Jimmy Carter National Historic Site

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Best National Parks Near Atlanta

One of the great things about Atlanta is the easy access to national parks. Whether you want to hike along a river or learn about military history, there are several parks nearby.


The Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site is one of 3 national park sites in Metro Atlanta that saw nearly 6 million visitors in 2012. (Getty Images)

7.3 Million Visited Georgia National Parks In 2012

Nearly 6 million visited parks in Metro Atlanta area, spending $2.6 million.


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Best Weekend Getaways In The Atlanta Area

Explore, swim, hike and take your family and cameras for day or overnight trips throughout Georgia’s destinations of rich vistas and history.