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Wormsloe Plantation, Savannah

Georgia State

American history, brought to life

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From plantations and coastal islands to the Antebellum Trail and its storied past, Georgia has always been a fascinating destination. Charming towns deeply rooted in America's history give way to coastal regions of exceptional beauty and vast, protected scenic mountain areas dotted with cabins and cottages. For a break, its southern beaches are a real pleasure, as are its restaurant kitchens serving everything from hearty Southern favourites to fine-dining classics.

History brought to life

And, for a taste of Georgia past, head to Savannah, 18 miles from the coast. Its historic centre is packed with 18th and 19th century architectural gems that range from waterfront cotton warehouses to antebellum mansions all arranged around city squares. As the green lungs of Savannah, they’re resplendent in shady oaks twisting around ornate railings and shocking–pink azaleas that are picked out against sun-bleached brickwork. It’s this conspicuous wealth that was brought about by a chequered history that can still be seen in the Wormsloe Plantation Historic Site and Savannah History Museum.

Amazing Atlanta

Of course, there’s also the modern pull of Georgia’s forward-facing capital, Atlanta. A skyline dominated by towering skyscrapers is the backdrop to the fascinating Carter Center – dedicated to the presidency of Jimmy Carter – and the excellent High Museum of Art. You’ll also find a full range of family attractions including the World of Coca-Cola and the Georgia Aquarium. And, as the birthplace of Martin Luther King, it’s not just the architecture that’s progressive with plenty of exhibitions showcasing the life and legacy of one of the great Americans.

World-class sport, relaxation & culture

Outside of the cities, Augusta is the home of the US Masters and, with so many other world-renowned golf courses dotted throughout the state, it's no wonder that Georgia is a must-visit destination for golf fans. Elsewhere, the nation’s favourite Appalachian Trail runs through Georgia while the beaches of Jekyll Island – once the winter retreat for such names as the Morgans, Rockefellers and Vanderbilts – is one of the state’s favourite ‘vacation’ spots. Just to the north, the largest of the Golden Isles – St Simons Island – is an excellent choice for golf courses, charter fishing and resort living in an unspoilt location. For a glimpse back into the grand history of the Old South, Georgia’s Antebellum Trail takes in everything from botanical gardens and manors to cultural centres and authentic farms.  


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Top itineraries in Georgia State

Madison, Georgia

Highlights of Georgia Self-Drive

11-day tailor-made self-drive from £3,210 pp incl. flights

Discover the highlights of the southern US state of Georgia on this tailor-made self-drive tour. Visit Atlanta, Macon, Savannah, Jekyll Island, Thomasville and Columbus as you explore this state, steeped in history and outstanding natural beauty.

Outer Banks, North Carolina

Best of the Carolinas & Georgia

14-day tailor-made self-drive from £4,085 pp incl. flights

From atmospheric mountains to pristine beaches, discover a region off the beaten track where incredible natural beauty and vibrant cities set the scene for an unforgettable road trip.

Beale Street, Memphis, Tennessee

Rhythms of the Deep South Self-Drive

15-day tailor-made self-drive from £2,905 pp incl. flights

Discover a rich and innovative culture, history and heritage on this self-drive tour of the Deep South states of Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee.

Palmetto Bluff

Luxury Deep South and Florida

12-day tailor-made self-drive from £11,345 pp incl. flights

Showcase everything historic cities to island retreats on this coastal road trip, complete with luxury stays and private touring. Enjoy Southern lunches, spot nesting turtles and tour Miami's Art-Deco delights. It's the perfect introduction to South Carolina, Georgia and Florid

Top places to stay in Georgia State

Hotel Bardo Savannah

Hotel Bardo Savannah

Contemporary hotel

Part of the Kessler and the Autograph collections of hotels, Hotel Bardo's redbrick steeple and collection of art has made it Savannah’s most recognisable places to stay.

Loews Atlanta

Loews Atlanta

Contemporary hotel

Situated in the centre of Midtown, near Piedmont Park, the Loews Atlanta combines contemporary Southern style with classic luxury. Rooms feature a sleek, modern scheme with floor to ceiling windows affording fantastic city views. The location is better than downtown, with a great selection of restau

Where to go in Georgia State

Historic Waterfront District, Savannah


Savannah is one of the most beautiful cities in the USA and a must-see on any trip the Georgia's coastal area.


The historical heartland city of Macon has a guitar rocking heart with diverse downtown dining and dancing venues.


Atlanta is a dynamic and bustling city that is often touted as the gateway to the Deep South. The city offers everything from shopping, family attractions and world-class museums to fine art galleries and historical places of interest.

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