Join Gerald, David and Phil for a special episode of Georgia Traveler, featuring some of our favorite stories from the premiere season. We celebrate each of the State's regions by exploring Melon Bluff on the Coast, the Blue Ridge Railway in the Mountains, the Georgia National Fair in the Historic South, the Mule Day celebration in the Southern Rivers region, and Medieval Times in Metro Atlanta.
Palmyra Plantation. David and Phil certainly enjoyed their stay at the Palmyra Plantation Barn, and there are many options for the nature lover in you.
Blue Ridge Scenic Railway (Blue Ridge) – Watch This Segment Online
All Aboard for mountain fun! The Blue Ridge Scenic Railway takes you back in time to the heyday of passenger rail cars. You'll discover local history and beautiful views as you wind your way 13 miles north of Blue Ridge to McCaysville, Georgia-Copper Hill, Tennessee community. After an hour and half to shop and eat in McCaysville area, the excursion train brings you back to Blue Ridge. The whole outing takes about 3 ½ hours and trips are available most days April through December.
Georgia National Fair (Perry) – Watch This Segment Online
You don't want to miss the Georgia National Fair in Perry. Great rides, fun shows – it's tons of fun for the whole family. Be sure and have an "elephant ear" for your friend Gerald!
Mule Day (Calvary) – Watch This Segment Online
Only about 200 people call the city of Calvary home, but during the first weekend in November, Calvary's population grows to 60,000 to 90,000 – and that count does not include mules. The Lions Club sponsors the annual Mule Day event, and as David Zelski discovered, there's lots to see and do.
Medieval Times (Lawrenceville) – Watch This Segment Online
Tour guides Phil and David start as squires but end as knights, thanks to Sir J.D. and all of our new friends at the
Medieval Times castle in Lawrenceville. If you have always wanted to feast at the King's table during a time of Knights and Ladies Fair, you can't miss this experience.
Season 1: Episode 113 – Best of Traveler