Labor Day Weekend Come to Atlanta

assets/Uploads/labor-day-atlanta-2014.jpg

Getting involved in some Labor Day celebrations in Atlanta is a fantastic way to round off the summer with a bang. There are all sorts of great activities to enjoy and things to do, all of which will be easily affordable for the whole family. Let's take a look at how your Atlanta Labor Day weekend might pan out.

Continue reading

Planning A Birthday? Do it Low Cost!

assets/Uploads/birthday-parties-atlanta.jpg

There are dozens of fun things to do with your family and friends at birthday time. Once you gather the gang together, there are more than enough lively activities in the Atlanta area that are inexpensive yet rich with excitement. You can create some truly special memories for the birthday boy or girl with any of the activities below!

Continue reading

Haunted House & Parades happening in Atlanta

assets/Uploads/Haunted-House-Parades-happening-in-Atlanta.jpg

Are you wondering what is happening in Atlanta this Halloween?

There are haunted trails, doomed domiciles, overrun rail yards and bedeviled buildings waiting to give you an otherworldly thrill you won't soon forget. GOpher Little has the lowdown on all things scary this season so it's time to get going. Don't worry, the gore on these adventures might hurt to look at and the screams might sting your ears but the cost won't break the bank. 

Continue reading

Affordable Fall Festivals In or Near Atlanta, GA

assets/Uploads/affordable-fall-festivals-atlanta.jpg

A wonderful way to stretch your dollars while enjoying fun, family time together is by checking out local festivals and events. The following four affordable festivals are perfect for a fall outing with the kids. They embrace the best of the area while keeping costs low. (Just beware of surprise spending opportunities most festivals are famous for.) They're also regularly ignored by tourists, allowing you to have a relaxing day out as a family.

Continue reading

Looking for Fun Things to do with Your Family on the Weekend? Try Visiting Helen, GA

assets/Uploads/explore-ga-helen-ga.jpg

You’re looking for great ideas of fun things to do with your family on the weekend in the Atlanta area. If you had the time and money, you’d imagine yourself going on vacation, wandering cobblestone streets, taking in breathtaking Bavarian architecture, shopping at handmade antique gift stores, and dipping your feet in a lazy river. It sounds like you’d have to travel all the way across the Atlantic to Germany to go somewhere like this – but you won’t; cause in reality, there’s a place just like this just 90 miles from your Atlanta home – easily reachable and affordable for a family vacation destination. This place – is Helen, Georgia.

Continue reading

Look Up, Look Around, Fall-time Fun Abounds

assets/Uploads/atlanta-airshows-fun-things-to-do-with-your.jpg

As Fall settles in around the Atlanta area it's time to get out of the house, enjoy the cooler temperatures and find some fun things to do with your family. While you're getting some fresh air, why not enjoy some aerobatics?

Continue reading

5 State Parks Within 50 Miles of Atlanta

assets/Uploads/state-parks-near-atlanta.jpg

With summer comes the urge to go outdoors, have some fun, relax in the sun, and fight mosquitoes. For the thousands who live in rural areas, this can be as easy as going into their backyard, but for the other thousands who live within cities, more drastic measure have to be taken. State parks are perfect for residents like this; with little to no cost of entry, state parks offer camping, hiking, biking, and fishing grounds almost year-round for families and individuals to explore. Georgia is rich in these parks, and in fact, here are five state parks within a fifty-mile radius of Atlanta:

Continue reading

3 Great Family Road Trips: Fun Things to do on Weekends from the Atlanta area

assets/Uploads/3-road-trips-from-atlanta.jpg

If you’re feeling tired of the same old activities and attractions that Atlanta has to offer, and you’re looking for something fun to do on the weekends with your family – why not go on a short road trip? Georgia is full of cities and towns with great attractions for all members of the family  -- and most of them are such a short drive away. So, next time you’re looking for something fun to do on the weekend – load up the car, grab the kids, and hit the road to check out one of the great destinations below. 

Continue reading

Atlanta After-Dark: Atlanta, GA Nightlife for Families

assets/Uploads/family-atlanta-nightlife.jpg

There’s tons for kids to do in Atlanta during the day – from the legendary World of Coca-Cola, to the beautiful Piedmont Park, to the world-famous Georgia Aquarium? But, what about at night? If you want to take your kids out for something fun in Atlanta after the sun goes down, check out the list below. It contains 4 great Atlanta nightlife ideas for families to try out after dark.

Continue reading