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Explore Georgia: Tybee Island Tips No One Tells You About

Ever wonder how can you maximize your visit to Tybee Island? We have gathered the best insider tips so you can plan a dream trip to one of the most unique places you'll ever visit. BEST PLACE TO LAY DOWN YOUR TOWEL Park near the Tybee Beach Beach and Pavilion ( Tybrisa St, Tybee Island, GA 31328) use the bridge  in front of the Tybee Island Marine Center  turn right and walk towards the rock formation close to the sand dunes. This portion of the beach has a smoother sand, lots of shallow areas that are perfect for little kids to bathe safely, is less crowded, and because it's close to the sand dunes you will see a large variety of seaside birds.

Cityscape to Madison, GA - The #1 Small Town in America

Happiness is a small town life.  Did you know that according to a recent study if you want to be happier you should live in a country town with fewer than 30,000 people. Maybe that's why so many people have chosen Madison, GA as their favorite place to raise a family, grow old, and build a legacy.   52 miles east of Atlanta ; 73 miles west of Augusta ; 21 miles north of Eatonton in Georgia 's Piedmont , Madison is the seat of Morgan County . Madison has the 2nd largest designated historic district in Georgia . This time-warp town, with charm galore, is a national treasure of antebellum architecture.     Madison is a living example of a small southern town, full of charm, and southern hospitality.     The town of Madison is jammed with national treasures, beautiful rural sceneries, antebellum mansions, Victorian homes, museums, antique shops, and splendid manicured gardens. Antebellum travelers called it "the wealthiest a

Family Fin Fest Night at the Georgia Aquarium

  If you haven't visit the Georgia Aquarium brace yourself. This is a beautiful place and an amazing site to see.  Georgia Aquarium is considered one of Atlanta best tourist spots and is the world's largest aquarium with more than 8.5 million gallons of marine and fresh water housing more than 120,000 animals of 500 different species.   I was lucky enough to win 4 tickets to the “Family Fin Fest” event. I was able to enjoy private access to the aquarium and have a kid-friendly dinner with the whole family.  It was wonderful seeing so many families interacting and supporting each other. I personally loved watching the kids laughing at the sight of the beluga whales. I had no idea the whales love playing with a green blanket. So cute!! Fin fest is a fund-raising events held throughout the year to benefit Marcus Autism Center , an affiliate of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. As a not-for-profit organization, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta relies on fu

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Review: Fernbank Museum Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns & Mermaids exhibit

  Fernbank Museum Dragons, Unicorns & Mermaids exhibit explores the science behind mythical creatures. When I first heard I was invited to a private preview of Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns & Mermaids exhibit, currently on view at the Fernbank Museum all I could think about was how a museum can make an exhibition that is not based on science. Much to my surprise, I was shocked to discover the real science behind this amazing exhibit. The exhibit theorizes the kraken may be based on sightings of the corpses of giant squids, which have been known to wash up on shores. Or that legends about giant men or giant birds might come from people finding fossils and trying to make sense of what kind of creature could have had such large bones. I was also fascinated to learn how the myth of the giant one-eye Cyclops was born or how Unicorns end up being mentioned on the bible. Mythic Creatures is divided into five sections: The Introduction welcomes visitors and

An Insight into Georgia Happiest Camp: Meet Camp Sunshine an Organization Dedicated to Enriching the Lives of Children with Cancer

    When I first heard of Camp Sunshine my mind immediately took me back to the time when my baby brother was diagnosed with cancer. I was a child by then, but I remember vividly the toll this took on my family. Looking backwards, what a difference would it have made to our family if we had participated in a program aimed to help families coping with terminal illness. Childhood cancer is a cruel disease that has a tremendous impact on the families affected. At any given time, cancer holds 10,700 American children in its grip. It robs them, and their families, of the laughter and joy that should be part of every childhood. Camp Sunshine is a nonprofit organization in Decatur, Georgia, that is dedicated to enriching the lives of children with cancer and their families through recreational, educational and support programs. Founded in 1982 by Dorothy Jordan, a pediatric nurse. It began as a summer camp for children with cancer and held its first camp in 1983 with 44 children. Camp Su