5 Within 50: Foodie Shops

5 Within 50: Foodie Shops

What we Dig about all of the 5 within 50 foodie shops featured in this issue isn’t just that they are all unique in their own way by the various products they offer. But they may as well be called 5 within 50 over the top nicest shops and owners! Each overflowing with...

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DAY TRIP: Julep Farms, Dillard, GA

DAY TRIP: Julep Farms, Dillard, GA

On the winding drive up to Highlands, NC, through the Blue Ridge Mountains, you pass a modern farm resort on a hill complete with all the necessities for a perfect day.  Enjoy bonfires, a game of croquet or peaceful walks to see the fantastic gardens and visit with...

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Gwinnett Film is Back

Gwinnett Film is Back

Gwinnett Film is back, and happy to report, busier than ever.  As we move into late summer and fall, the Gwinnett Film Office is happy to report after an extremely challenging 2020 for our entertainment industry— film and TV is back and busier than ever. Tracking by...

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Sips & Sunshine

Sips & Sunshine

You know those places where you feel totally at home, but also like you've slipped away on a little vacation? That's Cloudland Winery. Cloudland was founded in 2015 by owner and winemaker Sean Wilborn, but Sean has been working behind the scenes on this passion...

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Road Trip: St. Simons Island, GA

Road Trip: St. Simons Island, GA

5 h 9 min (340.4 mi) Slipping away during the hot steamy summer months to embrace the salty sea air and experience the low country island life is the perfect change of scenery. The deep beaches of St. Simons at low tide (seriously, 800 steps from boardwalk to toes in...

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5 Within 50: Scenic Runs

5 Within 50: Scenic Runs

The dogwood blossoms are bursting, and so are your sinuses, which can only mean one thing: the spring/summer running season is here! Trillium Trek Trail RunMay 12125 Elachee Drive | Gainesville Take a 3.1 or a 13.1 mile run through Georgia’s only National Dedicated...

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Day Trip: Atlanta Botanical Garden

Day Trip: Atlanta Botanical Garden

An urban oasis in the heart of Midtown, the Atlanta Botanical Garden is 30-acres of outdoor gardens, including an award-winning children’s garden, canopy walk in Storza Woods and Skyline Garden. Founded in 1973, the garden has grown to include 16 distinctive gardens...

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Artists and Artisans at Slow Pour

Artists and Artisans at Slow Pour

It wasn’t the ideal day for an outdoor event: a bit grey and a bit rainy, but not nearly enough to keep patrons away from Lawrenceville’s Slow Pour Brewing Company. Slow Pour was born from a conversation between in-laws John Reynolds and Marty Mazzawi, and what began...

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Road Trip: Outdoor Columbus

Road Trip: Outdoor Columbus

Enjoy a five-star meal AND Class V rapids without ever leaving the city! If adventure is calling your name, and you’re good with getting your hair wet, then let us introduce you to Columbus, Georgia. Located directly across the Chattahoochee River from Phenix City,...

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Wastin’ Away in Margaritaville

Wastin’ Away in Margaritaville

If you’ve never wasted away the summer on an island, don’t miss out on the opportunity to take advantage of the island experience in Gwinnett’s own backyard at Margaritaville at Lanier Islands.  We asked Bucky Perry, VP of Margaritaville at Lanier Islands what’s...

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2021 Gwinnett Burger Week, Re-Branded!

2021 Gwinnett Burger Week, Re-Branded!

Food is the heart and the soul of any visit or trip, and one of the many reasons food and drink are the mainstays of many of our destination marketing initiatives. In March 2020, we were preparing to kick off the 3rd annual Burger and Brews Week, with the week...

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Road Trip: Huntsville, Alabama

Road Trip: Huntsville, Alabama

“I’d really like to see a large concentration of antebellum homes, the oldest continuously operating hardware store in the state and some spaceships, but without ever leaving town,” said no one ever. BUT, if someone DID actually utter that phrase, then said person...

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Day Trip: Tellus Science Museum

Day Trip: Tellus Science Museum

100 Tellus DriveCartersville GA, 30120TellusMuseum.orgYou know how sometimes it takes having out-of-town guests to visit the local attractions? The Tellus Science Museum is kind of a version of this for our family. Located immediately off I-75, we pass Tellus every...

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5 Within 50: Science Centers

5 Within 50: Science Centers

Science Enthusiast/Geeks rejoice! Everyone wants to be as cool as you now and get in on the fun. From the youngest little friends that crave delving into their own experiment of gooey substance, to the adult that thirst to explore with a cocktail in hand, we’ve got...

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Small Business Spotlight: Black Mermaid’s Bath & Body

Small Business Spotlight: Black Mermaid’s Bath & Body

From kitchen chemist to award-winning entrepreneur, Denise Zannu combined her passion for natural skincare with her knowledge of herbs and aromatherapy to launch Black Mermaid’s Bath and Body - a small business with a mission to help people have healthy, beautiful...

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