, The Martin Luther King Center in Atlanta, the Georgia Cyclorama or the numerous historic sites that remind visitors and residents alike of the many great contributions and significant events that have shaped our lives today, there are plenty of opportunities to learn about the past.
3. The Georgia shores have a plethora of activities sure to delight people of every age. From sandy shores to taste bud tantalizing recipes and restaurants, the beauty of places like Cumberland, Jekyll or Sapelo islands, ghost stories and haunted happenings and numerous trails and walking paths along the shore and around town, Georgia’s coastline is truly the place to head when you need to get away from it all.
4. Another reason to visit Georgia is the architecture. All across the state there are numerous examples of amazing architecture and design. You will see home in the gothic styles, antebellum mansions with their columns and balconies and buildings influenced by the styles of the Greek Revival as well as modern day offices and hotels inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright, Robert Venturi and Robert Stern.
There are many other fantastic locations in Georgia that make it a great place to live or visit. Whether you have lived there all your life, will just be there for a short visit, or will soon be moving there, Georgia is sure to have a list of places and activities sure to delight and inspire. Spend some time getting to know Georgia!
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