Lisa’s List: Adventuring Outdoors in Gwinnett

Lisa’s List: Adventuring Outdoors in Gwinnett

With summer rolling around, now is the time to start planning your favorite things to see, do and experience, especially if you are hosting friends and family. Gwinnett is home to new, high-profile attractions, but even for families on a budget, there are plenty of...

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Road Trip: Anna Maria Island

Road Trip: Anna Maria Island

It’s no secret that most people dream of calling the beach home—or, even more, a seven-mile slice of tropical paradise surrounded by white sands and ocean on all sides. Anna Maria Island is one of the few Florida destinations that can boast of that. And while it may...

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5 Within 50: Ride the Wave: Water Tubing Adventures

5 Within 50: Ride the Wave: Water Tubing Adventures

Prepare to beat the Georgia heat in style because we’re diving headfirst—well, riding feet first—into the ultimate summer adventure: water tubing. With average summer temperatures between 80 and 90 degrees, a few hours of river tubing when that summer sun is blazing...

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Pit Stop: Exploring the Ocmulgee Water Trail

Pit Stop: Exploring the Ocmulgee Water Trail

Hey there, fellow adventurers! Feeling the sizzle of the Georgia heat? We feel you (and the heat), so hold on to your paddles because we’ve got the perfect pitstop for you: the Ocmulgee Water Trail. The longest continuous water trail in the state of Georgia at over...

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Lisa’s List: Pet-Friendly Adventures

Lisa’s List: Pet-Friendly Adventures

At Explore Gwinnett, we take our dogs (and begrudgingly, even a few cats) seriously. Too seriously. Few 10-person organizations can claim 32 dogs and cats of all shapes and sizes. Too many Monday morning conversations center on what we did with our pets over the...

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Road Trip: Cumberland Island

Road Trip: Cumberland Island

Maritime forests, ancient ruins and wild horses aren’t common features associated with the Peach State, though they exist for those who go searching. Searching where, you may ask? Nowhere other than the Cumberland Island National Seashore, a pristine and protected...

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5 Within 50: Unique Pet Experiences

5 Within 50: Unique Pet Experiences

In a study a few years ago, it was found that around half of millennials who were searching for a home said that their dog, or the desire to have one, would influence their future home-buying decisions. Fast forward to the current day, and DINKWADS are taking over...

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Tails & Trails: Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge

Tails & Trails: Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge

We believe life is meant for exploring - especially when your furry best friend is at your side. If you want to explore more pet-friendly destinations in 2024, look no further than Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, a 680-square-mile ecological wonder. As one of the...

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Day Trip: A Day of Play in the Scenic City!

Day Trip: A Day of Play in the Scenic City!

When you think of Tennessee, you may automatically picture Nashville or Memphis, but there’s another lesser-known Tennessee destination you must move to the top of your bucket list for your next day trip out of Atlanta. With numerous museums, culinary choices, outdoor...

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5 Within 50: Unique Wellness Experiences

5 Within 50: Unique Wellness Experiences

Embark on a wellness escapade like no other with five delightfully unique experiences! Explore the icy marvels of cryo chambers, recharge your spirit at oxygen bars and uncover the secrets of holistic bliss. This journey blends wellness with innovation, proving that...

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Pit Stop: Cloudland Canyon

Pit Stop: Cloudland Canyon

You won't want to miss Cloudland Canyon State Park on your road trip to Chattanooga. This state park, tucked away in the mountainous hills of Northeast Georgia, is more than just a pit stop; it’s bursting with natural beauty and outdoor activities that can transform a...

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Day Trip: Holiday Pop-ups

Day Trip: Holiday Pop-ups

Is your go-to local bar/restaurant decking its halls this holiday season? Chances are, it might be! Holiday-themed pop-ups have been storming the metro Atlanta dining scene over the years, and they're only getting more popular. The concept is festive yet simple. Local...

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Road Trip: Brevard, NC

Road Trip: Brevard, NC

Brevard, North Carolina, is an excellent choice for a holiday road trip, and it's conveniently located within driving distance of Gwinnett. Located in the stunning Blue Ridge Mountains, Brevard offers a mix of natural beauty and holiday charm. The downtown area is a...

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Day Trip: Madison’s Holiday Home Tours

Day Trip: Madison’s Holiday Home Tours

When the holidays come to Madison, Georgia, you can expect to find plenty of southern festive charm. Madison's Holiday Home Tours add a touch of magic to this historic town. Madison's historic district, known for its elegant old homes, turns into a festive wonderland...

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