27 Perfect Weekend Getaways From Atlanta

From the Blue Ridge Mountains to coastal islands, we’ve rounded up the top destinations that make ideal weekend trips from Atlanta.

The list here is organized based on distance from Atlanta, starting with the closest to the farthest.

Hikers enjoy the park’s trails. The park is particularly known for the Approach Trail that leads to the southern terminus of the Appalachian Trail.

Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge

Athens offers visitors plenty to explore and experience in the home of the University of Georgia.

Athens, Georgia

Helen has become well known as a top Christmas town and offers other special seasonal events and festivals.

Helen, Georgia

If you’re looking for a small, boutique inn, check out Old Town Inn in Augusta’s historic Old Towne Neighborhood.

Augusta, Georgia

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