5 Nearby Road Trips That You Need to Take

It’s easy to get stuck in a rut on a college campus. With dining options, a gym, your friends, and all your classes, there’s practically no need to ever leave the Emory area. Or even if you want to explore, there’s so much to see in Atlanta alone! However, if you’re looking to shake things up, you should consider a road trip somewhere for the weekend? Check out the destinations below, all within a 5-hour drive from Atlanta!

 

1. Savannah, GA

Time: ~4 hours out of Atlanta

Highlights: Architecture, the coast

Must-sees: City Market, Savannah River Street, Savannah Historic District, Forsyth Park

 

2. Charleston, SC

Time: ~5 hours out of Atlanta

Highlights: Culinary tours, breweries, plantations, the coast

Must-sees: The Battery, Rainbow Row, Waterfront Park

 

3. Charlotte, NC

Time: ~4 hours out of Atlanta

Highlights: Distilleries, vineyards, gardens

Must-sees: Charlotte Rail Trail

 

4. Asheville, NC

Time: ~3 hours out of Atlanta

Highlights: Live music, breweries

Must-sees: Biltmore Estate

 

5. Nashville, TN

Time: ~4 hours out of Atlanta

Highlights: Country music

Must-sees: Broadway, Honkey Tonk, Pancake Pantry

 

Let’s get exploring!