When it comes to getting the best out of your vacation, it's worth keeping in mind that Royston is merely the beginning; Central Georgia has been blessed with an abundance of scenic delights. Interesting places in the vicinity of Royston are Commerce, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the east, and Toccoa, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the southeast.
Athens, is another good place to head to. It is approximately 30 miles (48 kilometers) from Royston and offers a great selection of attractions, including Georgia Square Mall, State Botanical Garden of Georgia and University of Georgia-Athens. If you have enough time, be sure to check out Classic Center, Georgia Museum of Art and Sanford Stadium before you return to Royston.
Central Georgia is well known for its many historic mansions; these are often windows into the region's rich history.
If you're seeking a break from seeing the sights, why not take advantage of the local watersports? Fishing and boating are both well-established here.
When booking your vacation to Royston, it's good to remember that the closest major airport, Ben Epps Airport, is located in in Athens, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the southwest.