7 Perfect Spots to Catch a Georgia Sunset

Georgia sunsets are tough to beat.

There really is no better way to spend the final moments of the day than relaxing outside with people you love and taking in the sunset. For you photographers looking to shoot all the beauty that Georgia has to offer, golden hour makes for some of the best shots. For the rest of you - whether you're hiking, kayaking, or just chillin' at your favorite local spot - catching the sunset is a great excuse to spend the end of your day outside instead of in front of a screen. Check out some of our favorite sunset spots across the state and make plans to end your days outside. 

1. Hike to the Brasstown Bald Peak


Photo: Jason Clemmons

2. Paddle to Minnie’s Lake


Photo: Christian Murillo

3. Photograph a Sunset at West Dam


Photo: Matt Van Swol

4. Watch the Sunset at Cherokee Lake


Photo: Brandyn Murray

5. Hike and Climb to Yonah Mountain


Photo: Cole Christiansen

6. Kayak Betty’s Branch


Photo: Matt Van Swol

7. Hike to Hurricane Falls, Tallulah Gorge SP


Photo: Matthew Koehnemann

8. Explore Driftwood Beach on Jekyll Island


Photo: Cameron Cech

9. Camp at Stafford Beach on Cumberland Island


Photo: Emily Lester

10. Ramble along the Augusta River Walk


Photo: Matt Van Swol

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Photo: Christian Murillo

Published: January 17, 2017

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