Pristine beaches…undeveloped wilderness…privately-owned island…accessible only by boat…For this nature-loving family, it sounds like heaven on earth. I implore you to visit, and with our tricks, tips and insight I hope you will also experience this paradise on the Georgia coast.
Atlanta to Destin might not be close enough for a weekend trip at just about 6 hours, but it’s definitely within a driving distance for a long weekend. We had such a great time when we went there, it became one of our most memorable vacation for our family.
Jekyll Island, once home to America’s privileged politicians, businessmen, socialites and such, was the perfect place to create an exclusive social club for wealthy Americans. Today, you can experience a taste of that family –friendly luxury at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel. Whether you are after architectural highlights, history or fun, you will love a visit to this Georgia treasure.
Sometimes you just need to get away. We’ve been there. That’s why we put together this list of more than 50 family weekend getaways in the Southeast.
Some of the places you may never have considered for a fun weekend getaway. Some of these places to visit you already know, but hopefully we’ll give you a few new ideas for your next long weekend.
Whether you are looking theme parks and water slides, or horseback riding and hiking trails, this list should help!