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Cities Outside Atlanta

Below are a list of cities within Georgia that we are following:

Places to Visit in Georgia

Acworth, GA

Acworth is a city in northern Cobb County along Lake Allatoona. Known as "the Lake City" for its relationship to Alatoona. Lake Allatoona is a man-made lake built in the late 1940s by the US Corps of Engineers and offers a lot of camping and boating venues. [click here for more]

Athens, GA

Long known as the home to the University of Georgia, Athens hit the national stage in 1977 when the B-52's kick-started Athens' now-legendary alt-music legacy. Athens has a great brewery scene with Creative Comforts and Terrapin Brewing calling Athens home. Lots to do in a small city. [click here for more]

Augusta, GA

One of Georgia's oldest cities, Augusta is the home of James Brown and also of the Master's Golf Tournament. The city has a riverwalk shopping/tourist area along the Savannah River just across the river from South Carolina. Lots of history in this sleepy Southern city. [click here for more]

Blue Ridge, GA

Blue Ridge is a town in North Georgia near the Tennessee border. The town is a winner of multiple Best of Awards for its mountain views, hospitality and arts. About a 90 minute drive from downtown Atlanta. [click here for more]

Carrollton, GA

Carrollton, GA is home to the University of West Georgia and West Georgia Technical College and is located about 45 miles west of Atlanta near the Alabama state line. Little Naz X attended the Univ of West GA prior to his big hit Old Town Road and Zac Brown was a UWG grad in '97. The town gets smoe attention for movie sets due to its southern architecture in the town and surrounding area. [click here for more]

Columbus, GA

Columbus is Georgia's 3rd largest city with a very strong sense of civic pride, old-school philantropy and lots of things to. Atlantans likely know Columbus for its whitewater rafting course just off downtown. Home to Columbus State University and some interesting museums and galleries. Columbus is just up the road from Fort Benning, GA. [click here for more]

Cumberland Island, GA

With rapid construction overtaking Atlanta’s already jammed streets, there’s no better way to escape than to cruise down to CUMBERLAND ISLAND. It’s Georgia’s biggest barrier island, and it can only be reached by ferry, making it a subtropical oasis for a plethora of animals, including egrets, pelicans and wild horses. Walk along the secluded beach, with its backdrop of smooth, white dunes, and you might catch a glimpse of loggerhead turtles layin... [click here for more]

Dahlonega, GA

Website: Site of the first major U.S. Gold Rush and the Heart of Georgia Wine Country, Dahlonega offers an authentic, mountain getaway only an hour north of Atlanta. Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Dahlonega offers expansive mountain vistas, roaring waterfalls and bubbling streams, postcard-worthy wineries, and an abundance of entertainment. [click here for more]

Dalton, GA

Dalton is America's carpet and flooring workshop. It is home to over 150 floor-covering manufacturers, primarily those producing carpet, rugs, and vinyl flooring. Dalton is home to Dalton Brewing Company and a moonshiner called Dalton Distillery. The city is also home to Dalton State College. [click here for more]

Dillard, GA

Website: Less than 100 miles from Atlanta, Greenville and Asheville – Dillard makes escaping the ordinary extraordinary! As the gateway to the Great Smokey Mountains, outdoor adventure abounds with white water rafting, horseback riding and zip lining. It’s all right here! If you enjoy camping, hiking, fishing – we are home to three awesome state parks and 148,000 acres of National Forest. [click here for more]

Gainesville, GA

Gainesville, GA is mostly known for its poultry plants. It is a major producer of chickens for global export and tied into a vast network of rails to the Port of Savannah. Gainesville is also known for being the dominant city on Lake Lanier. There is more of an arts, food scene than you might expect. [click here for more]

Helen, GA

Helen is a Swiss style "Alpine" town in Northwest Georgia. Helen bills itself as "the charm of Bavaria, in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains." [click here for more]

Macon, GA

Macon, GA is the spiritual home of Southern Rock with Capricorn Records operating out of the City in the 1960s and 1970s. The Allman Brothers made it their home when they blew up in the 1970s. Otis Redding, Little Richard and others came from here. Robins Air Force base is nearby and Mercer, Wesleyan and Middle Georgia Colleges are in Macon. [click here for more]

Sapelo Island, GA

Who wouldn't want to visit a village called Hog Hammock? Sapelo Island ranks as one of the state's most historically significant and downright interesting places for two reasons: It's home to a thriving community of descendants of the Gullah-Geechee culture of coastal Georgia and South Carolina; and it's the site of the Reynolds Mansion, a Gilded Age estate last owned by tobacco mogul R.J. Reynolds. The island itself, accessible only by ferry or ... [click here for more]

Savannah, GA

City of Savannah website: This lovely, haunted hamlet inspired by the Old World and founded on Enlightenment principles has something for absolutely everyone. Wander through almost 300 years of history in a city that was designed to be pedestrian-friendly. Explore our fair city on your own or choose from award-winning tours that will inform, entertain, and surprise you. And don’t forget that “Savannah’s Beach,” the amazing Tybee Island, is just a... [click here for more]

Tybee Island, GA

Snobbish Atlantans turn up their noses at the mention of our metropolis’s closest beach, TYBEE ISLAND. They think it’s cheesy, trashy or dull. They’re missing out. Sure, some of the development on the way to the water leaves something to be desired, but the beach and water at Tybee are quite nice. And the little boardwalk is a gem, a quaint, smaller version of the old famed boardwalks in beach towns between Virginia and New York. Best of all, Tyb... [click here for more]

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