Darling Day Trippers
An hour drive from Atlanta, (1) Madison offers an enchanting respite with myriad flower beds providing pops of color among picturesque homes lining historic streets. Attractions include the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center, Rogers House and Heritage Hall. www.visitmadisonga.com Once an opulent 19th-century estate, (2)
Barnsley Resort is now a 3,300-acre getaway located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Find your bliss among gourmet dining, gardens, historic ruins, golf courses and more.
www.barnsleyresort.com In the heart of Georgia's wine country and nestled at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains sits (3) Three Sisters
Vineyards, a farm winery in Dahlonega. The family-owned vineyard offers tastings, tours and spectacular views of rolling fields and mountainscapes. www.threesistersvineyards.com