The end of the sunshine season is quickly approaching, but that just means you have to get a move on to check off those summer bucket trips. The Peach State is the perfect place to do just that with all of its natural beauty and adventurous destinations. These picture-perfect spots in Georgia are sure to offer exciting views and make your entire Instagram feed jealous in the process.

When it comes to roadside attractions, hidden gems, and beautiful nature spots worth exploring, Georgia is definitely one of the places to go.

No matter what you're looking for, it's sure to have something for you. From elaborate art displays to wild horses and island ruins, these spots aren't likely to disappoint.

These six locations are not only fun to visit, but they're also stunning to look at. Your photos will have every opportunity to look like something to come straight out of the pages of a magazine.

Even better, most of these destinations are super cheap, costing between only a few bucks and $20. Get ready for some affordable adventures that'll make the end of your summer the best time of your life β€” and leave with tons of photos to boot.

Providence Canyon

Price: $5 for parking 

Address: 8930 Canyon Rd., Lumpkin, GA

Why You Need To Go: Take a trip down south to Georgia's "Little Grand Canyon" to get a taste of what it's like to hike the actual Grand Canyon. Not to mention, the photos here turn out amazing.  

Lookout Mountain 

Price: $12.95+ depending on which ticket package you select

Address: 1400 Patten Rd., Lookout Mountain, GA

Why You Need To Go: A visit to Lookout Mountain includes crossing a giant and terrifying swinging bridge, going through a fairytale cavern, seeing seven states from one viewpoint, observing a ginormous waterfall, and ending the journey with a meal on top of the mountain.


Exploring the ATL Beltline

Price: Free

Address: Map PDF free for download

Why You Need To Go: The Beltline connects all the great neighborhoods together in central ATL. You can take a walk down it to view amazing mural paintings and even find tiny doors throughout the way.


The Tree Tunnels at Wormsloe

Price: Free, $10 to tour the property 

Address: 7601 Skidaway Road Savannah, GA 

Why You Need To Go: This property is one of the oldest in Savannah and the tunnel of oak trees welcomes each guest. It's a beautiful spot just to stop and look at, or you can pay to drive down it as well as explore the entire house and land it sits on.


Pasaquan 

Price: $10 suggested donation

Address: 238 Eddie Martin Rd., Buena Vista, GA 

Why You Need To Go: This psychedelic wonderland combines colorful structures and various cultures all into one. Your creative mind will open as soon as you step foot into this magical place.


Cumberland Island 

Price: $10 for a week pass; $30 round-trip ferry fee.

Address: 113 West St. Marys Street, St. Marys, GA to get on the ferry.

Why You Need To Go: This secluded spot can only be accessed by boat, or you can take the ferry. It's known for its wild horses roaming freely through the island, as well as the trails that lead to beautiful ancient ruins and expanses of beach.


Which spot will you cross off your bucket list first?


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.

 

 


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