The Best Weekend Getaways From Atlanta
By: Leah Shoup
Blue Ridge, Georgia
Escape the city and relax while surrounded by the Blue Ridge mountains. The Scenic Railway and Mercier Orchards are can't-miss attractions in this town.
Callaway Gardens, Georgia
This resort complex features natural gardens, walking trails, and even two 18-hole golf courses. The biggest draw is the the Callaway Brothers Azalea Bowl!
Greenville, South Carolina
Greenville is a great option for a quick weekend trip from Atlanta. Check out Falls Park on the Reedy and take a walk along the Swamp Rabbit Trail!
Birmingham is just over two hours from Atlanta, with top things to do like the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and the McWane Science Center.
Asheville, North Carolina
Asheville is one of the most interesting weekend getaways from Atlanta. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, it’s probably best known as home to the Biltmore Estate.
Savannah is one of the most romantic weekend getaways from Atlanta thanks to its beautiful historic district. Don't miss Forsyth Park or the chance to take a food tour.
At just a four hour drive from Atlanta, this mountain resort city that makes an excellent base for a weekend getaway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Spend your weekend lounging on the island’s world-class beaches or take a guided boat tour. The Coastal Discovery Museum is great for outdoor activities!
Golden Isles, Georgia
These four barrier islands include the popular St. Simons Island and Tybee Island. Stay at Jekyll Island Club and don't miss the Tybee Island Lighthouse!
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