Atlanta Area Vacations, Your Perfect Escape

Spring tulips in Callaway Gardens.

Unwind with these Atlanta Area Vacations

When you need a vacation to recover from a crazy schedule but can’t commit to a long trip, you’re not out of luck. These Georgia escapes are all within driving distance of Atlanta, so you can enjoy a relaxing day trip or a weekend getaway to unwind in the middle of your busy life.

Constitution Lakes Park

Just 15 minutes from Atlanta, Constitution Lakes Park features 125 acres packed with beautiful trails. Stroll through woodland, walk over boardwalks and admire the lakes for which the park is named. Despite being tucked in the middle of one of Georgia’s industrial areas, this park is a haven for birds and other wildlife. If you enjoy observing the rhythms of the natural world, this short trip is the perfect way to spend a Saturday.

The Palisades at Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

Take a 25-minute drive to the Chattahoochee River, a jewel among Atlanta escapes. Two spots along the river, each known as the Palisades, are broken up by large natural granite boulders, creating interesting currents and beautiful places to hike and climb. Stop at either location to take in the stunning vista of the surrounding area as you hike the trails with a human or canine companion.

The Inn at Serenbe

A visit to Serenbe is like a journey back to a time when life was less stressful and people were satisfied with simpler things.The Inn at this eclectic community location is just 35 minutes from Atlanta and offers travelers accommodations similar to a bed and breakfast. While you’re there, enjoy a walk along the trails, admire the nearby organic farmland or participate in community activities like concerts and culinary events. From the artistic to the agrarian, Serenbe has a little something for everyone.

Callaway Gardens

Experience a combination of natural beauty and resort luxury with a trip to Callaway Gardens. With 2,500 acres of gardens and other landscaping to explore, you’ll never tire of seeing the scenery. Choose to stay in the inn, the lodge, one of the cottages or a quaint vacation home for a unique experience tailored to your tastes. When it comes time to eat, you can pick one of the 11 restaurants located throughout the resort, that serve everything from “down home” cooking to gourmet cuisine.


If you’re up for a slightly longer drive to another one of the amazing Georgia escapes, it takes about an hour and a half to get to Summerville from Atlanta. This quaint mountain town offers beautiful scenery, fun festivals, parks and a unique collection of art in Howard Finster’s Paradise Garden.

Since it doesn’t take long to get to these Atlanta escapes, you can enjoy a quick trip any time you feel the need to get away from it all. Whether you go alone to have some “me time” or plan a mini-vacation with the family, you don’t have to travel far to have an experience you’ll never forget.

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