Georgia

Visit these National Park Service Sites in Georgia

by Anthony Manzanares on June 27, 2017

Last year’s centennial celebration of the brought about a resurgence in visiting the national treasures. If you’re visiting , you most likely know about the unspoiled beauty of Cumberland Island National Seashore and the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. But there are several lesser-known NPS locations that are worth the visit. Do you know about […]

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4 Georgia Beaches to Discover

by Mary Jo Manzanares on May 3, 2017

Travelers weary of overdeveloped and crowded beaches will find the perfect remedy on Georgia’s Atlantic coast. Whether the destination is one of Georgia’s famous Golden Isles, a windswept national seashore like Cumberland Island, or the diverse experience that is Tybee Island, there’s a place where the shore is calm and uncrowded. 1 – Cumberland Island National […]

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Discover Atlanta’s Neighborhoods

by Anthony Manzanares on November 21, 2016

Look beyond the city’s gleaming high rises to discover Atlanta’s soul. Interstate 285 forms a perimeter around the city, and just inside (known to locals as “inside the perimeter” or “ITP”) visitors will find several distinct Atlanta neighborhoods. Each neighborhood brings a unique flavor to the residential streets, gotta-find-it boutiques, and chef-owned eateries of its […]

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Savannah, Georgia: History Around Every Corner

by Jenni Ingersoll on August 15, 2012

When it comes to historical cities, there are some places, like Philadelphia, that look historical.  Then there are other places, like Washington, DC, that are rich in history because of the past that it holds.   In Savannah, Georgia,  I could not only visit and see the historical sites, but I could actually feel the past that surrounded me. […]

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Savannah: Birthplace of the Girl Scouts

by Jenni Ingersoll on March 2, 2012

Having been first a Brownie and then a Girl Scout, I was familiar with the name Juliette Gordon Low.  She is, after all, the founder of Girl Scouts of the USA.  Yet, I really knew nothing about the creative woman or her dynamic family history.  That is until a recent trip to Savannah, Georgia, the […]

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Georgia Shines as a Wine Destination

by Rita Cook on August 31, 2011

Grapes!

Some wine lovers scoff at the idea of drinking wine from anywhere but France or California, but wine snobs beware – the state of Georgia’s wine growing region is sneaking up on the rest of the world.  With a climate that mirrors the south of France, Georgia’s northeastern section is now the proud owner of […]

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