Visiting Georgia

Southern hospitality meets cutting-edge urbanity in Atlanta, home to the massive Georgia Aquarium - the world’s largest - not to mention beautiful spots like the Atlanta Botanical Gardens and world-class dining in the Downtown Dining District. The aptly named Blue Ridge Mountains, stately Savannah, and Cumberland Island’s wild horses further embody Georgia’s sun-kissed beauty.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do, browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo. ... Read More
Southern hospitality meets cutting-edge urbanity in Atlanta, home to the massive Georgia Aquarium - the world’s largest - not to mention beautiful spots like the Atlanta Botanical Gardens and world-class dining in the Downtown Dining District. The aptly named Blue Ridge Mountains, stately Savannah, and Cumberland Island’s wild horses further embody Georgia’s sun-kissed beauty.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do, browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips Georgia

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The Old And New Ebenezer Baptist Churches

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 17 Jan, 2009

Of course I was religious. I grew up in the church. My father is a preacher, my grandfather was a preacher, my great-grandfather was a preacher, my only brother is a preacher, my daddy's brother is a preacher. So I didn't have…Read More


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The Martin Luther King National Historical Site

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 16 Jan, 2009

January 20, 2009 will be a great moment in American History when Barack Obama will be sworn into office as the first African-American President of the United States of America. If only Martin Luther King, Jr. was alive to see this momentous time in…Read More


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Athens: Off The Beaten Path

Written by BulldogGirl on 16 Sep, 2008

When I came to Athens for the first time, I was a junior in high school trying to figure out where I would go to college. I was excited to tour the University of Georgia campus, get a feel for the town, you know……Read More


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A Quick Pitstop at Palmetto, Georgia

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 12 Aug, 2008

Mom and I were on our way to our family's place in Douglasville, Georgia this July. The last 50 miles of the trip were travelled on rural roads through small Southern towns that reminded me of the movie and TV show In The Heat…Read More


Gastronomical (Mis)Adventures in Atlanta

Written by Little Ayun on 12 Sep, 2007

This isn’t so much an "experience" as a set of recommendations for anyone who intends to eat a lot of meals out and doesn’t have a local source in the know. I’m in no way a snob about eating out, but overall I think Atlanta’s…Read More


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Downtown Atlanta

Written by travellingdave on 08 Jan, 2007

Atlanta is one of the USA's most scenic cities, and its downtown is as unique as the heart of Georgia. Spend an afternoon walking around this amazing city's downtown core and you will not be disappointed, as there is history around every corner.Begin your self-guided…Read More


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Enjoy Savannah!

Written by vampirefan on 27 Mar, 2005

The history of Savannah goes back to February 12, 1733, when English General James Edward Oglethorpe and 120 colonists arrived in Savannah and founded the 13th and last colony in the New World. The colony grew, and people from all over began to gather in…Read More


Square Roots

Written by Armed With Passport on 11 May, 2002

The ship "Anne", commandeered by General James Edward Oglethorpe of England, landed at a natural port on the Savannah River in February of 1733. Oglethorpe and his 120 passengers had landed at a spot later known as Savannah in a new English territory named…Read More


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My journal notes - Part VI - The Parade and Clary's

Written by Armed With Passport on 19 Mar, 2002

MARCH 16, 2002 SATURDAY NIGHT 11:15 p.m. DESOTO HILTON SAVANNAH, GEORGIA I'm back in the Hilton at my desk, writing what has happened earlier this day. Toni is lying on the bed, watching the local news coverage of the parade and thr River Street revelry. After I signed…Read More


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My journal notes - Part III -

Written by Armed With Passport on 19 Mar, 2002

MARCH 15, 2002 11:25 p.m. DESOTO HILTON SAVANNAH, GEORGIA Note: This is a continuation of my entry in my written journal. It picks up with my wife and I walking down Abercorn Street toward Oglethorpe Square and The Olde Pink House. We carried on down Abercorn, walking…Read More


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