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You Can Kayak Through An 'Enchanted Forest' For Free At This Spot In Georgia

Paddle away from the responsibilities 🛶

When the weather is cozy and the air crisp, you know it's time to get out and explore the great outdoors. One of these adventures should include kayaking in Georgia at Banks Lake National Wildlife Refuge. Because not only is this place beautiful — it's free to visit. 

Banks Lake National Wildlife Refuge is tucked away in the wetlands of Lakeland and is a true local hidden gem. For your first kayaking journey of the season, you might want to head to this magical spot.

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You Can Visit A Massive 300-Year-Old Tree In Georgia & It's Serious Whomping Willow Vibes

A Georgia natural wonder 🌳

Georgia has so many hidden gems, natural wonders, and places you need to visit at least once in your lifetime. From the top of the state to the bottom and everywhere in between, there's something to be discovered and seen no matter where you go. The Big Oak at this Georgia park is one of those must-see spots, and it resembles the Whomping Willow that's seen in the Harry Potter movies. 

The Big Oak in Thomasville, Georgia is the sweeping tree you need to see at least once in your lifetime. It was first planted in 1685, growing from a tiny acorn into a now ginormous beast with limbs going in every direction. 

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7 Things To Do Near Savannah This Weekend If You Need A Big Ole BFF Day

Time to unwind with your favorite people 🏝

Sitting on the couch and binging Hulu or Netflix is fun most of the time — until you get tired of the same routine, that is. Spending a weekend in nature or in a new city with your besties could be fun and help you create new memories. There are plenty of places to explore near Savannah that are less than three hours away and perfect for a day trip with your favorite peeps. 

The nice thing about Savannah is that it's close to the beach, many nature preserves, and treasure troves of amazing restaurants and bars — and each experience can be made even better when your friends are along for the ride.

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This Spooky Trolley Tour Will Take You To Savannah's Most Haunting Spots

Can you handle this spine-chilling tour? 👻

August is almost over, which means that the spooky season is right around the corner. Once the temperatures start to drop, the pumpkin decorations make their debut and people start crafting that picture-perfect Pinterest board full of Halloween costume ideas. One way to really get in the spirit is to visit the one of the most haunted cities in Georgia, Savannah, and take a tour through some of the most active ghost spots.

Ghosts & Gravestones tour in Savannah, Georgia runs all year round, but it's extra scary when the Halloween season rolls around.

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You Can Camp Under The Milky Way At This Ultra-Dark Park In Georgia

All you need is a tent, some snacks and a whole lot of blankets. ⛺🌌🤩

Georgia has dozens of state parks that you can explore for an affordable price and some pretty amazing views. Not only are the landscapes beautiful, but you can get some pretty stellar night-sky views. Stephen C. Foster State Park is one of these spots and you can even camp for cheap, too.

Stephen C. Foster State Park is located in Fargo, Georgia in the Okefenokee Swamp and just waiting for you to discover it.

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This Hidden Arcade Bar In Georgia Will Revive Your Inner 90s Kid

Order a jalapeño popper hot dog while you're there, you won't regret it!

Hidden bars and speakeasies around your city are not only fun to visit and experience for a night, but they're fun to find. Savannah, Georgia has every bar you could imagine and each has something different to offer. This one Savannah arcade bar will take you back to when you were a kid and bring out your inner 90s star when you step foot inside.

The Portal Arcade, Cafe, and Bar on Broughton Street in Downtown Savanna is a little hole in the wall joint that could easily be missed if you're not looking for it.

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