Travel & Outdoors
New Year’s resolutions are in the works and Atlantans are breaking a sweat with kettlebells at local personal training studios and classroom venues.
Pitch a tent, hook up an RV, go backcountry and sleep under the stars in five year-round campsites within two hours of Atlanta.
We all love the holidays, but sometimes a break from all the hustle and bustle of the season is just what Santa ordered. Where can one take a break and get away for the day or a weekend close to Atlanta? Take a look at these holiday escapes. They are all special in their own way. When you return from your escape, your holiday spirit will be renewed and refreshed.
These tips are ones that those from Atlanta use to have a stress-free and memorable holiday season in their own hometown.
Ice skating is wonderful for both reliving childhood memories and creating new ones. Here are the Atlanta area’s best spots for ice skating.
See the changing leaves in full effect with a weekend trip along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
For a vision of some of America’s most preserved historical and architectural treasures, a getaway to Charleston, S.C. is the perfect place. Charleston played a huge role in American history, but it’s also a focal point for those interested in art and refined behavior. Named America’s most mannerly city, expect to leave here feeling nothing like a tourist and everything like a pampered, worldly American.
If a vacation to far away lands just isn’t happening this year, a little almost staycation to Pine Mountain, Ga., may be just the ticket. The Wild Animal Safari is just a tank of gas and a little more than an hour away from Atlanta. Enjoy plenty of playtime in the area for a weekend away the family won’t soon forget.
Find a little dose of the island life right off the coast of South Carolina. Great shopping, fine dining, entertainment and fun activities abound on Hilton Head Island, just a hop, skip and a jump from Atlanta. Don’t miss out on sand, swaying sea oats and the ocean breeze in your hair on this awesome getaway to Hilton Head.
When the ocean breeze is calling your name, few area getaways could beat Pensacola. As deep as the nearby ocean with culture, it boasts 450 years of rich history and all of the wet, wild, sun-soaked fun you could hope for.