Georgia

Georgia Travel Guide

Roughly 90 percent of the island is a land protected for the public, and also, one might add, protected from them, by virtue of limited access to it. Ferries to the island from Florida and Georgia carry a daily cargo of about 300 day-trippers and camping-permit holders.

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Try the RS400 Lexus hybrids from this Atlanta rental company.

Savannah College of Art and Design is a private school dedicated to creative majors, and ShopSCAD is one of the many places in Savannah selling the artwork and accessories of SCAD students and staff from past and present.

In a mid-century warehouse building once occupied by the Miller Union Stockyards, Chef Steven Satterfield brings sustainable Southern fare to Atlanta's Westside. The rustic, yet modern decor recalls a charming, country cottage.

Part intimate jazz club and part restaurant, Sambuca is a good choice if you want a sophisticated evening out. The music outranks the food; the headliners here—including local piano guru Mose Davis—are consistently top-notch.

Although Valerie Wilson closed its Atlanta office, Manny Beauregard is still based in Atlanta working for the company. A member of the American Society of Travel Agents, Beauregard began working as an agent in 1972. He specializes in hotels and small ship cruises.

Founded in 1889—originally with animals stranded from a traveling circus gone bankrupt—Zoo Atlanta is now a state-of-the-art facility, where all creatures live in re-created habitats.

The company leads $15 two-hour afternoon Gates and Gardens tours spotlighting the district’s mid-19th- century gardens.

don’t miss the Jepson Center for the Arts, a contemporary-art space by Israeli architect Moshe Safdie.

Chomp & Stomp is a one-day annual event that pays homage to what Cabbagetown used to be: a small, tightly nit mill town community.

At the beginning of each season, fashion guru Jeffrey Kalinsky and buyer David Rubenstein carefully select pieces to create a unique collection of garments, shoes, and accessories for both men and women.