Summer has always been about vacations and, right now, it seems like everyone is at the beach but you. If the summer has your piggy bank feeling dehydrated, but you still need to get away, why not plan a staycation instead? You can create your perfect rest and relaxation time, without ever leaving town. And, you’re in luck, because Covington, Georgia has to be the best place for a staycation. Seriously, our little town has it all! You can tour gorgeous historic homes, visit familiar filming sites, and sample some delicious fare. To prove it, we’re here to give you some tips and tricks for the best staycation ever! So, whether you choose to stay at home or check into a Covington hotel, we’ve got everything you need. Non Voyage!
You just need to do a little bit of planning, so you can create the perfect vacation in Covington. If you have chosen to stay at home, trick your pad out with new lamps, bedding, and comfy rugs to create a cozy atmosphere. You can also pick up some scented candles and amber-colored light bulbs. The amber lights create a flattering glow that creates a calming, spa-like atmosphere and everyone loves scented candles. Also, get your household chores done ahead of time, so your home will feel spic and span, and you won’t spend your time worrying about the dishes.
But, if you want the true staycation experience, might we recommend checking into a local hotel? If you’re in the mood for a romantic getaway, or a much-needed spa vacation, try Twelve Oaks Bed and Breakfast. The stunning B&B has eight gorgeous rooms, each with its own fireplace and complimentary turn-down service. And, each suite has its own special feature to the room, like an antique 19th century rib-cage shower. Twelve Oaks is the ultimate in staycation luxury, but you can also check out the local offerings on Air BnB. Choose a charming apartment on the Covington Square, or snag a room in a historic home!
Now, your next step in planning your staycation, should be to visit the GoCovington Tourism website and jot down your desired destinations [because, eventually you’ll have to leave your house]. The fine folks at our Visitor’s Center would be pleased to help you come up with your itinerary. All you have to do is send us a message, call, or stop by our office on Clark Street! We even have self guided tour maps and brochures that allow you to learn more about our local haunts, historic homes, film locations, and restaurants to help you on your journey! With our maps and resources as your guide, you can explore everything Covington has to offer. And, even if you’ve lived here your entire life, we guarantee you’ll find a new adventure just around the corner. There's always something new to see with the array of tours you can take, from historic homes to ghostly encounters. Some are self-guided, some are vampire-related, but all are Ian approved!
So, there you have it. You’re just a few simple steps away from having the best staycation of your life, right here in Covington, Georgia! What are you waiting for?