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Planning Your Vacation

Are you dreaming of a vacation right now? Do you wish you could just jump in your car and drive to a fun destination that’s close to home? If so, you’ve landed on the right blog. Have you considered going on a road trip from Atlanta to North GeorgiaThe mountains offer the ideal playground to escape the city and relax with your loved ones. So, read on, take notes, and get ready to plan the most soothing vacation to the North Georgia mountains! 

Learn all about the best things to do in Blue Ridge and Ellijay in our free Vacation Guide. This exclusive travel guide includes top recommendations for local restaurants, events, shops, museums, and, of course, outdoor activities. 

3 Things You Need to Think About Before Starting Your Journey from Atlanta to North Georgia 

How Long Will It Take You? 

The beauty of taking a weekend trip to the North Georgia mountains from Atlanta is the proximity. Indeed, the drive only takes an hour and a half with a total of 93 miles. It’s the perfect distance to enjoy a fun road trip without having to spend countless hours in the car. If you are looking to spend a wonderful staycation in Georgia, then look no further, because the Blue Ridge and Ellijay area is ideal.  

What You Need to Pack 

Now that you know that the trip between Atlanta and North Georgia is quite short, it’s time to think about what to pack. You want to make sure you have all the items you need to have a successful road trip. Here are some things we recommend you bring in your car: 

  • Water bottles (It’s best if you bring a reusable bottle that you can fill up) 

  • A great playlist you can play with the windows down 

  • Chargers for your phones 

  • Snacks 

  • A map, just in case you lose internet connection 

  • Wipes 

  • Sunglasses 

Note: We highly recommend you load your itinerary prior to your departure. North Georgia roads can be trickyand there isn’t always service.  

Stops You Can Make Along the Way 

Since the trip only takes about an hour and a half, you have plenty of time to stop along the way and make your drive a full-on adventure! Here are some of our favorite things to see on your way to North Georgia: 

Find Your Home Away from Home in the North Georgia Mountains 

After your trip, you’ll need to find a comfortable place to stay and rest. Luckily for you, Morning Breeze Cabin Rentals are perfect for that. Browse our beautiful selection of properties and pick the one you and your loved ones will enjoy the most! Treat yourself and add a little luxury to your routine! Will you choose a cabin with stunning mountain views? Or, will you go for one with easy access to the river? The choice is yours, and so is the fun.