One cannot underestimate the magical healing powers of the great outdoors. If you have been feeling bogged down by work and everyday life lately, then it might be time to consider an escape to one of these mountain cabins near Athens. Here, you will find yourself surrounded by nature in a tranquil away-from-it-all setting. With Georgia's diverse landscape as your playground, you can enjoy pristine nature walks, explore Chattahoochee or Oconee National Forest, lose yourself in lush woodlands (okay, not literally), and take part in any number of outdoor activities—think, hiking, golfing, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, and more. If it sounds too good to be true, it isn't. Every single property on this list offers something unique you are sure to enjoy.