When we think of Georgia, we instantly think of peaches and the new Justin Bieber lyrics of “I got my peaches out in Georgia…”. Turns out that Georgia is known for a lot more popular things than just these sweet, fuzzy fruits. As a popular southern vacation destination and hotspot for all things Coca-Cola, vidalia onions and pecan pies, Georgia offers the best old-school charm city while taking in the amazing sights and flavors.
We’ll tell you about Georgia’s best places to visit and what this state is really known for, and you’ll be looking for houses to rent in Columbus, GA in no time.
What Foods Came from Georgia?
Alright, so let’s get straight down to business. Georgia produces the most peaches than any other state in America, but it’s also producing the most pecans, vidalia onions and peanuts in America, too! The eastern part of Georgia actually has a small town called Vidalia, where there are fields of vidalia onions growing.
Coca-Cola is the soft drink that was invented here in 1886, and is now home to the Coca-Cola museum. Be sure to check out the museum when you visit, as there is a tasting room, and factory which allows you to see the entire bottling process of this soft drink.
This state is perfect for fun, family vacations since it has so many exciting and thrilling activities to take part in. The Georgia Aquarium is home to so many species of fish and sea life. Take a trip to Lookout Mountain for spectacular views and bring your binoculars to spot any wildlife, both high and low. There’s also Six Flags Amusement Park for the crazy, ride venturers looking for a little thrill.
Stone Mountain Park is a huge rock mountain with a monolith right in its center. It was etched in the rocks side and is a confederate memorial carving honoring Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee. There’s a trail and a scenic Skyride cable car that takes you to the summit.
Georgia has 114 total colleges with a combined total of 337,068 full-time students. Phew, that’s a lot for one state! The University of Georgia and Georgia Tech are the two schools that come to mind when you think of education here. Even though all 114 schools share their love in the same state, they are big rivals for one another in both academics and sports teams.
Covid-19 started this new gem, which brings the tastes of Georgia right to your front door for a limited time. Once Georgia is done, a new state will be offered and you can order that food to be delivered each month to try.