Leslie Brashear, editor, loves to find travel destinations, things to do and places to eat within driving distance from Atlanta

Exploring
Travel
Destinations
of the
Southeast

One State at a Time

 

Hi I’m Leslie and I love this city!
But occasionally a road trip is in order and this site is all about finding fun things to do and places to eat within driving distance from Atlanta.

You will find information about travel destinations in Georgia, activities in Tennessee, restaurants in Florida, events in Alabama, the Carolinas, and so much more!

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Travel Destinations by State

Alabama

 

Covered Bridges of North Alabama

Covered Bridges of North Alabama

Covered bridges are scattered all around North Alabama and remind us of the way things used to be. Blount County has the most in North Alabama, which has earned the county the "Covered Bridge Capital" title. There's a Covered Bridge Festival each October to honor and...

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Tennessee

 

Hiker’s Paradise

Hiker’s Paradise

Frozen Head State Park a perfect place to hit the trails No matter the season, Tennessee’s state parks offer visitors plenty of opportunities to explore the great outdoors and see how their landscapes change with those seasons. Whether it’s spring wildflowers,...

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Florida

 

Unlock the chains. Uncover unique in Brooksville, Florida

Unlock the chains. Uncover unique in Brooksville, Florida

Beyond Brands You know what you’ll find at branded restaurants and stores familiar to you from other places. Here, as there, your experience will be the same – products on identical shelves and menus that list the same fare. While there is comfort in consistency,...

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North Carolina

 

5 Favorite Places to Eat and Drink in Asheville

5 Favorite Places to Eat and Drink in Asheville

Asheville, North Carolina is full of amazing restaurants and eateries. There are also many bars, breweries, and coffee shops. Here is just a short list of five favorite places to eat and drink in Asheville whether you're looking for fine dining, something casual beers...

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Georgia

 

South Carolina

 

17 Slurp-Worthy Soups in Charleston

17 Slurp-Worthy Soups in Charleston

All you’ve heard about Southern manners is true, but we’re here to ask you not to hold us accountable when one of the Lowcountry’s slurp-worthy soups is in front of us! From She Crab Soup to Seafood Bouillabaisse, Charleston’s chefs never disappoint. Scroll on to...

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