#72 best destination in the world

High Museum of Art, Atlanta

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Best time to travel: March-May
Ease of travel: Easy
Cost ($-$$-$$$): $

  • Museum with a permanent collection that includes more than 18,000 artworks across seven collecting areas: African art, American art, decorative arts and design, European art, folk and self-taught art, modern and contemporary art, and photography
  • Highlights of the collection include works by Claude Monet

Forsyth Park, Savannah

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Best time to travel: March-July
Walk difficulty: Easy
Ease of travel: Easy
Cost ($-$$-$$$): $

  • Large city park in the historic district of Savannah
  • It contains walking paths, a Fragrant Garden for the blind, a large fountain, and occasional concerts

Driftwood Beach, Jekyll Island

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Best time to travel: Jan-May, Dec
Ease of travel: Easy
Cost ($-$$-$$$): $

  • Picturesque beach on Jekyll Island’s north end featuring numerous driftwood trees

National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Atlanta

Best time to travel: March-May
Ease of travel: Easy
Cost ($-$$-$$$): $

  • Museum dedicated to the achievements of the civil rights movement in the United States and the broader worldwide human rights movement
  • The museum is located in Atlanta, and opened to the public in 2014

Six Flags Over Georgia, Austell

Best time to travel: April-June, Sept
Ease of travel: Easy
Cost ($-$$-$$$): $

  • Theme park located in Austell, opened in 1967, it is the second park in the Six Flags chain following the original Six Flags Over Texas
  • As with other Six Flags parks, it features themes from the Warner Bros. Entertainment library, including characters from Looney Tunes and DC Comics

World of Coca-Cola, Atlanta

Best time to travel: March-May
Ease of travel: Easy
Cost ($-$$-$$$): $

  • Museum located in Atlanta, showcasing the history of the Coca-Cola Company, opened to the public in 2007
  • The museum features exhibits about the secret formula of Coca-Cola, and allows visitors to taste 60 different flavors from around the world

Atlanta Botanical Garden

Best time to travel: March-May
Walk difficulty: Easy
Ease of travel: Easy
Cost ($-$$-$$$): $

  • Botanical garden composed of a number of smaller themed gardens
  • Near the entrance are formal gardens, such as the Japanese garden and the rose garden. Two woodland areas, the 5 acre Upper Woodland and the 10 acre Storza Woods feature large trees and shade-loving flowers and undergrowth
  • The Children’s Garden features whimsical sculptures, fountains, and interpretive exhibits on botany, ecology, and nutrition