It may not have much coastline, but oh boy does Georgia know how to cook. Which means its fresh and fried seafood joints are worth a detour to that beautiful coastline and its barrier islands. You may never come back.
Photo: Courtesy of North Beach Bar and Grill
Tybee Island, Georgia
The little place right between the Tybee Lighthouse and the beach turns out such creative Southern- and Caribbean-influenced seafood as escovitch (Jamaican marinated fish). 812-786-4442;