45 days in Historic High Country Itinerary

45 days in Historic High Country Itinerary

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Route & dates

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


Woodstock ©
Woodstock is a city in Cherokee County, Georgia, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Woodstock: Ball Ground (Gibbs Gardens & Poole's Mill Covered Bridge), Atlanta Motorsports Park (in Dawsonville) and Sharp Mountain Vineyards (in Jasper). 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 °F in July, and nighttime lows around °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

Side Trips

Roswell, Canton, Ball Ground, Sandy Springs, Atlanta Motorsports Park
Highlights from your plan
Old Mill Park ©
Old Mill Park
Reformation Brewery (Woodstock) ©
Reformation Brewery (Woodstock)
FoxTale Book Shoppe ©
FoxTale Book Shoppe

Blue Ridge

Blue Ridge ©
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 Blue Ridge's surroundings by going to Chateau Meichtry Family Vineyard and Winery (in Talking Rock), Jasper (Eagles Rest Park, Fainting Goat Vineyards and Winery, &more) and Ellijay (Engelheim Vineyard, Build an Ark Animal Rescue, &more). There's still lots to do: relax in the rural setting at Mercier Orchards, identify plant and animal life at Morganton Point Recreation Area, sample the tasty concoctions at Grumpy Old Men Brewing, and admire the sheer force of Long Creek Falls.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Blue Ridge online journey planner.

Getting from Woodstock to Blue Ridge by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Blue Ridge when traveling from Woodstock in July, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Fort Oglethorpe.

Things to do in Blue Ridge

Parks Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

Ellijay, Jasper, Chatsworth, Serenberry Vineyards, Chateau Meichtry Family Vineyard and Winery
Highlights from your plan
Long Creek Falls ©
Long Creek Falls
Mercier Orchards ©
Mercier Orchards

Fort Oglethorpe

Fort Oglethorpe ©
Fort Oglethorpe is a city predominantly in Catoosa County with some portions in Walker County in the U.S. 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, witness the site of a historic battle at Chickamauga Battlefield, 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 °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. On the 2nd (Sun), you're off to Rome.

Things to do in Fort Oglethorpe

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lookout Mountain, Tunnel Hill, Rossville, Ringgold, Gordon-Lee Mansion
Highlights from your plan
Rock City ©
Rock City
Chickamauga Battlefield ©
Chickamauga Battlefield


Rome ©
Rome is the largest city in and the county seat of Floyd County, Georgia, United States. Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Cartersville (Pine Mountain Recreation Area, Tellus Science Museum, &more), Summerville (James H. ''Sloppy'' Floyd Park & Paradise Garden) and Euharlee Covered Bridge (in Euharlee). The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of Myrtle Hill Cemetery, see the interesting displays at West georgia museum of tallapo, play a few rounds at Stonebridge Golf Course, and walk around The Carrollton GreenBelt.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Rome trip maker site.

Getting from Fort Oglethorpe to Rome by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August in Rome, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Cartersville, Dalton, Villa Rica, Carrollton, Summerville
Highlights from your plan
Booth Western Art Museum ©
Booth Western Art Museum
Myrtle Hill Cemetery ©
Myrtle Hill Cemetery
Rome-Floyd E.C.O. Center ©
Rome-Floyd E.C.O. Center