We took the midnight train to Georgia. Not really, but we DID take an early morning van ride from South Carolina to Georgia lol. It was so cool to drive through the back country and stop at all the country stores. Of course Savannah is much more quaint than Atlanta, but both were worth the trip in their own way. In Savannah we went to Tybee Island (where the Last Song was filmed) and watched a beautiful sunset near the lighthouse. We had a FEAST of a low country boil at a nearby crab shack. Literally, it could have fed a group of 12 and there were only 4 of us. If you don’t know what a low country boil is, it is a giant platter of crab, lobster, crawdads, shrimp, sausage, potatoes, and corn on the cob and it is sooooo so yummy. You eat with your hands and the table has a hole in the middle with a built in trash can so you can throw the shells away as you eat them– Efficiency at it’s finest. A couple of nights later, we basically had dinner with Chad Michael Murray and his family AND him and I made eye contact! 💁 I was feeling pretty cool. On our way to Savannah we took a pit stop at the Wormsloe Plantation (also in the Last Song). The trees are unreal! But the best thing so far about the south is the architecture. It is safe to say I am in love with all the old houses.
We didn’t do much exploring in Atlanta because we were at the ADA conference. However, we did manage to go to the Coca-cola museum, the Atlanta Aquarium (where we saw Cate Blanchett and her fam), and ate at a Waffle House! It was all so lovely and I came home saying things like “mind yo biscuits”, and “she’s busier than a cat covering crap on a marble floor” 🤷♀️.