Georgia Highway Attractions

Georgia highways offer some of the best on the road experiences when planning to take your new or used Chevy, Buick, GMC or Cadillac for a spin. Along with the visual scenery during the fall with the changing leaves and colorful flowers in the spring, Georgia highways have an abundance of interesting stops along the way from north to south and east to west.

Along SR 400, consider the John Ripley Forbes Big Trees Forest Preserve in Sandy Springs, canoeing on the Chattahoochee River, Sandy Spring and Roswell Arts Trail, or shopping at the Farmers Market in Alpharetta and another market up the road in Cummings.

For relaxation, visit Lake Sydney Lanier for hiking, canoeing, boating and fishing. To enjoy a sampling of delicious wine, tours and events, visit Montaluce Winery Estates, Three Sisters Vineyards & Winery and Frogtown Cellars Vineyards Winery located in Dahlonega. Enjoy exceptional views of the Blue Ridge Mountains along with hiking, festivals and miles of scenic highway in Dawsonville and the Amicalola Falls State Park with its romantic lodge and cascading waterfalls.

Access GA Hwy 75 and you’ll be on your way to the quaint Alpine village of Helen. Plenty of entertainment in the village with shopping and dining and in the surrounding area with state parks, water parks, waterfalls and miles of hiking trails.

Traveling west along Interstate 20 and Highway 402 has its own major attraction to offer. For a full day of excitement, adventure, breath-taking thrill rides and something for everyone of all ages, plan a road trip to Six Flags.

Another major attraction to the east on Highway 78 is Stone Mountain Park. Take the lift to the top of the mountain, or be adventurous and take the walking trail. Ride the scenic railroad, enjoy entertainment and recreation all year long with golf, hiking, fishing, shows, annual laser show, dining and shopping.

The southern region of Georgia is home to historic Savannah accessed via State Route 404 also known as Jim Gillis Historic Savannah Parkway and Interstate 16. Step back in time to another era as you walk the historic area, experience Civil War battlefields and visit beautifully detailed churches from past times. Stay at one of the vintage inns, relax with a horse-drawn carriage ride, and savor the flavor of fresh Savannah seafood.

No matter which highway you choose to travel, make sure your car or truck in in “good to go” condition with a service call at SouthTowne. Experts will have your car tuned up and ready for your next adventure.

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