Tag Archives forGeorgia

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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Providence Canyon State Park, Georgia

After evacuating the Florida Panhandle for Hurricane Sally we decided not to waste the drive home. We were already forced off our normal route due to washed out roads and overflowing rivers, so instead we plotted a route taking us mostly through Georgia, passing several of our favorite state parks. Jeff and I visited Providence […]

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Fernbank Science Museum in Atlanta, GA

Atlanta will never cease to amaze me with all its amazing options for kids. We’ve recently become Fernbank Museum members. Atlanta’s natural history museum continues to bring in amazing traveling exhibitions, has indoor and outdoor play space and an outstanding shell collection. The museum’s permanent collection is showing its age and could use a bit […]

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Arabia Mountain // Atlanta, GA

We love all the fun inside the city of Atlanta, but I’m loving getting the boys out on the trails that surround GA’s capital city. We ventured to Arabia Mountain National Heritage Site, about 40 min east of the city. Arabia Mountain National Heritage Site is made up of a collection of places to visit. […]

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