Destination Weddings in Georgia
Weddings at the Renaissance Waverly We interview the wedding planner at this 5-diamond Atlanta hotel for her suggestions on planning the wedding of your dreams. We also talk with her about using hotels as a one-stop wedding center, a great way for brides to save both time and money.
Weddings at Cavender Castle, Georgia In the early years of the 19th century, prospectors dreamed of striking it rich in the area around Dahlonega, Georgia—the site of the nation’s first large-scale gold rush. Today, couples can make a wealth of memories as they exchange vows at Cavender Castle, Dahlonega’s regal special events sanctuary. In the following Lovetripper interview with proprietors Rick and Cyndi Durham, find out how you can say “I do” at this dream venue.
In-Depth Romantic Travel Articles
Augusta Offers Historic Southern Charm By Kathie Farnell and Jack Purser Augusta, Georgia, home of The Masters golf tournament, is a city steeped in history and romance. The Partridge Inn, now entering its second century as Augusta’s premier hotel, offers Southern charm in a setting that–along with plush rooms and spacious verandahs–includes the opportunity to sample cutting edge cuisine.
Jonesboro, Georgia, and Gone with the Wind by Eleanor S. Morris Though there’s no plantation called Tara anywhere near Jonesboro, Georgia, the romance of it is far from gone with the wind. (Author Margaret Mitchell based the fictional Tara on a family-owned property near Jonesboro). More than 60 years after Gone With The Wind was first published, more than 250,000 copies are still sold yearly.
Love Blooms in the Georgia Mountains By Kathie Farnell Visitors looking for romantic seclusion in a back-to-nature atmosphere can find it at two rustic yet elegant North Georgia resorts.Less than 90 minutes from Atlanta, the Glen-Ella Springs Inn near Clarkesville offers 16 rooms overlooking a swimming pool and gorgeous garden. The Inn, built more than 100 years ago as a home, later catered to travelers in search of a nineteenth century spa experience.
Barnsley Gardens’ Ghostly Romance by Kathie Farnell Just one hour north of Atlanta, Georgia, a German prince and princess own a luxury resort whose story is one of equal parts love, tragedy and shiftlessness. Barnsley Gardens’ history goes back to the 1840s when Godfrey Barnsley purchased some 4,000 acres in the foothills of the Georgia mountains.
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