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Lookout Mountain - May 30 Overnight

Begin Big BRAG 2020 at the top of a mountain... and then hold on tight, because it's all downhill from there!

Most people know Lookout Mountain as the home of See Rock City, the historic rock formations and gardens open to the public year 'round. Take in the views at Lover's Leap. Explore the Lulu Lake Land Trust. There is always something to do at Rock City.

 

Day 1

LaFayette - May 31 Overnight

Often called the "Queen City of the Highlands," LaFayette is the county seat of Walker County and boasts a rich Native American, Civil War and African American history.

Rock Town, with its house-size boulders, rivals the formations at Rock City. MacLemore Cove/Pigeon Mountain area has some of the most beautiful valleys in the region. Learn Civil War history (and maybe a ghost!) at the Marsh House and visit Chattooga Academy, the oldest brick school in the state of Georgia.

 

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Day 2

Cave Spring - June 1 Overnight

Cave Spring, just 15 miles southwest of Rome, has a picturesque square and a mix of specialty shops, restaurants, and charming bed and breakfast inns. An abundance of antiques, nestled within sight of a 29-acre tree-shaded park, await exploration and discovery.

The namesake limestone cave is the signature attraction of this Southern village. Cave Spring offers a wonderful getaway and a step back in time with its rich history, architecture and gentle beauty.

 

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Days 3 & 4

Carrollton - June 2 & 3 Overnights

You'll find lots to do during our extended stay in Carrollton!

On the layover day, you can bike the Carrollton GreenBelt, Georgia's longest closed loop bike trail. Then you can opt to explore the shops, restaurants and galleries of historic downtown. Connect with the art and history of textiles in West Georgia at the Southeastern Quilt and Textile Museum, and along the West Georgia Textile Heritage Trail.

Or maybe you need a little adrenaline boost...

Make a reservation to fly high on the "Screaming Eagle" zip line at Historic Banning Mills, Guinness-certified longest in the world. Or swim off the sand beach at John Tanner Park

Carrollton is a flourishing community with so much to do! Altogether Original.

 

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Day 5

Senoia - June 4 Overnight

Senoia is a special place...frozen in time. It lies hidden within the historic district of a quaint little town incorporated in 1860, and you'll find it just outside of Atlanta in Coweta County. Grand in its simplicity, Senoia is a destination for those who seek to decompress from a modern, fast-paced lifestyle...or escape it altogether. It's a place for leisurely shopping in our historic downtown with one-of-a-kind gifts and antique treasures. Enjoy a tour of historic homes and then dine in our unique restaurants or coffee shop. Southern Living Magazine chose Senoia as the site of its 2010 and 2012 Idea House. Senoia welcomes you to a passage back to simpler times, where neighbors are friends, shopkeepers believe in service, and family values are important to everyone.

 

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Day 6

LaGrange - June 5 Overnight

LaGrange was named for the estate of French and American hero General Marquis de Lafayette, whose extensive travels brought him through this lovely, west Georgia enclave. During one of his visits to Georgia, General Lafayette is said to have commented to Governor Troup that the landscape here reminded him of his own estate in France. Adding a touch of French flair to the former Creek lands, the townsfolk chose LaGrange as the name most fitting for this new city destined for success.

Visitors are discovering that there is always a warm and friendly welcome and plenty to see and do in LaGrange Popular attractions include Hills and Dales Estate, Bellevue, Explorations in Antiquity Center and Highland Marina Resort.

 

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Columbus - June 6

Dip your rear tire in the Chattahoochee and then take a high adventure on the zip line that crosses the Chattahoochee River from Georgia to Alabama and back again. Then enjoy a lazy river ride or a wild adventure on the longest urban whitewater course in the world. 

Explore your creative side with our arts scene. Visit the Springer Opera House, the State Theatre of Georgia, Columbus Museum, one of the largest museums in the Southeast that brings American art and regional history to life, and RiverCenter for the Performing Arts, the centerpiece of the city's new arts and entertainment district. When you're hungry, no other destination offers more authentic, eclectic Southern cuisine!

 

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