Memorial Day is only three weeks away, meaning summer vacation season is almost here.
But with gas prices still above $3.50 a gallon and round-trip airfare for a family of four running more than $1,200 to get just about anywhere, a staycation is an enticing option.
You avoid the expense and stress of travel. You don’t have to stop the mail or board the pets. But you still get the time away from work and with your family.
The challenge is to avoid getting bored or spending hour after hour in front of the TV. That’s where staycation destinations come into play.
You need entertaining options for the whole family, from parks to museums to historical sites. That’s what this week’s Readers’ Choice is all about.
What’s your favorite place to go in Cobb, Cherokee, Douglas, Paulding and Bartow counties to spend a morning or afternoon with