A Day Away: Fab Family Vacations Within 6 Hours of Atlanta

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Families living in the Atlanta area have a nice array of kid-friendly getaways within a day's drive, including beach destinations on both the Gulf Coast and Atlantic and mountain escapes in the Great Smoky Mountains. Each of these popular suggestions can be reached in six hours or less based on estimated drive times from Mapquest.com.