Although wine grapes have been growing in North Georgia for hundreds of years, Georgia’s wineries didn’t receive much notice until the late 1990s and early 2000s. However, once they started gaining attention, the wineries of the North Georgia Mountains really took off, with new ones seemingly appearing overnight. Here, we take a look at some of the region’s award-winning wineries where you can enjoy your favorite merlot, chardonnay or cabernet franc while taking in the mountain views.
Wondering which of the myriad romantic getaways in Georgia are right for you? Whatever romance means to you and yours, Georgia can deliver. Enjoy this list of our 50+ favorite resorts, hotels, B&Bs and romantic destinations in the peach state.
New Echota is a wonderful jumping off point for sharing the Trail of Tears with your kiddos. It’s a story that I’m obsessed with now, and a good reason to teach our kids about valuing curiosity over fear..especially when someone is different than we are. You’ll also find a list of other Trail of Tears sites in Georgia.
There is no shortage of top-rated Blue Ridge restaurants for your weekend getaway experience. Which one is best for date night? Lunch after a hike? A treat for the kids? And where do you find the locals for the most authentic experience? Have no fear – we’ve been around the block a time or two (or ten..or twenty…) and have picked JUST the right spot, especially for your dining needs!
Researching spring break ideas? Here are a collection of places guaranteed to make lasting memories, and they are all within reach of Atlanta. Our 13 recommended spring break destinations for 2020 include towns in Georgia, cities just over the border, and a handful of places that require an (affordable) jaunt in a plane.
Vogel State Park is one of Georgia’s most beloved state parks, and one visit there will show you why. Vogel – Georgia’s second oldest state park – is located in the heart of the Chattahoochee National Forest near Blairsville. Vogel is a park located close to many of our state’s most beautiful waterfalls and hikes, which makes this is a place that cannot be missed.
Where you’re visiting the mountains, “where to stay” is just as important as “what to do.” I highly recommend a cabin from Mountain Top Cabin Rental.
If you are looking for Georgia State Parks with cabins, especially for a fall get away, then head to Fort Mountain State Park, near the Cohutta Wilderness.
The primary draw of Richard B Russell State Park (arguably) is the park’s 18-hole Arrowhead Pointe Golf Course, but there is much more here than just golf.
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.
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!
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Georgia State Parks offer fantastic options for viewing fall leaf color! Luckily, Georgia State Parks gave us the scoop on which parks offer the best fall showing. While you’re planning your adventure, keep an eye on their site at Leaf Watch Site for help finding the best scenery at the best time!
A ride on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway is the trip of a lifetime. Our family stepped aboard the historical rail one lovely spring morning – and we explored again in Fall. Read more here.
Looking for things to do around Atlanta this fall? Why not head to the mountains?!! Here are six reasons to make the trek into the forest right now!