For the last dozen years, Lucille's Mountain Top Inn & Spa has welcomed couples looking for a romantic getaway in a unique setting. Nestled atop a small mountain just off the historic Unicoi Turnpike, the Inn's architecture offers breathtaking views of the scenic Sautee Valley and the famous Blue Ridge Mountains. Just adjacent to the inn, a full-service day spa offers more opportunity for relaxing. Special couple packages start at $499 for one night, including spa, breakfast and dessert.
Enjoy the sights and sounds of the Atlanta Food and Wine Festival. The 2014 dates are May 29 - Jun. 1. Savor the south's rich culture through a multitude of tasting tents. You can also enjoy a cooking or cocktail class, or take in a special dinner or party hosted by some of the cooking industry's premier chefs. This festival is only for those 21 years of age and older. Ticket prices are available beginning in February.
Planning a trip that includes adults and children takes a bit of finesse, but depending on what region you plan to travel, there are plenty of opportunities the whole family will find memorable.
The Georgia Aquarium is a must-see for children and adults alike. Located in downtown Atlanta, the aquarium is open 365 days a year. As the world's largest aquarium, it is home to more living creatures than any other facility of its kind. The sprawling structure contains more than 10 million gallons of water and 60 exhibits to captivate your family. With a strong emphasis on education, the aquarium provides a global look at the world's living seas. Ticket prices are $29.95 for adults, $23.95 for children ages 3-12, and $25.95 for seniors 65 and over.
Nothing says summer like America's favorite pastime. The whole family can enjoy a Braves game at Turner Field. Tickets typically start at $10 for general admission and climb upward from there, including opportunities to buy clubhouse seats. Plan to take in a tour of the Braves Museum and Hall of Fame during your trip and learn about the Braves' rich history, the team was home to baseball great Hammerin' Hank Aaron after all.About the Author Tara Chapman: Tara is a law student and movie buff.