Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains is a surprising find – a Bavarian Village with rows of timber-frame and Swiss chalet-style shops, hotels, and cabins perfect for a weekend getaway and a taste of German. Beer, brats, and bears – the charming little town of Helen, Georgia has it all! Continue reading
It’s always a good day when I get to meet a bear! On our way back from Unicoi State Park, Kevin and I stopped at the Chestatee Wildlife Preserve in Dahlonega to see their grizzly and black bears. Continue reading
On our recent trip to Unicoi State Park and Lodge, we took a Saturday morning hike on part of the state park‘s trails, running into some marathoners on the way. While we didn’t hike the full trail from Unicoi to Helen, we did walk almost half of it before turning back for our reunion lunch. Continue reading
Spring is the perfect time to get back to the mountains. We took on Unicoi State Park and Lodge for the weekend for Kevin’s family reunion and got to see what adventures the “Georgia Adventure Lodge” had in store. Continue reading
One of Georgia’s most popular state parks and just a short drive from Atlanta, Amicalola Falls State Park was an excellent choice for our second stop in our Year of Georgia State Parks. Continue reading
Who knew that moving to Atlanta would turn me into an outdoorsy person. My latest adventure took me to North Georgia to Anna Ruby Falls, Consolidated Gold Mine, and Helen.
We started the day with an easy meandering drive up to the mountains. As the passenger, I was in charge of bringing and then eating all the snacks and drinking all the water while curling up into odd sitting positions in an attempt to get comfortable for the mini road trip.