Lighthouses were created to safely signal to incoming boats and once were found throughout the Southeast. Few remain today because of erosion and hurricanes, but Georgia is blessed with six that travelers can visit. All lighthouses are located within a short drive of one another so you can base yourself in Savannah to explore the rest. We didn't include the Little … [Read more...] about Six Lighthouses to Visit in Georgia
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?
Charleston, South Carolina is one of the region's most popular destinations. It's not uncommon to spend an entire week getting to know its streets, especially if you add in a trip to the beaches and nearby barrier islands. But if you're ready to get further afield, there are plenty of destinations to explore within a short drive. It’s easy to pick up your rental … [Read more...] about 5 Easy Day Trips from Charleston
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
Athens, Georgia is one of the South's best music cities, helping countless artists to make their names and launching the careers of rock bands like R.E.M., Widespread Panic, and The B-52's. In later years, Of Montreal, Danger Mouse, Drive-By Truckers, and Corey Smith called the city home. The "Classic City" hosts annual music festivals like AthFest and Wildwood Revival. But … [Read more...] about Where to See Live Music in Athens, Georgia