TO THE RITZ, PLEASE, JAMES!

Stately Buckhead hotel offers abundant opportunities for relaxation and luxury.

The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead, has cut an elegant figure on Peachtree Road across from Lenox Square since 1984.

Give me a hotel where I can squirrel away for a weekend, hidden from civilization, and I am a happy camper. The crisp white sheets, the room service, the blackout shades, the “do not disturb” signs. Bellhop, take me […]

FARM TO FORK

Rabun County is a hotbed for grazing quality cuisine.

The menu at The Farmhouse at Persimmon Creek changes on a weekly basis, depending on what produce is in season.

The menu at The Farmhouse at Persimmon Creek changes on a weekly basis, depending on what produce is in season.

I have serious North Georgia lake-house aspirations. One day, I’ll call a little slice of lakefront with […]

TAKE A HIKE

A rustic inn above Amicalola Falls is worth the 5-mile climb to get there.

The inn is operated by nonprofit Appalachian Education and Recreations Services Inc., and accepts both donations and traveler volunteers to support its mission of protecting Georgia’s natural resources. The inn is operated by nonprofit Appalachian Education and Recreations Services Inc., and accepts both donations and traveler volunteers to support its […]

A VIEW WITH A THRILL

See fall from a dizzying height at Banning Mills.

Look, Ma! No hands! The more intrepid riders of the Banning Mills zip lines soar like the birds over the tree canopy.

Look, Ma! No hands! The more intrepid riders of the Banning Mills zip lines soar like the birds over the tree canopy.

Georgia enjoys the distinction of sporting vivid fall colors, without the accompanying […]

Plantation bliss

A visit to The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation is the perfect recipe for family-friendly relaxation.

The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds Plantation offers 30 acres of shoreline on Lake Oconee.

The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds Plantation offers 30 acres of shoreline on Lake Oconee.

Sometimes you just need to get out of town. It doesn’t matter how far you go just as long as it’s away from the list of to-do’s […]

Be their guest

Buckhead’s InterContinental Hotel gets five stars for service and beyond.

The InterContinental Hotel is just a few minutes from Buckhead’s shopping hubs.

The InterContinental Hotel is just a few minutes from Buckhead’s shopping hubs.

The first thing I noticed upon arriving at the InterContinental Hotel Buckhead Atlanta early on a Saturday afternoon is the energy. I love a hotel with a buzz about the place, and […]

REDISCOVERING ROSWELL

Thirty minutes from Buckhead, yet days of exploring.

A stroll down Roswell’s Canton Street offers locally owned shops, restaurants and art galleries.

A stroll down Roswell’s Canton Street offers locally owned shops, restaurants and art galleries.

Mention a trip to Roswell on a weekday, and many “ITP” Atlantans will scoff, not willing to sacrifice the time or mileage. I challenge you to use the distance to […]

Stately stay

A seasoned Midtown Atlanta classic is here to serve.

Four Seasons Altanta Midtown

STORY: Karina Timmel Antenucci

With major luxury-hotel street cred, the Four Seasons in Midtown is often the go-to resting spot for rock stars touring in The A. So when I walked through its front doors on a late Friday afternoon for a one-night staycation with my husband, Josh, it came as no surprise that there was […]

Hometown Sweet Spots: Atlanta B&Bs that return maximum pleasure for minimal travel investment

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I have to admit, I’m not usually one to stay at bed and breakfasts when I travel one too close encounter sharing walls and bathrooms with oddball strangers, and I’ve been scarred ever since. But after a recent visit to two B&Bs in Atlanta, I am a self-proclaimed convert. Once you check into Stonehurst Place, you’ll understand.

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Season’s greetings from Savannah

Experience the Southern charm of Savannah’s culture and dining scene during holiday festivities

Coast - boat

STORY: Alexa Lampasona

Pastel colonial town-homes shielded by rows of moss- draped live oaks, horse drawn carriages bowling along brick paved streets welcome to Savannah, where centuries old buildings contrast with modern structures designed by the Savannah College of Art and Design. If you’re looking for a charming, Southern holiday retreat, this itinerary […]