Judith Garrison

Member Since:
Aug 2016

Judith Garrison is a travel journalist and photographer as well as the editor of Georgia Connector magazine. She has contributed to publications including Deep South Magazine, Simply Buckhead, BBC Travel, WHERE, AAA, GoNomad, Peach State Publications, Interval World, AARP.org, US Airways Magazine, and contributes monthly to Blue Ridge Country magazine online. She and her husband Len own Seeing Southern L.L.C. They are also members of the Society of American Travel Writers. Together, they travel the world in search of narratives which capture the culture and spirit of incredible places filled with unforgettable people. 

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Day Trips to Hilton Head Island and Beaufort

A visit to Beaufort and Hilton Head, SC

Through the Lens

Discover the best Southern Wedding Destinations through the eyes of a photographer. Page 62

Beach Bar Dreams lead to Akademia Brewing Company

A look at the newest brewery in Athens, Ga.

Tangiible HIstory: Country Antrim and Giants Causeway

A trip from Belfast to the Giants Causeway with the Causeway Storyteller

The Caribbean boat trip that cured my fear of water

A sailing aboard the Windjammer through the Southern Caribbean gave me sea legs.

Rocket Man

A visit to adult space camp at the U. S. Space and Rocket Museum in Huntsville, Alabama.

Seeing Southern: A Total Eclipse of the Sun

It happened one day, a total solar eclipse from coast to coast. We set up in Murphy, NC.

Find the Pearl

A visit to the gems on Hilton Head Island. Page 27.

Sicily’s Castellemmare del Golfo

A visit to the norther coast of western Sicily to the land of our ancestors.

Faces of Tellers

The tellers at the annual Georgia Mountain Storytelling Festival in Young Harris, Ga. Photography by Len Garrison/Seeing Southern.

Feels Like Home

A visit to the southern city of Thomasville, Ga. Don’t miss the annual rose festival in April, one of the iconic events in the South.

Pickers Paradise

A small Georgia town overflowing with antiques. Page 24.

Seeing Southern: The Great Smoky Mountain Railroad

Rivers and rails have always defined the Blue Ridge Mountains. Now, the rails of Bryson City, North Carolina, have a new shining star, the #1702 steam locomotive .

History + Music + Film

The historic sites of Macon, Georgia, plus it’s music heritage and now, film is taking center stage.

Seeing Southern: Watching Paint Dry

One of Rock City’s historic barns gets a facelift.

Enchanted Ireland

A journey to uncover the beauty of Ireland’s winter while discovering family along the way. Page 50.

You Can Live Like Julia Child at Her Former French Retreat

A conversation with the new owners of La Peetch and how you can come and stay and cook in France.

Playing and Dreaming

Experience Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, plus a conversation with Dolly Parton.

Rediscover the Past

Go antiquing in Monroe, Georgia, and find treasures, in the Antique Capital of Georgia

Seeing Grenada

Visiting the island of Grenada and sailing the Grenadines.

Seeing Southern: It’s Who We Are

Appalachian storytellers gather in Young Harris, Georgia, to tell tales.

Away in the Smokies

Get away to Gatlinburg, Tennessee, and visit America’s most visited national park and experience SHINE.