Georgia, enjoy winter on these fun adventures

Stir crazy? Cabin Fever? Winter is no time to stay holed-up indoors! There are special adventures to enjoy during Georgia’s season of questionable weather.

Glamping at Fort Yargo State Park

The Game of Life

I pride myself on being able to camp even when the temp drops below freezing. But, sometimes it’s nice to have a break from the cold. The quirky yurts at Georgia State Parks do the trick offering a warm, cozy bed in a rustic permanent tent! We played board games in one of the Fort Yargo yurts as the temperatures dropped outside. Continue reading

Spend a not-so-chilly day at Snow Mountain

Snow Mountain

Georgian’s LOVE our mild winters. But, there are days that the cold calls for some snow. If you can’t find any around Atlanta, head to Snow Mountain. We had a totally tubular time racing down the steep, snow-covered hill and building igloos beneath Stone Mountain’s famous carving. Continue Reading…

Head South

Crooked River State Park
Crooked River State Park

I love hiking in the mountains, but I head south when Jack Frost stirs up that icy wind. Some of my recent escapes from winter include Little Ocmulgee, Florence Marina, and Crooked River. Continue reading…

Hit the Trails

Sope Creek
Sope Creek

Some trails are BETTER in the winter when the vegetation dies back and the bugs quit buzzing around. My picks for winter hikes are chosen because they offer something in winter you just can’t get if you go once the southern summer starts to sizzle. Continue reading…

Do the Great Backyard Bird Count

Great Backyard Bird Count

This is an easy way to enjoy winter from the comfort of your own home. Of course, for those hardcore birders, there are always some awesome events at Georgia’s State Parks. Get ideas from last year’s events…

Rekindle the Romance

Georgia Coast

With Valentine’s Day smack dab in the middle, winter is the perfect time to put some romance back into your life. It’s easy to woo your sweetheart with Georgia’s beautiful landscapes serving as the backdrop. Start planning….


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