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.
Wow! There a so many fun things to do in Sarasota Florida (and I’m not talking the beach) for a quick weekend getaway. Whether it’s taking in a show (Sarasota is the Culture Capital of Florida), paddling through the mangroves, or taking in an Atlanta Braves spring training game, there is a ton to keep you busy all weekend (or week) long. #visitsarasota
Jekyll Island, GA is the southernmost barrier island in Georgia’s Golden Isles. Unlike nearby St. Simons Island or Sea Island, state law protects 65 percent of Jekyll Island’s beaches and maritime forest from development and is considered a Georgia State … Read More
Head to South Carolina to enjoy the relaxing city of Georgetown. The neighboring areas of Pawley’s Island, Murrell’s Inlet, Litchfield Beach are also part of The Hammock Coast – sometimes overlooked because of their northern neighbor, Myrtle Beach. Don’t make that mistake. For a calm, less crowded family vacation, check out our list of things to do in Georgetown, SC.
If Marco Island, Florida is not currently on your bucket list, that’s about to change! Marco Island is the only developed island of Florida’s Ten Thousand Islands. It is located just south of Naples on Florida’s gulf side, and is part of the string of cities known as Florida’s Paradise Coast. Keep reading for all the best things to do in Marco Island and the Ten Thousand Islands.
Turquoise Place Orange Beach is a gleaming 20-story luxury resort right on the fluffy white sand beaches of the gulf coast. Normally, I prefer a beach house to a high-rise because I don’t like waiting for the elevator. However, after … Read More
Sophisticated, yet casual. That was my first thought when we opened the doors to the Jekyll Ocean Club Hotel, the newest hotel on Georgia’s Jekyll Island. Since our room wasn’t ready, we lounged on the comfy couches in the living … Read More