Georgia Travel and Tourism

Travel information for Georgia

  • Georgia State Facts General information about Georgia. Includes state facts, symbols, maps, etc.
  • Savannah Historic District - Savannah National Historic Landmark known for its 18th- and 19th-century architecture. It encompasses the original town plan laid out in 1733 by Gen. James E. Oglethorpe, founder of the British colony of Georgia.
  • Ebenezer Baptist Church - Atlanta National Historic Landmark where the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. preached his first sermon, was co-pastor from 1960 to 1968, and where his funeral was held.
  • Stone Mountain Park - Atlanta 3300 acres of "Family Fun in the Great Outdoors". Wide range of attractions and activities for the entire family.
  • Atlanta History Center - Atlanta Museum collection that includes thousands of items that tell the story of Atlanta, The state of Georgia, and the South. Explore the stories of both Confederate and Federal soldiers, along with the heartache and hope of loved ones at home, from the beginnings of the crisis through the time of rebuilding.
  • Six Flags Over Georgia - Atlanta Extreme thrill rides as well as more tame rides for the entire family. Park is themed with DC comic heroes and WB characters.
  • Port Columbus National Civil War Naval Museum - Columbus Features exhibits dealing with the Civil War at sea. Remains of two original Civil War Confederate Navy ships anchor the displays along with full sized reconstructions of parts of three other famous ships including the USS Monitor. Visitors get to enter a full sized ironclad ship and experience a combat scene from the inside, the nations only Civil War ironclad combat simulator.
  • Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill The park is the home of the best preserved earthwork fortification of the Confederacy. The sand and mud earthworks were attacked seven times by Union ironclads, but did not fall until captured in 1864 by Gen. William T. Sherman during his infamous March to the Sea.