Stone Mountain Park
U.S. Highway 78 East, Exit 8
Stone Mountain, GA 30087
Hiking, biking, camping and much more are available to visitors at this historic Atlanta attraction. Every season, you’re bound to find activities that the family will love. For the current holiday season, check out the Stone Mountain Christmas attraction and the exclusive Snow Mountain, which features thousands of feet of snow. Open year round, attractions have varying start and end times.
800 Cherokee Avenue SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
For great quality time with the family that’s educational to boot, look no further than Zoo Atlanta. Taking a day trip here is a great way to get children acclimated with and informed about animals, plus there are also fun attractions that adults will enjoy. Spend the day outdoors at one of the city’s most treasured spots. Hours: Monday through Sunday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
225 Baker Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30313
Only five years old, the Georgia Aquarium has quickly become one of the best places in Atlanta to take a trip with family. Visually stunning, highly informative and educational, and full of exhibits on the creatures of the sea, this is one of the best times to be had in Atlanta by locals and visitors alike. It’s a fun-filled day that has so many things to see and do that you won’t know what to choose from. Hours: Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
World of Coca-Cola
121 Baker Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30313
Georgia is the home of Coke and this is the place to learn everything there is to know about the world’s most popular soft drink. This makes a great day trip spot, because you can sample drinks, watch films and learn the history of the brand. Come on in and take a sip! Opens daily at 10 a.m., closing times vary.
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