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Travel destinations and tips for a day, a weekend or longer!

leslie brashear

Exploring the Southeast One State at a Time

Hi I’m Leslie and I love this city! But occasionally a road trip is in order and this site is all about finding fun things to do and places to eat within driving distance from Atlanta. 

You will find activities in Georgia, events in Tennessee, restaurants in Florida and so much more! 



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association PHONE: 256.350.3500 / 800.648.5381 EMAIL: The Greatest Show on Dirt Will Take Place August 21-22 Decatur, Ala. – Cowboys, cowgirls, rodeo clowns, bulls and horses will be in the north Alabama town of Athens next weekend for some family-friendly rodeo... Read more
Published on: 2020-08-13
Source: North AL Blog


Finding a beautiful waterfall in Tennessee is a warm-weather must if you’re visiting the Volunteer State. Known for its rocky underbelly and mountainous waterways, Tennessee is a true dream for outdoorsy folk and beauty-seekers alike. Meigs Falls is located in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains, right in Townsend,... Read more
Published on: 2020-08-13


Don’t worry, Floridians. It’s not too late to make the most out of the warm weather. If you’re itching to get out of the house and are looking for an epic water adventure the whole family can enjoy together, we have the perfect place. Adventure Island in Florida, within the... Read more
Published on: 2020-08-12
Source: Only In Florida

North Carolina

Headed to the Crystal Coast for some R&R? You won’t find a more unique way to enjoy some time on the water than aboard the Polynesian-style floating tiki hut with a motor at Cruisin Tikis Beaufort. (There is also one in Morehead City.) Round up some friends and hit the... Read more
Published on: 2020-08-13
Source: Only in NC


Long gone are the days when there are only a handful of beer options to choose from. Within the past few years, we’ve gone through what some might call a craft beer renaissance, with local breweries and microbreweries popping up all over Georgia. There is one microbrewery in Georgia, however,... Read more
Published on: 2020-08-12

South Carolina

Few things reign over our mind with the same tenacity as a food craving. From pizza to hot wings, a mouthwatering steak fresh off the grill and yes, even desserts… when you’ve had it and love it, it’s hard not to want more. That’s precisely how folks who’ve visited the... Read more
Published on: 2020-08-13
Source: Only in SC

Virtual Olive Oil Tasting and Grove Tour
September 12, 2020 2pm

Take a virtual tour of Monte da Oliveira Velha estate, a lovely small, family-owned olive grove in the Alentejo region of Portugal and producer of the distinctive Amor é Cego olive oil.

Thanks for checking it out!