Get off I 75 at Exit 22 in Valdosta, GA and go E on Valdosta Road to Smok'n Pig BBQ for Top 10 in the US BBQ. Or go to Old South BBQ in Valdosta, GA. Get off I75 at Exit 63A at Tifton, GA and go W on 8th Street W to Pit Stop BBQ for good road food. Get off I 75 at Exit 169 at Macon, GA and go SW on Tom Hill Blvd. to Riverside Dr. Take a left and go S about a mile to Fresh Air BBQ for outstanding GA smoked BBQ. Get off I 75 at Exit 187 and go S to Johnston Street. Take a right and go to Grit's Cafe for outstanding southern cooking for lunch or dinner. Get off I 75 at Exit 198 at Jackson, GA and go E about a mile on High Falls Road to good country food at Falls View Restaurant. Before you get to Atlanta, GA get off I 75 at Exit 233 at Morrow, GA and go S on Jonesborough Road to Southlake Parkway. Take a right and go to Anderson Diner for outstanding country food.
Smok'n Pig BBQ @ 4228 N. Valdosta Rd., Valdosta, GA. 229 - 245 - 8227. http://www.smoknpig.com/
Old South BBQ @ 1700 West Hill Avenue, Valdosta, GA 229 - 247 - 6700.
Pit Stop BBQ @ 1112 8th St. W., Tifton, GA 229 - 387 - 0888.
Fresh Air Bar B Que @ 3076 Riverside Dr., Macon, GA. 478 - 477 - 7229. http://www.freshairbarbecue.com/
Grit's Cafe @ 17 West Johnston Street, Forsyth, GA 478 - 994 - 8325. http://www.gritscafe.com/
Falls View Restaurant @ 42 Towaliga River Dr., Jackson, GA 478 - 994 - 6050.
Anderson's Diner @ 1395 Southlake Pkwy., Morrow, GA 678 - 422 - 3643. http://andersonsdiner.homestead.com/index.html