The official start to summer is just around the corner, and with the hot Georgia weather brings exciting events and activities all throughout our great state. Whether it’s a much-needed getaway for mom and dad, or a weekend outing with the entire family, we’re giving you the inside scoop on what not to miss out on this summer in the peach state.
Georgia Wine Country
Did you know that Georgia is home to over 40 different wineries? Located primarily in North Georgia, these vineyards call for breathtaking views and a delicious variety of savory wines. Almost all Georgia wineries offer tastings, snacks for pairing such as cheese and meat plates, and special events like live music on the weekends. Start your wine journey this summer at the popular Frogtown Cellars, Tiger Mountain Vineyards, or Three Sisters Vineyards & Winery. For a list of more Georgia wineries to explore, click here.
The Famous Georgia Coast
From the historic cobblestone streets in Savannah, to the southern charm of St. Simons Island, Georgia’s coast offers some of the best beaches, attractions, seafood, and scenery in all the U.S. This summer, consider horseback riding on Jekyll Island, or kayaking through the Great Ogeechee River. Georgia’s coast offers countless adventures suited for all ages. To view a list of cities and activities to dive into this summer, click here.
Peach State Parks and Hiking Trails
Have a hankering for getting outdoors and exploring nature? Our great state offers some of the most diverse and scenic hiking trails around. Whether you’re looking to break a sweat with a challenging 10-mile hike, or a simple afternoon walk in the park, Georgia’s trails offer a little bit of everything with new surprises along the way. With the excessive heat that each summer brings, consider visiting a trail with spectacular waterfalls such as Amicalola Falls or Toccoa Falls. If daring adventure is more your style, try conquering the swaying suspension bridge over Tallulah Gorge. Whatever your style may be, you’ll want to add this option to your summer bucket list. To view all of Georgia’s famous hiking trails, click here.
No matter what your plans may be this summer, make sure you’re up-to-date on all of the exciting things happening throughout Georgia. From local festivals, to concerts, and unique towns to pay a visit to, our great state offers a little taste of everything. For more information on all things Georgia, click here.