Top 10 Spring Break Ideas for Having Fun in Georgia's State Parks
Enjoy affordable, outdoor fun this spring break.
Want to spend some quality time with the family, enjoy the great outdoors and not break the bank? The Georgia Department of Natural Resources website offers 10 ideas for enjoying spring break in Georgia's state parks:
1. Go Glamping – Yurts are a blend between a tent and cabin, with furniture inside and hot showers nearby. Yurts at Cloudland Canyon rent for $70 per night. There are also yurts available at Red Top Mountain, High Falls and Fort Yargo state parks. For more information, call (706) 657-4050 or visit GeorgiaStateParks.org/yurts.
2. Go Geocaching - Geocaching is the worldwide sport of using handheld GPS units to locate hidden caches. For more information, visit GeorgiaStateParks.org/geocaching.
3. Go Golfing – Take the older kids golfing at one of Georgia’s eight state park golf courses. Rates start at $25 for weekdays. Kids programs are also available. For tee times, visit www.GeorgiaGolf.com or call (800) 434-0982.
4. Go Fishing – Fishing in lakes, rivers and streams is free, but a fishing license is required for ages 16 and older. For more information, visit GeorgiaStateParks.org/outdoors.
5. Go Biking – Georgia State Parks offer miles of paved and off-road trails perfect for every skill and age level. For more information, visit GeorgiaStateParks.org/outdoors.
6. Go Paddling - From the small mountain lakes of Fort Mountain and Unicoi to the coastal waterways of Fort McAllister and Crooked River, there are paddling opportunities for all skill levels. For more information, visit GeorgiaStateParks.org/outdoors.
7. Go Camping – Rates start at just $23 per night. For a complete list of campgrounds, visit GeorgiaStateParks.org/campsites.
8. Go Cozy – Families interested in a cozy staycation will find cabins starting at just $85 per night. To book a cabin getaway, visit GeorgiaStateParks.org/reservations.
9. Go Hiking – Georgia’s diverse landscape offers everything from canyons and waterfalls to salt marshes and streams. For more information, visit GeorgiaStateParks.org/outdoors.
10. Go Back in Time – Spend a few days touring Georgia’s 18 historic sites. For more information, visit GeorgiaStateParks.org/historic.
Visit the Georgia Department of Natural Resources website for additional details.
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