The Town of Beech Mountain offers a free sledding hill for kids 12 and under. (Photo Credit: Amy Morrison)
What: What to do besides Ski North Carolina
Where: Appalachian Ski Mtn., Sugar Mtn., Beech Mtn. and Hawknest
When: November – March
Cost: Costs vary by location and activity. See each activity for a range.
If you’d rather ski, here is a post on Family Ski Deals.
Most people that come to North Carolina ski country come to do just that, ski North Carolina. However, even if you don’t enjoy racing down the slopes, there is a lot of wintertime fun in the High Country. Choose from ice skating, tubing, sledding, snowshoeing and even zip lining. Here’s your guide to what to do besides Ski North Carolina.
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Hiking with the family is a great outdoor activity after a big meal. Amicalola State Park has living history demonstrations on Thanksgiving Day.
When the turkey has been carved, the last piece of pie has been eaten and the adults wake up from a nap, what is there to do in Atlanta on Thanksgiving Day? The answer is, a lot. So if you’re going a little stir crazy with the family in town, or you just want to get out and work off a few helpings of stuffing, here are five things you can do in Atlanta on Thanksgiving Day.
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The Rink at Park Tavern
Ice Skating returns to the Park Tavern in November 2011. Here’s a round up post I did in 2010 on outdoor skating rinks in Atlanta. Remember, this link goes to a 2010 post, so there may be updated times and prices. We’ll update the post soon with 2011 [...]
This year our family did a tour of the many ice skating rinks within the city of Atlanta. Here’s our take on comparing the various rinks (including links to our original posts with information on dates, prices, photos and video)
St. Regis Astor Ice Rink
The St. Regis Astor Ice Rink Pros: This [...]
What: Ice Skating Atlanta Where: Astor Rink, The St. Regis Hotel, Atlanta When: Nov. 21 – Jan. 2, 2013, 12 – 9 pm M-F and 11 – 9 pm Sat. and Sun. Cost: $30 an hour for adults, $18 an hour for children under 16 (sessions are 1 hour) For additional photos, visit the [...]
What: Skating Party at Centennial Olympic Park When: Wed., Dec. 8, 2010 7 – 10 pm Where: Centennial Olympic Park Ice Rink Cost: Skating is $7 but you can win tickets to the party here!
I love ice skating and it’s even more fun when you do it with a group of friends. On [...]
What: The Rink at Park Tavern Where: Park Tavern, 500 N. 10th St. Atlanta | 404-249-0001 When: Nov. 22, 2012 – Feb. 14, 2013, go to the website for session times (NOTE: The 9 pm session is for those 21 years or older) Cost: $15 includes skates (Parking at The Tavern is $3 or $5) [...]
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What: Thrashers Practice Where: The IceForum, Duluth When: Fri., Jan. 22, Wed. Jan. 27 at 11 am and Mon. Jan. 25 at 10 am Cost: FREE
Thanks to Jenn for this tidbit. Atlanta Thrashers practice sessions are free and open to the public. For school age fans, the times [...]
The Georgia Aquarium
The winner of the Centennial Park Ice Skating tickets is Stephanie! Congratulations Stephanie. Next up: A four pack to the Georgia Aquarium. My favorites are the weedy seadragons and the spider crabs. Oh yeah, and the otters.
If you don’t win tickets, don’t forget about Mommy and Me, the [...]
Drawing winner Jackson Roche and his mom Shawn McDaniel
Field Trips with Sue’s first birthday bash, held at Imagine It! The Children’s Museum of Atlanta was a fabulous time. The museum’s awesome birthday party room was a great location for our get-together. It was fun to see old friends and new [...]