Georgia Travel Guide

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.

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

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).

Housed in an unassuming red-brick building, this tiny concert venue provides an intimate setting for indie, rock, blues, and country music performances.

This large shop houses finds from around the globe selected by the owners during their international travels. Local home goods, jewelry, and clothes from Paris are always available, alongside international merchandise from places like Cairo, India, and other European destinations.

Visitors to Atlanta, especially Southern history and literature buffs, won't want to miss the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum, operated by the Atlanta History Center.

Calorie counters might want to stay far away from James Chalifoux's boutique, where all manner of decadent treats are made with creamy, custom-blended chocolate.

“Eighteenth century meets eighteen minutes ago” is the mantra of this gas station turned showroom in Savannah, Georgia’s historic district. Here, Southern standbys—silver mint-julep cups are a hot seller—stand beside oil paintings by local artists, including Samuel J. Ward and Daniel E.

The world's largest aquarium is one of Atlanta's absolute must-visits. More than 60 different exhibit tanks here hold some eight million gallons of water—and the most incredible variety of sea creatures you'll ever see under one roof.

Insider clout: For a couple’s seven-year-old twins, Udwin organized a separate safari itinerary that included a private chef (who whipped up pizza in the bush) and guides for kid-centric activities on land and water.

Low-key neighborhood watering hole.