Wintertime in Atlanta is fairly mild and a great time to explore the many hiking trails around the city. Sope Creek in Marietta is one…Read More
This past weekend we took the boys to the Silver Comet Trail to ride bikes. The Silver Comet Trail is located 13 miles northwest of Atlanta. It’s free of charge, and travels west through Cobb, Paulding, and Polk counties. This quiet, non-motorized trail is for walkers, hikers, bicyclists, rollerbladers, dog walkers, and is wheelchair accessible – which means it’s perfect for strollers too.
Just a few miles from historic downtown Cartersville, Pettit Creek Farms is home to a menagerie of animals to rival a few zoos I have visited. Unlike a traditional zoo however, owners Scott and June Allen have placed most of the animals from different parts of the globe in the same pastures. A glance around any given pasture will show you heart-warming odd animal friends like a baby camel and her best friend, an old goat. The farm is a place where you will actually meet animals instead of just observing them. The Allens have hand-raised many of the animals from birth and are experts in their field.
Our first stop was Treetop Quest – no, not the Buford location….there’s one right in Dunwoody! For those unfamiliar, Treetop Quest is a self-guided adventure which includes treetop obstacles and zip-lines. Here are over 2 dozen tips, tricks and insights you will want to know before you visit with your family.
Dunwoody Nature Center is an oasis for kids, with AMAZING programs and playscapes for the family. If that wasn’t enough, general admission is FREE! Here are 24 fantastic ways to play at DNC.
Atlanta is known for its hot summer weather and this summer has not been the exception. If your kids are like mine, they are begging to play at the pool or even in the sprinklers in the front yard, but if you’re looking for a different kind of water play…check out some of these awesome spray grounds, splash pads & fountains in and around the Atlanta area! They’re great for kids of all ages. Yes, even mom and dad can join in the fun!
Southern Belle Farm offers 40+ activities for families, with exciting events every season. Pick Frazier Firs at Christmas, strawberries in spring and more.