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  • Charles Bethea

    Editorial Contributor

    Writer-at-large Charles Bethea is a fifth-generation Atlantan, but his southern accent is faint. Raised in Ansley Park, he now lives in Cabbagetown. His writing has appeared in Outside, GQ, the New Republic, the New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, and Rolling Stone, among other publications. His Atlanta magazine story "Final Exit" won the 2011 City and Regional Magazine Award for reporting.

 

Stories by the editorial department about travel, primarily from Arbiter's Getaway pieces

Natchez Trace

Biking the thousands-year-old trail through Tennessee

I smelled something dead as I mounted my LeMond. The temperature was already topping 90 degrees before eleven in the morning on the outskirts of... Read More

Nearby Casinos

Three of a kind

This is as close to Atlantic City as you’ll get in the Southeast. Three hours north of Atlanta, Harrah’s Cherokee is in the process of a $633 million expansion and renovation... Read More

Havana, Cuba

Restrictions lifted on Cuban Americans’ visits

Just ninety miles from Key West, Cuba remains undiscovered country to most Americans, thanks to an embargo dating back to 1963. Last year, President Obama lifted... Read More

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