Nestled in the Tennessee Great Smoky Mountains mere minutes from the Dollywood Theme Park and Splash Country water park, Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort is the ideal destination for a family-friendly adventure. Though our visit to the Dollywood hotel lasted one whirlwind weekend, we quickly tallied a ton of reasons to love the newest addition to Dolly’s slice of Tennessee paradise.
Looking for last minute deals and steals for a memorable Labor Day Weekend getaway?? Maybe you are ready to escape Georgia for a bit, touring some of our neighboring states. We’ve got a list of six unique ways to get out of Atlanta during Labor Day or Fall Break.
Beech Mountain Ski Resort is the highest resort in the east, scraping the sky at 5, 506 feet. Beech Mountain is within a gas-tank’s drive from Atlanta, it offers affordable lift tickets and accommodations, and they dote on families. These advantages work together to make it a brilliant choice for a winter family vacation.
Finding a place with snow Atlanta is not easy. But one of the beauty of living in Atlanta is we are relatively in a driving distance to many great ski resorts in North Carolina and Tennessee. Your family can still find a way to enjoy snow and skiing near Atlanta with our family fun guide to where to see snow and go skiing in Atlanta.
Bryson City, NC is top on my list for fall vacation ideas this year. I was in awe of the lake, the rivers, the trees & more. It’s perfect for outdoor lovers!
There are so many things to do in Helen, Ga, and it ranks among our favorite Georgia town because of the number of outdoor adventures. It is no surprise that Alpine Helen/White County has been designated by the State House and Senate as Georgia’s Outdoor Adventure Destination.
Historic Banning Mills is known for Screaming Eagle, the longest zip line in the world. If you are looking for an Atlanta zip lining experience, this is the place to be!
The gigantic windows in the lobby overlooking the mountains and the loft area in the room were both big hits with the boys!
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.
Where you’re visiting the mountains, “where to stay” is just as important as “what to do.” I highly recommend a cabin from Mountain Top Cabin Rental.
Researching spring break ideas? Here are a collection of places guaranteed to make lasting memories, and they are all within reach of Atlanta.
If you are looking for Georgia State Parks with cabins, especially for a fall get away, then head to Fort Mountain State Park, near the Cohutta Wilderness.