4 Family Camping Trip Destinations Near Kerley Communities

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Summer break is officially here, which means it’s time for family summer vacations. If you’re looking for a fun outdoor getaway the entire family will love, we have just what you need. The best part is that you won’t have to travel too far to find them. To have an exciting summer vacation close to home, here are four family camping trip destinations near Kerley Family Homes communities throughout metro Atlanta.

Bartow County | Red Top Mountain State Park

Red Top Mountain State Park is in Acworth in Bartow County, Georgia. Located along popular Lake Allatoona, your family can enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities here. Here you will find nearly 100 campsites, as well as cottages and a pioneer campground. With more than 1,700-acres of wilderness, and the 12,000-acre lake, there is no shortage of opportunities for a great adventure outdoors during your stay.

Recreational Activities

  • Biking
  • Boat Docks and Ramps
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Marina
  • 3 Playgrounds
  • Swimming
  • Sand Beach
  • Water Skiing

Nearby New Home Community in Bartow County: Maple Village

Cobb County | Payne Campground

Payne Campground also rests on the banks of Lake Allatoona. The campground has campsites that you can reserve near both the fishing dock and swimming beach. These sites feature fire pits, picnic areas, electric hookups, water hookups, grills, and more. There are also first-come, first-serve campsites for those who do not have a reservation.

Recreational Activities

  • Beach
  • Boat Ramp
  • Fishing Dock
  • Swimming Area
  • Wildlife Viewing Areas

Kerley’s Cobb County Communities Nearby: Heritage at Kennesaw Mountain, Powder Springs Village

Douglas County | Sweetwater Creek State Park

Sweetwater Creek State Park is located in Lithia Springs in Douglas County, Georgia. The 2,549-acre state park has several features for the family to enjoy. The 215 acre lake provides opportunity to participate in a variety of water recreation activities. In addition to campsites, you will also find a bait shop, museum, visitors center, and boat rental shop within the park.

Recreational Activities

  • Birding
  • Boat Ramp
  • 2 Fishing Docks
  • Hiking
  • Geocaching
  • Outdoor Fitness Equipment
  • 3 Playgrounds

Douglas County Communities Nearby: Brookmont Reserve, Brookmont – The Enclave, Chaparral Ridge, Chicago Park, Holly Springs, Perennial Walk

Forsyth County | Sawnee Campground

Sawnee Campground is nestled along the shores of Lake Lanier in Cumming, Georgia. The campground has more than 49 lakeside campsites with electric and water hookups. There are also 11 sites that don’t have hookups, and 5 campsites reserved for tents.

Recreational Activities

  • Boat Ramp
  • Fishing
  • Playground
  • Swimming Beach

Nearby New Home Communities in Forsyth County: Montclair, River Rock

Let the Summer Adventures Begin

As the warm days of the Georgia summer are upon us, we hope you take some time to spend quality family time together outdoors. No matter which of these family camping trip destinations you choose to visit this summer, you’re sure to have a trip to remember. If you’re in the market for a new home, be sure to stop by and visit us at one of our nearby communities. We’re here to help!