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Offizieller Tourismus-Werbespot für Georgia

Offizieller Tourismus-Werbespot für Georgia
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Bei einem Spaziergang über die kopfsteingepflasterten Straßen Savannahs – der ältesten Stadt Georgias mit einem der größten historischen Bezirke des Landes – erlebt ihr den authentischen Südstaaten-Charme hautnah. Entflieht dem Alltag im wunderschönen unberührten Landschaftsschutzgebiet Cumberland Island National Seashore, wo noch Wildpferde die Strände entlangziehen.

Savannah, Georgia – Das Hollywood des Südens

Rund 150 Jahre nach dem Ende des Amerikanischen Bürgerkriegs gibt es in Georgia mehr als 400 Bürgerkriegsstätten zu entdecken – von ehemaligen Schlachtfeldern und Friedhöfen über Waffenfabriken und Museen bis hin zu historischen Herrenhäusern – und zahlreiche überlieferte Geschichten.

Die 47 State Parks in Georgia bieten Abenteuermöglichkeiten in größter Vielfalt. Freunde des Wassersports können in Columbus auf dem Chattahoochee River per Floß oder Kajak den längsten städtischen Wildwasser-Parcours der Welt erkunden. Am Springer Mountain in den North Georgia Mountains liegt der Startpunkt des weltberühmten Appalachian Trail.

Nicht zuletzt ist Georgia auch durch zahlreiche TV-Serien und Filme einem weltweiten Publikum bekannt. Neben verschiedenen anderen bekannten Drehorten empfiehlt sich ein Abstecher zum Gone With the Wind Trail zwischen Jonesboro und Marietta, der euch zu den legendären Wahrzeichen aus dem Hollywood-Klassiker „Vom Winde verweht“ (1939) führt.

Georgia hat viel zu bieten und sollte auf keiner Reiseroute fehlen.

Offizieller Tourismus-Werbespot für Georgia

Offizieller Tourismus-Werbespot für Georgia
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Cabin featured in “Stranger Things” in Powder Springs, Georgia
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Georgia is a go-to filming site for many popular movie and TV show locations, including Hopper’s Cabin in “Stranger Things,” a riverboat in “Ozark” and a museum in “Black Panther.”

Wolf Mountain Vineyards in Dahlonega, Georgia
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With an ideal climate for growing several grape varieties, wineries in northern Georgia’s Wine Country are earning praise from critics and wine lovers alike.

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Walasi-Yi interpretive Center at Mountain Crossings in Blairsville, Georgia
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At its southern terminus in Georgia, the Appalachian Trail passes through its only manmade structure, the historic Walasi-Yi interpretive Center at Mountain Crossings in Blairsville.

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Orte, die ihr nicht verpassen solltet

Providence Canyon State Park in Lumpkin, Georgia
Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Providence Canyon State Park

In southwest Georgia, Providence Canyon State Park, one of Georgia’s seven natural wonders, stuns with its dramatic cliffs, deep gullies and rainbow-hued soil. Visitors will understand why its nickname is Little Grand Canyon. Although this beauty’s creation was caused by poor farming practices in the 1800s, today the park is home to more than 16 kilometers of hiking trails, campsites and stunning scenery for photographers.

Driftwood Beach on Jekyll Island, Georgia
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Driftwood Beach

Explore an otherworldly sculpture garden on the north end of Jekyll Island, one of the barrier islands along Georgia’s 160 kilometers of coastline. Driftwood Beach, the ongoing result of erosion by sand and saltwater, acts as natural playground for kids and photographers alike. The weathered oak trees are perfect for climbing, hanging a hammock or grabbing the perfect shot for Instagram. Pro tip: Be sure to check tide schedules before visiting.

The Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, Georgia
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Georgia Aquarium

Everyone’s a kid at the Georgia Aquarium, the largest aquarium in the Western Hemisphere. Visitors embark on an aquatic adventure around the world, gaining a greater understanding of ecosystems and their inhabitants. The Atlanta attraction features thousands of amazing animals, including beluga whales, whale sharks, manta rays, penguins, sea otters, dolphins and sharks. Get up-close views in seven galleries.

Train tracks passing through downtown Plains, Georgia
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Jimmy Carter National Historic Park

See key sites and buildings associated with the USA’s 39th president, Jimmy Carter, who still lives in the rural central Georgia town of Plains, where he was born and raised. The park preserves his life from boyhood to presidential candidate. See the official state school of Georgia, Plains High School, where Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter attended and graduated; the train depot that served as his presidential campaign headquarters; and the farm where he was raised.

Brasstown Bald Visitor Center and Recreation Area in Hiawassee, Georgia
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Brasstown Bald Visitor Center and Recreation Area

Journey to the highest point in Georgia, rising 1,458 meters above sea level, in the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest. Hike less than a kilometer to the top of Brasstown Bald, where an observation deck offers 360-degree views of four states – Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee – and on a clear day, the Atlanta skyline. Inside, watch a film and peruse interactive museum exhibits.

Kayaking in the Okefenokee Swamp in southern Georgia
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Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge

Get outdoors in North America's largest blackwater swamp, which is one of Georgia’s seven natural wonders along the state’s southern border. The wildlife refuge near Folkston is perfect for paddlers. Near Waycross, get closer to birds, alligators and other wildlife with train and boat tours, hikes and nature shows in Okefenokee Swamp Park. Stargazers are in for a treat at Stephen C. Foster State Park, an International Dark Sky Park on the refuge’s western edge.

National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta, Georgia
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National Center for Civil and Human Rights

The downtown Atlanta cultural attraction explores the U.S. civil rights movement in addition to today’s global human rights struggles. Its museum galleries reflect a combination of powerful imagery, compelling artifacts and poignant storytelling. In the Voice to the Voiceless Gallery, the Morehouse College Martin Luther King Jr. Collection features a rotating exhibit of the civil rights leader’s papers and personal items.

Amicalola Falls in Georgia
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Amicalola Falls

Northern Georgia is home to the USA’s third-highest waterfall east of the Mississippi River, the 222-meter Amicalola Falls. The waterfall is easily accessed, inviting picnickers and hikers alike to relax and listen the soothing sounds. The adjacent state park and lodge of the same name offer outdoor activities and overnight stays. This natural escape is just 1.5 hours north of Atlanta.

Radium Springs near Albany, Georgia
Albany Convention & Visitors Bureau

Radium Springs Gardens

Georgia’s largest natural spring pumps 265,000 liters of refreshing, 20-degree Celsius water per minute, earning its place among the Seven Natural Wonders of Georgia. This scenic park outside Albany was once home to a casino and resort. Today, it’s perfect for a stroll or a picnic.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Little White House in Warm Springs, Georgia
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Warm Springs

This bucolic destination was made famous by Franklin D. Roosevelt’s search for a polio cure in its soothing natural hot springs. Visit FDR’s Little White House, browse downtown boutique and savor traditional Southern fried chicken and homemade biscuits at the Bulloch House. Outdoor enthusiasts can hike more than 60 kilometers of trails at F.D. Roosevelt State Park, the largest in Georgia.

Heißluftballon über Asheville, North Carolina
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