The North Georgia Mountains are filled with adventure for everyone. Hikers, art-lovers and foodies rejoice. Overnights include luxury options, glamping, cabins and camping options.
You’ve got 18 short years. Stop wasting time. In no particular order, here are the best things to do in Georgia for kids of all ages. Get to work on that bucket list!
Tubing in Helen, Ga is a rite of passage. It’s that thing that every local and visitor alike MUST do when coming within at least 100 miles of the Alpine city. This summer we took the boys for some tubing in Helen as part of their birthday celebration. Yes, they are still talking about it! Want to make this trek yourself – either with the family, with friends, or on a special adults-only outing? Here are 10 things you need to know before tubing Helen, Georgia.
School’s out. The humidity is in. It’s summer ya’ll! Here are 60+ of our favorite ways to pass the summer in Atlanta. Did we capture your must-do summer activity? If not, let us know!
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!
Most of the water parks in Georgia are open Memorial Day to Labor Day, and they include everything from full-fledged water parks to county-run aquatic centers. We’ve done our best to collect every water park and aquatic center in Georgia. Did we miss one you know about? Let us know!
Each Georgia Lake has a personality all its own. Ellijay’s Carters Lake, in the North Georgia mountains, is like a fine cotton t-shirt – comfortable, casual, with an understated elegance that never goes out of style.
Ask me the “must-see” attraction in my neck of the woods, and I’ll tell you it’s Amicalola Falls. Amicalola Falls is part of the Georgia State Parks system and the tallest waterfall east of the Mississippi River. It’s located in the North Georgia mountains and it is where the Appalachian Trail begins .
Lake Nottely is a gorgeous 4,000 acre lake with more than half it’s shoreline undeveloped and protected by the United State Forest Service. This hidden secret in North Georgia is much quieter than some other lakes in the state, and that’s precisely why we like it.
Callaway Gardens, Ga. is a special place during the holidays, but the Pine Mountain, Ga. attraction has several other incredible, can’t miss seasonal festivals and events…
There are so many wonderful vacation destinations that sometimes we forget the ones in our own backyard. There are lots of amazing weekend getaways in Ga. Whether it’s hunting alligators, digging for gold, riding into the sunset, watching a show or just spending a lazy day on the beach digging a hole, Georgia has it all. Need some vacation ideas for quick weekend getaways? Here are 25+ fabulous family weekend getaways in Ga. The best part, they are all around five hours or less from Atlanta.
Strawberry picking in Georgia begins near the end of April and runs through most of May. Here are the farms in Georgia you need to know about, as well as Strawberry Festivals around the state.
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.
There are so many places to explore on the water – from the salt marshes of the coast, to the mountain rivers of the north. From peaceful flatwater lakes, to alligator-filled swamps. This guide will help you find the perfect water trail for you.
Get ready to paddle your way through our beautiful state!
When I say, “Ghosts,” Savannah, Ga is the first place that comes to mind, right?
No one knows exactly why the spirits congregate here in such large quantities.
Maybe it’s the Native American burial ground the lies beneath the city. Maybe it’s the bloodshed of battle-upon-battle as new settlers tried to claim this prestigious piece of land. Maybe it’s a tale of two loves…where the spirits find just as much pleasure in watching us as we have in trying to see them.
Luckily, that’s not a mystery we must solve in order to appreciate and enjoy their antics.