Top Things to Do In Georgia: Summer 2016

Georgia is brimming with wonderful events and attractions for people of all ages. Whatever interests you, there are bound to be plenty of opportunities to fill your summer with fun activities around the state.

Here are our top picks for things to do in Georgia this summer 2016:

Outdoor Activities

Cloudland Canyon Waterfall, Rising Fawn, Georgia

Atlanta Botanical Garden

The Atlanta Botanical Garden is full of gorgeous plant collections, sculptures and art that blend natural beauty with manmade works. There are also concerts and events that are held at regular intervals at the gardens.

Centennial Olympic Park

Centennial Olympic Park is a beautiful public park situated in downtown Atlanta. There are plenty of summer events and family-friendly activities to check out.

Cloudland Canyon

Cloudland Canyon State Park is a breathtaking area in Rising Fawn, Georgia. Visitors enjoy hiking along the rim and base of the canyon, cave exploration, camping and waterfall watching.

Turner Field  

Bring the family to a Braves game at the Turner Field. Turner Field is the perfect place to enjoy an old American pastime with family and friends.

Savannah Historic District

Savannah is a coastal city with a wholly unique charm. The Spanish moss that drapes from the trees, the cobblestone streets and the old architecture come together to make the Savannah Historic District feel like a magical place. Enjoy the world class restaurants, shops, and ghost tours, or stop by the beach for some summer swimming!

Six Flags Over Georgia

Thrill seekers will enjoy the rides and events at Six Flags Over Georgia, located in Cobb County. Also consider the adjacent water park to cool off during the hot summer days.

Stone Mountain

Visit Stone Mountain Park to admire the massive sculpture in the side of Stone Mountain, and to enjoy the summer festivals, events, food and shops the park has to offer.

Zoo Atlanta

Be inspired by the wildlife at Zoo Atlanta. Check out the Zoo’s various events, shows and tours to get the most out of your visit.

Indoor Activities

Whale Shark at the Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta, GA

Fox Theatre

If you’re looking to escape the heat and enjoy a concert, play or Broadway production, the Fox Theater is Atlanta’s premier performing arts venue. Take a look at upcoming shows and plan a trip!

Georgia Aquarium

Georgia boasts the largest aquarium in the Western Hemisphere! Take trip to Atlanta to see tens of thousands of sea creatures, including a rare chance to see two beautiful whale sharks.

High Museum of Art

Take in some culture on a rainy day at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. Enjoy the museum’s collection, or stop by for various talks, events, tours and exhibitions.

World of Coca Cola

The Coca Cola Company is based in Atlanta, Georgia, and has a long and fascinating history. Check out the World of Coke museum to learn about the company, its culture, and to sample 100+ sodas from all around the world.

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