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- clue town books: oakland cemetery -


clue town oakland cemetery - photo by: angela nichols

for my birthday, we got a babysitter and tried out our first scavenger hunt from clue town books. we had a blast for sure! we started out at the republic for some cocktails before walking over to historic oakland cemetery for our adventure.

for those of you who are unfamiliar with clue town, they are these great scavenger hunt books from local kirkwood resident jay carlson. the books come with a compass, a little pencil, and lots of puzzles to solve along the way. he has released 4 books so far, including: piedmont park, oakland cemetery, downtown decatur, and the beltline eastside trail. the scavenger hunts take roughly 60-90 minutes to complete, depending on which one you go with.

for our first clue town adventure, we went with the historic oakland cemetery. the hunt took us about an hour and a half, which was longer than the 60 minute estimate. we took our time strolling through the historic atlanta site however, soaking in our rare outing away from the kids. the puzzles were challenging at times, but definitely fun and not too hard. the compass was used quite a bit as well, which added to the experience!

although we didn’t bring our kids, the oakland cemetery hunt definitely seemed kid-friendly. everything was self-contained within the cemetery walls and parking was close and free, so it would be an easy scavenger hunt to try out with the kids.

you can buy clue town books directly from jay at most atlanta festivals, or you can find them at select atlanta shops, including: the beehive, youngblood boutique, heliotrope, oakland cemetery gift shop and the high museum of art gift shop.

up next for us is piedmont park, we can’t wait! we are going to try it out with clementine and grey!

- ryan & gub

historic oakland cemetery

248 oakland avenue se
atlanta, ga 30312

404-249-5000

the republic

437 c memorial drive se
atlanta, ga 30312

404-577-3997

- it’s my birthday -


it's my birthday - photo by: ryan sterritt

it is once again my birthday! it’s hard to believe i’m already 34, it seems like i was just turing 30. gub and the kids made some cupcakes for me, which was super sweet!

- ryan

- ryan & gub

- yes, have some -


yes, have some - photo by: angela nichols

more corn shucking from Grams’ house.

- ryan & gub

- happy birthday grams!!! -


happy birthday grams!!! - photo by: angela nichols

clementine was excited to celebrate grams birthday with her this weekend. on a random note, it is also grandma sterritt’s birthday as well! it’s such a small world that both of our mother’s have the same birthday!

- ryan & gub

- where’s the beach -


where's the beach - photo by: angela nichols

grey was looking for the beach!

- ryan & gub

- beach time -


beach time - photo by: angela nichols

clementine was exploring the beach while visiting grams this weekend!

- ryan & gub

- first catch -


first catch - photo by: angela nichols

clementine caught her first fish last night! it was quite the adventure with her uncle cullen on his boat.

- ryan & gub

- fishing in a dress -


Fishing in a dress - photo by: angela nichols

fishing in a dress… that’s my girl!

- ryan & gub

- clem + uncle cullen -


clem + uncle cullen - photo by: angela nichols

clem was adventurous and went fishing on a boat with her uncle cullen!

- ryan & gub

- fishing with grandaddy dalton -


fishing with grandaddy dalton - photo by: angela nichols

while clem was out in a boat with her uncle cullen, grey took a stab and fishing from the shore with his grandaddy dalton!

- ryan & gub