Researching spring break ideas? Here are a collection of places guaranteed to make lasting memories, and they are all within reach of Atlanta.
Southern Cross Guest Ranch – Did you know there is a genuine dude ranch in Georgia, with plenty of space and activities for families? Don’t miss this opportunity!
Cumberland Island – Whether you camp for the week or take a day trip in from St Simons, you’ll love this wild and natural experience.
Dollywood Resort – From the new resort to the beloved theme park, there is so much to do here!
NASCAR Race Weekend – Though a little before Spring Break kicks off, you can still create Spring memories for the family at the once-a-year NASCAR Race held at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Kids under 17 can get reduced Sunday tickets, and they’ll enjoy a Q&A with Jimmie Johnson and a lesson is the science of racing with a NASA expert! Free tickets for kids 17 and under are available for races on Friday and Saturday. $10 Sunday Tickets For Ages 12 And Under when accompanied by an adult grandstand ticket. (Limit of two children per adult ticket.)
Jekyll Island Club Hotel – Spring break at Jekyll Island couldn’t be more idyllic. The history, the scenery and the beach!
High Hampton Inn & Country Club – 1400 acres of old-fashioned, classic family fun in the Blue Ridge Mountains. (Pictured above)
Helen – Enjoy great food, fantastic parks and waterfalls.
Chattanooga – Don’t miss Chattanooga’s Spring Break Safari, with discounts and special programs all over the city
Great Wolf Lodge – GWL in Concord is not too far away, and a wonderful place to reconnect with the family.
Myrtle Beach – Myrtle Beach has 60 miles of sparkling waters and activity-filled white sand beaches. If you are looking for a Spring Break spot that appeases both parents and kids, Myrtle Beach offers just that with more than 100 golf courses and countless entertainment offerings for all ages. Located in the heart of it all is the newly-transformed DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Myrtle Beach Oceanfront. Set across 27 acres and ideally located at the Springmaid Pier, the resort provides a front seat to ocean views, world-class fishing and surfing . . . along with access to exclusive private beaches.
Augusta – Even if you can’t make the Master’s, you can still enjoy the azaleas, outdoor fun and amazing food.
Sewanee – Most people know about Sewanee because of the local university, but it is a haven for nature lovers. Fiery Gizzard features an incredible waterfall and swimming holes. Foster Falls, Buggytop Trail, and Sewanee Natural Bridge are also local favorites.
Beech Mountain – Get your last bit of skiing in before the season is over.
Gatlinburg – Use spring break to give back to this community that lost so much…explore the town, take in the trails and so much more in the mountains of Gatlinburg.
Smoky Mountains – Stay in a wonderful cabin, explore the Great Smoky Mountain Park and ride the railroad.
Legoland Florida – The new Legoland Hotel is AWESOME, and it is only steps away from the park.
*Thank you to High Hampton Inn for the photo above.