Stately antebellum mansions with massive front porches are the perfect places to sip sweet lemonade on a warm day in the classic heartland of Georgia. Follow the 100-mile Antebellum Trail to charming towns full of historic houses that were spared from destruction during the Civil War. You might even find an orchard selling juicy Georgia peaches or fresh pecan pies. Explore the hip college town of Athens, and then grab your camera and head to Macon during early spring when the town explodes with cherry blossoms. Historic Warm Springs is home to the Little White House Historic Site, a place Franklin D. Roosevelt visited for relaxation and restoration during his time as president.
Coastal Georgia is home to natural beauty and relaxed seaside towns. Grand lighthouses stand along the sandy Atlantic shores. Biking and kayaking are popular ways to explore Tybee Island and St. Simons Island. Stroll along cobbled streets in Savannah, where Spanish moss creates a canopy over the city’s stately oak trees. A walking tour of the antebellum architecture in the historic district is a lovely way to explore this charming city. Sample shrimp and grits for a unique taste of this coastal region, or head to Tybee Island for outdoor adventure.