Athens, Georgia Day Trips & Weekend Get-A-Ways

Posted on: May 27th, 2011 by admin No Comments

About an hour away:

  • Lake Oconee/Lake Sinclair – Swimming, Fishing, and Water Sports.
  • Broad River – Canoeing, Kayaking, and Tubing.
  • Lake Lanier – Water Park, Fun for all ages.
  • Watson Mill State Park – Covered Bridge, Canoeing, and Camping.
  • Gwinnett Braves – Great Park, Loads of Fun.
  • Road Atlanta – Racing and Driving Schools.

About 2 Hours away:

  • Appalachian Trail – Day hikes and Camping.
  • Six Flags Over Georgia – Roller Coasters and more.
  • Georgia Aquarium – A must see in Atlanta.
  • Atlanta – Professional Baseball, Football, Basketball & Hockey (for now).
  • Atlanta – The Fox Theater, World Congress Center, and other music/entertainment venues.
  • Asheville, NC – Slightly over 2 hours, but worth the trip. Biltmore House and Winery Tours.
  • Augusta – The Masters golf experience.

4-6 Hour Weekend Get-A-Ways:

  • Nantahala River – White Water Rafting, Canoeing and Kayaking.
  • Harrah’s Casino – Gambling and Live Entertainment.
  • Savannah – Beach, Boardwalk, Historic Tours and Plenty of Night Life.
  • Myrtle Beach, SC – Beach, Golf, and Fun for All.
  • Florida Pan Handle and Alabama Coast – Beaches!
  • Charleston, SC – Historic Sites, Beaches, Fine Lodging, and Food for all Occasions.
  • Great Smoky Mountains – Camping, Rafting, and Scenic Drives.

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