Hills & Dales Estate in LaGrange, Georgia
The lavish 1928 Swan House at the Atlanta History Center in Atlanta was built for the Inman family. Designed by famed architect Philip Shutze, it earned its name for the swan motif found throughout the house. Movie buffs will recognize it from "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire."
A National Historic Landmark, the Owens-Thomas House in Savannah is known for its English Regency architecture and elaborate indoor plumbing system — an innovative amenity in 1819. The home also includes an English-inspired ornamental formal garden and an original carriage house with one of the earliest intact slave quarters in the South. Purchase a Triple-Site Pass to see the house, Telfair Academy and Jepson Center for a discounted price.
In the late 1800s and early 1900s, many wealthy Northerners wintered in the warm climate of South Georgia. Some purchased land such as Pebble Hill, which the Hanna family turned into an elegant sporting retreat.
Plum Orchard Mansion
Plum Orchard Mansion in Cumberland Island was built in 1898 for the Carnegie family and is part of the Cumberland Island National Seashore. The best times to visit this Georgian Revival mansion are when volunteer caretakers are in residence or for the national park's Lands and Legacies Tour.
Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson
Roosevelt's Little White House State Historic Site
Franklin D. Roosevelt built a small vacation home in Warm Springs while serving as governor of New York. He found the area's therapeutic spring waters eased his polio symptoms. Now it is known as Roosevelt's Little White House State Historic Site.