The country's largest aquarium provides an underwater vantage point for all visitors who are curious about beluga whales, big-bellied seahorses, sea otters, and thousands of other creatures who call this massive attraction home. Vast offerings including birthday parties, camp programs, and volunteer opportunities have made quite a splash amongst locals and visitors alike. Don't miss the expansive, mesmerizing shark gallery.
Both trendy and genteel, Atlanta mixes Southern charm with a lively bar scene, renowned restaurants, and a thriving culture scene. And while these are all fun for adults, what about the kids? With attractions and activities for all ages (not to mention attention spans), this Southern city packs plenty of family-friendly attractions, too. The best things to do with kids in Atlanta are the types of activities adults can get behind, too.
The sprawling metropolis offers everything from quiet parks and bustling markets to mesmerizing museums and outdoor attractions. You’ll find unique, only-in-Atlanta experiences that even hyped little ones will enjoy as much as cranky teens. Want to burn off some energy? Rent bikes and pedal the Beltline. Want to keep the little ones focused? The Georgia Aquarium will hold their attention while teaching them a thing or two. Can’t seem to keep their feet planted on the ground? A visit to the Delta Flight Museum (complete with immersive flight simulations) will make their imagination soar.
Rich in culture, history, entertainment, and delicious food, this is one destination where you can make memories that’ll last a lifetime. To give you a head start, we’ve narrowed down our list of the best things to do with kids in Atlanta to help you make the most of your family trip.
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