Georgia was one of the original 13 colonies, and it still boasts unparalleled historic charm. It's a diverse state in the heart of the South, from a coastal oasis along the Atlantic Ocean to the Appalachian Blue Ridge Mountains, the plantation-dotted heartlands, and the hip and modern urban center of Atlanta. From beach combing to outdoor adventure, historical sites, and big-city culture, this fascinating state has a lot to offer travelers who choose to stay in one of our fantastic Georgia vacation rentals!
The historic coastal city of Savannah is like no other, with its cobblestone streets, iconic tree-lined squares, and stately 18th and 19th century Southern architecture. The city also boasts a hip, trendy restaurant scene, and the prestigious Savannah College of Art and Design. Skip the hotels and embrace the city's charming private residences by staying in one of our beautiful Savannah vacation rentals, where you'll feel right at home.
Further inland, also along the Savannah River, the mid-size city of Augusta is home to the prestigious Augusta National Golf Club. The artsy college town of Athens is home to the University of Georgia and is famous for its independent music scene, which spawned many bands including R.E.M., the B-52s, and the Drive-By Truckers. Georgia's capital city of Atlanta ranks as the ninth-largest metropolitan area in the United States and is known for its tree-shaded streets; Craftsman bungalows; world-class restaurants, theaters and museums; soulful and groundbreaking music scene; its mix of historic and modern architecture; and for being home to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. If you go, be sure to include a visit to the National Historic Sites documenting his life and activism during your stay.
Georgia is bordered to the north by Tennessee and South Carolina, to the west by Alabama, and by Florida to the south, so it's a great home base for exploring the beautiful South at large. And while you're in Georgia, make sure to sample the famous local peaches, pecans, and Vidalia onions!
For the ultimate in homey comfort and local-style living, book one of our Georgia vacation rentals for your next visit to this majestic state!