Georgia’s borders encompass very diverse and beautiful landscapes that offer a variety of eco-friendly outdoor adventures for everyone.
Exciting outdoor adventures like: hiking, hang-gliding, mountain biking, horseback riding and white-water kayaking are all within a short driving distance from Atlanta.
Georgia has 45 state parks, three state historic parks and 15 historic sites, stretching from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Atlantic Coast. The state has a variety of geographic areas: The coastal Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge is one of the oldest freshwater areas in the country as well as a famous swamp in the southern part of the State.
North Georgia hosts the starting point of the famous Appalachian Trail, one of the longest hiking trails in the world, leading its way up to Maine, with approximately 2,184 miles (3,515 km).
The first ‘major’ PGA golf tournament each year in the U.S., The Masters, is hosted in Augusta, GA. This tournament is one of the most prestigious in the sport. In addition Georgia has more than 400 golf courses and due to its mild climate golfers can play year round.