Georgia is best known as The Peach State. Georgia-grown peaches are recognized for their superior flavor, texture, appearance and nutritious qualities. Georgia also designated the peach as the official state fruit in 1995. Atlanta is home of the Georgia Aquarium and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, dedicated to the African-American leader’s life and times. The city of Savannah is famed for its 18th- and 19th-century architecture and leafy public squares. Augusta hosts the Masters golf tournament.

Attractions are abundant in Atlanta to keep you busy on an extended weekend, like the Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca – Cola, and the Center for Civil and Human Rights. Make time to visit the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site and Ebenezer Baptist Church. All these visits are sure to make one hungry. Chef – run restaurants will accommodate by dishing up modern American cuisine in strikingly beautiful spaces. >MORE

More history abounds in Savannah where 1,600+ historically and architecturally significant structures are all within a 2.5 square mile area to see. There are at least 45 historic inns and other accommodations ranging from garden apartments to carriage houses which allow guests to indulge in Southern charm. >MORE

History and the arts unit in Americus and Sumter County. You can catch a show in a 100-year-old theatre, stay in a historic castle-like hotel, and peruse the striking art of West-Central, Georgia. >MORE

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