Family-Friendly Activities in Atlanta
Atlanta is the big American city that you’ve been missing out on. The southern hospitality is one of many, many reasons to visit. Although not one of the most common tourist destinations, Atlanta offers everything that travelers seek, so not having fun here is an impossibility. There’s a reason Atlanta has the busiest airport in the world! Here are places you can’t miss on your family vacation in one of the country’s most family-friendly destinations.
World of Coca-Cola
The world’s most popular beverage comes to life at the World of Coca-Cola. Taste over 100 flavors from around the world, meet the 7 foot tall polar bear mascot, view the bottling process, and even take home a bottle of your own!
For an experience unlike any other, visit the Georgia Aquarium, the largest aquarium in the western hemisphere. With more than 10 million gallons of marine and salt water-filled tanks, you’re sure to find tons of animals you’ve never seen before!
National Center for Civil and Human Rights
Atlanta became the center of the Civil Rights Movement in the U.S. in the 1960s, so it is only fitting that The National Center for Civil and Human Rights is located here. This museum is dedicated to the history of human and civil rights in the U.S. and around the world, and connects it to today’s global human rights movements.
Center for Puppetry Arts
One of the few puppet museums in the world and the largest of its kind in the country, the Center for Puppetry Arts is a museum that is dedicated to performing as well as educating visitors about the art of puppetry.
Fernbank Museum of Natural History
Learning has never been so fun! This interactive museum is meant to entertain, not just educate. Special family activity days, an interactive children’s exhibition, an IMAX theatre, amd giant displays of dinosaur bones from all different eras are just some of the awesome exhibits that this award-winning museum displays.
Family fun for everyone. Intricate, awe-inspiring displays, 4D films, gift shopping, and plenty of rides await you at Legoland.
Centennial Olympic Park
Located in the center of downtown Atlanta, surrounded by live musicians, weekly events, delicious food, an educational walking tour, and one of the most sophisticated fountains in the world (that the kids can play in!), Centennial Olympic Park is a great place to spend some quality family time.