This week on Georgia Traveler ….
Escape with Ashley to the Historic Greyfield Inn, a secluded Cumberland Island getaway with luxurious amenities.
We set our imagination loose with Michelle at LEGOLAND in Atlanta where you can take on the rides and build your own Lego masterpiece.
We’re off to the Durhamtown Plantation with David. A hunting plantation in Union Point that’s evolved into the country’s largest ATV and dirt bike playground.
We join Bruce in Summerville to explore the iconic folk-art wonderland that is Howard Finster's Paradise Garden.
Journey to Noah’s Ark. An amazing animal sanctuary in Locust Grove where Lions, Tigers and Bears live and play together.
Join Parker in White, Georgia at the world’s largest old car junkyard known as Old Car City USA. Home to acres and acres of iconic automobiles.
And it’s time to feast with Chef Marvin Woods and Pizza Maestro, Giovanni DiPalma at Antico in Atlanta.
All that and more . . . on the Best of Season 6 Georgia Traveler
St. Marys, Ga.
Take a short, 40-minute ferry ride from Fernandina Beach, Florida up the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway to Historic Greyfield Inn. Direct descent of the Carnegie Family, innkeeper Mitty Ferguson and his wife Mary, run a bewitching operation. Offering the comfortable familiarity of a family member’s home with the adrenaline and daring of a wild landscape. The historic Greyfield Inn continues to earn its title as one of America’s top ten most romantic inns.
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Host Michelle DeShields brings her 5 year daughter Delaney to Atlanta’s LEGOLAND Discovery Center; one of seven Lego attractions around the world, and the fourth discovery center in the United States. We explore the adventures of the Lego factory, ride on the rides, and even build our own Lego Skyscraper. . . It’s a fun adventure for kids of all ages.
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Union Point, Ga.
The Durhamtown Plantation in Union Point, GA sits on land given to the ancestors of owner Mike McCommons by George Washington. His family’s land expands to over 30,000 acres, 8,000 dedicated to recreation like hunting, fishing, camping and one main attraction; over 150 miles of dirt trails for ATVs and motor bikes which make it the largest motor course in the entire US. The trails have expanded through the years, offering beginner and advanced rides and motor-cross courses. You can also bring the entire family for a getaway, offering relaxing overnight accommodations.
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Paradise Garden located in Summerville, Georgia, is a maze of buildings, sculptures and displays. The garden were built from found objects and recycled materials ranging from bottles, bathtubs to bicycle frames and cast-off jewelry all created by legendary artist and preacher Howard Finster. Bruce takes us on a tour of this artistic garden and explores the magic and messages Finster left behind.
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Locust Grove, Ga.
There’s a magical place where lions, tigers and bears live together in perfect harmony …Enter the wonderful world of Noah’s Ark in Locust Grove, GA. This family run sanctuary takes care of exotic, animals from lions of the African Savanna to the brilliant Macaws and wild monkeys of the Brazilian Rain forests who for some reason or another had been rejected or misplaced by their previous owners. The philosophy at Noah’s Ark is rescue and rehab first, creating a comfortable environment for the animals.
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If your average ‘old car junkyard’ is where hunks of junk go to die, then Old Car City in White, Georgia is where aging beauties go to be re-born. The junkyard has turned into an international destination for artists, photographers and classic car lovers.
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Antico was inspired by pizza maestro Giovanni Di Palma, who learned from his grandparents in Naples Italy the secrets to making great pizza. Some sources say it’s the best pizza in the United States. Chef Marvin takes us behind the scenes with pizzaiolo Giovanni to learn how true authentic Italian pizza is made. At Antico, the pizza is served until the dough runs out.
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