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Skidaway Island State Park, GA

Skidaway Island State Park is the perfect place to let the kids run wild and enjoy the ecology of coastal Georgia. The state park also boasts a beautiful visitors center and one of the best playgrounds we encountered on our trip. There are plenty of shady panic tables here as well. The Littles bolted from […]

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Fort Morris, GA with Kids

One of my goals while we were in Florida was to explore many of the coastal forts with the kids. Fort Morris, located outside of Savannah, was part of that tour. The idea of a fort grabs the boys’ interest and it is a great jumping off point for exploring some of the darker parts […]

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Hiking Amicalola Falls with Kids

This post contains affiliate links. Amicalola Falls is the highest waterfall in Georgia at 729 feet. It’s lovely and easy to reach, at just over an hour outside of Atlanta. I took the three littles in late April to check out Amicalola Falls State Park and stretch our hiking legs just a bit. This was […]

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Fort McAllister State Park

This post contains affiliate links. Fort McAllister is known as the best preserved earthen work fort of the confederacy. It was attacked several times by Ironclads but did not fall until Sherman’s march to the sea. A civil war museum is also on sight and contains a dizzying amount of information. We started our visit […]

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Red Top Mountain State Park, Georgia

Red Top Mountain State Park is an easy day trip from Atlanta, GA. There are also ample camping and cabin rentals here if you’re looking for a longer getaway. We ventured up to Red Top Mountain on a spring weekday with perfect weather for some much needed outdoor time. We combined our visit with the […]

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Etowah Indian Mounds

The Etowah Indian Mounds State Historic Site in Cartersville Georgia is an easy half-day trip from Atlanta, GA. It is on the ancestral lands of the Mississippian peoples, whose dependents eventually became known as the Muskogee (Creek) Tribe. We combined it with a trip to Red Top Mountain State Park, for an all-day adventure just […]

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High Falls State Park, GA with Kids

High Falls State Park is a perfect stop for a quick hike and picnic on a drive through Georgia or a quick getaway from the city. High Falls State Park is about an hour outside of Atlanta. It is easily reachable and not terribly far off the highway. The park is divided by the Dam, […]

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Homeschool Help for Fidgety, Sensory Kids

This post contains affiliate links. An advantage of homeschooling is that our littles are free to move around. Integrating movement has been important for all of our kids and we’ve found many ways to meet their sensory needs and school at the same time. It took a while to break away from what we thought […]

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Family Biking in Milton, FL

On a particularly lovely December day, we headed up to Milton, FL (about 30 min from Navarre) for a quick and easy family biking outing. The Blackwater Herritage State Trail runs through forest and the town of Milton, making it perfect for an outing. There are plenty of places to grab a bite to eat […]

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