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Take a Road Trip to Acworth

Take a Road Trip to Acworth June 30, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
If you’re looking for a way to beat the heat, why not take a road trip to Acworth for a splash in the lake? Acworth Beach in Cauble Park is a great retreat for a picnic or a walk along the lakefront.  The beach is open until Labor Day for swimming. There is a $10 fee to park in Cauble Park on...

Atlanta Souvenirs on a Shoestring

Atlanta Souvenirs on a Shoestring November 18, 2010 | Food, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
As a state known for peaches and pecans, Georgia has a variety of cheap gift items and souvenirs built around the love of these two food staples. During a visit to Georgia or Atlanta, there is no need to spend your precious money or quality travel time searching for overpriced souvenirs like T-shirts...

Taste of Atlanta “Bests”

Taste of Atlanta “Bests” November 9, 2010 | Events, Food, Travel Tips | Read More
More than 50,000 hungry patrons descended on Midtown’s Technology Square for Taste of Atlanta on Oct. 23 and 24 to enjoy bites from some of the city’s best restaurants. Although the nearly 700 distinctive restaurants made it difficult for judges to choose the “Festival Bests,”...

Stuck in Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport During the Holidays? Enjoy It!

Stuck in Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport During the Holidays? Enjoy It! November 2, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
The holidays are supposed to be a merry season when you enjoy spending time with family and friends. Unfortunately, sometimes you end up spending more time trying to travel to see those beloved family and friends than sitting around the fire sipping eggnog and catching up. As the world’s busiest airport,...

Atlanta Public Restrooms

Atlanta Public Restrooms October 28, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
When out sightseeing in Atlanta it is bound to happen that you will need a restroom. As in many big cities, public restrooms can make for a traumatic experience, but if you stick to some basic rules you may be able to avoid major distress in searching for the best option. Public restrooms, first of all,...

Atlanta Fashion

Atlanta Fashion October 18, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Atlanta’s mild climate still offers an enjoyable change of seasons, allowing you to switch out your summer flip flops and shorts for winter scarves and boots. As a melting pot that combines deep southern roots with new age creativity, Atlanta’s fashion runs the gamut from high-end designer apparel...

Navigating MARTA

Navigating MARTA August 25, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
If you are without a car, one of the best ways to get around Atlanta’s city center is to use the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transportation Authority (MARTA). It will save you lots of time sitting in traffic and parking costs that can run high when moving from place to place. Here is some useful...

Packing for Atlanta: What to Put in the Suitcase, What to Leave Out

Packing for Atlanta: What to Put in the Suitcase, What to Leave Out July 21, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
When packing up and heading to Atlanta, there are several important things to take note of. First of all, there is a reason the city is nicknamed “Hotlanta”—both the weather and the nightlife is sizzling in this Southern metropolis.  During the day plan for high temperatures and at night be ready...

Atlanta Supermarket Sweep: Savi Urban Market

Atlanta Supermarket Sweep: Savi Urban Market July 7, 2010 | Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Savi Urban Market in Atlanta’s Inman Park has wide assortment of delectable snacks to choose from. During a recent run into the local grocer I discovered lots of organic treats as well as locally made items to fulfill my cravings. From the sweet to the salty, these snacks are great to grab for a road...

Atlanta Sunset

Atlanta Sunset June 25, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
A summer sunset in Atlanta is magical, no  matter where you may catch it. In this case, it was the top of a parking garage in the residential neighborhood of Morningside–not exactly the most romantic location, but a beautiful view. As the sun dipped below the horizon at about 8:50 p.m. on June...
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