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Weekend Getaways Close to Home

Are you itching to get out of town over the long weekend?  Here are some quick and fun getaways just a short drive from Atlanta!

getaway_chattanooga_RHGChattanooga, Tennessee

Located less than two hours from Atlanta, Chattanooga has activities for the whole family to enjoy.  If you have little ones, don’t miss the Creative Discovery Museum in Downtown Chattanooga, one of the top children’s museums in the country. The whole family will love the Tennessee Aquarium, also in the downtown area.  Take a fantastic journey from mountains to the sea as you discover a variety of remarkable aquatic life.  If you’re ready for a mountain adventure, take a short drive to famous Rock City, a unique park with a variety of manmade and natural rock creations.  Nearby is the renowned Ruby Falls, a breathtaking waterfall located over 1,000 below the surface of Lookout Mountain.

getaway_greenville_RHGGreenville, South Carolina

Greenville has emerged as one of the southeast’s prime destinations.  A revitalized downtown area offers a fun, urban setting where you can enjoy a variety of dining, shopping, and entertainment.  The Peace Center features major Broadway productions and hosts the biggest names in music such as Harry Conick, Jr., Dolly Parton, and other favorites.  The whole family will love Falls Park on the Reedy, a natural oasis in Downtown Greenville with scenic overlooks, waterfalls, landscaped gardens, and an impresive pedestrian bridge.  Greenville also features several museums to engage inquisitive minds, including the Children’s Museum of the Upstate, Greenville Museum of Art,  and Upcountry History Museum.

getaway_asheville_RHGAsheville, North Carolina

Nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, Asheville is among the most scenic cities in the southeast US.  The most famous local site is the impressive Biltmore Estate, America’s largest home.  Take an afternoon to tour the home, explore the exquisite gardens, and experience some of the finest dining in the Appalachians.  If you’re looking for a hipper feel, trek through Downtown Asheville and enjoy a mix of funky shops, unique restaurants, fantastic microbreweries, and local entertainment at every street corner.  Outdoor enthusiasts need not look far for fun – the city is located just minutes from breathtaking vistas, amazing waterfalls, and the best hiking in the region.

Richardson Housing Group (RHG Homes) builds new homes in Atlanta.  For more information on our new home communities in Gwinnett, Jackson, and DeKalb Counties, including available homes, photos, floorplans, and more, visit us online at  To keep up-to-date on the latest news and offerings by RHG Homes, check us out on Facebook at You can also catch up with us on Twitter and see footage of our beautiful new homes and communities on YouTube!


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