AIRPORTS PREDICT – AND PREPARE FOR – THE WORST DAYS TO FLY THIS SUMMER

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If you’re traveling for business or pleasure this summer and paying even scant attention to the news, you know to plan for longer-than-usual security checkpoint lines at the airport. Whether you’ve followed exhortations to join TSA PreCheck or you’re just bringing your family on your once-a-year flights to Grandma’s, you should be prepared for some […]

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DISCOVER GEORGIA STATE PARKS THIS SUMMER

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Below is a sample of June events at Georgia’s State Parks & Historic Sites. For more programs, visit www.GaStateParks.org/events and the parks’ web pages. More information on accommodations and recreation can be found at GeorgiaStateParks.org or 1-800-864-7275. Scavenger Hunt Challenge Saturday, June 18, 2016 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site – […]

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EVERYTHING’S COMING UP ROSES IN THOMASVILLE, GEORGIA

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Indulge in cultural explorations in this can’t-miss Southern city Georgia’s official “Rose City,” nestled in the Red Hills Region, and located 45 miles west of Valdosta and 35 miles northeast of Tallahassee, Florida, welcomes visitors with locally-owned shops, restaurants, free outdoor concerts and Southern sophistication. More than 1,500 rose bushes delight the senses along the […]

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MAKE SANDY SPRINGS YOUR STAYCATION DESTINATION THIS HOLIDAY WEEKEND

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Can’t get out of town for the Memorial Day weekend? Just take a short drive over to Sandy Springs to discover their outdoor amenities. Sandy Springs is a cozy community minutes from downtown Atlanta, encompassing 950 acres of parkland offering outdoor recreation for all ages. Watch a stunning sunset at Morgan Falls Overlook Park, a […]

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DEAL: GEORGIA TOURISM GROWTH SETS NEW RECORD

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Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that the state’s tourism industry generated $58.9 billion in business sales in 2015, according to the U.S. Travel Association and Tourism Economics. This represents a three percent increase over the previous year and a new record for the total economic impact of tourism in Georgia. “Tourism is one of Georgia’s […]

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SOAK UP THE SUN THIS SUMMER IN ALPHARETTA

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Geo-caching, disc golf, dirt biking and more beckon visitors to Alpharetta Soak up every minute of summer in Alpharetta, located off Georgia 400 the State’s “Hospitality Highway,” just north of Atlanta, where warmer temps call visitors outdoors for unforgettable experiences like geo-caching, dirt-biking, horseback riding and disc golf. A premier outdoor concert venue, a triathlon […]

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MAY EVENTS IN GEORGIA’S STATE PARKS

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Below is a sample of May events at Georgia’s State Parks & Historic Sites. For more programs, visit www.GaStateParks.org/events and the parks’ web pages. More information on accommodations and recreation can be found at www.GeorgiaStateParks.org or by calling 1-800-864-7275. Hidden Gem Series Throughout 2016, Georgia’s State Parks & Historic Sites will host events that highlight […]

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PAINT THE TOWN: BLUE RIDGE, GEORGIA

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Find out firsthand why this North Georgia destination was recognized as a top art town in America Get creative in Blue Ridge, Georgia, about 90 minutes north of Atlanta via Interstate 575, with these top five art-inspired experiences. Did you know? Blue Ridge was recognized as one of five top art towns by “Good Morning […]

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THE ULTIMATE GEORGIA WATERFALLS ROAD TRIP IS HERE—AND ANYONE CAN DO IT

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Georgia is known for having some of the most beautiful waterfalls in the entire country. We’re talking truly breathtaking cascades. Some people will flock all the way from out-of-state just to hike those gorgeous Georgia trails and wind up at a majestic waterfall. But did you know there’s a way to see a majority of […]

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