Zip lines at Banning Mills go over the Snake River and offer gorgeous views.
As my boys get older, we tend to do a lot more adventure travel. Zip line Georgia canopy tours and treetop adventure courses are top on the list right now. Here is a guide to five zip lines in Georgia. There’s something for everyone from the age of four on up. In addition to zip lines, most of these outposts also offer canopy treetop adventure courses. Let us know what you think are the best zip lines in Georgia and if we’ve missed any, tell us about them. Before heading out, take a look at our post on What to Consider Before Booking a Zip Line Tour.
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Watch Field Trips w/Sue on CBS Better Mornings Atlanta
Today on the Field Trips with Sue segment on CBS Better Mornings Atlanta we talked about pick your own and the X-Games. If you missed it, never fear, you can catch up here.
In the 5 am hour we talked about
Blueberry Picking The [...]
Have Butterflies land on you at Callaway Gardens
What: Callaway Gardens
Where: 17800 U. S. Hwy. 27, Pine Mtn., Ga. 800-225-5292
When: Something new every season
Cost: Adults (13 – 64) $18, Seniors (65+) $15 and Children (6-12) are $9
Children 5 and under are FREE
* Admission for select Special Events is higher
Accommodation rates vary and packages are available
With gas prices rising to unmanageable levels, I’ve been looking for family friendly vacations that don’t feel like a staycation, but don’t drain my pocketbook at the pump. Callaway Gardens, less than one gas tank from Atlanta is a perfect choice.
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Ready to hit the course!
What: TreeTop Adventure
Where: Callaway Gardens , 17800 U. S. Hwy. 27, Pine Mtn., Ga. 800-225-5292
When: Daily 10 am – 6 pm
Cost: $30 per person (Garden admission is additional) There are discounts for groups of 10 or more. Advanced Reservations are Required
Photos: For additional photos of Callaway Gardens TreeTop Adventure, visit Field Trips with Sue on Facebook
The TreeTop Adventure at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Ga. is a combination of a challenging ropes course and moderate zip lines. The combination is a whole lot of fun, especially for tweens and teens.
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What: Free Admission to Callaway Gardens Where: Callaway Gardens, Pine Mtn., GA When: January and February 2012, 9 am – 5 pm Cost: FREE ** Learn about more free things to do in Atlanta with Kids
Callaway Gardens is about an hour and a half from downtown Atlanta and a great day trip, especially during January and February when admission [...]
Garden Lights Holiday Nights at the Atlanta Botanical Garden is a walk through display.
What: Where to see the best displays of Christmas Lights in Atlanta
Where: Around Atlanta
When: Holiday Season 2012
Cost: See posts – some free, others have fees
One of my favorite signs that the Holidays are near is all the festive holiday light displays around town. Nothing can get you into the holiday spirit like millions of twinkling lights set to holiday music. Here’s a list of places to see beautiful Holiday Lights in Atlanta. For those traveling during the holiday season, there is also an ezine with Holiday Light displays across the country. Know others, even if it’s just a neighbor’s awesome display, leave a comment and let us know.
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What: National Public Gardens Day Where: Across the U.S. (see Atlanta area gardens including the Atlanta History Center in the post) When: Friday, May 6, 2011 Cost: Free by downloading a voucher from Better Homes and Gardens
When my kids were little, they stayed with my parents while I worked. It was a wonderful [...]
Boy it was tough to get up this morning for the Field Trips with Sue segment on Better Mornings Atlanta. I’d gotten used to sleeping in a bit over the holidays. If you didn’t get up early enough to watch, here’s what we talked about.
In the 5 a.m hour (click here to watch) Center [...]
What: Free Admission Where: Callaway Gardens, Pine Mtn., GA When: January and February 2011, 9 am – 5 pm Cost: FREE
Callaway Gardens is about an hour and a half from downtown Atlanta and a great day trip, especially during January and February when admission is free! There are no coupons or special discounts [...]
What: Swaptember Deals Where: Several Attractions in Atlanta When: Sept. 1 – 31, 2010 Cost: Costs vary, see the flyer for complete details
If you are a member of the following Atlanta area attractions, you’ll get special deals during the entire month of September at all of the other attractions. Deals range from discounts [...]