Georgia

Laurel and Hardy Museum  sign
Chronological / Destinations / Georgia / United States

Fun at the Laurel and Hardy Museum in Harlem, Georgia

Little did I know that Oliver Hardy had a connection to nearby hometown Jacksonville, Florida until I found myself in Harlem, Georgia, his birthplace and home to the Laurel and Hardy Museum. Harlem is located just outside Augusta in fast-growing Columbia County. The museum on Main Street pays tribute to […]

1973 Jag Roadster
Chronological / Destinations / Georgia / United States

The Almost Secret Ogeechee River Car Museum

You have to know its there and call for a reservation because this museum sits on private historic property. However, once you find Riverview Farms, you will delight in browsing and may not want to leave. Car enthusiasts should rev up their engines and head to the Ogeechee River Car […]

Uncle Remus Museum, Eatonton, GA
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Uncle Remus Museum in Eatonton, Georgia makes a Wonderful Day

Oh, please don’t throw me in the briar patch, but do stop at the town of Eatonton to see the Uncle Remus Museum. Eatonton lies in central Georgia, about an hour’s drive east of Atlanta, and maintains a population just under 7,000. The Uncle Remus Museum consists of a log […]

Old Governor's Mansion, Milledgeville, Georgia
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Surprises Await Visitors to the Old Governor’s Mansion, Milledgeville, Georgia

Milledgeville, a small southern town in Georgia, is known for its antebellum heritage and as the former capital of the state (1807-1868). The Old Governor’s Mansion housed ten first families between 1839-1868, before the government relocated to Atlanta. The mansion is touted as one of the finest examples of High […]

A celebration of the senses during the Royal Street Stroll as part of the New Orleans Food & Wine Experience, New Orleans, Louisiana
Chronological / Destinations / Florida / Food / Georgia / Louisiana / North Carolina / South Carolina / United States / Wines & Spirits

Ten Southern Festivals You Need to Taste

Food and wine festivals in the Southeast are hotter than a cast iron skillet full of corn bread. “We are witnessing a proliferation of festivals in the South and across the nation,” says John T. Edge, director of the Southern Foodways Alliance in Oxford, Mississippi. Of southern-specific festivals, white-hot Atlanta […]

“Cap” Fending Aboard the Puddle Shuttle
Chronological / Destinations / Georgia / Hotels & Resorts / United States

Relaxing Like Royalty — At The King and Prince (Part 2)

continued With an appetite for lunch, I visited Tim and Melissa Wellford’s Sandcastle Café in the Village. It’s known not only for their sumptuous breakfast buffet with 20+ made- from-scratch items ($9.95) but for great crab cakes. I ordered a nearly six-ounce beauty sautéed to perfection ($7.95). Celebrating the café’s […]

My swing on the oceanfront lawn
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Relaxing Like Royalty — At The King and Prince (Part 1)

How do you capture a cosmic blazing sunrise, a dusky purple sunset, a playful dolphin peeking out of the ocean for a brief moment? Where can a solo traveler find a place of solitude for a few days that might change or enhance a memorable getaway? Perhaps it was time […]

Copyright Hyatt Regency Atlanta
Chronological / Destinations / Georgia / Hotels & Resorts / United States

Renaissance at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta

If you’re a savvy leisure or business traveler seeking acclaimed accommodations centrally located in downtown Atlanta, look no further than the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, a historic property that recently completed a $65 million renovation that has made the property more elegant and relevant than ever. During my recent stay, it […]

Southern Hospitality and Ghosts at Savannah Inns
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Southern Hospitality and Ghosts at Savannah Inns

I have never stayed in a bed & breakfast before, not even for one of my fifteen wedding anniversaries or forty-two birthdays. It was about time that this goal got a big fat check off the bucket list and a serious bonus: that my first Inn experience would be in […]

Fried Green Tomatoes Eggs Benedict
Destinations / Food / Georgia / Hotels & Resorts / United States

Saint Simons Island Beckons Me Back

It’s only been a few months since my visit, but I miss Saint Simons Island, Georgia, tremendously. The majestic King & Prince Beach & Golf Resort was my home for my all too brief visit, and I left feeling officially spoiled. We began our first full day on the island with an […]