Sometimes the hustle and bustle of Atlanta can become enough to wear out even the most city obsessed person. There is nothing wrong with hitting reset and relax. With prices going up everywhere, sometimes it can feel impossible to getaway. Atlanta has some surprising gems and getaways right in its backyard or close to it that any local can enjoy. Whether looking to reconnect with self or have a getaway with friends/ your SO this list is perfect for those looking to disconnect for a little while.
1. Tiny Cabins on the Chattahoochee
These cluster 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 true isolating experience that’s as peaceful as it is idyllic. Click here for more information.
2. Blue Ridge Mountain
Some of GA’s long standing cabin getaways are nestled on Blue Ridge Mountain. With prices slowly creeping up during the summer months, now is the perfect time to book a group trip to get away. The perfect accommodations to bring cards, Jenga, or any other games to have a night of fun with glorious scenery. Blue Ridge Mountain is another stellar location for a staycation with friends or a significant other. You won’t regret it.
3. Alpaca Treehouse in Bamboo Forest:
This has to be 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. It’s so popular that is is currently booked until November 2022. This man made tree house is surrounded by an 80 year old bamboo forest. Previously featured on Netflix Love is Blind and Worlds Most Amazing Vacation Rentals, this mini local retreat is sure to spark inspiration for creativity or a rekindling of love. Click here to book your stay.
4. The Lodge at Amicalola Falls State Park:
The final location included in this roundup is also another gem; located in Dawsonville, GA these hiking trails have a tendency to get forgotten. Whether you want to experience a day trip OTP or have a full blown staycation, Dawsonville provides the perfect ambiance for either experience. Not only is this location the perfect spot to admire nature, but they have activities such as zip lining and archery. With restaurants also located on site, you don’t have far to go to experience good cuisine with family and friends. Amicalola Falls could serve as the perfect vacation to take if you were unable to plan a more extensive vacation for summer break. Click here for more information.