Please be aware that Daylight Saving Time
(DST) changes in Georgia do not necessarily occur on the same date every year.
In Georgia, DST starts on the 2nd Sunday in March and ends on the 1st Sunday in November.
Facts About Georgia
Information for Travelers
The largest state east of the Mississippi River, Georgia is a perfect introduction to everything the South has to offer.
The state is located in the southeastern US whose territory includes coastal beaches, farmland and mountains.
The capital Atlanta is home to the Georgia Aquarium and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, dedicated to the life and memories of the African American leader.
A trip to Georgia offers tourists the chance to experience breathtaking natural vistas, unspoiled wilderness and places of incredible cultural significance.
Among the best places to visit in Georgia are also beautiful state parks.
Everyone from hikers to history buffs can find something exciting or relaxing to do in Peach State.
The city of Savannah is famous for its 18th and 19th century architecture and leafy public squares.
Stone Mountain Park boasts the monzonite monadnock quartz dome called Stone Mountain.
The bas-relief on the north face of the mountain is the largest in the world.
It features a sculpture called the Confederate Memorial Carving of Confederate President Jefferson Davis, General Robert E. Lee, and General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson.
The top rises 251 meters above the surrounding area and offers a great view of Atlanta.
The nearby Confederate Hall museum has information on the mountain's geology.
There's also the Antebellum Plantation and Farmyard, which is an open-air museum complete with farm animals that visitors can pet and 19 historic buildings that represent a pre-Civil War plantation.
Read about Georgia in Wikipedia