It's about that time where there's dew on the grass in the mornings and windows are being open to let the cool air in. It's the perfect time to finally go outside and explore and enjoy the nice Georgia weather. To really take in the new season, you can experience fall foliage in Georgia with these fun fall adventures.
Getting your fall bucket list together is one of the most fun activities, and these six locations are a total must to put on your list.
To get your adventure started, follow this map around the state to a few destinations that are affordable, or spots you can split a price with between your besties to save some major cash.
Take A Ride On The Blue Ridge Scenic Railway
When: September 24 through October 8
Address: 241 Depot St., Blue Ridge, GA
Why You Need To Go: This train ride will go through the North Georgia mountains and into a few small Tennessee mountain towns. You can sit in the open-air cart to feel the fall breeze and get the best views of the fall foliage covered valleys.
Go Glamping At Unicoi State Park
Address: 1788 Hwy. 356, Helen, GA
Why You Need To Go: These barrel cabins are settled right in the middle of this state park and next to the huge Lake Unicoi. You can hike around to see sweeping views of colorful leaves and mountain views.
Take A Hike At Red Top Mountain State Park
Price: $5 for parking
Address: 50 Lodge Rd SE, Acworth, GA
Why You Need To Go: The easiest and best way to see incredible fall foliage views is to get outside. This park is best known for its 12,000-acre lake where you can swim and kayak with gorgeous mountain views.
Head To Helen, Georgia
Address: Helen, GA
Why You Need To Go: You an attend Oktoberfest and enjoy huge beers and delicious food while exploring around this German-inspired town. There are plenty of hikes, waterfalls, and activities that you can explore and do while you're here.
Drive On Russell-Brasstown Scenic Byway
Address: GA Hwy's 17/75, 180, 348 and 75 ALT, Blairsville GA
Why You Need To Go: This road is 40.6 miles, so you can spend all day with the windows down, blaring music, and rounding mountain corners. You can stop at various overlooks as well to observe some scenic views.
Go Apple Picking At B.J. Reece Orchards
Address: 9131 Hwy. 52 E, Ellijay, GA
Why You Need To Go: This apple orchard is not only a U-pick farm, but you'll also have a dreamy mountain top background as you explore around the property.
Happy fall adventuring!
Before you get going, check our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your trip.