Things to Do in Georgia, U.S.

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One of the most acclaimed indie rock venues in the South, the 40 Watt Club hosts a wide variety of established and emerging bands in an intimate,... Read More

“Eighteenth century meets eighteen minutes ago” is the mantra of this gas station turned showroom in Savannah, Georgia’s historic... Read More

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... Read More

Many visitors to Savannah are here in part because they have read John Berendt’s book, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (or seen the movie). The... Read More

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

Miles away from chain grocery stores, this locally owned and operated shop sells grocery products at nearly the same, if not cheaper, prices. Beside the... Read More

Located in Atlanta's vibrant Midtown district, the Center for Puppetry Arts has been offering family-friendly puppetry programs since 1978. While the... Read More

One of the Southeast's largest natural science and learning hubs. Read More

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

When R. E. "Ted" Turner bought WJRJ-Atlanta, Channel 17 in 1970, he laid the foundation for today's Cable News Network—the news organization still... Read More

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... Read More

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.... Read More

The remains of Thomas Carnegie's four-story 1884 mansion. Read More

In addition to annual trips to her native Germany, Elisabeth Landry travels extensively to other European countries each year, allowing her to offer... Read More

This lush 30-acre park is on the edge of Savannah’s downtown historic district. Originally laid out in the 1840s, it is now a destination for concerts... Read More

The fort was built in 1736 to bolster British Georgia’s defenses against upstart Spain. Read More

Gene Lashley believes that to truly know a destination, you should see it for yourself. Specializing in luxury cruises and adventure travel, the founder... Read More

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

This National Historic Landmark celebrates the Central Georgia Railroad & Canal Company, which was chartered in 1833 and became what was at that... Read More

This venerable retail establishment in Atlanta (open since 1957) is run by a father-son team of designers, Jim and Jimmy Huff. Many of the sleek, retro... Read More

Insider clout: Bullard secured a 24-hour private permit for clients to photograph lava flow from Hawaii’s Mount Kilauea. Special booking: For... Read More

At the beginning of each season, fashion guru Jeffrey Kalinsky and buyer David Rubenstein carefully select pieces to create a unique collection of... Read More

This striking modern building opened in 2006 and has 7,500 square feet of gallery space devoted to permanent contemporary collections and major touring... Read More

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... Read More

Inspired by a trip to Spain, chef Kevin Rathbun personally designed this unique Spanish wine bar that has an excellent wine selection and scrumptious... Read More

Owners Kate and George Lawes have been welcoming collectors for more than 32 years at this charming Decatur antique mall. Named for the iconic vine that... Read More

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... Read More

Although Valerie Wilson closed its Atlanta office, Manny Beauregard is still based in Atlanta working for the company. A member of the American Society... Read More

Although located in the historic downtown district of Castleberry Hill, Marcia Wood Gallery is one of the best places to view lesser-known contemporary... Read More

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

Encompassing a collection of different museums and historic buildings within easy walking distance of one another, the Martin Luther King, Jr., National... Read More

In a mid-century warehouse building once occupied by the Miller Union Stockyards, Chef Steven Satterfield brings sustainable Southern fare to Atlanta's... Read More

Among the handful of trolley companies, Old Savannah stands out for hiring actors to play historical and cultural figures that bring its route to life.... Read More

Located in Savannah’s Downtown Design District, a high-end shopping area, this European-style boutique displays merchandise for the home, such as... Read More

Peoples is a high-end clothing store for women of all ages, specializing in designer items shoppers simply can’t find in department stores. Co... Read More

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

This Buckhead cigar bar has the allure of a 1920’s speakeasy, complete with a “hidden” location and exclusive access. Outside the... Read More

As Savannah’s largest paddle sports retailer, this company offers rentals, lessons, guided full- and half-day excursions, and even overnight... Read More

Neighboring the Georgia State Railroad Museum and the Visitor’s Center, the History Museum houses around 10,000 artifacts dating back to the city’s... Read More

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

The Savannah College of Art & Design is much more than a local art school—the institution has been prominently active in the city’s urban-renewal... Read More

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

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... Read More

Highly regarded by Atlanta foodies, this gourmet grocer on the Westside has individual "markets" devoted to freshly baked breads, artisan cheeses, and... Read More

Located in the vibrant Little Five Points district, Stefan's lays claim to being Atlanta's oldest vintage clothing store. Since 1977, the boutique shop... Read More

Top tip: While China and Japan have blue-chip courses, they’re usually accompanied by hefty greens fees. Malaysia, surprisingly, has more than 200... Read More

This handsome mansion was built by British architect William Jay, and is one of the finest works of the Regency Neoclassical style in the United States.... Read More

This large shop houses finds from around the globe selected by the owners during their international travels. Local home goods, jewelry, and clothes... Read More

Founded in 1983 by climbing enthusiast and retired knee surgeon Peter "Treeman" Jenkins, TCI was the first school of its kind to offer expert... Read More

Twist’s shopping center location does not deter the well-dressed, and typically younger, patrons who stop by this Phipps Plaza spot after... Read More

A short drive from downtown Savannah is a small, coastal community that’s well worth a visit. Tybee Island is home to a historic lighthouse that you can... Read More

Operating since 1972, Uncharted Outposts selects properties in Africa, South America, Australia, and New Zealand—it currently works with more than... Read More

Entirely devoted to glass art, Vespermann Glass Gallery showcases the work of more than 200 mostly American glass art specialists, including both... Read More

To even get to W Buckhead's rooftop bar is an experience in itself. As the glass elevator climbs 125 feet outside the hotel to Whiskey Blue, patrons are... Read More

The house itself dates back to 1819 and was designed by British architect William Jay—it’s one of the first examples of the Greek Revival style in the... Read More

The history of the world's most recognizable brand—which was created right here in Atlanta back in 1886—is documented at this fun,... Read More

Founded in 1889—originally with animals stranded from a traveling circus gone bankrupt—Zoo Atlanta is now a state-of-the-art facility, where... Read More

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