“The Big Peach.” “Hotlanta.” “New York of the South.”
Whatever you call it, there’s no denying that Atlanta is one of America’s most happening cities. With its legendary nightlife, massive aquarium, and wealth of museums and dining, Atlanta is an urban destination completely unto itself. Even for all of its charms, however, it’s always nice to escape the city and explore the surrounding region; embark on a classically American quest of an adventurous summer road trip. For travelers passing through Georgia’s capital—or residents in need of retreat—here are a couple of our top picks for best road trips from Atlanta.