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Georgia Residents Smackdown Finalists Announcement

Georgia Tourism is throwing down an all new "Smackdown" challenge for 2012. This year, Georgia tourism professionals are encouraged to assemble teams to work together on a creative proposal that will focus on Georgia residents. 

And the finalists are:

The Caboose Crew - Greater Rome Convention & Visitors Bureau
The Classic Twisters - Classic South Travel Association
The Twisted Lovers - Atlanta Metro Travel Association

Overview

A relaxing escape, The Coast has it all from miles of shoreline and windswept dunes to historic ports and towns.

Discover the many possibilities:

  • Enjoy – Luxury resorts and sandy beaches
  • Discover – Historic forts and lighthouses
  • Explore – Trails and museums

 

A place of natural and cultural wonders, The Coast has something for everyone, making it a popular vacation destination.

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Attractions

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  • Fort King George Historic Site

    Built by South Carolina colonists in 1721, Fort King George was the southernmost fortification defending the British empire in North America. Though it only lasted six short years until 1727, the fort...

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  • Georgia Sea Turtle Center

    The Georgia Sea Turtle Center is the coast's premier marine life rehabilitation, research and education facility. Located in Jekyll Island's historic old power plant building, the Sea Turtle Center brings...

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  • Christ Church, Frederica

    Christ Church, Frederica is located in a serene setting formed by native live oaks, holly and cedar trees. On the site of Christ Church, nestled among huge oak trees on the scenic north end of St. Simons...

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  • Cumberland Island National Seashore

    St. Marys is the gateway to Cumberland Island, Georgia's largest and southernmost barrier island. Here, pristine maritime forests, undeveloped beaches and wide marshes whisper the stories of both man and...

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Events

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  • Hay Days

    Join us for fall family fun in St. Marys. Osborne Street and businesses in the historic district are decorated with scarecrows. Stroll through the historic district and view the scarecrows that are all...

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  • St. Simons Island 4th of July Sunshine Festival

    The Annual St. Simons Island Sunshine Festival held in the Pier Village on St. Simons has been an island tradition for over 60 years. The family fun starts this year on Friday, July 4th and runs through...

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  • Billy's Island Paddle

    Wednesday, Apr 9, 2014 10 AM to 1 PM - Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA - Join us for a paddle out to historic Billy's Island. This island was home to Native Americans, pioneers, and lumbermen...

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  • American Cancer Society's Charlton County Relay for Life

    Will be held at the Charlton County High School Track.

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Places to Stay

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  • Jekyll Island Club Hotel

    The Jekyll Island Club Hotel is a truly landmark experience shaped and nurtured by more than 100 years of devotion to service. Here, on an unhurried island off Georgia's colonial coast, awaits a world...

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  • Reynolds Mansion on Sapelo Island

    Groups up to 25 people may camp near the beach on Sapelo's Cabretta Island. Comfort station with hot showers available. The Reynold's Mansion can accommodate conferences and retreats for up to 28 people...

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  • Azalea Inn & Gardens

    Guests are invited to rendezvous at the romantic Azalea Inn & Gardens, a storied mansion with historic character and turn-of-the-century artisan craftsmanship in Savannah's Historic Landmark District....

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  • Beachview Bed & Breakfast

    Historic Beachview Bed and Breakfast has Southern charm and a beach atmosphere. It is perfect for weddings, family reunions and anyone seeking a romantic, historic or adventure-seeking B & B experience...

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