Georgia Weekend Getaways and Day Trips

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A Capital Place: Columbia, SC Weekend Getaway
Columbia, a vibrant Sunbelt city with a gracious past, is not only a seat of government but also a hub of the arts, education, and ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Columbia, SC - Quick Escapes: Atlanta

A City You Can Cotton To: Augusta, GA Weekend Getaway
Even if you don’t play golf, if you can spell it, you must know about Augusta’s Masters Golf Tournament, held at the exclusive Augusta ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Augusta, GA - Quick Escapes: Atlanta

Antebellum Baseball: Atlanta, Columbus, Macon Baseball Trip Family Vacation
Georgia baseball gives you diversity in a relatively compact geography. A weekend triangle trip of Georgia baseball could encompass ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Atlanta, GA - Fodor's Baseball Vacations

Arts and Roses: Thomasville, GA, and Havana / Quincy, FL Weekend Getaway
In the waning years of the nineteenth century, south Georgia and parts of the Florida panhandle enjoyed a golden age as wealthy northerners ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Thomasville, GA - Quick Escapes: Atlanta

Biltmore and Much More: Asheville, NC Weekend Getaway
Those who haven’t visited Asheville owe it to themselves to spend a day at the Biltmore Estate—that luxurious monument to unparalleled ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Asheville, NC - Quick Escapes: Atlanta

Center Stage in the South: Tuskegee to Selma, AL Weekend Getaway
Montgomery became the catalyst of the 1960s civil rights movement. Rosa Parks’s refusal to give up her seat to a white man sparked ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Montgomery, AL - Quick Escapes: Atlanta

Changing but Changeless Charleston, SC Weekend Getaway
In September 1989 Hurricane Hugo pounded historic Charleston with a fury rarely experienced in the twentieth century. Although damage ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Charleston, SC - Quick Escapes: Atlanta

Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Lookout Mountain & Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia Weekend Getaway
This railroad city of Chattanooga is Tennessee’s fourth largest and became immortalized in a popular song, “Chattanooga Choo Choo,” ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Chattanooga, TN - Day Trips from Nashville

Country Music Meets Ancient Greece: Nashville, TN Weekend Getaway
MYTH: You have to be a country-music fan to appreciate Nashville. FACT: The infectious, exuberant mood of the city captivates everyone. ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Nashville, TN - Quick Escapes: Atlanta

Crossroads Then and Now: Chattanooga, TN Weekend Getaway
In a region today characterized by waterfalls and white-water rivers, green-clad mountains, steep-sided gorges, cool limestone caves, ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Chattanooga, TN - Quick Escapes: Atlanta

Follow the Tiger Paws: Anderson / Pendleton / Seneca / Clemson, SC Weekend Getaway
Central to this escape is Lake Hartwell, which straddles the Georgia/South Carolina border. One of the South’s largest and most popular ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Pendleton, SC - Quick Escapes: Atlanta

Fountains, Fizz, and Fantasy: Columbus / Buena Vista, GA Weekend Getaway
Columbus, a real river city, sports several nicknames: Fountain City, inspired by its numerous fountains; Port City, because it is ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Buena Vista, GA - Quick Escapes: Atlanta

Georgia Travel Guide by Fodor's Weekend Getaway
This travel guide is a chapter on Georgia excerpted from the book "Fodor's USA." It covers the entire state of Georgia region by region ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Atlanta, GA - Fodor's USA

Georgia Travel Information by Rough Guides Weekend Getaway
Compared to the rest of Georgia, the largest of the Southern states, the bright lights of its capital Atlanta are a wild aberration. ...
Published by Rough Guides Atlanta, GA - The Rough Guide to USA

Georgian ABCs - Azaleas, Butterflies, and Circuses: Callaway Gardens / Pine Mountain Weekend Getaway
Textile magnate Cason Callaway once said, “Every child ought to see something beautiful before he’s six years old—something he will ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Pine Mountain, GA - Quick Escapes: Atlanta

Georgia's Little Germany: Helen / Clarkesville / Sautee Weekend Getaway
About twenty-five years ago, Helen was barely a blip on the landscape—a small, dying logging town in northeast Georgia. As residents ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Clarkesville, GA - Quick Escapes: Atlanta

Heart of Alabama: Tuscaloosa to Marion, AL Weekend Getaway
Established in 1816,Tuscaloosa served as the second capital of Alabama. Not long after, the University of Alabama was founded. The ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Tuscaloosa, AL - Quick Escapes: Atlanta

Horse and Buggy: Barnesville / Hawkinsville / Perry / Fort Valley, GA Weekend Getaway
Graceful Standard-bred horses, manes streaming, trot or pace smoothly around the red-clay oval track, towing charming sulkies piloted ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Hawkinsville, GA - Quick Escapes: Atlanta

How 'Bout Them Dawgs?: Athens / Monroe, GA Weekend Getaway
The “Classic City”—named for its predecessor in Greece—is not only the home of the University of Georgia, the nation’s first state-chartered ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Athens, GA - Quick Escapes: Atlanta

Huntsville's a Blast: Cave Spring, Georgia, and Huntsville, AL Weekend Getaway
In the early 1800s John Hunt heard Native American tales that on the west side of the Great Smoky Mountains was a Big Spring from ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Huntsville, AL - Quick Escapes: Atlanta

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