An hour or so north of Atlanta is the city of Calhoun in Gordon County. Nestled in this charming part of Georgia is the Seven-day Aventist Church, home to an enchanting miniature village made entirely out of rocks.
The Rock Garden is the perfect spot to get completely lost in this mystical collection of mini buildings, although to just call these creations ‘mini buildings’ is an understatement.
You can expect a grand Cathedral, castles, adorable little towns, and even the Colosseum. With all of these whimsical creations have turning this beautiful garden into a Georgia must-see experience and beloved local tourist attraction.
There are incredibly detailed replicas of iconic landmarks from across the globe, except their rock mini-models surrounded by beautiful flowers and a meandering stream.
Best of all, The Rock Garden is completely free to explore and is open every day of the week from 8am until 7pm.
They write on their Facebook page, “The Garden was created to promote community, provide a place of healing and respite and enjoy the beauty which God has created.”
If you’re looking for something a little closer to home, and haven’t visited the BeltLine recently, then check out their incredible selection of public art, including unmissable sculptures, murals, and more.