Weekend Trips Near Atlanta

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

1. Staycation

Why not ditch driving long distances and stay in the city? You can play tourist, seeing things you've never taken the time to see. 

Attractions:
Go to a Braves or Atlanta United game
Visit the High Museum of Art
Browse though the Atlanta Botanical Gardens
Go see a show at the Fox Theatre
Bike around Piedmont Park
Try some food at Ponce City Market or Krog Street Market
Taste some locally made Atlanta beer at one of the many breweries in the city
Go to a comedy show


2. Amicaloloa Falls

Venture just north of the city to spend time hiking in the great outdoors, while enjoying beautiful mountain views.

Attractions:
Hike Amicaloloa Falls and the trails around it
Hike Springer Mountain
Enjoy wine and music at Cartecay Vineyards
Take a day trip to Dahlonega, Dawsonville or Elijay

Places To Stay:
The Hike Inn
Amicalola Lodge

3. Reynolds Plantation

If your budget isn't a factor, head down to Reynolds Plantation for some ritzy time on Lake Oconee.

Attractions:
Have a spa day at The Ritz
Play some golf
Rent a boat and have a lake day
Try out the Oconee Brewing Company

Places To Stay:

4. Savannah

Visit Georgia's oldest city and explore the cobblestone streets or take a trip out to the beach.

Attractions:
Have a picnic in Forsyth Park
Browse around the historic district
Drive down to Tybee Island for the day
Shop the City Market
Bar hop around River Street
Visit Warmsloe Historic sight

Places To Stay:
Forsyth Park
Downtown Carriage House
Pulaski Square Carriage House
Historical Church Conversion Loft
Victorian Off Forsyth Park
Loft Near River Street

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