The state of Georgia lying on the eastern land mass of Mississippi River has many monuments that keeps the past glories alive despite the modern era of amusement parks and entertainment centers that are also found in plenty in the state. Named after the British King George II, Georgia has beautiful zoos and natural parks and a variety of flora and fauna. Hire cheap car rentals for your holiday stay at Georgia to travel to the different tourist spots with ease.
Drive your rentals to 767 Clifton Road in North East Atlanta to reach the Fernbank Museum of Natural History in Atlanta. The museum features dinosaur fossils unearthed at various places of the world including the priceless ones from Latin regions of Patagonia and also houses displays of Argentinosaurus, Giganotosaurus and other prehistoric species.
High Museum of Art, also in North East Atlanta at 1280 Peachtree St, showcases art works from Africans, natives and modern photographic and contemporary displays in its huge spacious interiors.
If you are traveling with family, large rental vehicles offer spacious seating and will help you travel comfortably. Family vacationers can check out the Zoo Atlanta at Cherokee Avenue SE which is home to many of the Georgian species of animals, while the Kangaroo Conservation Center is home to around 300 kangaroos from eight different species.
Six Flags Amusement Parks in Atlanta is a fabulous escape from all worries as it offers a bountiful package of water theme events, concerts, festivals and much more at affordable and fairly cheap rates. Paid parking service is available for your car rentals. If you are in Georgia during the League seasons, make sure you head to the Turner Field stadium for an Atlanta Braves match.
The A.H. Stephens Historic Park is an ideal choice for a camping trip. You can also enjoy fishing and horseback riding on the park grounds. Surrounded by a forest, the park is also popular for its lakeside overnight camping spots. Lush forests, cascading waterfalls and small streams describe Black Rock Mountain state park. With a height of 3,640 feet, it is also Georgia’s highest state park. Cottages with great mountain views are available on rent here, while more primitive camping sites are also available for the traditional campers. Bird watchers can head for Florence Marina State Park where you can watch egrets, herons and bald eagles. Located adjacent to a marina, the park also offers water theme sports. The Kirbo Interpretive Center at the park houses artifacts from the prehistoric Paleo-Indian period and has an interesting display of turtles, fishes and snakes.
The travails and ordeals of the Civil War incarcerations can be best explained at the Andersonville National Historic Site. Spread over a 525 acre space, the park offers an insight into the lives of the thousands of prisoners who were imprisoned there. The site also houses the Andersonville National Cemetery where the prisoners were buried and the National Prisoner of War Museum.
Make a stop at Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Little White House that was built in 1932, when he was governor of New York before his election to the presidency. Also visit Georgia’s best-preserved historic Cherokee Indian home in Murray County. Drive your rentals to the intersection of US Highway 76 and Georgia 225 to reach the Chief Vann House, home of Cherokee Chief James Vann. This elegant and beautiful home has also found its way in the National Register of Historic places.