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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 activities in Georgia, events in Tennessee, restaurants in Florida and so much more! 


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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 remember Blount County's covered... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-23
Source: North AL Blog


Last updated Dec 22, 2020 Deciding where to stay in Pigeon Forge during your visit can be difficult with all the great lodging options that are available. Whether you are planning a family vacation, romantic weekend, girlfriends’ getaway or winter break, Pigeon Forge offers more than 14,500 places to rest... Read more
Published on: 2020-12-22


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, there’s special joy in novelty.... Read more
Published on: 2020-11-19

North Carolina

With pickup options January 19, 2021 Chef de Cuisine Whitney Thomas garnishes dishes like lamb kofta kebabs with edible flowers at Mico. Photo by Peter Taylor. These picks are based on our 2020 Best of the Best Awards and 2021 50 Best Restaurants lists, and rolling editorial decisions. The Asbury235 N. Tryon St.704-342-1193Chef... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-19


From the moment you walk in and see the lavish and gorgeous garden room adorned with a chandelier and notice the dynamic food, Zafron Restaurant turns out to be a true Persian gem in Sandy Springs that has style. From dips and starters for every taste, an extensive wine list,... Read more
Published on: 2020-12-13

South Carolina

Traveling doesn’t have to result in forgetting your fitness goals when you’re traveling to Charleston! From the Lowcountry’s miles of sandy shores to its beautiful parks, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to get your steps in. Scroll on to discover some of our favorite ways to keep your health and... Read more
Published on: 2020-12-10