Trips in 2022

Here’s all the trips that I took in 2022. There were lots of logistics and expenses, but I’m thankful I got to see some of the world after the pandemic calmed down.

If a link goes to a 404 page – that write-up is private :)

Family Trips in 2022

Find a list of past trips and places visited in my Travel category.

Smithgall Woods State Park – December 2022 – Amazing park, great visit.

Black Rock Mountain State Park – October 2022 – Scenic park in North Georgia.

Chattahoochee Bend State Park – September 2022 – Lovely park in Middle Georgia.

St George Island – July 2022 – Visit to Florida’s Gulf coast. The St George Island State Park is beautiful landscape.

Florence Marina State Park – July 2022 – We stayed at this small State Park on our way to Florida and visited Providence Canyon. Lovely area.

Chicago – June 2022 – 4 night trip to one of my favorite cities. Did the tourist stuff / museums. Lots of fun.

Fort King George State Historic Site – April 2022 – Short visit to one of the most underrated tourist sites in Georgia. Very cool.

Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge – April 2022 – Day trip to one of the world’s most important natural areas.

Cumberland Island National Seashore – April 2022 – Day trip to a really special place on Georgia’s coast.

Crooked River State Park – April 2022 – Super-scenic park in coastal Georgia.

Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation State Historic Site – April 2022 – A short visit to a really cool and well-preserved property on the Georgia coast.

Middle Georgia – March 2022 – A day trip to see the Macon downtown riverwalk, Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park, and Jarrell Plantation. Bravo Macon – very fun day.

Smithgall Woods State Park – February 2022 – One of Georgia’s hidden gems. Shhhh :)

Hiking & Camping Trips

Any write-ups of trips will appear in my Outdoor category.

Cloudland Canyon State Park – December 2022 – A two night trip where we stayed in a yurt instead of a tent. Amazing State Park.

Tugaloo State Park – November 2022 – A two night camping trip to an amazing, well-maintained State Park. The walk-in sites are A+.

Cohutta Wilderness – October 2022 – An overnight backpacking trip on the Tearbritches to Chestnut Lead loop. Very tough due to blowdown and route finding.

Gates of The Arctic National Park – July 2022 – A four night backpacking trip in Northern Alaska.

Lake Conasauga Campground – June 2022 – A two night camping trip at the best Forest Service campground in Georgia (shhhh!).

Upper Chattahoochee Campground – June 2022 – A two night camping trip at a recently re-opened campground in North Georgia. Lovely area – buggy in June.

Jacks River Fields Campground – April 2022 – A two night camping trip at a small, primitive campground near the Cohutta Mountains.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park – March 2022 – A three day, 33 mile backpacking trip through the Hazel Creek watershed. Beautiful, tough, with lots of solitude.

Vogel State Park – February 2022 – A very cold (20F) trip to one of Georgia’s best located state parks.

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