Looking to get away from the city for Valentine’s Day this year? Atlanta has some of the cutest getaways and experiences. From wineries to cabins, Georgia and its surrounding area have a ton of options for those looking for a change in scenery. Plan a long weekend getaway or a day exploring the mountains at some of the best wineries.
1. Mad Hatter Cottage
If you’re looking for a nontraditional getaway that will give all the R&R vibes and quirky fun feels then this is the spot for you. The Mad Hatter cottage is the perfect getaway for those looking for a unique experience that can’t be had anywhere else in Georgia. This Alice and Wonderland-themed cottage is decorated in the most whimsical way. Enjoy time near the fireplace with friends or with your S.O. You can also enjoy some time in the jacuzzi. Definitely consider this a cute getaway for you and a group of friends.
2. Greenville, South Carolina
If you’re looking to escape the state entirely, then a short 2.5-hour trip to Greenville South Carolina is for you! Greenville, SC has been counted among the New York Times “52 Places to Go in 2023″. That should let you know this is one of the best places to consider traveling to if looking for a little mini getaway. The dining scene in Greenville is one that visitors should be sure to take advantage of while also enjoying the small-town feel of this mini-metropolis. See what else the city has to offer here.
3. Tiny Cabin
The perfect getaway for minimalists, the tiny cabins in Chattahoochee are the ideal spot! These clusters of tiny cabins are located in Chattahoochee National Forest in Suches, GA. They offer tiny cabins for one person, couples, or a two-bed mini cabin for friends. Each cabin comes with a mini fire pit, mini fridge, and cooking area. Don’t expect full bars as reception is purposefully low, providing a truly isolating experience that’s as peaceful as it is idyllic.
4. Chateau Elan
Chateau Elan is the perfect spot for wine lovers and connoisseurs alike. Located just an hour or so outside of the city, Chateau Elan offers its guest the option to spend the weekend or just a day tasting from more than 30 wines produced and grown locally from Braselton, GA, and south of GA. If you want to take your experience u a notch, they also have a spa. experience a serene and inviting sanctuary that will help ease all your worries. Combine the spa with this ultimate wine-tasting experience, you are sure to feel refreshed when you resurface. Check out what other activities you can enjoy at Chateau Elan here.
5. Visit Savannah, GA
Savannah, GA is the perfect place for a charming Southern escape. Located 4 hours outside of Atlanta this quaint city has everything from 5-star restaurants to adorable accommodations. Experience true southern hospitality during your entire stay. Some notable things to be enjoyed in this city include: a trolly tour, a visit to Savannahs waterfront, take a spooky ghost tour, try some southern cooking, and much more.
6. Callaway Gardens
Check out Callaway Resort & Gardens for adventures and so much more. This resort is located … Enjoy hiking trails, spa days, flower gardens, zip lines, a boathouse, and putt-putt golf. Perfect for a family or friends trip, Callaway Gardens is a great place to take time away to unwind and reset.
7. Tybee Island
Open year-round, Tybee Island is the perfect place to enjoy a gorgeous sunset and southern charm all in one place. Adjacent to Savannah, GA, Tybee Island is one of Georgia’s greatest gems. although the weather may be cooler this tie of year, there’s still nothing quite like enjoying the sunset and hearing the crashing of waves to reset your mind.
8. Three Sisters Vineyard
Dahlonega, GA is the perfect place to get out of town and enjoy a genuine Georgia farm winery. Three Sisters Vineyard offers walk-in wine tastings as well as bookings. Tourists and wine enthusiasts alike are sure to enjoy the small family-like atmosphere at this local winery. Take a stroll around 184 acres of North Georgia Mountain vineyard beauty and history. Nothing is more romantic than spending quality time with S.O. while enjoying the gorgeous views atop Dahlonega’s mountains.
9. Blue Ridge Mountain
This picturesque mountain town is one of the best locations to get away from it all. A city all on its own, Helen, GA still gives visitors a “mini-city” feel without all the stressors that come with big city life. Guests can rent a cabin or a hotel atop this charming mountain town. There are so many activities for guests to enjoy while they’re on Blue Ridge Mountain. Some can’t miss activities are riding the Alpine mountain coaster, eating at one of their restaurants, visiting Ana Ruby Falls, and enjoying hiking trails throughout the town.
10. Alpaca Treehouse
Calling all animal lovers! This cabin getaway is absolutely for you! Another unique getaway experience is The Atlanta Alpaca Treehouse. One of Atlanta’s cutest getaway secrets. This amazing man-made bamboo forest nestled away a few miles outside the city is not only perfect for relaxation but for seclusion. This man-made tree house is surrounded by an 80-year-old bamboo forest. This mini local retreat is sure to spark inspiration for creativity or a rekindling of love.