3 days in Atlanta & Blue Ridge Itinerary

3 days in Atlanta & Blue Ridge Itinerary

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Atlanta
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Blue Ridge
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Atlanta

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Atlanta Botanical Garden, admire the striking features of Fox Theatre, and then steep yourself in history at Centennial Olympic Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Georgia Aquarium, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Jackson Street Bridge.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Atlanta day trip planning tool.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Atlanta. In December, daytime highs in Atlanta are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Blue Ridge.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nightlife · Museums

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Blue Ridge

Historic High Country

A small resort town located in Georgia's "Historic High Country," Blue Ridge sits right on the national scenic trail that follows the Appalachian mountain range for over 3,300 km (2,100 mi).
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): relax in the rural setting at Mercier Orchards, then look for gifts at Humble Pie Boutique, then deepen your understanding at Build an Ark Animal Rescue, and finally walk around Meeks Park.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Blue Ridge road trip planning site.

Getting from Atlanta to Blue Ridge by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of subway, bus, and taxi. In December, daily temperatures in Blue Ridge can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Blue Ridge

Parks · Shopping

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