At last, the Skyline View at Ponce City Market is open. We braved the heat and explored Skyline Park this weekend. Here’s what to expect, and a VIDEO of our visit.
Dunwoody Nature Center is an oasis for kids, with AMAZING programs and playscapes for the family. If that wasn’t enough, general admission is FREE! Here are 24 fantastic ways to play at DNC.
The only better thing to experience with a movie is a free movie during the summer months around Atlanta. I knew there were a lot of free or cheap outdoor summer movies, but this is the ultimate list. I think it’s safe to say that your family will be able to see as many summer movies as your heart desires.
Pristine beaches…undeveloped wilderness…privately-owned island…accessible only by boat…For this nature-loving family, it sounds like heaven on earth. I implore you to visit, and with our tricks, tips and insight I hope you will also experience this paradise on the Georgia coast.
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.
About 20 miles from Great Wolf Lodge you will find the town of Midland, with Reedy Gold Mine and Rocky River Vineyard – great places for the whole family and only 4 miles apart.
There are many options for live music in Alpharetta; Matilda’s Music Under the Pines is a super selection for date night or an outing with the family.
Apple picking in Ga – especially in the North Georgia Mountains – can’t be beat. Only a short drive from Atlanta, these U-Pick Georgia apple orchards are sure to create memories with your family.
Here are six reasons we believe that Ritz-Carlton, Reynolds Plantation at Lake Oconee is a superior destination for families.
I visited the new Gainesville location of Atlanta Botanical Gardens with the boys. Here are six reasons for you to visit, too!
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.