Beach Vacations


The Closest Beaches to Atlanta for an Exciting & Unforgettable Getaway

Atlanta is a great town, except for one thing; it’s not on the water. To find a great beach, you need to travel. So where is the closest beach to Atlanta? There are a few that are simple day trips from Atlanta, but most are oceanside fun weekend getaways. We’ll tell you what seaside beach is closest to Atlanta, but also 10+ more drivable favorites.




17 Perfect Spring Break Ideas For Fun-Loving Families In 2019

Researching spring break ideas? Here are a collection of places guaranteed to make lasting memories, and they are all within reach of Atlanta. Our 17 recommended spring break destinations for 2019 include towns in Georgia, cities just over the border, and a handful of places that require an (affordable) jaunt in a plane.



27 Relaxing & Fun Things To Do In Tybee Island On A Family Vacation

Tybee Island sits 18 miles from Historic Savannah…about 20 minutes east. You may have heard it referred to as Savannah’s Beach, but the truth is, Tybee is nothing like Savannah. It has its own charm, draw and vibe. If you’re family is looking for the perfect beach vacation then it’s time to get this Georgia barrier island on your list. Tybee Island, Georgia. So follow our lead, and take on these relaxing and fun things to do in Tybee Island!





Mississippi Gulf Coast: Unique Adventures Beyond The Beach

This was my first visit to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and what a beauty she is. The region is back in full force and open for business, showing Hurricane Katrina who’s really the boss…this community! With barrier islands out in the Gulf of Mexico protecting the beaches along the state, the shoreline is calm and pristine…simply gorgeous. You could come here and never leave the white sands…but don’t do that! There are plenty of fun and exciting things to do here beyond the beach. Here are my favorites from a recent trip to Mississippi Gulf Coast.



29 Things To Do In Amelia Island That The Locals Want Kept Secret

The Sunshine State has seemingly limitless opportunities for a great family or romantic getaway, but if you haven’t yet visited Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach, you are missing out! No matter the season, Amelia’s pristine beaches, historic charm, and outdoor adventures—all just a 5-6 hour drive from Atlanta—make it a quintessential Florida destination. We’ve listed recommendations of how to enjoy the Island like the locals do.