What child doesn’t dream of horseback riding? In Georgia, there are stables that offer guided trail riding, as well as horseback riding trails where you…
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Atlanta is a great town, except for one thing; it’s not on the water. To find a great beach, you need to travel. So where is the closest beach to Atlanta? There are a few that are simple day trips from Atlanta, but most are oceanside fun weekend getaways. We’ll tell you what seaside beach is closest to Atlanta, but also 10+ more drivable favorites.
Have you been to Snow Mountain Ga? We love tubing at Snow Mountain within Stone Mountain Park, where every day is a snow day. You don’t have to wait for mother nature to enjoy some wintertime fun. Snow Mountain Ga is especially fun for younger kids or those who have never seen snow. It’s also fun for those Southerners who don’t normally get to play in the snow. There are lots of different activities from tubing to building snowmen to s’mores.
The Atlanta Botanical Garden lights are my favorite. Orchestral Orbs w/ 14 million different colors dancing to holiday music. A gorgeous 25 ft tall Ice Goddess and so much more, you have to see it for yourself.
The Avalon ice skating rink is Alpharetta’s holiday ice rink. When done skating, there are tons of amazing restaurants to grab a bite. It’s perfect for an outing with friends or an awesome date night.
When the turkey has been carved, the last piece of pie has been eaten and the adults wake up from a nap, what is there to do in Atlanta on Thanksgiving Day? Beyond hitting the mall or other retail stores? The answer is, a lot. So if you’re going a little stir crazy with the family in town, or you just want to get out and work off a few helpings of stuffing, here are some active things to do on Thanksgiving Day in Atlanta.
Get into the holiday spirit with Callaway Gardens Christmas Festival and Fantasy in Lights drive through display. Learn tips to beat the crowd & stay jolly.
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.
This post has the best Atlantic Station ice skating tips and tricks – plus ways to save on your visit the festive skate the station.
In the Harry Potter series, a portkey is an ordinary object that has been charmed to transport those who touch it to another place. Once…
The Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Christmas Parade is one of our holiday traditions. We’ve been going with the Borden family since our kids were in strollers. Nowadays, we pack the hand warmers, fill the thermos full of hot chocolate, grab the seat cushions and head out with whatever child is available. Here’s everything you need to know before you go.
You don’t want to miss The Magical Night of Lights at Lake Lanier Islands Resort in Buford, Georgia. This event is perfect for kids, for teenagers, and fun for the whole family. Give them the gift of an experience they will never forget. The the lights, the snow hill, and the activities at this event will get you in the holiday spirit!
Looking for a way to get out of the house on Christmas Day with your family? These 15+ activities for your kids, even for teenagers, will give you a Christmas you’ll always remember. If you are staying home for the holidays or in town visiting family in Atlanta, these ideas are great! After opening gifts, head out to enjoy the rest of the day!
Snow. It’s a novelty for Southern children, especially when it gets deep enough to actually cover the ground and have some fun. But Mother Nature doesn’t have to cover the ground in white stuff to go snow tubing in NC, most of these resorts can do that on their own. Here’s your guide to North Carolina tubing excitement.
Nothing gets you into the holiday spirit like millions of twinkling lights set to holiday music. If you are wondering where can I find the best Christmas lights near me, then look no further. We have a perfect list. There are free holiday light displays that are professionally done, paid attractions that have Christmas light displays and residential holiday light displays.