Small Biz Spotlight: Treetop Quest

Small Biz Spotlight: Treetop Quest

Appropriately located at the Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center, Treetop Quest is an aerial adventure that challenges would-be Tarzans on a variety of obstacles and zip lines courses ranging from close to the ground to heights of about 60 feet. Visitors...

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Get Dirty in the Community Gardens

Get Dirty in the Community Gardens

With warmer weather on its way, the South once again flourishes with the beautiful, vibrant colors of spring, and explodes in an eye-reddening cloud of pollen. For some, this isn’t our most favorite time of the year: sakes, it’s hard to enjoy a world so gorgeous when...

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Wastin’ Away in Margaritaville

Wastin’ Away in Margaritaville

If you’ve never wasted away the summer on an island, don’t miss out on the opportunity to take advantage of the island experience in Gwinnett’s own backyard at Margaritaville at Lanier Islands.  We asked Bucky Perry, VP of Margaritaville at Lanier Islands what’s...

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So…You Say You’ve Never Been Camping

So…You Say You’ve Never Been Camping

I camp believe you’ve never slept in a tent! Camping can be a fun way to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life... you just have to make sure you’re prepared. 1.Find a Site The easiest way to find a campsite is to do a google search of campsites near you. You can...

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2021 Gwinnett Burger Week, Re-Branded!

2021 Gwinnett Burger Week, Re-Branded!

Food is the heart and the soul of any visit or trip, and one of the many reasons food and drink are the mainstays of many of our destination marketing initiatives. In March 2020, we were preparing to kick off the 3rd annual Burger and Brews Week, with the week...

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Road Trip: Huntsville, Alabama

Road Trip: Huntsville, Alabama

“I’d really like to see a large concentration of antebellum homes, the oldest continuously operating hardware store in the state and some spaceships, but without ever leaving town,” said no one ever. BUT, if someone DID actually utter that phrase, then said person...

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Day Trip: Tellus Science Museum

Day Trip: Tellus Science Museum

100 Tellus DriveCartersville GA, 30120TellusMuseum.orgYou know how sometimes it takes having out-of-town guests to visit the local attractions? The Tellus Science Museum is kind of a version of this for our family. Located immediately off I-75, we pass Tellus every...

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5 Within 50: Science Centers

5 Within 50: Science Centers

Science Enthusiast/Geeks rejoice! Everyone wants to be as cool as you now and get in on the fun. From the youngest little friends that crave delving into their own experiment of gooey substance, to the adult that thirst to explore with a cocktail in hand, we’ve got...

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In Season: Molecular Gastro-What?

In Season: Molecular Gastro-What?

In pop culture, molecular gastronomy is the merging of scientific tools and techniques with culinary arts – experimenting in the kitchen with tools such as centrifuges, liquid nitrogen, microscopes, or lasers in the preparation of food items. Next time you want to WOW...

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The Science of Food

The Science of Food

When you think of world-renowned cooks, we imagine that The Swedish Chef ("Bork, bork, bork!") comes to mind long before Dr. Bunsen Honeydew and Beaker (“Meep!”). But the process of cooking and baking is nothing if not applied science. Molecular gastronomy, the...

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