PLEASE NOTE FROM THE HIGH HAMPTON WEBSITE: “We are committed to building additional resort amenities and renovating the historic inn and lodging accommodations while continuing…
The Great Outdoors
Many people know about the upscale community and the neighboring Ritz-Carlton Lake Oconee resort, but did you know that Reynolds Lake Oconee also offers cottages and condos for short term rental? Whether you are escaping as a couple or bringing the entire family for a week of outdoor fun, there is no shortage of excitement in this lake front locale.
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.
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.
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.
Whether you are spending the day hiking the Red History Trail or staying the night in one of the new Sweetwater Creek State Park Yurts, we’ve got everything you need to know to maximize your experience!
White water adventuring in Columbus is only in its third season, but it is already taking the planet by storm. Here’s the scoop on our adventure with WhiteWater Express.
These Georgia State Parks with breathtaking waterfalls will ensure you get something special for your visit.
The cool factor? Clear mountain waters are home to over 70 different species of fish! This is the most biodiverse river basin the world!! A small pool of water smaller than the size of a football field becomes a living underwater classroom.
Looking for a unique and exciting way to explore Helen, Ga? Georgia State Parks launched a new program at Unicoi State Park (and Amicalola, for those in Dawsonville) – Adventure Programs! We stayed at Unicoi while visiting Helen recently (see our post of AMAZING things to do in Helen,) and explored this new program. It’s the “no-hassle” way of discovering everything wonderful about Unicoi State Park, Ga.
If you’re visiting Augusta, you can’t miss a stop at Savannah Rapids Park. It’s breathtaking, with so much to do!! Here are FIVE reasons to visit.
I’m excited to share my latest Explore Georgia article: 5 Easy Waterfall Hikes for Georgia Families! Please take a look. If you are seeking more information…
Everything you need to know about hiking Anna Ruby Falls for the first time.
We have wanted to camp in a Conestoga Wagon at The Rock Ranch for years, and we finally got the opportunity earlier this spring. It was just as wonderful as I imagined it would be! Here’s the scoop on our stay, but I insist you try it for yourself!
Springer Mountain Trail View Website for more info and directions With our ever-growing love of the Appalachian Trail, it was time to make the trek…