Georgia Travel Guide

Encompassing a collection of different museums and historic buildings within easy walking distance of one another, the Martin Luther King, Jr., National Historic Site provides a definitive look at the life of the great native-Atlantan civil rights leader.

In addition to annual trips to her native Germany, Elisabeth Landry travels extensively to other European countries each year, allowing her to offer accurate, first-hand advice in regards to local hotels, restaurants, and tour guides.

Olympic Pedigree: Dutch racer Bart Brentjens won a gold on the Atlanta track, site of the Olympics’ first-ever mountain biking competition.


When performing artists like Lil Wayne, Nelly, and Akon have shows in town, Compound is where they come to party. Young patrons dress up to code to enter this huge club on the Westside, where ladies usually enter for free before midnight.

What makes a walking tour of Atlanta seem passé? Try seeing the top sites on a City Segway Tour. Following a brief safety demonstration at their downtown store, you can master this mode of conveyance in no time flat.

The irresistible aroma—and taste—of Savannah’s Candy Kitchen’s buttery pecan pralines, are a traditional Southern favorite.

This newly restored 1898 mansion was built by the Carnegie family.

Top tip: While China and Japan have blue-chip courses, they’re usually accompanied by hefty greens fees.

Atlanta's sweet young things don glitter gear, stiletto heels, and designer blue jeans to shake their stuff on Loca Luna's large, high-energy dance floor.

The Victorian neighborhood of Grant Park (just south of Downtown) is home to the world's largest oil painting: the Atlanta Cyclorama, a 19th-century circular mural that depicts the Civil War's Battle of Atlanta.

As Savannah’s largest paddle sports retailer, this company offers rentals, lessons, guided full- and half-day excursions, and even overnight camping trips. Canoes, kayaks, and surf kayaks are available for both morning and evening departures (for the company’s sunset and full moon excursions).

This funky boutique stocks nautical-themed barware, vintage-inspired lamps, and costume jewelry (including some great cocktail rings).