Stone Mountain Park is famous for the 400 feet high carving of three Confederate war heroes, the laser light show, and the Crossroads family entertainment district. But did you know those areas only encompass a small portion of the 3,200-acre park? In addition to those attractions, Stone Mountain offers a lot of nature treasures too.
We made reservations at Chattahoochee Bend State Park several months in advance. Many of the ranger-led programs at the park sell out, and the hike…
Have you heard of the Dick Lane Velodrome? You may not even know Atlanta has a velodrome. Heck, you may not even know what a velodrome is. But we assure you that after reading this, you’ll be interested in checking it out for yourself!
Gibbs Gardens, located in Ball Ground, Ga, includes 220 acres of breathtaking gardens set in mature rolling woodlands dotted with 24 ponds, springs, streams with 32 bridge crossings and 19 waterfalls. It’s also the country’s largest residential estate gardens…and it is GORGEOUS!
Fernbank Museum just upped the ante with the addition of WildWoods and Fernbank Forest. These two outdoor additions are serious game changers. In fact, I think it’s fair to say Fernbank Museum is now THE best museum in Atlanta.
The Laser Bunker. Sounds like something out of Star Wars, but it’s actually a real place located in Georgia’s Stone Mountain Park. The droids are computers…
This past weekend we took the boys to the Silver Comet Trail to ride bikes. The Silver Comet Trail is located 13 miles northwest of Atlanta. It’s free of charge, and travels west through Cobb, Paulding, and Polk counties. This quiet, non-motorized trail is for walkers, hikers, bicyclists, rollerbladers, dog walkers, and is wheelchair accessible – which means it’s perfect for strollers too.
Just a few miles from historic downtown Cartersville, Pettit Creek Farms is home to a menagerie of animals to rival a few zoos I have visited. Unlike a traditional zoo however, owners Scott and June Allen have placed most of the animals from different parts of the globe in the same pastures. A glance around any given pasture will show you heart-warming odd animal friends like a baby camel and her best friend, an old goat. The farm is a place where you will actually meet animals instead of just observing them. The Allens have hand-raised many of the animals from birth and are experts in their field.
Our first stop was Treetop Quest – no, not the Buford location….there’s one right in Dunwoody! For those unfamiliar, Treetop Quest is a self-guided adventure which includes treetop obstacles and zip-lines. Here are over 2 dozen tips, tricks and insights you will want to know before you visit with your family.
Dunwoody Nature Center is an oasis for kids, with AMAZING programs and playscapes for the family. If that wasn’t enough, general admission is FREE! Here are 24 fantastic ways to play at DNC.
Here are 13 FREE things to do in Atlanta at Piedmont Park- Atlanta, Ga that are perfect for the whole family!
Whether you are spending the day hiking the Red History Trail or staying the night in one of the new Sweetwater Creek State Park Yurts, we’ve got everything you need to know to maximize your experience!
Historic Banning Mills is known for Screaming Eagle, the longest zip line in the world. If you are looking for an Atlanta zip lining experience, this is the place to be!
Last weekend I took Miss J and Mr. Z to a little beach escape in our neck of the woods. It’s not the Caribbean or…
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