THOMASVILLE — The city of Thomasville’s 2023 First Friday Sip & Shop series kicks off on March 3, inviting visitors to shop, dine and enjoy a free concert downtown.
ATLANTA — Georgia has added three new listings to the National Register of Historic Places. The listings highlight the breadth of Georgia’s historic heritage.
Georgia natives know that the foodie culture in Atlanta is hard to beat. However, cities across the southeast boast a similarly vibrant restaurant scene.
Instead of staying home for the holidays, many friends and families say that a vacation getaway during the November-December season is a perfect way to experience gratitude, joy and magic while creating lifetime memories. Whether your readers observe Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hannukah or no specif…
October is nearing its end and that means the end of the Halloween season. Before time is up, get in a spooky scary experience at one of these haunted attractions.
Apple picking sprees and pumpkin patch photo shoots are two events that come to mind when you think of the month October. Indulge your fall wishes at these spots in Georgia.
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is a 2,965 acre National Battlefield that preserves a Civil War battleground of the Atlanta Campaign. Opposing forces maneuvered and fought here from June 19, 1864 until July 2, 1864. Although most famous as a Civil War battlefield, Kennesaw Mounta…
There are hundreds of remaining road and trail races in the state of Georgia this year. The oncoming fall weather will make these races a much more cooler experience than summer races.
The annual arrival of pumpkin-spice flavors and cooler temperatures have many people eager for fall getaways. To help leaf peepers plan their autumn escapes, Georgia State Parks has launched “Leaf Watch 2022” to track fall color as it moves across the Peach State.
Japan, one of the world's last major holdouts during the pandemic, is dissolving its Covid-19 restrictions and opening the door back up to mass tourism.
TIFTON — The 25th annual Plains Peanut Festival is scheduled for Sept. 24 in Plains, home of President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter. The event highlights the harvest of its cash crop, peanuts, which has big potential across the globe by providing a sustainable and nutritious p…
Georgia is filled to the brim with opportunities to celebrate the fall season. From the arts fests to Oktoberfest celebrations to the Highland games, there's no shortage of family fun available.
When Cassandra and Gary Wiseman bought 185 acres of land in rural Jackson County, they envisioned preserving the land through sustainable forestry stewardship. Over the next decade, they recognized the abundance of naturally growing muscadine vines throughout the property. This bounty ultima…
Whether you're just looking to take a weekend day-trip or you are looking to start planning what to do with the kids over fall break, here are some Georgia travel options that won't break the bank.
ST. MARYS — After several years of planning, the curatorial storage space at Cumberland Island is receiving a makeover.
VALDOSTA — Visit Valdosta — the Valdosta-Lowndes County Conference Center & Tourism Authority — announced Monday the launch of its Valdostahhh campaign.
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TRAVEL TUESDAY: August is National Golf Month. Here are some of the top golf courses across Georgia.
In August 1993 the Professional Golfer's Association (PGA) founded the first National Golf Month with the purpose of promoting golf as a family-friendly and inclusive sport that could be accessible to all ages, genders, and skill levels.
With school back in swing this week, education is at the top of everyone's mind. But, school isn't the only place your child can learn. Here are seven locations around Gwinnett County that are educational and fun.
Thanks to the 20 percent tax rebate offered to production companies, Georgia has become its own version of Hollywood.
The state of Georgia has a lot to offer. From a rich history to beautiful natural wonders. For visitors new and seasoned, the 7 Natural Wonders of Georgia are sure to impress.
Space is a precious commodity in San Francisco. Finding room for new urban parkland in the densely developed, water-surrounded city requires some ingenuity.
Looking for something to do in Gwinnett County this summer? Explore the area with these fun locations.
Looking for something to do this summer? Plan a trip to one of these Georgia museums.
The Biltmore Estate, located in Asheville, North Carolina, is the luxurious family home of George and Edith Vanderbilt.
From the crystal-clear springs of Magnolia Springs to the serene landscape of Elijah Clark, Georgia State Parks have paddling experiences for all skill levels. Canoes, kayaks, stand-up boards, aqua cycles — you name it. Paddle on!
Waking up in a chic hotel room with a view of the solar system could be the future of travel, at least if space company Orbital Assembly has anything to say about it.
Many people equate travel with high prices and some overindulgence. After all, for a lot of people, vacations come but once or twice per year. While it’s true the “go big or go home” mantra is never far from the mind while on vacation, ensuring a fun a trip does not require emptying one’s wa…
BRUNSWICK — With sea turtle and manatee sightings on the rise on Georgia’s coast, boaters should be on the lookout for these big and rare animals.
Atop an idyllic hill in the Italian Riviera sits a tiny village with a big dream: becoming an independent nation.
(Family Features) During the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, road trip travel saw a surge, followed by the return of air travel when cases started declining. Now, with COVID-19 continuing to affect daily life, travelers are returning attention to drivable destinations as a way to avoi…
It seems few things are escaping the scourge of inflation these days -- and that will soon include US passports.
Thanksgiving is on the horizon, and that’s welcome news to people who can’t wait to celebrate the holiday season with their loved ones. Though millions of people stayed home for Thanksgiving in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, rising vaccination rates suggest the holiday travel season will…
As multiple Southeast Asia countries begin to ease travel restrictions, Myanmar, which boasts some of the region's most spectacular destinations, has announced that it hopes to begin welcoming international tourists in early 2022.
WAIPAHU, Hawaii (KITV) -- After 101 years, a small plantation-era bake shop is closing its doors for good.
(StatePoint) There is a new phenomenon happening, where scream seekers travel the country trying to locate the scariest attraction.
LAGRANGE — There are a lot of ways to celebrate Halloween, and Great Wolf Lodge Georgia combines many of those under one roof — with a chance at water park adventures to boot.
It was World Tourism Day on September 27 this week, but it's safe to say it's been another bad year for tourism globally. If you're wondering where it's safe to go and when, and what you need to do to get there, CNN Travel is on hand with these weekly round-ups.
It certainly won't come cheap, but Richard Branson's new private-island getaway in the British Virgin Islands -- where you can stay in a luxurious villa staffed by a private chef and resident manager who creates a "hyper-personalized" itinerary for each guest -- is the stuff of daydreams and…
The London apartment where Diana Spencer lived before she became the Princess of Wales has been commemorated with an official blue plaque.
(Family Features) Whether your family counts a holiday vacation among your treasured traditions or you're anticipating a holiday getaway for the first time, getting an early start on your planning can help ensure your trip is filled with good tidings and joy.
Whether you're a vaccine queen, a PCR prince or a quarantine king, there sure are a lot of requirements when it comes to getting around these days. Luckily CNN Travel is here to keep you updated on the latest developments. Here's what we learned in pandemic travel this week.
There have been mixed fortunes for the world's island communities this week, as some have restricted entry due to Covid surges while others are making plans for reopening.
Your dog is family, so it's only natural to want to enjoy his company all the time, and take him along everywhere possible. However, the decision to travel with a pet - particularly on an extended road trip - is one that requires a good deal of consideration. There are several questions you should ask yourself before loading Rover up in the car, and all of them involve ensuring your pet's ultimate comfort and well-being.
Hawaii's famous Haiku Stairs, sometimes called the Stairway to Heaven, are likely to be removed next year following a Honolulu City Council meeting to discuss ongoing issues with the site.
Fiji is ready to welcome tourists again by the end of 2021, but there seems to be some disagreement about exactly what the reopening date will be.
Island destinations from the Caribbean Sea to the Indian Ocean joined a handful of Eastern European countries among the latest places deemed "very high" risk for travel by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Two tropical islands half a world apart and popular with tourists -- Jamaica in the Caribbean and Sri Lanka in South Asia -- are now among the highest-risk destinations for travelers.
Want to get away for the day with your pup? Need ideas for an adventure that will please both of you?
Israel will allow small foreign tour groups from selected countries to visit from September 19 under a pilot program to kick-start tourism, the government said on Sunday.