If you’re in Music City, the must-see attraction is The Grand Ole Opry, and the place to stay is Gaylord Opryland Hotel (aka The Grand Ole Opry Hotel!
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My family just returned from a camping trip at Florence Marina State Park, just south of Columbus, and we had the best time! I had never been camping at Florence Marina before, and we definitely learned a few things while we were there.
Clayton, Ga sits in Rabun County in the beautiful North Georgia Mountains. It’s moments from the North Carolina border…and a world away. You’ll find eclectic shops, waterfalls, great Southern food and so much more. We’ve got the scoop on how to spend your vacation – and where to stay!
A petting zoo and kids go together like cookies and milk. There is just something about interacting with a fuzzy friend that makes children smile. If you are wondering where is a great petting zoo near me where my kids can get up close and pet animals, we have a great list for you. Some of these animal farms you may have heard of, and some may surprise you!
Ever thought, how come only the kids get to go to space camp? Huntsville, Ala. has a program where not only kids can find out what it’s like to train for a space mission, but parents can join in the fun too.
Albany, Georgia sits in the southwest section of the state, about 3 – 3.5 hours from Atlanta…down I-75. It’s the eight largest city in Georgia, the central hub of the southwest…and a great place for exploring with kiddos!
When you think about things to do in Huntsville, AL, you think about the Space Museum, right?? In sixth grade our whole class was supposed to go theSpace and Rocket Center for a long weekend as part of our Science studies that year. Unfortunately, it was the same weekend my father had to have knee surgery. My mom was working so it fell to me to stay home and play nurse instead of going on the field trip. Ever since I’ve been dying to go and see the museum.
Sandestin is a glorious 2,400 acre family-friendly development located in Miramar FL w/sugar white beaches and emerald water.
When you think of Mardi Gras, New Orleans immediately comes to mind. But did you know that the first Carnival season festivities in the United States actually began in Mobile? The annual event carries over today, albeit a more family-friendly version, as locals don royal attire on floats and at community balls. It’s definitely among our list of surprising things to do in Mobile, Al!
Gulf Shores is the southern coastal community of Alabama’s lower quadrant, sitting just across the state line from Pensacola and known for sugar-white sandy beaches juxtaposing glorious emerald-tinted waters. Packed with water recreation, fresh seafood and family fun, this area reels in spring breakers, summer vacationers and off-season travelers.
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.
In Rutledge, Ga., locals use a four way barrel stop to give directions. When I reached the steel barrel painted red with four stop signs affixed…
Sometimes the Tennessee Aquarium is called the Chattanooga Aquarium because if its location in downtown Chattanooga TN. The website recommends two hours to visit, but…
It’s called the Forgotten Coast because it was once left completely off the Florida map. Now this sleepy area of the panhandle with it’s scattered beach houses, like the ones on Cape San Blas, Florida, and low-rise condos, like the Driftwood Inn in Mexico Beach, make for the perfect low-key family vacation destination.
Visitors make their escape to Sapelo Island, Ga., on a boat from Meridian, Ga., a port town between Savannah and St. Simons Island along I-95. (exit at Darien, Ga.)
Leave the modern world, and all your cares on the dock when you board the Sapelo Island Ferry, and let the wind take them into the miles of marshland you pass, to be washed out to sea with the next tide.