Articles by Kate Gelsthorpe







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.






29+ East Coast Vacations Guaranteed to Make Forever-Memories

29+ East Coast Vacations Guaranteed to Make Forever-Memories

With amazingly beautiful beaches, awe-inspiring mountains, the Appalachian Trail, historical sites, big cities, small towns, and everything in between — east coast vacations are where it’s at! We’ve spoken with some of the world’s most seasoned travel writers, and we’ve analyzed our own trips to build a collection of 29 vacation destinations that are guaranteed to help you make memories that will last a lifetime.