FDR STATE PARK: 25 WAYS TO EXPLORE & ENJOY THIS GA TREASURE

FDR STATE PARK: 25 WAYS TO EXPLORE & ENJOY THIS GA TREASURE

FDR State Park is Georgia’s largest state park, so it should be no surprise that it is filled with things to do! This park has it all: hiking, swimming, fishing, boating, beautiful views, camping, cabins, history, presidential love, and many unique events.

11 THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT FRIENDS OF GEORGIA STATE PARKS

11 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT FRIENDS OF GEORGIA STATE PARKS

Your membership, gift membership, donations and volunteer efforts allow Friends of Georgia State Parks to support our park system and historical sites. You. You make this magic happen. Here are 11 things you probably didn’t know about Friends of Georgia State Parks…about why their efforts are so important.

13+ SENSATIONAL PLACES FOR ZIP LINING IN GA (+ Our Best Tips)

13+ SENSATIONAL PLACES FOR ZIP LINING IN GA (+ Our Best Tips)

If you’re looking for big thrills, fun and excitement for the whole family, or just a unique perspective — zip lining in GA should be on your bucket list! Ready to swing high and learn more? Here are 13+ of the absolute best places to go zip lining in GA!

BANNING MILLS: GUIDE TO THE BEST ZIP LINING AND MORE

BANNING MILLS: GUIDE TO THE BEST ZIP LINING AND MORE

Historic Banning Mills Retreat and Conservation Center, conveniently located 45 minutes west of Atlanta in Whitesburg, Georgia, offers 300 acres of pristine natural beauty. This one-of-a-kind adventure resort is brimming with activities for all family members to enjoy.

NEW ECHOTA AND THE TRAIL OF TEARS IN GEORGIA

NEW ECHOTA AND THE TRAIL OF TEARS IN GEORGIA

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.

OCMULGEE NATIONAL MONUMENT: AN UNFORGETTABLE LIVING-HISTORY JOURNEY

OCMULGEE NATIONAL MONUMENT: AN UNFORGETTABLE LIVING-HISTORY JOURNEY

I love the Ocmulgee National Monument!  It is one of those places that just has everything you need for a fun day with the family.  It has 6 miles of hiking trails, an awesome visitor center, and Mississippian Indian mounds — one you can go inside, and one you can climb. 

CONASAUGA RIVER SNORKELING: YOUR ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO AMAZING FUN

CONASAUGA RIVER SNORKELING: YOUR ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO AMAZING FUN

Going on a Conasauga River snorkeling trip should be on your Georgia bucket list. The clear mountain waters found here are home to over 70 different species of fish, making it one of the most biodiverse river basins in the world! Ready to learn more? Pack your swim suit and wading shoes — here’s everything you need to know for your next Conasauga River snorkeling adventure.

33+ BEST WATERFALLS IN GEORGIA YOU'VE JUST GOT TO SEE

33+ BEST WATERFALLS IN GEORGIA YOU’VE JUST GOT TO SEE

My favorite kind of day? Jumping in the car with my kids and seeking out one of Georgia’s new (to us) waterfalls. We love the easy ones, the hidden ones….the roadside spills and the falls flowing deep within the forest. We love wading in them, swimming in them, splashing in them, or just admiring them. “Magical” is an over-used word, but it perfectly describes this list of our favorite waterfalls in Georgia.

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