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

Historical facts about some of Georgia's small towns

Most towns between Atlanta and Savannah have a Sherman story, though Covington’s is less harrowing than some: His troops looted the town but otherwise left it intact. Read More

Get away to Cumberland Island

Georgia’s barrier isle offers close encounters of the wild kind

While I was sifting through the hoards of conch shells, disc clams, and horseshoe crab remnants left on Cumberland Island National Seashore by a generous surf, something in the distance caught my eye: two majestic creatures at water’s edge, standing so close together that they appeared as one hulking beast. Read More

Get away to Washington, D.C.

Springtime is our capital's most bipartisan pleasure

Gazing at the cherry trees in our nation’s capital may be a touristy cliche, but strolling among the blossoms in full blush, usually between late March and early April, tends to silence objections. Read More

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