The circus hasn’t come to Savannah, but it sort of looks like it. Continue reading When you’re cycling through Savannah, the second wheel’s optional
No one likes highway tolls, but imagine driving down miles of rural Georgia road, only to be confronted with a gate. You’d probably wonder if it’s worth paying the $5 to visit a place like Jekyll Island. I’m glad I did. Continue reading In coastal Georgia, a toll worth paying
Macon, Ga., calls itself the “Song of the South,” and with good reason. It’s the birthplace of Southern Rock, Little … Continue reading We’re singing a different tune in Macon, Georgia
Last time we checked, blackwater swamps weren’t high on anyone’s lists of spring break destinations. Maybe they should be.
Spring is one of the best times to visit America’s southern wetlands, the wildlife is active, the mosquitos are few and the stories are unforgettable.
We picked Stephen C. Foster State Park, which lies about 18 miles deep within the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, because it’s special. Okefenokee is the Grand Canyon of swamps, one considered among the seven natural wonders of Georgia and designated a National Natural Landmark. Continue reading “Adventures in the Grand Canyon of swamps (ghost stories not included)”