Nine things to do this February in Georgia

Nine things to do this February in Georgia February is here! Warm up winter with these nine things to do in Georgia. Struggles & Strides at Atlanta History Center  - February 7 - Commemorate Black History Month with a day of activities, special museum theatre performances, and guest lectures that explore the African American experience from the Great Migration to the Civil Rights Movement.…

Drone flight captures haunting view of ruins

Drone flight captures haunting view of ruinsDrone Flight in Sweetwater Creek State Park

A GoPro, mounted on a Phantom drone, captures haunting views of the New Manchester Mill ruins at the Georgia State Park. A popular state park in Metro Atlanta, Sweetwater Creek offers visitors a place to getaway from it all and enjoy the serenity of nature. The New Manchester Mill ruins, located along an easy hiking trail, have never been seen like this!

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Georgia’s yurts make camping easy

Georgia's yurts make camping easy Look inside Georgia's yurts for easy camping in any weather Camping is a challenge, at times. Weather, long drives, demanding day hikes and tired kids put a damper on the whole experience. Spending the night in a yurt alleviates some of the stress and work involved. A yurt is a circular tent, used by…

Our snow day at Snow Mountain, Stone Mountain Park

Our Snow Day at Stone Mountain Park
This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Brave The Cold
Building snowmen and tubing down snow-covered hills are a like rites of passage, for kids, in winter! However, living in Georgia, we rarely get enough snow to build snowmen or go sledding. When it does snow.... Well, let's just say you don't want to be caught out in that. Stone Mountain Park has solved this…

Fort Mountain, Georgia – Brave the cold for a breathtaking view

Fort Mountain, West Overlook
This entry is part of 2 in the series Brave The Cold
Fort Mountain State Park's incredible views are worth braving the winter cold A few months ago, my family and I visited Fort Mountain State Park, for the first time, and were caught off guard by the storm you see rolling over Georgia's historic high country. The West Overlook Trail leads to a rewarding panoramic view of…

Darkest skies in Georgia for stargazing

Light Pollution in Georgia Have you ever seen the Milky Way? Can you name any constellations? Can you count the stars you see on one or two hands? Stargazing into the infinite heavens above incites all kinds of wonder, amazement and imagination. However, in our modern society the skies are plagued with light pollution which prevents us from viewing…