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Also known as the Empire State of the South, or the Peach State,
Georgia is named after George II of England.
The state capital of Georgia is Atlanta.
Georgia Travel and Tourist Information with
links to official travel and tourism websites and state resources for
visitors to Georgia.
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About Georgia -
Find out more about Georgia before you travel there.
County Map of Georgia:
Colourful map of Georgia showing the location of all 159 counties: Appling, Atkinson,
Bacon, Baker, Baldwin, Banks, Barrow, Bartow, Ben Hill, Berrien, Bibb, Bleckley, Brantley,
Brooks, Bryan, Bulloch, Burke, Butts, Calhoun, Camden, Candler, Carroll, Catoosa,
Charlton, Chatham, Chattahoochee, Chattooga, Cherokee, Clarke, Clay, Clayton, Clinch,
Cobb, Coffee, Colquitt, Columbia, Cook, Coweta, Crawford, Crisp, Dade, Dawson, Decatur,
DeKalb, Dodge, Dooly, Dougherty, Douglas, Early, Echols, Effingham, Elbert, Emanuel,
Evans, Fannin, Fayette, Floyd, Forsyth, Franklin, Fulton, Gilmer, Glascock, Glynn, Gordon,
Grady, Greene, Gwinnett, Habersham, Hall, Hancock, Haralson, Harris, Hart, Heard, Henry,
Houston, Irwin, Jackson, Jasper, Jeff Davis, Jefferson, Jenkins, Johnson, Jones, Lamar,
Lanier, Laurens, Lee, Liberty, Lincoln, Long, Lowndes, Lumpkin, McDuffie, McIntosh, Macon,
Madison, Marion, Meriwether, Miller, Mitchell, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Murray,
Muscogee, Newton, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Paulding, Peach, Pickens, Pierce, Pike, Polk,
Pulaski, Putnam, Quitman, Rabun, Randolph, Richmond, Rockdale, Schley, Screven,
Seminole, Spalding, Stephens, Stewart, Sumter, Talbot, Taliaferro, Tattnall, Taylor,
Telfair, Terrell, Thomas, Tift, Toombs, Towns, Treutlen, Troup, Turner, Twiggs, Union,
Upson, Walker, Walton, Ware, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Webster, Wheeler, White,
Whitfield, Wilcox, Wilkes, Wilkinson and Worth.
States neighbouring Georgia are: Florida,
Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina and South Carolina.
Georgia's Living History Museum, in Tifton, is a working example of how life was in the
state in the late 1800's.
State Parks and Historic Sites:
Information on all of Georgia's State Parks and Historic sites.
A virtual tour of the Georgia Governor's Mansion. Also get information and directions to
Tourism in Georgia:
The official tourism site for the state of Georgia has over 3,000 attractions, lodging
facilities, and restaurants from all parts of the state of Georgia.
Ocmulgee National Monument, near Macon, has remains of old Native
American mounds and villages. While on St. Simon's Island there is a British fort that was
built in the 18th century.
For Civil War battle sites, head to the north-western corner of the
state where you will find Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park.
The Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is near Marietta.
A Civil War prisoner-of-war camp is in the Andersonville National
Ted Turner's CNN has made Martin Luther King, Jr.'s
birthplace into the news capital of the world, and most of America's large corporations
have offices here.
Atlanta restaurant guide with menus, ratings and reviews.
State of Georgia:
The state of Georgia's homepage.
16 miles east of Atlanta, Stone Mountain National Park is interesting
for the giant equestrian figures of the Confederate leaders Robert E. Lee, Stonewall
Jackson, and Jefferson Davis -- measuring 90ft. x 190ft. -- carved into the granite face.
Accommodation in Atlanta
in Atlanta, Georgia.
Quality Inn Northlake - 2155 Ranchwood Drive, Atlanta.
The Quality Inn
Northlake offers 130 comfortable rooms and an outdoor pool.
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Atlanta Botanical Garden
Learn all there is to know about plants at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Browse the
extensive live plants collections and gardens on display in outdoor and indoor exhibits.
Horticulture classes and special events are offered throughout the year.
Atlanta Braves - Turner Field
Catch Major League Baseball
action at Turner
Field, home to the Atlanta
Braves baseball franchise. Turner Field, built in 1997, combines state-of-the-art
stadium technology and entertainment with nostalgia honouring baseball greats Hank Aaron, Phil Niekro, and Ty Cobb.
Atlanta is home to NFL football team, Atlanta Falcons. Catch play-by-play action at
the teams home field at the Georgia Dome.
Centennial Olympic Park
The Centennial Olympic Park
was built in celebration of the 1996 Olympics. The
21-acre park attracts Atlanta residents and visitors throughout the year with musical
performances, street fairs, art shows, and beautifully manicured gardens.
City of Decatur
In the City of Decatur,
youll find Southern charm, the energy of a college town, and the metropolitan zeal
of neighbouring Atlanta. Stroll Decaturs historic districts, browse eclectic
boutiques, and dine in quaint cafes.
Experience the excitement of newsgathering and broadcasting journalism
with a behind-the-scenes tour of CNN. The 55-minute Inside
CNN Atlanta Studio Tour is a guided walking tour that introduces visitors to the
process of producing 24-hour worldwide news.
DeKalb Symphony Orchestra
music performances by the DeKalb
Symphony Orchestra at the Marvin Cole Auditorium of Georgia Perimeter Colleges
located in the community of Druid Hills, is recognized among top academic institutions for
its leading edge curricula, centres for advanced study, graduate school of arts and
sciences, and professional schools for medicine, law, and theology, among other
Fernbank Museum of Natural History
The earths history, physical universe, and human culture come
alive at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History
in downtown Atlanta. Giants of the Mesozoic is the museums newest permanent exhibit
and features the worlds largest dinosaurs including the 123-foot long
Fernbank Science Centre
The planetarium at Fernbank Science
Center is a celestial theatre in the round, utilizing the complex Zeiss Mark V
planetarium projector in conjunction with a full dome digital projection system.
Lenox Square Mall
Lenox Square Mall,
located in the heart of Buckhead, offers more than shopping. It is a destination;
featuring chic boutiques, upscale departments stores, movie theatres,
and dozens of restaurants. A complimentary shuttle service transports
shoppers between Lenox Square Mall and neighbouring Phipps Plaza.
Mall of Georgia
The Mall of
Georgia, located in Buford (north-east of Atlanta), features over 225 shops ranging
from upscale department stores like Macys and Nordstrom to home accessories giants
such as Pottery Barn and Restoration Hardware. A 20-plex movie theatre can be also found
at the Mall of Georgia.
Margaret Mitchell House
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and operated by the
Atlanta History Center, the Margaret
Mitchell House is a turn-of-the century, three-story, Tudor Revival building where
Margaret Mitchell lived and wrote her Pulitzer-Prize winning book, Gone With the Wind.
Shop for trendy fashions, house wares, beautiful
jewellery, and more at Northlake Mall, located off Interstate
285. Major department stores and over 100 speciality shops and restaurants anchor this
Atlanta shopping centre.
Piedmont Park is
Atlantas premier outdoors gathering spot. The park features a swimming pool, tennis
courts, a stocked fishing lake, pedestrian and bicycle paths, picnic areas, and event
Six Flags Over Georgia
Six Flags Over Georgia
theme park offers thrilling roller coaster rides like Goliath, childrens attractions
like Bugs Bunnys Playfort, live entertainment, and more.
Stone Mountain Park
Stone Mountain Park is
Atlantas top family adventure attraction. Situated on 3,200 acres, the park offers
everything from hiking and golf, to riverboat cruises on Stone Mountain Lake and train
rides around the mountain. Live entertainment and festivals are scheduled throughout the
The Fox Theatre
One of Atlantas most historic buildings, noted for its legacy of
grandeur, The Fox Theatre today plays host to
Broadway productions, opera, headline performances, and more.
The King Center
The King Center celebrates
the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Established in 1968 by his wife, Coretta Scott
King, The King Center is an official living memorial located at the Martin Luther King,
Jr. National Historic Site in Atlanta. View exhibits, archives, and Dr. King, Jr.s
birth place and grave.
A burgers and fries legend since it opened in 1928, The Varsity is the worlds largest drive-in
diner and an Atlanta icon. Situated on more than two acres, The Varsity can seat 800
people inside and accommodate 600 cars in its eat-in parking lot.
Zoo Atlanta features hundreds
of animals from around the world. In addition to caring for such magnificent creatures as
pandas, lions, rhinoceros, and gorillas, Zoo Atlanta offers interactive programs that
demonstrate the necessity of conservation and animal research.
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For a taste of the ocean, head out to Savannah. The
restored houses of one of the oldest towns in the United States also make Savannah a very
pleasant place to visit, even if you're a landlubber.
Accommodation in Savannah
in Savannah, Georgia.
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