Spring is in the Georgian Air



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You can feel it in the air – spring is right around the corner, which means it’s time to pack up the family for a North Georgia adventure.

Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge and Unicoi State Park & Lodge, both located only a couple hours outside Atlanta, are the perfect setting for spring break family fun. As part of the Adventure Lodges of Georgia program, Amicalola Falls and Unicoi offer a variety of thrilling activities everyone can enjoy – ziplining, GPS scavenger hunts, kayaking and more. To help families envision the array of adventures that await at both parks, we’ve created sample itineraries. Families also can choose accommodations at the Lodges, cozy cabins or enhance their outdoor experience at the campgrounds. Lodge room rates start at $99 per night at Amicalola Falls and $79 per night at Unicoi. Check AmicalolaFallsLodge.com and UnicoiLodge.com for more pricing information.

Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge

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Activities

 

 

 

 

Day 1

 

 3-D Archery

Experience a fun competition through the woodland course, but only after learning the basics of shooting an arrow from an instructor.

 

GPS Scavenger Hunt

This fun activity teaches exploration, navigation and ultimately leads to a hidden surprise if you follow the right path. Take pictures of all the locations and win a prize at the end!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 2

 

GoPro Class

Record your adventures with a GoPro camera and learn the fundamentals of how to get optimal footage of each one. This class will teach different ways the camera can be mounted for a fresh perspective. Upon completion rent a camera of your own.

 

Canopy Tour Zip Line

Those seeking an adrenaline rush will zip through the trees with the help of instructors and experience a bird’s-eye view of the forest.

 

Fire Pit Stories

Storytellers will share their versions of history, ghost stories and tall tales while you enjoy s’mores around the fire.

 

 

Day 3

 

Guided Nature Hike

Tour down the falls to the base of the natural pools while receiving a history lesson of the area from experienced guides.

 

Birds of Prey

Get up close and personal with various species of owl, hawk and falcon and learn about their unique qualities.

 

 

 

Unicoi State Park & Lodge

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Activities

 

 

 

Day 1

 

Guided Paddle Boarding

Learn the basics like balancing and paddling. After the lesson, take a paddle board tour of Unicoi Lake.

 

Air Gun Range

Perfect your shooting skills with some target practice at the air gun range.

 

 

 

 

Day 2

 

GPS Scavenger Hunt

Continue the adventure and navigate your way toward more hidden treasures by following the coordinates and capturing unique locations in Unicoi State Park. Visit all locations to win another special prize.

 

Fly Fishing

Learn the parts of the fly rod, how to read the water, which fly to use, and casting for a fun and challenging way to catch native mountain trout.