It’s spring in Georgia! Start planning your trip to Serenbe. What is Serenbe you may ask? I’d be glad to tell you about it as I discovered this magical place last summer. It’s a community right outside of Atlanta known as Chattahoochee Hill Country. Although it is a residential community, you don’t have to live there to enjoy it. As the New York Times put it, “Serenbe is a utopian experiment in New Urbanism being molded out of Georgia red clay.” I couldn’t have put it better myself!
I went last summer for a wellness retreat. We did yoga in the morning, followed by a healthy lunch and finished the day with a walk around their labyrinth made from rocks from all around the world. It was peaceful and serene, everything you could want for a quick mom’s getaway. Just to quench your thirst a bit more, here are some other things you can plan while at Serenebe.
Wine tasting – this, of course, is self-explanatory. All you need are your taste buds and maybe a good cheese platter.
Serenbe Trail Tour – there are more than 15 miles of nature trails which wind through the Serenbe community and inn grounds and are part of the 700 acres of preserved green space. Pack your sunblock and bug repellent and you’re good to go!
Goat yoga – yes, you read that correctly, it’s yoga with a goat. These classes are held outdoors (for obvious reasons) so it’s weather permitting. According to the Serenbe website, goats are considered to be one of the best emotional support animals, however, in this case, you’ll be the one supporting the goat (on your back).
Nature Journaling – it’s a 90-minute session with an art farm studio instructor giving basic drawing direction so you can create whatever it is in nature you wish to capture. Serenbe’s website describes this as deepening your curiosity about the earth. In other words, no drawing experience necessary.
Farm-Inspired Pasta Cooking Class – learn how to make the pasta, then you get to eat it!
Don’t just take my word for it, check it out for yourself by following this link to their website.
Next spring, be sure to sign up for the 5K/15K trail race. I’ll be there getting my sweat on followed by a glass of wine minus the goat!