The attractions listed below are provided as a reference point for the benefit
of our residents. The list is not comprehensive and the Office of Residence
Life & Housing does not endorse or promote the listed businesses or institutions.
On a ridge known as the Amicalola Mountain there is a body of water. Along
the western slope the river runs, until it tumbles and drops off ledges at
end of the Appalachians creating beautiful waterfalls. The winter and early
spring are the best time to view the falls, although they are impressive
Explore a botanical garden and find a collection of plants, roses, herbs,
hydrangeas, dwarf conifers, ornamental grasses, begonias, and much more.
Visit the Dorothy
Chapman Fuqua Conservatory, home of rare and endangered plants, and look
inside the Desert House and the Children’s Garden. The Botanical Garden
in the northwest corner of Piedmont Park.
The Beach at Clayton County International Park in Jonesboro, Georgia offers
a variety of recreational activities all year long. The Beach offers a
and concert facility and provides acres of fishing lakes, picnic areas,
and bike trails.
Discover a unique destination nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville,
North Carolina, where a 250-room French Chateau filled with art and antiques
is surrounded by spectacular gardens. Explore 8,000 acres that include
dining, shopping, and lodging all at the Biltmore Estate.
All Aboard! Ride the vintage passenger cars along the Toccoa River from
the Blue Ridge to McCaysville and back. Enjoy the spectacular views
as you travel
scenic valleys and forests of hardwood and pine.
Located just a short drive south of Atlanta is a beautiful retreat
with something for everyone, including a very unique butterfly house
provides a natural
and safe habitat for butterfly species from all over the world. In
addition there is a beach and endless opportunities for nature interactions
Located in the Smoky Mountains, Cataloochee Ski Area is where great
skiing and snowboarding adventures begin. The slopes of Cataloochee
some of the
most welcoming and challenging terrain in the Southeast. Cataloochee
is located above Maggie Valley, NC.
This 16th century French-style chateau surrounded by 200 acres
of lush vineyards now overlooks a world-class resort. Take a
take part of a wine tasting, and more. Explore a taste of the
The Chattahoochee Nature Center offers fun, educational programs
for children, adults, and families. It is just minutes away
the beautiful Chattahoochee River.
Touch the beauty of the mountains in Cleveland Tennessee. Here
you feel the rush of the Ocoee River or the serenity of the
Hiwassee. This is
for a historic hike, riding a bike, enjoying a nature garden,
Take a guided behind-the-scenes tour of CNN, the world’s
news leader. Learn the history of CNN, see a recreation
of the main
room, make a video
reading the top stories, and much more.
Located 110 miles north of Atlanta, Helen offers a glimpse
into the North Georgia Mountains. There are many shops
numerous things to
do in Helen while
enjoying the beautiful surroundings.
Located 60 miles north of Atlanta, Lake Lanier provides
a scenic getaway for everyone where you can relax,
and participate in many other
events in the surrounding area.
The Little White House was the home of Franklin D.
Roosevelt for many of the years of his Presidency.
Because of his
his legs and found the warm springs in this part
of the country to help him greatly. Many important political
the Little White
House. The Museum on site is to commemorate him and
he did during his presidency for the country and
for other victims of
Have you dreamed of soaring in the sky? Lookout
Mountain Hang Gliding can make it a reality. “Live
When you visit the Tanger Outlet Stores, you buy
directly from brand name manufacturer and designer
merchandise at discounted
Panola Mountain State Conservation Park shelters
rare plants and animals. Visitors may explore
their own or
they may join
for nature programs
and guided hikes. This 760-acre park, situated
less than 20 miles from Atlanta, is ideal for
Georgia’s largest amusement park, Six Flags
over Georgia boasts over nine major roller
to water rides
“Blue Mountains. Cool Rivers. Fast Rapids.
Friends and Family. Life Long Memories.”
Chattooga River or the
from rafting to canoe and kayak clinics
to rope seminars.
Celebrate the South all year long. The
park offers a Laser Show Spectacular,
ride on the
and much more.
Located in the heart of the city, Underground
Atlanta offers a wide variety of restaurants,
Underground Atlanta also sponsors a
number of special events throughout
White Water Park is a great place
for people of all ages to cool off
days. It houses
well as larger
rides for adults.
Stroll along a 6 mile-long trail
on 24 wooded acres and encounter
animals indigenous to
the state of Georgia.
bunnies, buffalo, sheep, kid
goats, black bears and newborn
animals are waiting to be fed,
admired, and petted.
“Sharing the joy and wonder
of wildlife.” Zoo Atlanta is
home of nearly
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