Best Atlanta Nearby Vacation Getaway Ideas

Looking for a fab getaway from the city? Atlanta is close by to some amazing attractions that will make the perfect short distance vacation. If you prefer the beach or hanging out lakeside no worries you have many options for an Atlanta nearby getaway.

Beat it for a great road trip, just head on over to Tybee Island for a beach getaway.

Tybee Island

Tybee Island

Tybee Island, also known as Savannah Beach, is an easily accessible barrier island located just 18 miles away from the Hostess City of the South, historic Savannah, Georgia. Savannah’s Beach is an amazing tourist destination that has something to offer every vacationer. Rich in both history and natural beauty, Tybee Island is also famous for its diverse cuisine, excellent accommodations, and a variety of exciting recreational activities. Even Paula Deen, who is internationally recognized for her delicious and innovative Southern cooking, has her very own vacation house on Tybee Island available for rental.

 Lake Lanier Island 

Lake Lanier IslandPhoto credit Lake Lanier Islands Resort

Located just 45 minutes from northeast Atlanta, Lake Lanier Islands Resort is Georgia’s most visited lakeside destination. Encompassing immense natural beauty in an intimate setting, luxury Lake Lanier Islands Resort is perfect for family vacations, romantic escapes, business conferences, weddings and more.

Reynolds Plantation

ritz Carlton Reynolds PlantationPhoto credit The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds Plantation

More than a resort community, Reynolds Plantation is the ultimate setting for an active life well-lived. A vibrant playground brimming with activity, where your inner child can come out and play, and the whole family can embrace everything that nature has to offer. Spend the day on the water or in it, perfect your golf swing, or reconnect with the people who matter most. There’s something for everyone at Reynolds Plantation. Whether you’re seeking a weekend getaway, a second home, or an exceptional primary residence, Reynolds Plantation invites you to Come Play.

 Sea Island Resort

georgia sea islandsPhoto credit Sea Island

Consistently rated as one of the top resorts in the world, Sea Island provides luxurious guest experiences at The Cloister, The Lodge, and The Cottages. Sea Island’s delightfully varied settings include oceanfront, riverfront, and golf perspectives to suit every taste.

So what is your favorite nearby Atlanta getaway?? Tell us!

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