Travel is more than just relaxing on beaches and enjoying delectable cuisine. Travel is an education, a way to learn more about the people and places around us. While in Plains, Ga. in July 2021, we experienced a history lesson and a science lesson in one beautiful story. It starts with a former First Lady … Continue reading Discovering the Rosalynn Carter Butterfly Trail
The house at 200 Lewis Street in Summerville, Ga. fits in with all of the other frame houses on the street. But inside and behind that house is the story of a man who followed his own vision and in doing so, became something of a folk hero. Howard Finster”s idea for Paradise Gardens came … Continue reading Paradise Gardens and the legacy of Howard Finster
Address: 163 Manning Mill Road. If you are coming from Cartersville on U.S. 41, make a right turn onto Manning Mill at Camille’s Corner convenience store. Make a left turn if you are coming from Calhoun. A view of the lake at Manning Mill Park. The basics: The trail is 1.4 miles long and takes … Continue reading Southern walks: Manning Mill Park in Adairsville, Ga.
The dog days of summer are waning and crisp, fall weather is coming. It’s a perfect time to plan a weekend or day trip to one of Georgia’s beautiful small towns. We compiled a list of places we have visited over the past few years and reached out to some others we will be visiting … Continue reading Explore the outdoors at these 10 Georgia towns near Atlanta