Adventures

Hurricane Shoals Park 2017

Hurricane Shoals park in Maysville, GA is a great place to spend the warm summer afternoons. We spend the day with a picnic and great friends hangin' at the shoals. The kids were able to slide on the slippery granite rocks that ended in a pool and the bottom of the shoals. Volley ball, a...

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Dacula Memorial Day 5K and Parade 2017

The Memorial Day parade in Dacula has been a proud tradition in Dacula since 1994. The parade remains the only Memorial Day parade in Metro Atlanta, largest in the state of Georgia and one of the largest in our nation with 130 entries this year! The parade typically attracts 10,000 to 12,000 spectators that line...

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Desoto Falls Helen, GA 2017

Desoto Falls is a beautiful hiking / camping / day use area in Helen, GA.  It has both a an upper and lower falls with great maintained trails. Frog Town Creek runs through the park, and it has been reported for great fishing, we were hard press to find much of anything even remotely deep...

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Sweetwater Creek and Civil War Ruins 2016

Sweetwater Creek was a great day hike. An easy hike to the Civil War ruins. While the ruins are fenced offed, there were still plenty of great photo opportunities. We continued on to the shoals to stop and have snacks. We would have liked to gone further but we had trouble finding the trail head....

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Expedition Bigfoot Museum Blue Ridge, Ga 2016

Nestled in the foot hill of Blue Ridge, Ga is an unassuming little museum known as Expedition Bigfoot.  Not paying attention you might actually miss it. Making a day trip of it we headed up to Blue Ridge. After a small entrance fee we were greeted by one of the owners who gave us a brief...

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Arabia Mountain 2016

Arabia Mountain is just south of Atlanta. This is a neat hike up the side of the mountain that's really easy on the knees. Follow a boardwalk to the trail entrance. Nice boulder trail markers line the path. Explore rare plant life in the crevices as you make your way up to the spectacular views...

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