Staycation

The Rose Lawn Museum is housed in a Victorian mansion. photo: Brian Little
CHARM IN CARTERSVILLE

A quick 45-minute trip from Atlanta has museums, shopping and more. I’ve been to Cartersville…

DOG-GONE

Thanks to the host of local pet-friendly hotels, Fido can come along for! If the…

The Spa at Chateau Elan offers a plethora of ways to unwind, including indoor and outdoor relaxation spaces.
HIGH END WEEKEND

Looking to elevate your girls’ trip? Chateau Elan’s got you covered. When I turned 40…

Personality on Parkway

The Darwin brings a stylish new option to Old Fourth War! I have lamented the…

Design firm Rockwell Group took inspiration from nature and Japanese arts and crafts to create the hotel's interior.
THE NAMESAKE

Nobu Hotel & Restaurant Atlanta delivers on its brand promise. When I heard Nobu Hotel…

FAMILY ORIENTED

Downtown Alpharetta offers tons of fun for all ages! There’s no doubt that Alpharetta has…

Cocktail lounge Aveline overlooks the lobby from its elevated perch.
INTOWN CATCH-UP

The new Kimpton Shane Hotel offers an energizing city vibe. I stepped into the sixth…

Take Another Look

The InterContinental Buckhead gets a modern refresh! The InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta has been a local…

Downtown Athens boasts cool shopping and dining opportunities.
CLASSIC BEAUTY

An Athens visit feels like coming home. If you cried happy tears when the UGA…

Travel up an elevator from The Interlock's parking lot and arrive at this rooftop pool. Katie Bricker Photography
Making a Splash

Rooftop L.O.A. brings an oasis to the city. Rooftop L.O.A., which stands for leave of…

The exterior of Wylie Hotel faces Ponce de Leon Avenue.
Pretty on Ponce

Wylie Hotel impresses as an escape! Sometimes, Buckhead and Old Fourth Ward seem worlds away.…

Stonehurst Place sits on the largest residential lot in Midtown and is surrounded by lush gardens.
Stately City Stay

History, eclectic style and gracious hospitality at Stonehurst Place. I have a secret fantasy. In…

Nothing beats the sunset views 15 stories above the city at Spaceman.
To Dine For

A stay at the Hyatt Centric Buckhead brings food and beverage delights. I’m a mom…

Elegantly sleek, the Thompson Buckhead is a new addition to Atlanta's hotel portfolio.
Stuck on You

The Thompson Buckhead leaves a lasting impression! The Thompson Buckhead may be tucked away on…

The historic courthouse square is the centerpiece of Eatonton's downtown.
Get Away to a Good Book

Eatonton’s claim to literary fame. Just 84 miles east of Buckhead, Eatonton is a picturesque…

Reverence's chef-driven menu pays homage to seasonal, local produce. Photos: Brandon LaJoie
Gastronomic GETAWAY

The new Epicurean Atlanta offers a chic, culinary-focused hotel stay! Hotels combine all of my…

The Bellyard anchors The Interlock, a new mixed-use development at the corner of 14th Street and Howell Mill.
Take Stock

Midtown’s Bellyard Hotel offers everything you need for a staycation, all without moving your car!…

The expansive deck offers plenty of room for a group to lounge, dine and enjoy the hot tub.
Big Little Touches

Lake Lanier rental home stocks up on amenities! You never really know what you’re going…

One of the midcentury-styled king rooms featuring creature comforts such as Frette linens. Photos: Cris Molina
HOTEL SCENE

The Kimpton Sylvan breathes new nightlife into Buckhead. The only hint that The Kimpton Sylvan…

Scope out the sculpture garden at the Georgia Museum of Art, then head indoors to marvel at the masterworks on view.
Adventure in Athens

Explore art, nature and animals in this Georgia gem. Up for a summer road trip…

The 1842 Inn is a stunning Greek Revival mansion in historic Macon.
Going on Tour

Making music and memories in Macon. Located in the heart of Georgia, Macon has often…

All four of Kaya's craftsman cottages feature spacious front porches, some with rocking chairs and swings.
Kaya Calm

An overnight stay at Dahlonega’s Kaya Vineyard & Winery is a recharging family getaway Since…

Hotel Colee brings a festive vibe to the center of Buckhead's hustle and bustle.
Colee Calling

Buckhead’s newest boutique hotel a prime spot for an intown escape I am a firm…

The Rock Garden in Calhoun unveils an enchanting village of wee wonders. Navigate the lot along cobblestone paths and pintsize crossing bridges.
Road to Paradise

Head out for this culture-filled drive to Summerville, Georgia. Georgia is home to so many…

Chattanooga sits in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.
A Tennessean Sojourn

EXPLORING CHATTANOOGA’S SOUTHSIDE NEIGHBORHOOD. “Would you and Jon like to go away for the night?”…

At Barnsley Gardens, a 3,000-acre resort at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the outdoors is the main attraction.
Outdoor Indulgence

A breath of fresh air for the whole family at Barnsley Resort The travel landscape…

A 22-acre lake is one of the jewels in Vogel State Park, one of Georgia's oldest.
Head for the Hills

Autumn brings out the best of bucolic Blairsville To those who hail from colder climes,…

Rome is one of northwest Georgia's most charming towns.
When In Rome

A history rich jaunt to Northwest Georgia Located a little over an hour north of…

Perimeter Mall, one of the metro area's premier shopping destinations, is home to Apple, H&M, Macy's, Nordstrom and more.
Delightful Dunwoody

The 12-year-old town invites visitors to play, dine and stay awhile Since the early 1970s,…

The sunroom at the new Marc Bar & Restaurant overlooks Château Élan's 30-plus acres of grapevines.
Days of Vines and Rosés

Exploring North Georgia’s newly renovated Château Élan resort and spa After helping me plop down…