Athens Road Trips!

In the upcoming Sweet Peach Sweet Spots paper, Athens edition, the women who helped curate the paper- Kristen Bach, Rebecca Wood and Rinne Allen of Beauty Everyday, share some of their favorite nearby road trips. Below are some of their favorite getaways. These spots are a mix of good food, picturesque sights and fun locales to dig around for low cost treasure. I like that I have some new spots to check out. Thank you gals. In their own words...

 

Neat Pieces is one of our favorite junk shops. It's housed in an old downtown strip and is layered with treasures. Building after building, we love to meander through and see what we can find. It is always worth the trip and...

...is just a few miles away from one of the most picturesque covered bridges around. 

 

A great way to spend a Saturday is browsing for plants at one of Georgia's best nurseries and...

...eating good BBQ on the way home. Just to note, Paul's is open only on Saturdays. 

 

Everyone knows how photogenic Madison is but we also love the tiny town nearby called Bostwick, especially in the fall when the cotton fields come in and the little town holds its annual cotton festival.

 

At Georgia's biggest flea market there is truly something for everyone, from plants to antiques to tacos! Located just six miles from downtown Athens. 

 

Athenians head to this nearby river when they want to cool off. You can bring your own kayak or canoe, or rent one and float on down...

 

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