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Quality of Life

"Just an old sweet song keeps Georgia on my mind..."

- Ray Charles

Get More Life for Less Money

It's not hard to find your place within Georgia's diverse landscape- whether you feel at home in the bustling city or quaint Main Street. Boasting a lower cost of living than the national average, Georgia makes it easier not only to live and work- but to play as well. With beautiful mountain wilderness sprawling across our Northern border and miles of pristine coastline along the South, you won't ever run out of adventures.

Our variety of landscape is mirrored by the diversity of the state's best commodity- our people. One of the most diverse populations in the country resides here, contributing to the rich mix of culture, food, art, and entertainment. Big city or small town, mountains, beaches, or anywhere in between, you'll find Georgia's inclusive spirit alive and well.

Georgia is all of us together

The people and cultures that make up Georgia are as diverse as the landscape.

  • #3 city for growth of women-owned businesses
  • #1 place for black-owned businesses
  • Over 3,000 international companies statewide

Seeing is believing

  • World-renowned museums like the High Museum of Art, Tellus Science Museum, and the Atlanta History Center
  • Major attractions including The Georgia Aquarium, the World of Coca-Cola, the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site, Fox Theater, Woodruff Arts Center, and Zoo Atlanta

Adventure awaits at every turn

Raging rivers, serene beaches, and hundreds of acres of wilderness are waiting for you to explore.

  • 63 state parks
  • 15 National Sites including Cumberland Island, the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, and the Chattahoochee National Forest
  • Camping, hiking, hunting, fishing, biking, boating

We rise up, chop, and unite like no place else

High-performing teams and loyal fans in the nation, Georgia games will have you on your feet, no matter the sport.

  • Atlanta Braves – MLB
  • Atlanta Falcons – NFL
  • Atlanta Hawks – NBA
  • Atlanta Dream – WNBA
  • Atlanta United – Soccer
  • Masters Tournament – Golf
  • Atlanta Motor Speedway – NASCAR
  • SEC, ACC & NCAA College Sports