Day Trippin'

Day Trippin'

Jaunts, gems, and journeys within a day’s reach of Northeast Georgia

Roads Less Traveled: Miles to go before I sleep

It's hot outside and this past week we celebrated Christmas in July. The heat and unofficial holiday both have me wishing for cooler weather....

Tallulah Adventures breathes new life into old Georgia Power building

Tallulah Adventures, a new outdoor recreational site, is open and ready for families and area visitors alike. It's designed with a one-of-a-kind climbing wall,...

Taking a couple’s trip to Dahlonega

Jenna and Benjie Shaw became temporary residents in Habersham County in December 2021. Their move required leaving a job in Memphis, selling their home,...

Sleuthing through Helen’s Lost Room

I've always thought I could have been a detective. I'm enthralled by mystery novels and love good mystery movies. I've always assumed that, if...

Roads Less Traveled: A Night with the Northern Lights

It was 7 years ago this week that the aurora borealis last visited Georgia. I figured there was no better time to go back...

Dino Safari — Jurassic Park for kids

With the release of Jurassic World: Dominion recently, our younger grandchildren have been begging to go see the movie. At 8 and 4-1/2 years...

Girls’ day out in Buford

I've spent a lot of time in the Buford area over the years. Many weeks were spent camping at one of the US Army...

Roads Less Traveled: Black Rock Mountain

Perched high on the hills above Clayton lies Georgia's highest state park. With an elevation well above 3,000ft this park is home to fantastic...

Begin 2022 with a “First Day Hike”

On New Year’s Day, park rangers across the country are inviting Americans to start 2022 with inspiring First Day Hikes. In Georgia’s State Parks...

5 Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites to visit on Veterans Day

Many of Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites are home to remnants of forts and earthworks dating back to the 17th century. At these...

Dahlonega’s Gold Rush Days Festival kicks off Saturday

Dahlonega's Gold Rush Days Festival, a weekend event in one of Georgia's favorite mountain towns, kicks off tomorrow for its 67th year. The Gold Rush...

Alpine Helen celebrates 50th Oktoberfest anniversary this fall

Practice your Polka and get ready for the Chicken Dance. . .Oktoberfest is almost here! Alpine Helen is gearing up for its biggest party of...