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10 Places To Visit In Atlanta With The Family

10 Places To Visit In Atlanta With The Family

Atlanta is a beautiful city full of so many great places to visit with the family! I remember when our family moved to Georgia a little over a year ago, I could not believe how many fun things there were to do in a single city. I have had the pleasure of visiting several of these places and they did not disappoint. So with no further ado, here are the ten places to visit in Atlanta with your family!


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World of Coca-Cola: The World of Coca‑Cola is home to the 125-year-old secret formula for Coca‑Cola and features more than 1,200 artifacts from around the world. Such attractions include interactive exhibits such as a multi-sensory 4-D movie (3-D glasses with moving seats) and get an inside look at the bottling process. You can also view more than 1,200 artifacts from around the world or give the 7-foot Coca‑Cola Polar Bear a big hug! The most popular locating at World of Coca­-Cola is the tasting experience where you are given the opportunity to sample over 100 flavors from around the world. We visited the world of Coca-Cola several months ago and it was an absolute blast for the whole family! My


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Zoo Atlanta: Experience a day of visiting beautiful and exotic animals at Zoo Atlanta! During your visit you will experience nteractive wildlife shows, meet free-flying birds and animal ambassadors from around the globe, watch keeper talks and training demos, meet a Keeper or watch training in action. Through your journey you can particpate in Zoo’s clues by helping detective Clue Spotter the Otter crack the case with monthly mysteries. There is also a hands on expereince at the petting Zoo where you can make new buddies in Outback Station, featuring friendly goats and sheep. If the kids need to burn off some energy, the activity-packed KIDZone playground and naked mole rat-inspired tunnel zone is the perfect place to stop.


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Georgia Aquarium: A few months ago we enjoyed an amazing and unforgettable trip to the Georgia Aquarium. I highly suggest dedicating your entire day to visiting the aquarium because there is so much to see. The building in broken up into exhibits, which makes it very easy to explore. There is also a dolphin show that you absolutely have to see, this way by far our favorite part of the trip. An attached parking garage, plus a food court located in the aquarium makes it simple for a family to spend the whole day enjoying this great attraction.


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LEGOLAND Discovery Center: LEGOLAND® contains 15 attractions to explore which include LEGO® rides, soft play area, 4D cinema and more, all ideal for children aged 3-10 years. You will learn how LEGO bricks are made as Professor Brick-a-Brack takes you on a tour through each stage of the creation process. Other attration and ammenaties include LEGO® 4D Cinema, the Kingdom Quest Laser Ride, MINILAND®, LEGO® Racers: Build & Test, Merlin’s Apprentice Ride, LEGO® Fire Academy, LEGO® Construction Site, LEGO® Master Builder Academy, The LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Shop, DUPLO® Village, Earthquake Tables and LEGO® Friends Olivia’s House. The family is sure to stay happy and busy during your visit to LEGOLAND Discovery Center!

The Children’s Museum of Atlanta:  The Children’s Museum of Atlanta is an ideal place for your child to exlore and become little scientist. This is a great place for hands on kids that want to learn in a fun and engaging environment.

“The Children’s Museum of Atlanta supports all types of creative play, from role-playing in the grocery store to becoming the driver of our crane. Through this play, children are learning and growing. They are becoming early scientists and ask questions like, “If I do this, then what happens next?” and as mathematicians, they ask, “How many apples can I put in this basket?”


Six Flags Over Georgia: Our family has visited Six Flags Over Georgia several times and it is one of our favorite attractions in the Atlanta area! This is a very large, very clean and very fun park for the entire family. Children of all ages can enjoy a day at the park with rides for those thrill seekers, and a water park for those looking to cool off. There are plenty of shops and great places to eat within the park, the kids really enjoying looking around all of the different shops. Six Flags Over Georgia is constantly hostinf fun events, adding new and exciting rides… this is a place our family highly recommend you visit. For more details and pictures, makes sure to take a look at our most recent trip this past summer, or our visit during Holiday In The Park.


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Stone Mountain Park: Stone Mountain Park is Georgia’s most popular attraction and features a wide variety of family activities. Located on 3,200 acres of natural beauty, adventure awaits as you discover interactive family friendly attractions and many natural and historical sights. Plus you won’t want to miss dozens of fun annual events such as Spring FUN Break, Summer at the Rock, Yellow Daisy Festival, Indian Festival and Pow-Wow, Stone Mountain Christmas and Snow Mountain.


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Fernbank Museum of Natural History: From the largest dinosaurs ever discovered, to the biggest movie screen in Atlanta, Fernbank Museum offers world of adventure for all ages. Immersive, hands-on exhibitions make science, culture and natural history come alive in a big way! There is plenty to learn and discover at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History!


Centennial Olympic Park: The Centennial Olympic Park sponsors community-wide free events, including the Fourth of July Celebration, Music@Noon, the Wednesday WindDown concert series, and Park Market. The Park also hosts festivals, fundraisers and private events. These events, in addition to the normal day-to-day traffic, bring an estimated three million visitors to this urban oasis each year.


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The Center for Puppetry Arts: The Center for Puppetry Arts is a unique cultural treasure – a magical place where children and adults are educated, enlightened and entertained. Since 1978, the Center has introduced millions of visitors to the wonder and art of puppetry and has touched the lives of many through enchanting performances, curriculum-based workshops and the hands-on Museum, as well as Distance Learning and Outreach Programs.  

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