As you tick off the weeks and months of your pregnancy, you deserve some time off with that special someone in your life. It’s the perfect time to take a babymoon and spend quality time with your partner before your new bundle of joy arrives. In Georgia, there are many exciting towns to visit throughout the state. Don’t forget to swing by charming towns that resemble Bavarian villages and former gold mining communities. As for accommodations, Georgia vacation rentals range from beachfront houses to cabins tucked away in the mountains, providing you with plenty of privacy and space to enjoy time alone with your sweetheart. Take a look at the top babymoon destinations in Georgia.
Nestled in the North Georgia mountains, Dahlonega is a small town that once bustled as a gold mining village. Stroll through the quaint downtown area with its collection of eclectic shops selling everything from souvenirs to clothing. At Dahlonega Spa Resort, book a Swedish massage to work out all the kinks or opt for a botanical mud wrap to get rid of any toxins. Red Oak Lavender is the largest farm of its kind in Georgia with 20 species of lavender growing. Take a tour of the farm and pick up some scented items to help you relax back home. For an evening out, book tickets for a cabaret performance at the Holly Theater or check the schedule of live music concerts in the downtown area.
Located on the coast, Savannah is known for its Southern charm and large Spanish moss trees that line the sidewalks and provide shade on warm afternoons. Unwind in the luxurious and European atmosphere when you book a couple’s massage at the Sweet Water Spa. This upscale spa offers a full range of treatments including massage, facials, and body treatments. Savannah is a city for walking while holding hands, and the Forysth Park area is the hot spot. Indulge your sweet cravings at Lulu’s Chocolate Bar and select a table for two in a hidden corner to talk quietly. Cuddle together as you see the best Savannah has to offer on one of the Carriage Tours of Savannah. For a romantic dinner, Elizabeth on 37th is an upscale restaurant tucked away in a historic home.
3. Pine Mountain
Southwest of Atlanta sits the small town of Pine Mountain. Callaway Gardens is the most popular attraction in town with a lake where you can sun on the beach or walk the miles of walking trails that make you feel like your lost in the forest. During the holiday season, Festival of Lights is a drive-thru light display that goes for miles and includes a Santa Village with crafts, vendors, and activities. In September, the gardens hosts the Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival. Settle onto a bench and wait patiently to feel the flutter of a butterfly landing on your shoulder at the Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center. Enjoy some of the best barbecue you’ve ever had at the Three Lil Pigs restaurant and grab an outside table to enjoy the fresh air.
4. Saint Simons Island
Opt for a beach vacation on Saint Simons Island for your babymoon. Snuggle together and see all the amazing lighthouses on the island with Lighthouse Trolley Tours, or opt to learn more about the area’s history during the Colonial Era on the Saint Simons Colonial Island Trolley Tours. Take a tour of the St. Simons Island Light Museum. This lighthouse continues to warn sailors today of the sandbars off the coast. East Beach is a public beach that allows dogs if you decide to bring Fido with you on your babymoon, and a great place to watch the sunset in the evenings. Choose a table outside and dine by candlelight at Nazzaro’s Italian Cuisine to enjoy Old World flair and amazing pasta dishes.
Escape from your daily life in a Bavarian village when you book a vacation rental in the small mountain town of Helen. Wander through the downtown area and check out the small shops that offer anything from elaborately designed candles to authentic German wares. Stop by Hansel and Gretel’s Candy Kitchen for homemade fudge and other sweets. Almost any time of day, you can opt for a ride up and down the major street in town in a horse-drawn carriage and follow the river out of the town limits. A romantic dinner is always on the menu at Mully’s Nacoochee Grill with its upscale Southern food and quiet tables on the porch.
On the coast, Brunswick sits between Saint Simons Island and Jekyll Island. Step back in time when you take in an indie or art film at the Historic Ritz Theatre that runs by the Golden Isles Arts and Humanities Association or opt for a live performance if any are scheduled during your stay. Head out on the water with Lady Jane’s Shrimp and Dolphin Cruise to see the dolphins frolicking in the water and do a little crabbing. Steal a kiss at the Lover’s Oak. This oak tree has been in this location since the 1200s and a popular place for kissing. Dining in Brunswick is casual, and the best place to grab a hamburger or pulled-pork sandwich is at Willie’s Wee-Nee Wagon.
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