A view of the harbor in Charleston, which was your pick for best one-tank vacation destination. Though the one-tank designation might be considered a stretch by some, it’s still a great getaway that won’t break the bank if you get decent gas mileage. Photo courtesy Charleston Convention and Visitors Bureau
You say, “Charleston is only a few hours away from Atlanta, and the beaches are never really crowded when I go, surprisingly.”
A waterfall near Lake Seed in Rabun County. The natural beauty of the area is one of many reasons to visit the northeast corner of our state. Staff photo.
1. Rabun County
We say, “The unspoiled northeastern corner of Georgia is one of the state’s most gorgeous spots. The serene, picture-postcard beauty of Lake Burton, Lake Seed and Lake Rabun tops the list of reasons to visit this county at the southern tip of the Blue Ridge Mountains.” Check out our recent story on the area, coinciding with the 40th anniversary of “Deliverance,” which was filmed nearby, and the inaugural Chattooga River Festival, which took place in June.