30 Amazing Adventures in Georgia

Georgia is home to endless adventure.

By: Explore Georgia
September 22, 2016

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Rushing waterfalls, rolling hills, island backcountry getaways, and epic sunsets are just the beginning of the adventures to be found in Georgia. Bring the whole family out for a camping trip or spend the day paddling solo on the tranquil rivers and lakes across the state. The hardest part about exploring Georgia is probably knowing where to begin. That's where we come in. Check out 30 of our favorite adventures in the Peach State and prepare for your next weekend in the Great Outdoors.

1. Explore Driftwood Beach on Jekyll Island


Photo: Cameron Cech

2. Hike Cloudland Canyon’s Waterfall Trail


Photo: Alan Maxcy

3. Hike to the Brasstown Bald Peak


Photo: Jason Clemmons

4. Backpack the Parallel Trail to Yankee Paradise Campground


Photo: Emily Lester

5. Hike Blood Mountain


Photo: Rob Giersch

6. Hike and Climb to Yonah Mountain


Photo: Cole Christiansen

7. Paddle Banks Lake


Photo: Josha Krehbiel

8. Hike to Blue Hole and High Shoals Creek Falls


Photo: Tiffany Lachner

9. Climb the Stairs to Amicalola Falls


Photo: Matthew Ady

10. Hike and Camp the Big Poplar Loop, F.D. Roosevelt SP


Photo: Clare Healey

11. Hike the Indian Seats Trail


Photo: Alan Maxcy

12. Hike the White Loop at Sweetwater Creek


Photo: Alan Maxcy

13. Explore Toccoa Falls


Photo: Kelley Le

14. Stargaze at Deerlick Astronomy Village


Photo: Mark Friedman

15. Camp at Cloudland Canyon State Park


Photo: Clare Healey

16. Hike along Sope Creek


Photo: Rob Giersch

17. Hike Arabia Mountain


Photo: Rob Giersch

18. Camp on Cumberland Island


Photo: Collin Enstad

19. Explore Lula Lake Land Trust


Photo: Clare Healey

20. Hike to Hurricane Falls, Tallulah Gorge SP


Photo: Matthew Koehnemann

21. Hike Pine Mountain


Photo: Nick Tort

22. Hike the West Rim Trail to Cherokee Falls


Photo: Clare Healey

23. Hike to Raven Cliff Falls


Photo: Tiffany Lachner

24. Hike the Canyon Loop in Providence Canyon


Photo: Seth Berry

25. Kayak Betty’s Branch


Photo: Matt Van Swol

26. Hike and Swim at Red Top Mountain


Photo: Jeremy Cournyea

27. Hike to Anna Ruby Falls


Photo: Matthew Koehnemann

28. Hike and Swim at High Falls State Park


Photo: Kelley Le

29. Camp at Stafford Beach on Cumberland Island


Photo: Emily Lester

30. Mountain Bike Bear Creek


Photo: Rob Giersch

Discover incredible adventures and more at Explore Georgia.

Cover photo: Alan Maxcy

Please respect the places you find on The Outbound.

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures. Be aware of local regulations and don't damage these amazing places for the sake of a photograph.