Multiple airlines offer nonstop flights from all three Washington-area airports to Atlanta, which is about
80 miles from both Macon and Athens, Ga.
353 College St., Macon
No two rooms are alike in this luxury inn built in 1842. Rooms from $189.
Foundry Park Inn and Spa
295 E. Dougherty St., Athens
A stylish, classic hotel near downtown and the University of Georgia. Rooms from $89.
Madison Oaks Inn and Gardens
766 East Ave., Madison
Beautiful bed-and-breakfast with four rooms from $195.
Old Clinton Bar-B-Q
4214 Gray Hwy., Gray
Consistently voted best barbecue in Georgia. Very casual. Full barbecue plates from $7.
Jackson’s on Sinclair
3065 N. Columbia St., Milledgeville
Popular lakeside restaurant featuring American comfort food. Entrees from $12.
The National Restaurant
232 W. Hancock Ave., Athens
Mediterranean-style food and wine in a Southern setting. Entrees from $20.
Uncle Remus Museum
214 S. Oak St., Eatonton
Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed for lunch), Sunday 2-5 p.m. $5, seniors and students $4, ages 5-12 $3. Family rate (up to five members) $15, each additional member $3.
State Botanical Garden
2450 S. Milledge Ave., Athens
Daily 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Visitors center open Tuesday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Free, donations accepted.
934 Georgia Ave., Macon
Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday 1-4 p.m. $11, seniors and military $10, children and students $7, younger than 6 free.