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 and paddle is very popular, so we knew we need to plan ahead. So glad … Read More
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 used to help choreograph the Stone Mountain laser show, the longest running laser light show … Read More
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.
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 an exotic beach by any means, but we can’t beat the distance and the cost. … Read More
High Shoals Falls | Dallas 2030 High Shoals Road Dallas, Ga Until just this week, I only knew of the High Shoals Falls near Helen. That is, until my friend posted pictures of her kids playing in the waterfall…in Dallas! The … Read More
Morningside Nature Preserve | Atlanta 2020 Lenox Road NE Atlanta, Ga View Website I learned about Morningside Nature Preserve from Atlanta Trails. The plan was to head to the mountains, but they were spewing buckets of rain while the city … Read More