Georgia May 12, 2017
10 Mountain Towns In Georgia That Make For The Perfect Day Trip
It’s springtime—almost summer—which means plans should be made for your next round of day trip adventures through Georgia. Maybe you need a quick weekend getaway. Maybe you want to take a road trip to places in the state you’ve never explored. Regardless of your reasoning, we have the perfect mountain towns in Georgia that will make for unforgettable day trips. Check it out:
1. Dahlonega, Georgia
Just an hour north of Atlanta, Dahlonega is a unique mountain getaway for the whole family. There is so much history in this town, especially since it was the site of the first United States gold rush! But beyond that, you'll be able to see for miles the beauty of North Georgia and the mountains surrounding.
2. Helen, Georgia
Helen, Georgia is one of the most popular mountain towns in the state and with one day trip, you'll easily see why. This wonderful mountain town is just filled with charm and style, with an abundance of things to do and see every time.
3. Dillard, Georgia
Dillard, Georgia is the perfect mountain town if you're looking to hike, bike, fish, or more! Spending the day outdoors in Dillard is not too far fetched, especially when you see all the beauty of the mountains around you.
4. Ellijay, Georgia
When you think about visiting the North Georgia mountains then it's easy to think about Ellijay, Georgia. This small, beautiful mountain town is the perfect place to get away from the city life and indulge in a bit of the great outdoors.
5. Blairsville, Georgia
Since Blairsville, Georgia is butted up against the Chattahoochee National Forest, it's easy to see why this town is such an adored mountain getaway. Rent a cabin and disappear for the day, immersing yourself in true Georgia nature.
6. Sky Valley, Georgia
Did you know that Sky Valley is officially the highest city in the state of Georgia? This can only mean one thing: insanely perfect views. See for yourself on this mountainous day trip.
8. Blue Ridge, Georgia
Blue Ridge, Georgia has all the charm and beauty that one could expect from a true mountain town. Not to mention restaurants, down-home cooking, waterfalls, and a bevy of hiking trails.
9. Tallulah Falls, Georgia
Here's the thing: Many people don't realize that Tallulah Falls is actually a town. And it is!! A wonderfully mountainous town of less than 200, which is smack dab in the best parts of North Georgia nature.
10. Kennesaw, Georgia
Kennesaw, Georgia has mountains, rivers, and fields, oh my! This beautiful mountain town is explored by many, and perhaps is the most unique of them all.
Feel like you have another mountain town in Georgia to add to the list?! Share in the comments! Or if you feel like looking at more day trip opportunities in the state, then you’ll love The
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