The Helmstead

Address: 961 Fargo Highway, Homerville, Georgia, 31634, United States | B&B
 
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This B&B is located on 961 Fargo Highway, Homerville.
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      Okefenokee Swamp

      A travel blog entry by twoadventurers on Nov 11, 2014

      5 photos

      Today after a leisurely morning, we drove to Folkston - one of the entrances to Okefenokee swamp. It was a bit of a challenge getting there since the directions weren't clear and the gps didn't recognize the address. We visited the information center, watched a short film about the swamp and had a picnic lunch. Following that we rode our bikes along the 7mile swamp road loop and went to ...

      Jekyll island on route to Waycross

      A travel blog entry by twoadventurers on Nov 10, 2014

      4 photos

      ... lots of trees and on a body of water connected to the swamp. Apparently they water ski on it in the summer - the gators don't bother them!! Can't imagine!!! We had a lovely sunset. We enjoyed a delicious collaborative dinner of steak, shrimp, potatoes/peppers and mushrooms finished off with chocolate covered strawberries. Not bad for camping!!! Then we enjoyed our second campfire on the road - nice ...

      Swamp Day

      A travel blog entry by sparcat on Apr 17, 2014

      2 comments, 9 photos

      ... to bloom. This wildlife refuge has an extensive series of "trails" that are all on the water. Canoe, kayak or motor boat. Definitely NO SWIMMING!
      The water is really black and kind of eerie. Would not want to be in this swamp at night. Enjoy the photos. ...

      Stephen C. Foster State Park and the Okefenokee

      A travel blog entry by gsnakehill on Feb 21, 2013

      17 photos

      ... water right from the swamp and drank it (George and I could not have done that). The water looks like iced sweet tea and because of the Tannic Acid in the water caused by decaying vegetation it acts like a purification system. Years ago sailing vessels (mostly British) would come to the area and gather barrels full of this water to use as their drinking water on their journeys home. The high acidity of the water caused by ...

      Headin' on home

      A travel blog entry by andante_abroad on Sep 23, 2011

      3 photos

      ... and a photo-shoot and we leave David to his hectic schedule; tomorrow he flies to Las Vegas for the end of season banquet – the Porsche Team took top honours.

      We make our first k’s on the return north; we feel we should be sad at being homeward bound but we both agree the pressure’s lightened and we’re kinda relieved. Could be the prospect of temps below 90F and the end of the mozzie, ...