Top Choice Nature Reserve in Cumberland Island & St Marys

Cumberland Island National Seashore

An unspoiled paradise, a backpacker's fantasy, a site for day trips or extended stays – it's clear why the Carnegie family used Cumberland as a retreat long ago. Almost half of its 36,415 acres consists of marsh, mu…
Top Choice Cemetery in East Savannah & the Islands

Bonaventure Cemetery

If you do a Google image search of the term 'Southern Gothic,' the Bonaventure Cemetery pops right up. That should give you an idea of what to expect at this municipal cemetery, plunked on a bluff overlooking the Wi…
Top Choice Cemetery in Midtown & the Victorian District

Laurel Grove Cemetery

Originally part of a plantation, this segregated cemetery has major historical significance to Savannah. From the mid-19th century, whites – including Confederate veterans of the Civil War – were buried in the north…
Top Choice Historic Site in Southside & the Moon River District

Wormsloe Historic Site

A short drive from downtown, on the beautiful Isle of Hope, this is one of the most photographed sites in town. As soon as you enter, you feel as if you've been roused from the last snatch of an arboreal dream as yo…
Top Choice Historic Site in East Side

Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site

The historic site commemorates the life, work and legacy of the civil rights leader and one of the great Americans. The center takes up several blocks. Stop by the excellent visitor center to get oriented with a map…
Top Choice Museum in Downtown

Center for Civil & Human Rights

This striking 2014 addition to Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park is a sobering $68 million memorial to the American Civil Rights and global human rights movements. Beautifully designed and thoughtfully executed, the…
Top Choice Gallery in Midtown

High Museum of Art

Atlanta's modern High Museum was the first to exhibit art lent from Paris' Louvre and is a destination as much for its architecture as its world-class exhibits. The striking whitewashed multilevel building houses a …
Top Choice Museum in Athens

Georgia Museum of Art

A smart, modern gallery where brainy, arty types set up in the wired lobby for personal study while art hounds gawk at modern sculpture in the courtyard garden and the tremendous collection from American realists of…
Top Choice Park in Historic District & Forsyth Park

Forsyth Park

The Central Park of Savannah is a sprawling rectangular green space, anchored by a beautiful fountain that forms a quintessential photo op.
Museum in South Georgia


Flannery O'Connor was raised on this 544-acre estate after her family moved here from Savannah. After attending the Writers Workshop at the University of Iowa, she returned to this pretty home, set amid a quilt of b…