Best Places To Visit With Kids In Summr
King of Pops – Check the calendar, see where they will be, and prepare to get your popsicle on! These are the best popsicles in the universe! Save me a mango jalapeno, and my boys say, “Pass the Peach!”
LanierWorld at Lake Lanier Islands – Enjoy fun slides, relaxing beaches, wakeboarding, and lake adventures. There is a Fun Park, Big Beach, and Sunset Cove. Enjoy Beach Flicks and live music during the summer.
Liberty Bell Swimming Pool, at FDR State Park – FDR provides 42 miles of trails, geocaching, star gazing, canoeing, and more. The kids will love taking a dip in the Liberty Bell swimming pool!
Library Summer Reading Programs – Your local library has a summer reading program for the kids. Most libraries also have regular programs associated with these, like jugglers, magicians and such.
Marietta Fire Museum – Tour the two stories of fire truck paraphernalia and fire trucks. Be sure to ask for a tour, and whatever you do, get your parking validated to save $20. Just a short walk away is a fun train playground and an ice cream shop!
Matilda’s Under the Pines – This incredible outdoor music venue in Alpharetta is free for kiddos and family-friendly!
Movies in the park – There are free outdoor movie locations all over the city. Bring a blanket and some snacks, and enjoy the evening!
Museum of Aviation. Do you have a want-to-be pilot in your life? The Museum of Aviation at Warner Robbins will elicit a full day’s worth of grins and giggles. It is one of the largest aviation museums in the US. See over 90 different aircraft, spread over four hangers and 51 acres. The best part? It’s FREE. National Trail Days – (June 4) Take a Ranger-led hike, volunteer your time for clean up, or one of several other events on Trail Day.
Piedmont Park Pool – Spend time splashing in the fountains or riding the lazy river. There is a greystone bathhouse, lap lanes, and much more. It is clean and super family friendly. If you need a break from the sun, you can also try one of these FREE ways to explore Piedmont Park.
Renaissance Festival – Jousting, games, fire jugglers, and so much more. This is a summer festival you can’t miss.
Ride the Atlanta Streetcar –There are 12 stops along a 2.7-mile loop. It would be fun to ride just for the novelty, but consider stops at Centennial Park, Sweet Auburn Market, MLK National Historic Site, or Woodruff Park.