One of our favorite Junior Ranger programs is at Fort Frederica St. Simons Island, Ga. Fort Frederica guarded the coast from the Spanish who occupied…
On The Coast
Leopold’s ice cream melts just enough to truly taste the flavors. The secret could be the cream they use. Leopold’s is very picky about their cream. Or maybe it’s the premium local ingredients, like honey from the Savannah Bee Company they mix into the ice cream.
Crooked River State Park deserves to be visited on it’s own merits, but it’s also great for those visiting nearby Cumberland Island and St. Mary’s, where the park is located. Here’s why.
Are you looking for something different to do for vacation? Does the thought of relaxing and “getting away from it all” interest you? Cabin rentals in Georgia are the solution. We have 29 outstanding Georgia cabins and cabin rental companies for you to check out.
The King and Prince Resort on St. Simons Island Ga., is the only hotel that is right on the St. Simons Island beach. With several pools,…
Visitors make their escape to Sapelo Island, Ga., on a boat from Meridian, Ga., a port town between Savannah and St. Simons Island along I-95. (exit at Darien, Ga.)
Leave the modern world, and all your cares on the dock when you board the Sapelo Island Ferry, and let the wind take them into the miles of marshland you pass, to be washed out to sea with the next tide.
For a recent milestone anniversary, my husband and I decided to indulge in a stay at the upscale Greyfield Inn on Cumberland Island, Ga. After all, if John Kennedy Jr. chose it for his wedding, surely it would be perfect for our anniversary.
Cumberland Island, Georgia’s largest barrier island, is a unique opportunity to experience beautiful pristine beaches, thick untamed maritime forests and wildlife that actually lives in the wild.
There is no mistaking the luxury of Sea Island. It begins the moment you travel down the long avenue; lined with palm trees, over the bridge with the large iron lanterns, through the guard gate where the pavement turns to a brick drive. Enjoying such luxury has become a little more affordable with a stay at The Inn at Sea Island.
Whether you have a little engineer or you’re the train addict, this list will update you on all the trains in Ga. From steam engines you can ride on through the mountains or plains to kiddie adventures in the park and mall, and from steam engines on display to life size replicas we hold dear, it’s our goal to create a COMPLETE list of trains throughout the state.
At Fort King George, hubby and I enjoyed learning about why this bluff was such a special part of Georgia’s history…and the boys LOVED exploring the site, climbing in the fort and “battling” each other on the marshes.
Jekyll Island, once home to America’s privileged politicians, businessmen, socialites and such, was the perfect place to create an exclusive social club for wealthy Americans. Today, you can experience a taste of that family –friendly luxury at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel. Whether you are after architectural highlights, history or fun, you will love a visit to this Georgia treasure.
Most of the Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites have identified their “hidden gems” – those special attributes, trails or unusual elements that make them special. Some of these are available for anyone to see them (as long as you know what to look for) and others are only available through guided walks at certain times of the year. Below is a list of the hidden gems for each park, as well as a link to the special “Hidden Gem” events happening throughout the year.
52 awesome things to do at Georgia State Parks
If you enjoy hiking near Atlanta then this list of 125 hikes under 2-miles is a great resource. Enjoy the best hiking in Georgia for kids and beginners.