Thursday, January 1, 2009

Here are lots of links to things of interest near our home!

Dahlonega: 22 minutes away
Gold Museum
Historic Dahlonega Square
Southern Living Idea House
Historic Holly Theatre


I also have two gold pans, I can leave you some books and links on you tube to show you how to pan for gold…and you can try it out in the creek in the backyard,

Rivers/State Parks: 25 minutes

Amicalola Falls, the very beginning of the Appalachian Trail

Edge of the World (15 min.)
I don’t have a link, but this is our families favorite spot on the river, it has a ½ mile trail along the river ending at a spot where there are class VI rapids. Truly beautiful! Here is a picture...

Dawsonville/ Dawson County Links Outdoor

Outlet Mall 10 min.

Cherokee Indians and Tellus Museum

These places are a little further away from where we live but really great! The drive is about 1 hr 45 min.
New Echota, beginning of the “Trail of Tears”
Etowah Indian Mounds

Tellus, Northwest Science Museum

Kangaroo Conservation Center (15 min.)
Chestatee Wildlife Preserve (30 min)

Pick your own blueberries
(no link, but if you’re interested, I’ll leave you directions, it is only $4.00 a gallon This is August and September

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