Articles by Kate Gelsthorpe

Things to do in Charlotte, NC

51+ Awesome Things To Do in Charlotte, NC For An Amazing Time

With tours, history, delicious foods, family friendly excursions, sports, museums, and outdoor experiences — Charlotte, NC has a lot going on! Want to go whitewater rafting, take in a NASCAR race, grab a bite at a food truck, take a Segway tour of Uptown, and spend the night at an indoor water park?! You can! Here are 51+ awesome things to do in Charlotte for an amazing time.





Lake Martin, Alabama: 19+ Best Ways To Enjoy the Freshwater Coast

Lake Martin, Alabama: 19+ Best Ways To Enjoy the Freshwater Coast

For outdoor lovers, Lake Martin, Alabama has it all. With almost 900 miles of pristine shoreline, it’s no wonder Lake Martin is known as Alabama’s Freshwater Coast. Here, you’ll find water activities galore, awesome hiking trails, fabulous restaurants, and stunning views everywhere you look. The best part? It’s located just over the Georgia border, so you don’t have to go far to enjoy this awesome Alabama locale.









Red Top Mountain State Park: 13+ Best Ideas For An Awesome Lakeside Getaway

Red Top Mountain State Park: 13+ Best Ideas For An Awesome Lakeside Getaway

Red Top Mountain State Park in Acworth is known for its amazing location right on Lake Allatoona. This state park — just 35 miles north of Atlanta — is perfect for swimming, boating, water sports, fishing, hiking, and biking. With amazing accommodations, a beautiful lake, and activities galore, this is one Georgia State Park that’s definitely worth a visit!



15 Reverent Live Nativity Scene Locations Every Christmas Needs

15 Reverent Live Nativity Scene Locations Every Christmas Needs

Several years ago I decided we needed to do something that represented the real reason for Christmas, not just visiting Santa and riding the Pink Pig. So I set out to find one of the live nativity scenes around Atlanta. It wasn’t as easy as you might think. Now I’ve heard of several. If you know of other places to see live nativities around Atlanta, please post a comment. Don’t forget to wear warm clothes. All of these activities are held outside and free unless otherwise noted.