The Scenic Route · Vacation tips

Scenic Route Day Trip to Dahlonega, Georgia

I love to take day trips to places a few hours away, so I thought others might enjoy hearing about an adorable town you need to see! My husband and I love to get off the main roads and take “the scenic route!”

When my husband and I made a recent trip to Atlanta for a sweet friend’s surgery, Dale decided that on our way home we would take the scenic route and go to Dahlonega, where his parents are buried. While they served in a church in Atlanta, Dahlonega was their place to get away. You’ll see why in the post that follows!

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Dates · Refreshment in marriage · The Scenic Route

The Most Scenic Route Date EVER!

My husband is a man who loves to surprise me. He loves to wait until the last minute to tell me where we’re going and what we’re going to do. I’ve learned to patiently wait, and also go prepared for any type of adventure or any weather change!

This past Monday was our 41st anniversary and we had discussed taking the day and spending it in nearby Pigeon Forge. We love it there and had several ideas of things to do. However, on Monday morning my husband told me to be ready to leave the house at 11:30 and be ready to head to an undisclosed lunch destination. He also told me I might want to wear a summer dress. I had no idea what he was up to, but I put on a summer dress, but also brought a denim jacket, shorts and casual top (just in case!).

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