TYPES OF CASINOS IN GEORGIA
Georgia state law forbids any legalized gambling within the state of Georgia. Therefore, there are no land-based casinos in the state.
Though it is the capital city and a major airport hub, there are no Atlanta, Georgia casino locations. The closet land-based casinos to Atlanta, Georgia are in North Carolina. There are two land- based native American Casinos within 155 miles from Atlanta. Click here to see information on those two N. Carolina casinos.
The only casinos in Georgia you will find are casino boats, and the only casino boat in Georgia currently is based in Brunswick. This casino boat sails three miles off the coast into international waters, where casino gambling is permitted.
The boat offers popular games such as; black jack, poker, roulette, slots, and video poker. There is currently no public information available regarding Georgia casino boat gaming machines payback percentages. Many other states make slot machine payback percentages on gaming machines public information. Click here if you would like to see a list of slot machine payback statistics for casinos in all U.S. states.
Please note that in order to board the Georgia casino boat, you must present a valid photo ID. The minimum age to board the casino boat and gamble is 18. A cash bar and a la carte food service is also offered; you must be 21 to drink alcoholic beverages.
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For information on visiting Georgia casinos, or for general tourism information, call the state’s tourism department at (800) 847-4842 or visit their web site at www.georgia.org
TOP THINGS TO DO IN GEORGIA
Georgia is the largest state east of the Mississippi and is filled with a variety of activities that you can try out. Georgia is a great place enjoy southern hospitality and culture and it has a wide range of attractions to visit from mountain landscapes to dazzling modern architecture. Some of the best places to go in Georgia are listed below.
Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park
This is a national monument dedicated to the humans that lived in the Macon area throughout the ages. The best thing about this monument is that you can learn more about the Native Americans that lived in the area and also the civil war battles that occurred here. The highlight of this attraction is the ceremonial lodge and the Great Temple Mound.
This is one of the largest aquariums in the world and it houses over 100,000 aquatic species in over 10 million gallons of fresh and salt water. The exhibits in this aquarium are divided into different themes to make your visit here fun and exciting. The highlight of the aquarium is the Cold Water Quest which explores the cold water life and you will get to see creatures like Australian sea dragons and Japanese spider crabs. You should also visit the Under the Boardwalk exhibit, where you will see trainers interact with California sea lions. You can also visit the River Scout exhibit to see piranha, albino alligators, and emerald tree boas. The largest display is the Ocean Voyager which houses the whale sharks, manta rays, and many species of fish. It also has a 100-foot long clear acrylic tunnel you can walk through while you watch the fish swim by.
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
Located in the North Georgia Mountains, this forest is filled with magnificent natural scenery and covers over 800,000 acres of land. The forest is dotted with rivers, waterfalls, lakes, and over 450 miles of trails that you can explore. The Chattahoochee-Oconee national forest is a perfect place to go if you want to try out outdoor activities like canoeing, camping, kayaking, picnicking, swimming and hiking.
Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site
This is a memorial which includes the birthplace and the grave of the popular civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr. you can explore this site via a self-guided tour where you will see the house where he was born, his grave, and the Ebenezer Baptist Church. You will learn about the role the church played in the area, and its impact on Dr. King. Make sure not to miss the Freedom Hall Complex where you will see many exhibits on the Civil Rights Movement.
This is a top tourist destination in Georgia and it is also known as Millionaire Island. The island was bought by a group of East Coast millionaires who called it the Jekyll Island Club before it was sold to Georgia to be used as a state park. The island is now a resort area filled with nature trails, beaches, camping areas, and golf facilities that you can explore. The island is also home to Summer Waves, a water park.
This swamp is popularly called “the land of the quaking earth” by the Indians and it covers over 770 square miles. The swamp can be found in southern Georgia and it features a maze of watercourses, swamp grassland, and cypress swamps. On the west side of the swamp, you will find Billy’s Island, an abandoned logging town from the 1920s. The swamp also houses varieties of endangered species and about 10,000 alligators. You can easily find a boat that will take you to the swamp from the little town of Waycross.
Jimmy Carter National Historic Site
This attraction can be found in southwest Georgia and includes the Carter family home and former President Carter’s boyhood farm and home. The site also houses the Plains Train Depot and the Plains High School that you can explore. This is a great place to go if you want to get an insight into the former president‘s upbringing and the social influences which helped to shape his ideas.