It’s the time of year when we start planning upcoming adventures. There are so many places I recommend visiting in the South, but 2019 will be an important year for many reasons. Each of these destinations has been thoughtfully selected for what is new and exciting in the state. This list also serves as a personal bucket list for places we need to write about! So start … [Read more...] about Where to Go (in the South) in 2019
The most visited tourist site in South Georgia is Andersonville National Historic Site, a former Civil War prison camp known as Camp Sumter. The complex includes the grounds of the camp as well as the National Prisoner of War Museum and Andersonville National Cemetery. The museum has films and displays on prisoners of war from all American conflicts, including Vietnam, Korea, … [Read more...] about Visiting Andersonville National Historic Site
I was lucky enough to attend the first Hot Glass Craft Beer Festival in Americus, Georgia, which is the most unique beer festival I've been to. It combines craft beer from around the state of Georgia, along with some wine and locally made whiskey and rum, with glass blowing artisans. Tasting glasses are made locally. Live demonstrations take place along with live music. Local … [Read more...] about Americus Hot Glass Craft Beer Festival
A few weeks ago, I visited Americus and Sumter County, Georgia, a small town steeped in history. President Jimmy Carter hails from, and still lives in, Plains. Andersonville was home to a Civil War prison camp. And Americus has its own legacy of the arts, local food, and independent businesses. Expect to see more content about the area soon, but in the meantime, enter to win … [Read more...] about Win an Americus-Sumter County Prize Pack!
Southern Stays is a series in which we review a property, whether it be a hostel, hotel or other forms of accommodation. To suggest a property please leave a comment or email us. The small Georgia town of Americus, Georgia may not have many accommodation options, but the ones they have are truly unique. The Windsor Hotel was built in 1890 by a Swedish architect. Named … [Read more...] about Southern Stays: The Windsor Hotel