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Old 05-09-2013, 01:12 AM   #1
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Wink Drives, Dives, and Diners - Daytrippin' in Gawja

From the mountains to the flatlands to the coast, we have some of the greatest rides right here in the great state of Georgia! We have the most upscale restaurants to the lowest-of-the-low dives, and all the fantastic BBQ in between.

This thread is for all us day-trippers! Tell us about your mini-trips, what you saw, what you ate, cool shit you photograph on the way. Try to include your route (general or specific), pics of food and menus, directions or addresses of super cool uniquely Georgia stuff.

Where else can you find giant metal cows, grab a Dragon's tail, drink a craft beer while eating sweet potato fries, cruise the beach, and admire a giant smiling peanut? Only in Georgia, baby.

From a pic of a mural to a full-page report....bring it on!
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Old 05-09-2013, 02:27 AM   #2
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Old 05-09-2013, 05:42 AM   #3
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Yaaa Hooo!

Thanks for pulling up the slack MrErnbo! I think this thread has the potential to go epic!
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Thank the Mrs., she did the work!
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Old 05-09-2013, 01:03 PM   #5
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Thank the Mrs., she did the work!

Thank you Mrs Ernbo!

I was out riding today and saw a few restaurants that fell nicely into this category. Unfortunately, I didn't have the time to stop. I logged them into my grey matter data base, lets hope it doesn't fail me.
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Old 05-09-2013, 04:52 PM   #6
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Ah yeah!

I gonna stalk the shit outta this thread. Especially now that I finally have a bike to ride to these places and stuff my face! Can't to wait to see everyone's input. I would kill for a bbq place that actually has beef ribs (don't eat pork). Maybe some good sushi/seafood places too. Thanks for making this thread!
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Old 05-09-2013, 05:16 PM   #7
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First up, a great coastal eatery, Fish Tales on Spur 144 near Richmond Hill, Ga.... parking in front is tricky due to the angle but bike friendly parking is available just across the street in the over flow lot. They are bike friendly as well. . Great menu and reasonably priced for fresh seafood.
They're dockside . Eat inside, outside, or at the bar.....
Tasty low country boil, delicious and filling

Will go back, it was that good and very cheerful.
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Old 05-09-2013, 06:07 PM   #8
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Holycow that looks good. Oh nice.
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Old 05-09-2013, 06:43 PM   #9
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Being fairly new to GA, this thread will give me lots of "food" for thought.
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That looks especially yummy! Seafood is some of my favorite!

I need to quit my job!
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Looking good! Another reason for me to get on down there.
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All right; who can add something this weekend. Weather not looking great, but I got a few spots in mind...
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Old 05-10-2013, 09:31 AM   #13
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All right; who can add something this weekend. Weather not looking great, but I got a few spots in mind...
Sister-in-law is up this weekend and we're suppose to go zip-lining tomorrow. I might take a day off next week and find a spot.
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Old 05-11-2013, 04:40 AM   #14
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We dropped some coin at Fishtales on our Christmas camping trip this last year. I have never been so stuffed...
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Definitely a dive!

Took my sister-in-law, her grand daughter and my grandson zip-lining today! my wife and provided the transportation. i was suppose to zip myself but, my grandson wanted to try it so I gave my spot to him. The place we went is called Banning Mills and lies about a mile north of Whitesburg in the north west part of the state. It's about a 2-1/2 hour drive from Warner Robins, about half super slab and the rest two lane. It was a nice drive and plenty of historic sites to see along the way. The first pic is of the entrance to the resort. I say resort because they rent cabins and have a lodge where people who aren't zipping can relax and take it easy. Banning Mills has some historic significance itself and was the site of several mills located on Snake Creek that provided textiles for Confederate Uniforms during the Civil War.



Here are one of the many zip platforms!



Getting schooled on how to zip.





So while the crew is off zip-lining, my wife and I decide to go into town to get something to eat. Now Whitesburg, being the small town that it is has a choice of 3 places to eat, Pam's Diner, Subway and El Loco! I figure with a name like El Loco, how could I go wrong! Anyway, it was the best choice for finding a Cervesas!





love the decor!



The wait staff were nice. I've seen that guy in the middle at March Moto Madness. Evidently, he gets around.



I was so hungry, I forgot to get a shot of the Taco Salad before I took a pic. It looked a lot more appetizing than this when they brought it out. It was tasty though.





There is quite a bit to see at Banning Mills even if you don't zip line. There are plenty of nature walks and some ruins of the old mills.







Over all it was a great day, not too hot and the bugs were minimal. I will definitely go back and I know my grandson wants to go back. He loved it and wants to do stage 5 next time. We'll see. Stage 5 will set you back $250.00 for the day. They do provide lunch though.

PS: I know this trip isn't bike related. However, I thought in the interest of getting this thread jump started, I would post the day trip anyway. Pretend there is a motorcycle in there somewhere.

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