Scenic Driving Georgia  by Donald W. Pfitzer & LeRoy Powell

Scenic Driving Georgia Guide Book

by Donald W. Pfitzer & LeRoy Powell (Falcon Guides)
Scenic Driving Georgia  by Donald W. Pfitzer & LeRoy Powell
This guide covers 29 spectacular drives through the "Jewel of the South." Savor Georgia's beautiful landscapes from its Coastal Plain to Chattahoochee National Forest and the North Georgia mountains. Scenic Driving Georgia provides comprehensive route descriptions, including travel information on camping, services, best seasons, special attractions, and historical points of interest. Detailed maps and photos complement each drive description.

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Trails from the "Scenic Driving Georgia" Guide Book
Displaying trails 20 of 29.

Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 29.

Beginning at the Fall Line near Augusta, this drive traverses the Piedmont region and its small farms and forested areas. The area is steeped in history, from the Augusta Canal to the Robert Toombs Ho ...
Lincolnton, GA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 25
This is a 65-mile drive in the southwestern corner of the state. If you travel from south to north, you go from the very flat part of the Coastal Plain around Bainbridge into the red hills and sand hi ...
Blakely, GA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 65
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Beginning at Ellijay, this drive encircles scenic Carters Lake and leads through the steep ridges and narrow valleys at the southern end of the higher Blue Ridge Mountains. You can visit the powerhous ...
Ellijay, GA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 50
This drive follows the highway for about 50 miles passing across the wide valley of the Coosa River. It begins at Cedartown, passes through Cave Spring, and ends at Summerville. Special attractions: ...
Cave Spring, GA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 50
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This is a 50-mile drive through the Ridge and Valley area in the northwest corner of the state. It begins at Rocky Face and leads to Tunnel Hill, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, and Chattanooga. Follow ...
Chickamauga, GA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 50
A 75-mile drive that takes you from Chatsworth along the edge of the Cohutta Wilderness Area, by the Conasauga Lake Recreation Area and campground in the Chattahoochee National Forest, and to Fort Mou ...
Chatsworth, GA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 75
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A 68-mile drive on good secondary roads leaves Columbus and travels south through the forested part of Fort Benning Military Reservation, past the little towns of Louvale and Omaha, to the Chattahooch ...
Columbus, GA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 68
For 60 miles, this drive follows the highway from Covington to Crawfordville. The Interstate now carries the heavy traffic between Atlanta and Augusta, making the older U.S. highway less busy, so you ...
Greensboro, GA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 60
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On this drive, you travel between two important watersheds in Georgia, the Oconee River and the Ocmulgee River—typical Piedmont country with its scattered farmland and forests. The drive crosses porti ...
Eatonton, GA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 150
As you travel this route of about 65 miles along the colonial coast of Georgia, you will pass through a long history of human activity from that of the earliest American Indians to our society’s moder ...
Darien, GA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 65
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For 105 miles, this drive travels over paved rural roads through small towns and on four-lane divided highways with views of the ridges and mountains of north Georgia. You ride through foothills to th ...
Tate, GA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 105
The 35-mile drive begins at Elberton, the heart of granite quarrying, and continues past the Georgia Guidestones, 20-foot high granite monoliths, espousing the conservation of mankind. Paralleling the ...
Hartwell, GA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 35
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A drive through the upper foothills of North Georgia, through the pleasant town of Clarkesville, following the Soque River to Burton Lake, and down the Tallulah River Valley and Georgia Power Company ...
Clarkesville, GA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 45
This drive covers about 50 miles; it explores the history of gold in Georgia, the heart of the southern Blue Ridge, and another type of gold in the famous Cabbage Patch Dolls at Babyland General Hospi ...
Dahlonega, GA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 50
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This drive follows the Ocmulgee River to Lumber City before it joins the Oconee River to become the largest river in the state, the Altamaha River. Cotton, corn, tobacco, and other crops grow in broad ...
Hawkinsville, GA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 85
This 50-mile drive is a typical north Georgia mountain drive that encompasses both the flavor of the Bavarian-style village of Helen and the natural beauty of the mountains in the Chattahoochee Nation ...
Helen, GA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 50
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This 150-mile drive makes an open loop to the east from Macon to Sandersville, returning to the highway about 30 miles north of Macon. You follow just south of the Fall Line at the edge of the Upper C ...
Sandersville, GA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 150
From the edge of the Piedmont to the Ridge and Valley sections of the state, this 61-mile drive leads through the floodplain of the Etowah River, by the Etowah Mounds, through battlegrounds of the Civ ...
Calhoun, GA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 61
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This 128-mile loop drive takes you into the very northwest corner of the state into the Cumberland Plateau’s sandstone bluffs and wide valleys. From LaFayette, at the western edge of the Ridge and Val ...
Lafayette, GA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 128
From McRae to Vidalia, Lyons, and Reidsville, you are in the Coastal Plain. After you cross the lower end of Oconee River, large farms and pecan groves are broken only by areas of forest, where it is ...
Vidalia, GA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 55
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