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.
Turquoise Orange Beach AL: This premier upscale beachfront resort offering luxury vacation rental condos & amenities is a gleaming 20-story luxury resort right on the fluffy white sand beaches of the gulf coast. Usually, I prefer a beach house to a high-rise because I wouldn’t say I like waiting for the elevator.
Welcome to Miami! (Bienvenidos a Miami!)
You’ve made it to one of the most beautiful cities in Florida — Miami! And with so much to see and do (and eat!), your money can be spent quickly. But you don’t have to go into debt, because this is one city that has a lot to offer- and a lot of what it offers is free (or close to it)!
Here are 41 cheap or completely free things to do while you’re in the beautiful beach town of Miami!
We spent 3 weeks exploring all the best things to do in South Padre Island – one of our all-time favorite beach getaways. And while it was hard work to research (that’s sarcasm!) we are excited to bring you the deets on the very best ways for you to explore during your own adventure to South Texas. Don’t be shy – come see for yourself. Here are 21 amazing things to do in South Padre Island that you’re gonna love!
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.
The Gullah Geechee is the name given to the decedents of African slaves from west and central Africa who worked the southern rice and cotton plantations from coastal North Carolina to Florida. Discover St Simons Island black history by learning about the Gullah Geechee who once inhibited this Georgia island.
The history of Savannah is, well, complicated. There is a history we hear most often, of a city founded in 1733 along the Savannah River, laid out in squares by founder General James Oglethorpe. But there is a whole lot more to the story of Savannah. It’s the story of the Gullah Geechee people. Before your next trip, take a moment to learn more about the Gullah Geechee Savannah GA history books have sometimes overlooked.