Jekyll Island is famous for its natural beauty and
historical Gilded Age significance. This island is owned by the state of
Georgia and is considered a state park. Most of the island is protected from
development around 65%, leaving a small portion for residential and commercial
This unique situation leaves most of the island’s natural beauty preserved, brings fewer crowds to its shores, and offers plenty of breathing room – a perfect combination for a getaway destination. Got your interest piqued, then book a stay Beachview Club Hotel – it’s the best boutique hotel on Jekyll Island.
Beautifully designed, The National Center for Civil and Human Rights is a somber reminder of a turbulent time from our not so distant past. This museum features engaging exhibits focused on the American Civil Rights Movement, Martin Luther King Jr’s life through his assassination, and the ongoing Global Human Rights Movement.
In Old Fourth Ward on the eastside of Atlanta, the former warehouse and showrooms of the Sears, Roebuck & Company have been renovated into Ponce City Market, one of Atlanta’s hottest spots. Affectionately called PCM by Atlantans, this marketplace is for both locals and visitors to eat, shop, and play.
The fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana is the setting for the Netflix smash hit, Stranger Things. Many exterior filming locations are actual places in and around Atlanta. Fans can take a self-guided tour to many of these iconic landmarks. My family jumped in the car, drove to Atlanta, and here’s what we saw.
Calling all couples that like great local food, long walks, antiquing, and giving a new sport a try. If this describes you, then Sandy Springs, Georgia is your kind of place. Adjacent to Atlanta’s perimeter lies the town of Sandy Springs. Once within Atlanta’s city limits, Sandy Springs incorporated as a town just 11 years ago and since then has grown into weekend getaway destination.