Articles by Lesli Peterson






The 39+ Best Things to Do in Helen, Ga for Alpine Fun

The 39+ Best Things to Do in Helen, Ga for Alpine Fun

There are so many things to do in Helen, Ga, and it ranks among our favorite Georgia towns because of the number of outdoor adventures. It is no surprise that Alpine Helen/White County has been designated by the State House and Senate as Georgia’s Outdoor Adventure Destination! Here are 39+ of the best things to do in Helen.


Ellijay Small Towns in Georgia

31 Things To Do In Ellijay, Ga That We Recommend For A Weekend Without Kids

Should you take the kids to Ellijay, Ga? YES! By all means. But…should you also plan a date night escape here without them? Double YES! Dan and I visited this mountain town for a summer date night escape, and I was blown away by all there is to do! We’ve created an itinerary for you below, with all the best things to do in Ellijay, Ga.




51+ Best Family Weekend Getaway Ideas In The Southeast

51+ Best Family Weekend Getaway Ideas In The Southeast

Sometimes you just need to get away. We’ve been there! That’s why we put together this list of more than 51 family weekend getaways in the Southeast. Whether you’re looking for theme parks and water slides, or horseback riding and hiking trails, this list should help!





29 Things to Do in Beaufort, SC for a Perfect Weekend Away

29 Things to Do in Beaufort, SC for a Perfect Weekend Away

Beaufort, SC is one of the South’s most beautiful towns, rich with history, draped with Spanish moss and framed by gorgeous coastal views. Adventure on the water or along the rails-to-trails path…relax at the beach or breathe easy on a large swing overlooking the river. Dive deep into the history of the Gullah Geechee people or the city’s Union occupation. With so many things to do in Beaufort, SC you’ll want to return again and again.