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.
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There are eight Wyoming ski resorts, but only two are destinations, the others are mostly geared toward locals. You’ve probably heard of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, but I’m guessing you don’t know the others. Here’s the scoop on all of them, especially the destination resort regulars would rather keep to themselves.
Want to try quail hunting? Georgia has some beautiful southern plantations that cater to every level of hunter, but shooting isn’t the only reason to visit. Here’s what we found on our first trip to Quail Country Plantation near Thomasville, Ga. And why we’ll be back.
If you want to do more than just shop and spa on your girlfriends getaway, there are tons of things to do in Thomasville Ga. for an active weekend. Get outside, learn something new, be active – you can find it all in Thomasville – plus a few spas too.
These 18 memorable restaurants in Thomasville Ga. are worthy of a visit. Whether you want a place to eat with kids, just the girls or a date night – we’ve picked the right spot for your dining needs.
When the weather outside is frightful, whether too hot or too cold, a great indoor activity to get the kids moving is roller skating. Atlanta…
St Simons Island was recently voted the number one favorite beach town by Travel and Leisure. Now the entire country knows what I’ve known for…
Choosing the best summer camp for your child can be an overwhelming experience. There are so many things to consider. We want to help make the…
Spend MLK Weekend in Atlanta learning about the amazing life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. We have inspiring ideas for learning, serving or just enjoying family at home or w/ a quick getaway.
There are lots of ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Atlanta with kids. I love the idea of making New Year’s Eve a family friendly holiday vs. a forced party for adults that’s impossible or expensive to find a sitter to attend. If you’d like to do something with the kids this New Year’s Eve, here are some things to do on New Year’s Eve in Atlanta with kids.
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.
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.
This post has the best Atlantic Station ice skating tips and tricks – plus ways to save on your visit the festive skate the station.
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.
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!