Things To Do in Georgia

Georgia Spotlights

Cloudland Canyon State Park

Cloudland Canyon State ParkLocated in Rising Fawn 15 miles west of LaFayette near the Alabama and Tennessee borders. The park straddles a deep gorge and is one of the most scenic parks in the state. The most spectacular view into the canyon is an easy walk from the picnic area but there are other great hiking trails to explore the rim or the canyon floor. The Waterfalls Trail takes you to 2 of the most beautiful waterfalls in the state. Overnight camping is available in yurts, cottages, campgrounds or tent sites. There is an onsite outfitter that offers guided hikes and cave tours. Reservations are required. Other activities at the park include disc golf, picnicking, geocaching, biking, tennis, and fishing.

Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum

Texas Steam LocomotiveLocated in Atlanta. The Cyclorama painting is 42 feet tall, is 358 feet in circumference, covers 15, 030 square feet and is said to be the largest painting in the world. It portrays the Battle of Atlanta that was fought on July 22, 1864 during the American Civil War. Artifacts from the war are displayed on two floors and include uniforms, weapons, and photographs. The steam locomotive Texas is also on display here.