Atlanta off the beaten path includes the natural beauty of the city with towering trees and landscapes galore. In many places around the city, these outdoor wonders are highlighted by an artistic, human touch. Here is a collection of our family favorites where nature and art collide into a synergy that can’t be missed.
It’s hard not fall in love with water rushing over a cliffs edge into a sparkling pool below. Waterfalls have always been a favorite destination of families, and anyone who has stared up at H2O in free fall or watched a river suddenly take a drop into a canyon hundreds of feet below can understand why; they are just plain gorgeous. Trekaroo families have shared so many of their waterfall secrets and each one is worth a visit, but here, in no particular order, are ten of our favorites:
Now’s the time to find out the best places to go find apples of gold and red peeping out from under leaves.
Check out the best places to play during toddler time!
Ever wanted to sleep with a dinosaur, on a great ship, or with the zoo animals? Families can sleep with the fishes at these unusual sleepover locales.
Travel a world away or volunteer for a good cause in your own neighborhood. Kids and parents will find the experience rewarding and fulfilling, and may even help volunteer at home!
My resolution this year: I want the kids to play outside more often. I sincerely believe that the best way to get your kids outside is to be the example. In light of that resolution, my family took the challenge of staying at a Georgia State Park every month of 2014.
Do you have adrenaline-junkie kids? Find amazing kid-friendly ropes courses, zip lines, places to ride ATVs, and more from families in-the-know!
Need a weekend itinerary from Atlanta or Nashville? Check out Blue Ridge, Georgia! (And read on for your chance to win a $500 gift card from Shell!)