David Zelski goes wakeboarding at Terminus Wake Park in Cartersville, Georgia

Go on Your Own Excursion in Northwest Georgia

In the Northwest Georgia episode of "The Excursion," host David Zelski goes wakeboarding at Terminus Wake Park, ziplining at Historic Banning Mills, running through the Western & Atlantic Railroad Tunnel and caving with G3 Adventures. The potential reward? Horseback riding and a scenic chef dinner at Barnsley Resort.

Recreate his adventures on your own excursion in Northwest Georgia!

Go wakeboarding at Terminus Wake Park in Cartersville

Go wakeboarding at Terminus Wake Park in Cartersville, Georgia

At Terminus Wake Park, adventurers can enjoy towed water sports without a boat! The cable system can tow nearly anything a boat can, including wakeboarders, wakeskaters, water-skiers, kneeboarders and more. Many of the park's elaborate features and sliders are not available anywhere else in the United States.

Go ziplining at Historic Banning Mills in Whitesburg

Race along a double zip line at Historic Banning Mills in Whitesburg, Georgia

At Historic Banning Mills, scream through the trees on the largest, continuous zip line canopy tour in the world with a Guinness World Record! Fly like Superman on the 3,400-foot zip line, experience half-mile long zip lines and extreme tours, and make your way across a Sky Trek bridge at 600 feet long and 190 feet high.

Explore the Historic Western & Atlantic Railroad Tunnel & Museum in Tunnel Hill

Explore the Historic Western & Atlantic Railroad Tunnel in Tunnel Hill, Georgia

Walk through 1,477 feet of railroad and Civil War history at the Western and Atlantic Tunnel, completed in 1850. It was the first major railroad tunnel in the South, the final link in the first railroad tunnel through the Appalachian Mountains, and witness to the 1862 Great Locomotive Chase.

Climb through caves with G3 Adventures Outpost in Rising Fawn

Climb through caves with the Georgia Girl Guides in Rising Fawn, Georgia

Let the G3 Adventures Outpost guides show you through the caves at Cloudland Canyon State Park, and learn about the fascinating world under the mountains of Northwest Georgia.

Treat yourself to a retreat at Barnsley Resort in Adairsville

Treat yourself to a retreat at Barnsley Resort in Adairsville, Georgia

Encompassing 3,300 acres, the historic and fabled Barnsley Resort offers a unique experience. Accommodations are located within 36 cottages, and amenities include dining, an award-winning spa and recreational choices, such as golf, a sporting clays course, bird hunting and horseback riding along scenic trails. Families and pets are welcome!

Published: September 2017