Explorer's Guide Georgia

Explorer's Guide Georgia

by Carol Thalimer, Dan Thalimer

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781581571448
Publisher: Countryman Press, The
Publication date: 12/03/2012
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 538
Sales rank: 1,270,521
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Carol and Dan Thalimer have traversed the state countless times to seek out the new and check up on the tried and true. Their recommendations are based on years of research and personal experience. They have written for more than 50 publications, including National Geographic Traveler and the New York Times and are the authors of Explorer's Guide Atlanta: A Great Destination and Romantic Days and Nights in Atlanta.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 11

What's Where in Georgia 12

1 Atlanta Metro 51

Atlanta 53

McDonough, Hampton, Jackson, and Locust Grove 91

Newnan, Mo Re Land, and Senoia 99

Northern Suburbs (Northside)-Tallapoosa to Social Circle 110

Southern Suburbs (Southside)-Carrollton to Morrow 138

2 The Coast 145

Introduction 147

Brunswick and the Golden Isles 149

Darien and the Coast 170

Savannah and Tybee Island 182

Waycross 210

3 Historical South 219

Introduction 221

Athens 222

Augusta 237

Barnesville 250

Hawkinsville, Eastman, and Fitzgerald 257

Macon 265

Madison to Washington 279

Milledgeville 293

Statesboro to Waynesboro to Dublin 299

4 The Mountains 311

Introduction 313

Cartersville and Blue Ridge 315

Clarkesville to Clayton 328

Dahlonega to Helen 343

Dalton and Northwest Georgia 363

Gainesville and Lake Lanier 377

Hartwell and Elberton 393

Hiawassee, Blairsville, and Young Harris 402

Rome and Calhoun 412

5 Southern Rivers 427

Introduction 428

Albany 430

Americus 437

Bainbridge and Southwest Georgia 451

Columbus 462

Lagrange 470

Pine Mountain, Callaway Gardens, and Warm Springs 477

Thomasville 490

Tifton and Moultrie 499

Valdosta and the Okefenokee Swamp 507

Index 515

Maps

Georgia 8

Atlanta Metro 52

Downtown Atlanta 56

The Coast 146

Historic South 220

The Mountains 312

Southern Rivers 429

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