Southwest Georgia Travel Guide
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Fodor's The Carolinas & Georgia
Plan Your Southwest Georgia Vacation
The rolling agricultural landscapes of a slower, older South, where things remain much the same as they were for generations, can be found within a couple of hours' drive of Atlanta's high-rise bustle. Here small towns evoke a time when the world was a simpler place, where people lived close to the land and life was measured on a personal scale. In southwest Georgia, peanuts, corn, tobacco, and cotton are the lifeblood of the local economies, and you're as likely to see a tractor on a country road as a car.
Lodging in the area runs the gamut from elegant, luxurious properties to low-profile but unique B&Bs to reliable and inexpensive chain hotels. RV parks...read more
This region of Georgia does lovely things by slow-cooking pork over green oak. Pit barbecue joints in the area are homey, hands-on, and relatively inexpensive...read more
Things To Do in Southwest Georgia
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Callaway Gardens Resort and Preserve: 14,000 acres of gardens and parkland make this the raison d'être for visiting Pine Mountain. In spring the... Read more
Collards, grits, mac and cheese—the list of snacks originating from the South is long with a storied history that dates back to the plantation... Read more
Such was Georgia's preeminence in world cotton production at the turn of the 20th century that the international market price was set at the... Read more
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