Are you trying to plan your family’s next big adventure? Look no further than Atlanta, Georgia. This metropolitan city has a plethora of family-friendly options that will keep your family busy and entertained. With so many options, the most difficult part of your trip to Atlanta will be deciding which attractions to visit.
Some people avoid Atlanta because of its city atmosphere and congested traffic. Depending on how you travel, if you plan accordingly, you do not need to stress about the busy interstates. For example, the major airport connects to the MARTA system (the transit system) which will take you through the city with ease if you choose not to rent a car. Families traveling in RV’s should just be sure they have the right RV weight distribution hitches to withstand the traffic and busy interstate. Finally, consider avoiding the traveling through Atlanta during rush hour.
Now that you’re concerns about the Atlanta roads has been alleviated, let’s take a look at some of the best family-friendly destinations in Atlanta.
The most popular family-friendly destination is Atlanta is the Georgia Aquarium – with very good reason. This aquarium is the largest aquarium in Western Hemisphere with multiple tanks full of amazing sea life.
In addition to the different levels and sections of the aquarium, it also hosts a fantastic dolphin show. If your family is brave enough, you can sit in the lower section where you are sure to be splashed. Given the aquarium’s massive size, you can spend hours visiting the various animals and sea life.
World of Coca-Cola
For fans of Coca-Cola products, the World of Coca-Cola is a rite of passage. This museum is not just for Coca-Cola fans, even individuals who are not fans of soft drinks will find this unique museum fun educational and fun. The museum contains multiple exhibits that introduce visitors to the history of Coca-Cola. But, that is not all!
World of Coca-Cola has multiple interactive exhibits that will keep your children engaged such as designed your own Coke bottle. However, the most exciting part of the museum is tasting room where guests are invited to taste Coke products from all over the world. Your kids are going to love it!
Outside of the city, families can take in dinner and a show at Medieval Times. This is a highly entertaining dinner theater show where guests are invited to eat with their hands and cheer on their team knight. While eating a traditional medieval feast (utensil free), tourists will watch a spectacular jousting adventure complete with sword fights, horses, and falconry.
Another reason to visit Atlanta is because it is home to several major sports teams. Depending on the season, families have the choice of the attending games featuring the Atlanta Braves (baseball), Atlanta Hawks (basketball), or Atlanta Falcons (football). These teams have won national titles, so families can except to enjoy an intense game alongside some of their most passionate fans. Taking in a sports game in Atlanta is something everyone should do at some point.