Driftwood Beach on Jekyll Island
Off the Interstates
Roadtripping through the Southeast will more than likely see you wind up driving along I-75 or I-95 - probably in Georgia. Escape the monotony of the interstates by hopping off the highway and making a stop in one of Georgia's many scenic small towns, adventure-laden natural landscapes and exciting cities.
5 Reasons to Get Off I-95 at the Georgia Coast
Georgia's coast provides 100 miles of beaches, history, culture and beautiful sunrises. Take a rest and relaxation stop off I-95 to tour Geeche heritage on Sapelo Island, take a ride on a shrimp boat out of Darien or enjoy a luxurious night at The Cloister, The King and Prince, or the historic Jekyll Island Club Resort. Read more.
The Most Unspoiled Beaches on the Georgia Coast
Travelers weary of overdeveloped beaches will find the perfect remedy on Georgia’s Atlantic Coast. Whether your destination is one of Georgia’s famous Golden Isles of Georgia, a windswept national seashore or the diverse experience that is Tybee Island, there’s a place where the shore is calm and uncrowded. Come along as we discover the charms of Georgia’s quiet beaches. Read more.
Must-See Stops off I-75
With its big-time historical sites and small, quirky attractions, Georgia’s I-75 has "road trip" written all over it. Enjoy a stop at Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville to see letters from all 45 U.S. presidents, or sample fresh Georgia peach ice cream at Lane Southern Orchards in Fort Valley. Read more.
Fast, Affordable and Fun Pit Stops Along I-75
Add some excitement to your road trip with these four easy stops that won't break the bank. For example, Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta provides no end of entertainment for visitors of all ages - from the fountain light shows, to the serene ponds, and the many local museums and restaurants. Read more.
6 Scenic Georgia Drives
Sure, interstates may be the fastest way to get to where you're going, but Georgia's highways and backroads offer sights and adventures that can't be found along President Einsenhower's system. For example, instead of traveling on I-95, take U.S. 17, an original "Dixie Highway," through Richmond Hill to Darien and on down to the Golden Isles. Read more.
Backroad Gems in Georgia
One of the best things about traveling to and through Georgia is how many interesting sights you can see when you bypass the interstate and take a ride down a two-lane highway. Visit The Whistle Stop Cafe, famous for Fried Green Tomatoes; Roosevelt's Little White House State Historic Site; the peach and pecan groves at Lane Southern Orchards; and much more. Read more.