5 Adventures To Help You Beat The Georgia Heat This Summer

Stay cool.

Summer in the Peach State can be a scorcher. Even the most adventurous can be tempted to stay inside, turn up the A/C, and hide from the heat and humidity. There’s no need to avoid getting outside if you know where to go. That’s where we come in. These 5 adventures across the state come with nature’s A/C...good ole fashioned swimming. Whether you prefer a swimming hole at the base of a beautiful waterfall or the sandy beaches along the Georgia coast, choose any of these 5 adventures to beat the heat and stay cool this summer.

1. Hike and Swim at High Falls State Park

Photo: Kelley Le

2. Hike to Raven Cliff Falls

Photo: Tiffany Lachner

3. Hike and Swim at Red Top Mountain

Photo: Jeremy Cournyea

4. Hike to Blue Shoals and High Shoals Creek Falls

Photo: Tiffany Lachner

5. Explore Driftwood Beach on Jekyll Island

Photo: Cameron Cech

Find more amazing things to do in Georgia this summer at Explore Georgia.

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