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
This past weekend I visited Americus, Georgia and its surrounding towns, Plains, and Andersonville. I'd been to the latter two before, but this was my first time in Americus. I wandered the quaint downtown, which has a thriving business district with shops and restaurants. I also stayed at the historic Windsor Hotel, visited Sunday School with President Jimmy Carter, and … [Read more...] about Video: Americus and Sumter County