Who says you have to leave the area to take a vacation?
Patch readers in the northeast suburbs last week had plenty of options to choose from in picking a favorite "staycation" destination.
Readers close to Lake Lanier and Stone Mountain Park picked those natural attractions while others preferred local venues. The Readers' Choice winners:
Alpharetta, Cumming: Lake Sidney Lanier, 1050 Buford Dam Road, Buford, GA 30518
Duluth: Epic Family Life Center, 2650 Olde Towne Pkwy., Duluth, GA 30097
Johns Creek: Autrey Mill Nature Preserve Heritage Center, 9770 Autry Mill Road, Johns Creek, GA 30022
Lilburn, Snellville, Stone Mountain and Tucker: Stone Mountain Park, 1126 Stonewall Jackson Drive, Stone Mountain, GA 30083
Norcross: Lake Lanier Islands Resort, 1050 Buford Dam Road, Buford, GA 30518
Peachtree Corners: No winner.
Roswell: Andretti Indoor Kartings and Games, 11000 Alpharetta Hwy., Roswell, GA 30076
Suwanee: Chateau Elan, 100 Rue Charlemagne, Braselton, GA 30517
Come back Monday and vote for the best place to get a frozen treat in your community.