5 Must-See Museums in Georgia

Georgia is a state with a rich history – and they’re making sure to celebrate it with museums. There’s a museum here for everyone, whether you and your partner want to learn more about prohibition, american art, or even Coca-Cola!

Not in Georgia? Take a look at this page to find date ideas we’ve highlighted in your area!

American Prohibition Museum – Savannah, Georgia
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It can be incredibly fascinating to visit museums that focus on one period of time. They tend to be able to deep dive on topics that broader museums wouldn’t be able to. The American Prohibition Museum is no exception – learn all about the temperance movement and its consequences.

Center for Puppetry Arts – Atlanta, Georgia
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Just as it can be fascinating to visit museums focusing on one period of time, it can also be fascinating to visit museums focusing on one style of art. In this case, it’s puppetry. Don’t miss the Jim Henson collection, featuring iconic puppets like Kermit and Miss Piggy.

Columbus Museum – Columbus, Georgia
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Not just an art museum, and not just a history museum, the Columbus museum combines both into one, fantastic facility. Whether you want to experience some American art or explore the history of the region, this museum is the one stop shop for you!

Cumberland Island National Seashore Museum – St. Marys, Georgia
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This is a mix between a museum and a national park. First, take a look around their visitor’s center to learn about the history of the area. Then, take a ferry to the island itself to experience the magic of nature. You may even see some wild horses!

World of Coca-Cola – Atlanta, Georgia
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A museum dedicated to Coca-Cola? Why not? Take some time to learn about the history of the beverage company, and then sample over 100 flavors, including ones that are limited edition or only available in select regions (including internationally).

 

8 Exciting East Coast Events, April 2018

April is almost here! It’s time to plan out next month’s dates, and as always, we’re here to help. If nothing in this list strikes your fancy, check out our concierge service. We’ll come up with the perfect date night idea for you and your partner.

Epicurean

Some delicious events to delight your taste buds!

Taste of South Boston – Boston, Massachusetts
Date: April 8th, 6pm-9pm
Price: $55
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Have a wishlist of restaurants you want to try? Cross a ton off the list with the Taste of South Boston event. Over 30 restaurants will be represented, along with a selection of wines and beers.

World Grits Festival – St. George, South Carolina
Dates: April 13th-15th, 9am-9pm
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Who doesn’t love a specific food festival? Celebrate this hot breakfast meal at the World Grits Festival with events ranging from a 5K to a Rolling in the Grits contest.

6th Annual Hot Sauce Expo – New York City, New York
Dates: April 21st and 22nd, 10am-6pm
Price: $10 to $100, depending on the package you purchase
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The perfect event for hot sauce addicts. Get the General Admission ticket if you just want some free hot sauce tastings and entertainment. Upgrade if you’re looking for some more culinary experiences, like barbecue or a taco buffet.

Enriching

These events are the perfect opportunity to learn something new.

Eastern Shore Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival – St. Michaels, Maryland
Dates: April 7th, 10am-5pm & April 8th, 10am-3pm
Price: $5
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Experience 35 artists from around the east coast, all with a shared love of sea glass!

Wild and Scenic Film Festival – Exeter, New Hampshire
Date: April 20th, 7pm
Price: $20
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Film festival dedicated to short films showcasing and celebrating stories of the human-nature connection.

Easels in the Gardens – Edenton, North Carolina
Dates: April 20th & 21st, 1pm-7pm
Price: $30
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Enjoy a stroll through the gardens of the Cupola House and watch artists at work. The event also includes a garden party and a variety of workshops.

Energizing

Check these out if you love outdoor adventures!

Wild Azalea Festival – Morrow, Georgia
Date: April 7th, 11am-4pm
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Annual festival featuring guided hikes, animal encounters and more, hosted by Reynolds Nature Preserve.

Moonlight Trail Rides – Bedford, Virginia
Date: April 28th, 7:30 PM
Price: $42
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Go on a romantic, moonlight trail ride. There will be complimentary refreshments and a bonfire after the ride!