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Fall is the best time to venture to the North Georgia mountains, when the air turns crisp, and the leaves turn rust, amber and ocher.
- Seems early, right? But if you want to escape the city and take in some of Georgia's natural beauty, start researching jaunts now.
Why it matters: Leaf colors in North Georgia hit their peak in mid- to late October, says Kim Hatcher, the public affairs coordinator with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' state parks division. The higher the elevation, the sooner the leaves change colors.
Why it matters: The 272,000 square-foot concrete block was designed by Brutalist architect Marcel Breuer. Love it or hate it, it's one of Atlanta’s most prominent structures, and the centerpiece of the library system (and its recent $275 million system-wide renovation frenzy).
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