Having houseguests may interfere with your normal trips to the gym, but that doesn't mean you have give up your fitness all together. You're in Atlanta, there's so much to do here that you can turn almost anything excursion into a fit trip.
Atlanta has lots to do to stay fit:
Silver comet trail: The Silver Comet Trail is located 13 miles northwest of Atlanta and gives you the opportunity to rent/ride bikes, rollerblade, walk/run & hike with friends and family. It has over 61 miles of paths so there's no chance of running out ways to get moving. For more information go to http://www.silvercometga.com/.
Stone Mountain Park: Stone Mtn Park offers you the opportunity of hiking, walking, sightseeing, picnicing on the lawn and staying late for a laser show! You can take the walk-up trail to the top of the mountain for a good 1.3 mile trek (each way) and get your sweat going. Stone Mountain also has 15 miles of walking and hiking trails around the mountain that will give anyone a good workout. Along the way you can take in the scenery and learn a little history of the Civil War. For more information go to http://www.stonemountainpark.com/outdoors-recreation/.
Kennesaw Mountain: For more hiking and trail running, check out Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield. With over 18 miles of beautiful hiking trails, you'll have a lot of opportunities to get your houseguests fit! Be sure to bring your binoculars to go birdwatching, or your camera and capture a moment of the natural beauty and history of Kennesaw Mountain. There are also picnic areas so plan a healthy lunch after your hike! For more information go to http://www.nps.gov/kemo/index.htm.
Atlanta Rocks: For a different experience, try indoor rock climbing at Atlanta Rocks. Don't worry if you've never done it before, there are programs for all ages and fitness levels - including beginners. Go to http://atlantarocks.com/index.html for more information.
It is possible to be the hostess with the mostess and not get too far off your fit plans. These ideas are not only fun and help you stay fit, but are full of Atlanta history and will leave you with lasting vacation memories.
Have a fit summer!