Farm stand in South Georgia Many travelers heading south to Florida pass through Atlanta and South Georgia on their way to Gainesville and beyond. It's one of two routes on major highways but you can also detour to the small towns that run alongside the highway for an enjoyable road trip. While I-75 is the fastest route, following the first half of the road trip … [Read more...] about Road Tripping From Atlanta to Gainesville
Both Atlanta, Georgia and Charlotte, North Carolina have been called the "capital of the New South," with impressive skylines and major industries. Both had industrial beginnings, namely railroad and cotton. Both have major international airports. But the cities aren’t rivals as much as they are sisters. It’s like how you might compare London and Paris. Both are … [Read more...] about Atlanta vs. Charlotte: Who Does It Better?
Chattahoochee River Tubing down the Chattahoochee River in Atlanta has long been a favorite summer pastime. From 1969 to 1980, the Ramblin' Raft Race was a wild party on the water with makeshift floats and over 300,000 attendees. In 1978, the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area was created by President Carter to preserve the ecosystem. The National … [Read more...] about How to “Shoot the Hooch” in Atlanta
Writer Nicholas Sparks has decades worth of novels, many with romantic and tragic themes. The majority are set in the Southeast, where the calls home. Starting in the late 90s, many of these books were turned into popular films, also set and shot in the region. We've rounded up some of the top Nicholas Sparks movie locations in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and … [Read more...] about Nicholas Sparks Filming Locations to Visit
Atlanta and Charlotte are considered to be similar big cities in the South with suburban sprawl and funky neighborhoods. But you can experience their differences and similarities by seeing both. The drive from Atlanta to Charlotte takes around four hours and is fairly straightforward. It's easily accessible by taking I-85 north to I-77. Get off the main roads to see funky … [Read more...] about Road Tripping from Atlanta to Charlotte