3 Georgia Towns Ideal for Escaping the “Rat Race”

A recent survey by Joy Organics surveyed 3,000 professionals to find out the best towns across America when it comes to escaping the rigors of modern careers and high-pressure demands.

Long Creek Falls courtesy of Visit Blue Ridge GA

Of the 150 towns listed, it’s no surprise to find three Georgia towns on the list…

Even if you can’t pick up and move the family, these would be incredible spots for your next travel adventure.

What were the results based on

  • Cultural and Historical Appeal: Many of the top choices are towns and cities with rich cultural and historical significance, indicating a desire to connect with history and community.
  • Natural and Tranquil Settings: Preference for places with natural beauty and tranquility suggest a need for connection with nature and a slower pace of life.
  • Diversity in Preferences: The variety of places chosen, from beach side to historic, shows diverse preferences in what constitutes an ideal escape from the rat race.
  • Adoption of Stress-Relief Practices: With the increased stress from fast-paced work environments, there is a growing need for alternative methods to cope with stress.

Georgia picks

  • #100 Peachtree City, GA

Top 10 best towns to escape to

  • 10. Huntington, WV
  • 9. Virginia City, NV
  • 8. Marble Falls, TX
  • 7. Ojai, CA
  • 5. Cold Spring, NY
  • 4. Paia, HI
  • 3. Ferndale, CA
  • 2. Pulaski, TN
  • 1. Kailua, HI

Other towns of note

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3 Georgia Towns Ideal for Escaping the "Rat Race"