The Great Outdoors

Blairsville, Ga: A Stunning Mountain Town Filled With Family Adventure

Take a break from the busyness of life, from the concrete jungle, from cellphones and video games…..and unplug in Blairsville, Ga. Take the #urbanchallenge, and unplug today. Reconnect with your family. Sometimes slow is just the perfect speed. We’ve got dozens of ways for you to turn off the noise, and revive that close family feeling.


Ellijay Small Towns in Georgia

31 Things To Do In Ellijay, Ga That We Recommend For A Weekend Without Kids

Should you take the kids to Ellijay, Ga? YES! By all means. But…should you also plan a date night escape here without them? Double YES! Dan and I visited this mountain town for a summer date night escape, and I was blown away by all there is to do! We’ve created an itinerary for you below, with all the best things to do in Ellijay, Ga!














tough mudder atlanta

10 Reasons Tough Mudder Atlanta May Not Be As Insane As You Think

Have you heard of Tough Mudder Atlanta? It’s a 10 to 12-mile team event April 29 and 30, traversing 20 grueling obstacles. And yes, there is mud -and water and ice- and lots of it. Not for you, you say? So did I. But the more I learned about this outwardly daunting physical event, the more I realized how little I actually knew. Here are 10 things about Tough Mudder that you should know before dismissing it outright as an insane idea.