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Alpharetta combines the charm of a southern city with the natural appeal of Georgia’s mountainous northern regions. Explore the trendy downtown district, where you can shop for hours or sample the local craft beers surrounded by historic buildings. Then head out to the edges of the city to find lakes, parks and forested walking trails for a taste of the wilderness.
To do the city justice and to roam beyond its borders, rent a car through Orbitz. Having your own vehicle will allow you to explore the nearby city of Atlanta, and to find serene pockets of Georgia’s enchanting landscapes.
Once you’ve lingered in Alpharetta, get behind the wheel of your rental car to explore Georgia and the nearby states. We’ve picked three amazing destinations that are easy to access from the town.
Georgia’s capital is an edgy, artistic and exciting modern metropolis with a rich history. Visit the Center for Civil and Human Rights to learn about the complex stages of the city’s past, including the role it played in securing better rights for African Americans. Kids will love exploring the Georgia Aquarium, where you can dive with sharks, or the enlightening Fernbank Museum of Natural History.
Journey time: Around 45 minutes
Distance: Approximately 30 miles
Drive for just an hour north of Alpharetta and you’ll reach the edges of a vast national forest. On the fringes of the forest you can enjoy vineyards and orchards in charming small towns. Set out into the woodlands to find mountain hiking trails, hidden waterfalls, and protected wildlife management areas. Clamber up to the top of Brasstown Bald in fall to experience spectacular colors from Georgia’s highest peak.
Journey time: Around one hour
Distance: Approximately 45 miles
Chattanooga sits on the southern edge of Tennessee, and promises both an exciting city center and dramatic scenery on its outskirts. In the city you’ll find an amazing aquarium, a zoo, and some mouthwatering Tennessee-style restaurants. Head up Lookout Mountain to find the remarkable underground cascade of Ruby Falls, as well as stunning views of the landscape.
Journey time: Around two hours
Distance: Approximately 110 miles