Georgia Travel Guide

Although located in the historic downtown district of Castleberry Hill, Marcia Wood Gallery is one of the best places to view lesser-known contemporary artists. Established in 1987, the gallery displays noteworthy artists in addition the emerging ones.

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

Insider clout: Bullard secured a 24-hour private permit for clients to photograph lava flow from Hawaii’s Mount Kilauea. Special booking: For photographer clients, a 1920's-style walking safari in the far reaches of the Selous Reserve, in southern Tanzania, with

Set on the grounds of Swan House, one of Atlanta's classic historic estates, the Atlanta History Center features permanent and special exhibitions devoted to the history of the city and region.

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 met with sweeping views of Atlanta’s skyline.

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

Hip, split-personality sushi bar and nightclub.

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, informal setting.

Located in Savannah’s Downtown Design District, a high-end shopping area, this European-style boutique displays merchandise for the home, such as bedding and Molton Brown luxury bath products.

Located in Atlanta's vibrant Midtown district, the Center for Puppetry Arts has been offering family-friendly puppetry programs since 1978. While the Jim Henson exhibit, which contains some of the master's original puppets, is the primary draw for many visitors, there are also regular shows.

Owners Kate and George Lawes have been welcoming collectors for more than 32 years at this charming Decatur antique mall.

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

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.