Day Trippin'

Day Trippin'

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

Dodge City, Kansas: Once a wicked little town

Editor's Note: Dodge City, Kansas, is 1,100 miles northwest of Clarkesville, Georgia, and a good 18-hour long drive. It's more than a day trip,...

The Copper Basin of Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee

In the 1960s, the Apollo astronauts used three man-made marks on the planet to navigate from space . . .  the Great Wall of...

Father’s Day Trippin’

For outdoorsy dads, fresh air and adventure are often the best gifts of all. With Father’s Day just around the corner on June 20,...

The perfect afternoon: Panning for gold, fossils, or gems

Dahlonega is known as the site of the first major gold rush in the United States, but it's not the only place in North...

Blue Ridge’s Expedition Bigfoot

When I first heard about the Sasquatch Museum in Blue Ridge, I actually thought it was a joke. But when Nate, our seventeen-year-old grandson,...

A day in Charleston, SC: The South’s friendliest city

The last time I visited historic Charleston, South Carolina, I was about thirteen years old. It's hard to believe that was over 55 years...

Clarkesville and “the hills of Habersham”

Clarkesville is a rare gem. It's a little off Hwy 365/441, so a lot of people miss it. But the town and the surrounding...

Treehouses, glamping, train cars and conestoga wagons

North Georgia is known for its quaint B&Bs, wineries, mountain cabins and chalets, and inns. When you add the beautiful vistas, hiking trails and...

A day in Athens, the Classic City

Spending a day in Athens, Georgia, is like stepping back in time to when we met as University of Georgia undergrads and fell in...

Cornelia and The Big Red Apple

The largest populated city in Habersham County is Cornelia, a town that is known for its friendly welcome and open hospitality. Cornelia is a...

Georgia’s historic covered bridges

I've been drawn to covered bridges for as long as I can remember. I think they're romantic looking, beautiful to photograph and take me...

Short trip to Daytona Beach, Florida

By the end of 2020, we were beginning to feel like the walls were closing in. So, we took a short trip to Daytona...