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Greenville, South CarolinaThis small town, two hours from Atlanta, thinks big. Bob Jones Museum and Gallery has a collection of Italian paintings so... Read More

Distance: 80 milesDriving Time: 1.5 hoursThe AppealAthens has always been an unassuming music mecca, home to beloved groups such as R.E.M. and the B-52... Read More

North CarolinaHoused in a former fish market, Crook’s Corner (dinner for two $60) has trained many of the South’s top toques. The current chef, Bill... Read More

Can I still get tickets for the summer Olympics—and an affordable hotel room in Athens?—K.M., GUILFORD, CONN.The official ticket agent of the United... Read More

The first time I heard R.E.M. I thought they were from Greece. It was the mid-1980's, that period when Top-40 radio was routinely bewitched by one-hit... Read More

Inside: Musical Itineraries As so many road trips do, it started with the radio.A voice told me to go. It came singing through the static late one... Read More

"I hope you're not late," the cabdriver said, risking my life along with his yellow paint job as he wove precariously past double-parked cars clogging... Read More

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