With Spring Break just around the corner, there are so many places near Atlanta to have an incredible staycation.
From the lush green forests of Georgia, to Stone Mountain Park. There’s staycation inspiration everywhere in Georgia. Atlanta hosts plenty of unique stays in the city center, or you could have a nature-filled getaway to escape the hustle and bustle.
The Peach State is home to gorgeous coastal beaches, spectacular mountains and an endless amount of things to do. So plan your Georgian Spring Break staycation, with this list of interesting options to help you:
Where: East Atlanta
Nestled in a gorgeous bamboo forest just outside the city center is Atlanta’s very own alpaca rescue farm. The lush foliage will transport you to an exotic, tropical place – so much so that you may even forget you’re in the bustling city. Dozens of rescued alpacas call this place home, and you can even call this place your home away from home. With a treehouse and two cottages on offer, this place is perfect for a unique staycation in Atlanta. They also have intimate experiences with the animals including alpaca yoga.
2. Tybee Island
Where: near Savannah
If you truly want to escape the city and head out of the Atlanta, to visit the best of what Georgia has to offer. Then Tybee Island is for you, especially if you’re looking for an awesome road trip and some scenic beaches. Tybee Island is home to a still-functioning 18th-century lighthouse that has been rebuilt many times. There’s history, there’s watersports, there’s everything you need for a great Spring Break.
3. Sylvan Valley Lodge & Cellars
Where: Sautee Nacoochee
Georgia isn’t renowned for it’s fine wine. But there are plenty of wineries and cellars that still bring delicious wine to the Peach State. Sylvan Valley Lodge & Cellars is amid dense forest, and is 4 miles away from Yonah Mountain. Walk through their enchanting vineyards and take in the spectacular views of the gorgeous Georgian nature.
4. Vintage In The City
Where: Grant Park, Atlanta
This beautifully restored 1957 airstream is a hop, step and a jump away from Downtown Atlanta. If you fancy a fun twist to a city center break, then check out this awesome AirBnb. Located near Grant Park, there are so many things to do nearby including the city zoo, incredible architecture, a weekly farmers market, and so many places to eat and drink. Making it perfect for a fun staycation in the Georgian capital.
5. Serenity In The Mountains
Serenity is a full service spa located in the heart of Blue Ridge. Located in the stunning mountains of north Georgia, escape to a natural paradise with the spa packages to match. Serenity In The Mountains also have lodges for you to rest your head after a long day of pampering. They have an extensive selection of massage therapy, guaranteed to grant you a romantic Georgian getaway.
6. Silver Comet Trail
For all you hikers out there, Georgia is home to some incredible trails. The Silver Comet Trail is the ultimate hiking pilgrimage all the way to Alabama. Starting in the suburbs of Atlanta, the Silver Comet Trial is one of Georgia’s top trails for running, walking, cycling, or skating. It’s an epic-length of 61.5-miles and you’ll end up on the Georgia/Alabama state line near Cedartown.
7. Lake Chatuge
Lake Chatuge is a man-made reservoir created by the Chatuge Dam which finished construction in 1942. Even though it’s man-made, it’s absolutely stunning and highlights the nature that surrounds it. This AirBnb is the perfect staycation for the family. Basically resting on the lakeside, the architectural beauty looks like a Georgian church, with breathtaking views of the lake!
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