10 Surprisingly Unique Sites in Georgia You Had No Idea Existed

Georgia has more than amazing peaches – seriously this town is full of sweet surprises!

1. Explore Cumberland Island National Park & Their Feral Horses

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There are over 50 miles of hiking trails on Cumberland Island. The trails go through the maritime forest and sand dunes, past salt marshes and into freshwater swamps. Also, there are a TON of wild feral horses that call this island home.  Cumberland Island has been named one of “10 national park experiences of a lifetime” by USA Today!

2. Stay At The Buckhead Treehouse

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Feel like tinkerbell in this unique tree-house featuring three spaces that are connected by ship-rope bridges with playful embellished glitter fairy lights 🙂 The living room features perfectly selected rustic furnishings and antiques, a 12-candle chandelier and an outdoor balcony. Two trees even run through the room so you are literally one with nature during this entire experience.

3. Explore Providence Canyon State Park

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Source: americanathebeautiful.org

Georgia’s “little grand canyon.”

4. Hike Tallulah Gorge State Park

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So many activities and events are held in this amazing park. Our personal favorite was the 1 mile hike that takes you down the stairs, across the suspension bridge and on the rim of the gorge under the full moon ♥

5. Sea The Largest Aquarium In North America

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Largest aquarium in North America! That’s pretty much the coolest thing EVER!

6. Witness a Ghost at The Marshall House

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Located in Savannah, Georgia is the most haunted hotel in the state. In the past, the Marshall House served as both a hospital and boarding house first occupied by the Confederate forces in desperate need of medical attention. During one excavation, loads of human remains were discovered, leading people to believe that they were the remains of amputated soldiers housed in the building during the war.

7. Destroy Cars With a Tank in TANK TOWN USA

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Ever wanted to just CRUSH something and break it down to tiny little pieces (we’re not crazy – they say it’s healthy!). Well, this is Tank Town USA and you can literally drive all kinds of heavy machinery and crush whatever the hell car you want. Go on an angry day 😉 and have a competition who can crush their car into the smallest of smithereens.

8. Relax in Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountains

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Rent a cozy cabin or a luxury mountain home, or stay in a bed & breakfast inn or hotel — and simply relax.

9. Explore Historic Savannah

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Source: travel.aarp.org

This list wouldn’t be complete without including Savannah. It’s so gorgeous and quaint and would be a missed opportunity if you didn’t explore Savannah during your stay in Georgia.

10. Pay Your Respects at The National Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield Park

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Kennesaw Battlefield Park preserves a Civil War battleground of the Atlanta Campaign! It also has the beautiful backdrop of the Kennesaw Mountains.

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