Destination Insights

17 Perfect Spring Break Ideas For Fun-Loving Families In 2019

Researching spring break ideas? Here are a collection of places guaranteed to make lasting memories, and they are all within reach of Atlanta. Our 17 recommended spring break destinations for 2019 include towns in Georgia, cities just over the border, and a handful of places that require an (affordable) jaunt in a plane.

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15 Best Family-friendly Things to Do in Columbia, SC (+ all of Lake Murray Country)

As you’re looking for things to do in Columbia, SC…I encourage you to think BIGGER and consider all that Capital City/Lake Murray Country has to offer. I took the boys on a whirlwind tour of the area, and loved every second we were there. I’m not gonna lie – I was shocked! People in Atlanta don’t regularly discuss a family weekend getaway to this this region…but we’re hoping to change that with our list of what to do, where to eat, and where to sleep.


21 Dreamy Blue Ridge Cabin Rentals For Every Type Of Traveler

Looking to explore one of Georgia’s most favored towns, nestled in the lower section of the Appalachian Mountains. Our suggestion? You need a weekend at least – so stay a while in one of these amazing Blue Ridge cabins. Explore the town, hike the trails, catch a few trout…then come back to home base for a glass of local wine, a soak in the hot tub, or some general rest and relaxation.


7 Reasons Blood Mountain is our Favorite Family Hike

If you, like us, are a hiking family then you should not hesitate to make your way to Blairsville’s Blood Mountain. It’s not easy…I’ll be honest. But it is rewarding, and one hike the kids won’t stop talking about! Lace up your hiking boots, and dig out those trekking poles. You’ll need them. Here is why this is our favorite trail, and why it will be yours also!



Must Visit Rooftop Bars in Atlanta for Cool Drinks & Awesome Views  

There is something cosmopolitan about sipping cocktails high above the city on patio rooftop bars. Atlanta has a growing list of rooftop bars with amazing views from the classic Sun Dial at the Westin Peachtree Plaza, to the game changing 9 Mile Station at Ponce City Market, and newcomers like the Clermont Hotel and soon to be renovated Whiskey Blue at the W Hotel. We even list some OTP favorites like Brine Seafood and BarleyGarden, as well as a few surprises.


27 Relaxing & Fun Things To Do In Tybee Island On A Family Vacation

Tybee Island sits 18 miles from Historic Savannah…about 20 minutes east. You may have heard it referred to as Savannah’s Beach, but the truth is, Tybee is nothing like Savannah. It has its own charm, draw and vibe. If you’re family is looking for the perfect beach vacation then it’s time to get this Georgia barrier island on your list. Tybee Island, Georgia. So follow our lead, and take on these relaxing and fun things to do in Tybee Island!