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.
Whether it’s history, family, a love for Thomas the Tank Engine or just I-75 that gets you to Southwest Georgia, a ride on the historic SAM Shortline Excursion Train is worth a visit.
Looking for the best pumpkin patches in Georgia, especially in the Atlanta Metro. We’ve got a full list for you, sure to make for excellent fall memories.
It can be challenging to travel with the kids once school is back in session, though the wanderlust bug might still be biting.We’ve asked several family travel experts for their advice, and here is what they had to say.
Whether you have a little engineer or you’re the train addict, this list will update you on all the trains in Ga. From steam engines you can ride on through the mountains or plains to kiddie adventures in the park and mall, and from steam engines on display to life size replicas we hold dear, it’s our goal to create a COMPLETE list of trains throughout the state.
Strawberry picking in Georgia begins near the end of April and runs through most of May. Here are the farms in Georgia you need to know about, as well as Strawberry Festivals around the state.
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.
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.
Sandy Springs, Ga offers a world of fun adventure for the family. It sits along the Chattahoochee River, so visitors can take advantage of the outdoor-centric adventures she offers. There are also free museums, free concerts, free family programs and more.
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.
The North Georgia Mountains are amass with adventure for everyone. Hikers, art-lovers and foodies rejoice. Overnights include luxury options, glamping, cabins and camping options.
Come read about this crazy little shack where the Shane’s story began.
Southern Belle Farm offers 40+ activities for families, with exciting events every season. Pick Frazier Firs at Christmas, strawberries in spring and more.