Five Picturesque Mountain Escapes

Blue Ridge, Georgia. Photography by Jim Bathie.

This time of year, lush greenery and colorful flowers paint a scenic background across the South. Although many people head to the beach during the warm days of summer, some venture to the mountains for misty mornings, breezy evenings, and plenty of opportunities to savor the great outdoors. Discover five charming mountain destinations that offer ample natural beauty, delectable food, engaging events, and rich history.