Our family recently spent a weekend exploring the myriad things to do in Augusta, Ga and we had a BALL! If you enjoy many of the same things we do – great food, outdoor adventure, and a hint of history and arts – then this is a city you need to add to your bucket list! Here’s how to do it!
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!
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.
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.
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.
Want to try quail hunting? Georgia has some beautiful southern plantations that cater to every level of hunter, but shooting isn’t the only reason to visit. Here’s what we found on our first trip to Quail Country Plantation near Thomasville, Ga. And why we’ll be back.
If you want to do more than just shop and spa on your girlfriends getaway, there are tons of things to do in Thomasville Ga. for an active weekend. Get outside, learn something new, be active – you can find it all in Thomasville – plus a few spas too.
These 18 memorable restaurants in Thomasville Ga. are worthy of a visit. Whether you want a place to eat with kids, just the girls or a date night – we’ve picked the right spot for your dining needs.
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.