Friday, April 10, 2009

This Weekend in Georgia

Georgia Traveler invites you to take some time off from tax preparation and enjoy a few Easter Weekend events happening around the state!

On Saturday, April 11, hop on over to Red Top Mountain State Park in Cartersville for their Easter Celebration. Kids can have their pictures taken with the Easter Bunny, and participate in other games and activities, including the requisite Easter Egg hunt! The event runs from 9:30 AM to 12 PM, and breakfast is available from the nearby Mountain Cove Restaurant. There is a small fee for participation and parking. For more information call, 770-975-0055, or visit Red Top Mountain's website.

Easters in the South are famous for good eats, so if you're in the Savannah area April 10, 11, 0r 12, join up with the Paula Deen Tour. Paula's cooking and down home charm have made her famous in Georgia and beyond, and you can hear her story, as well as get some great food! The tour through Savannah's Historic District also includes a buffet lunch at Uncle Bubba's Restaurant. Tour participants will recieve a "fast pass" through the line at Paula's famous Lady and Sons Restaurant. You can see Georgia Traveler's visit to the Lady and Sons by clicking here. For more information on the tour visit the Savannah Trolley Tour's website.

In Ashburn on Saturday, April 11, Calhoun Produce is holding its 12th Annual Easter Egg Hunt. There will be over 3000 candy-filled eggs for the kiddies, as well as farm animals, and wagon rides! Don't forget to bring your baskets! Hunts are at 11 AM and 12 PM. Ice cream, milk shakes, and sandwiches will also be available. For more information, call 229-273-1887, or visit the Calhoun Produce Easter Egg Hunt website.

Georgia Traveler wishes everyone a safe and happy Easter!

And those are just a few of the great ways to explore Georgia this weekend. For more information, check out the Explore Georgia website operated by Georgia Traveler's production partners at the Georgia Department of Economic Development.

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