45 days in Historic High Country Itinerary

45 days in Historic High Country Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Historic High Country trip planner

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Woodstock
— 9 nights
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Blue Ridge
— 12 nights
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Fort Oglethorpe
— 11 nights
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Rome
— 12 nights
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Woodstock

— 9 nights
Woodstock is a city in Cherokee County, Georgia, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Woodstock: Atlanta Motorsports Park (in Dawsonville), Sharp Mountain Vineyards (in Jasper) and Ball Ground (Gibbs Gardens & Poole's Mill Covered Bridge). Spend the 5th (Sun) exploring nature at Hickory Log Creek Reservoir. There's lots more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Reformation Brewery (Woodstock), grab your bike and head to Little River Trail, get some fabulous bargains at The Outlet Shoppes at Atlanta, and trek along The Blankets Creek Trail System.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Woodstock trip planner.

Thomaston to Woodstock is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Blue Ridge.

Things to do in Woodstock

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Blue Ridge

— 12 nights

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).
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Blue Ridge: Jasper (Eagles Rest Park, Fainting Goat Vineyards and Winery, &more), Ellijay (Engelheim Vineyards, Build an Ark Animal Rescue, &more) and Chateau Meichtry Family Vineyard and Winery (in Talking Rock). And it doesn't end there: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, have some family-friendly fun at The Lilly Pad Village, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and admire the sheer force of Long Creek Falls.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Blue Ridge travel route builder tool.

You can drive from Woodstock to Blue Ridge in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Woodstock in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 66°F in Blue Ridge. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Fort Oglethorpe.

Things to do in Blue Ridge

Parks · Outdoors · Wineries · Nature

Side Trips

Fort Oglethorpe

— 11 nights
Fort Oglethorpe is a city predominantly in Catoosa County with some portions in Walker County in the U.S. state of Georgia. Explore Fort Oglethorpe's surroundings by going to Tunnel Hill (Clisby Austin House, Historic Western & Atlantic Railroad Tunnel, &more) and Cloudland Canyon State Park (in Rising Fawn). Pack the 23rd (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Lake Winnie Amusement Park. The adventure continues: stroll through Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, learn about all things military at Sixth Cavalry Museum, get great views at Rock City, and admire the natural beauty at Rock City Gardens.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Fort Oglethorpe day trip app.

Traveling by car from Blue Ridge to Fort Oglethorpe takes 2 hours. When traveling from Blue Ridge in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Fort Oglethorpe, with highs around 90°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 71°F. On the 2nd (Sun), you're off to Rome.

Things to do in Fort Oglethorpe

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Rome

— 12 nights
Rome is the largest city in and the county seat of Floyd County, Georgia, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Cartersville (Pine Mountain Recreation Area, Tellus Science Museum, &more), Euharlee Covered Bridge (in Euharlee) and Summerville (James H. ''Sloppy'' Floyd Park & Paradise Garden). Next up on the itinerary: gain insight at Rome-Floyd E.C.O. Center, play a few rounds at Stonebridge Golf Course, see the interesting displays at West georgia museum of tallapo, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Rock Garden.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Fort Oglethorpe to Rome in 1.5 hours. In August in Rome, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 68°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips