Things to do with the Kids this Summer

Things to do at Home:

-Local parks and playgrounds

-Bake cookies for home-made ice cream sandwiches

-Luau in the backyard

-Make a fort out of cardboard boxes

-Stage an A to Z Scavenger Hunt

-Picnic at the Park

-Write and Illustrate your own books about the Summer or your School Year

-Volunteer to help clean-up local parks

-Lemonade Stand


Water Parks:

Lanier World at Lake Lanier Islands

7000 Lanier Islands Pkwy
BufordGA 30518

(770) 945-8787

-Man made river, beaches and even movie night on the beach with the kids.


Centennial Olympic Park

265 Park Ave NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

Phone number (404) 222-7275

-Outdoor playground with water fountains for terrific outdoor play, Water light show in the evenings,  Ice cream parlors and other dessert restaurants nearby.



Children’s Museum of Atlanta

275 Centennial Olympic Park Dr NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

Phone number(404) 659-5437

-Essentially an indoor playground, reading and paint areas, moon sand, and even a make believe medieval village just to name a few things to do for the kids this summer.


Fernbank Museum of Natural History

767 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

Phone number(404) 929-6300

-Clothing and weapons from the original Atlanta with huge Jurassic Dinosaur exhibits.




Metro Family Fun Center

1959 Metropolitan Pkwy
Atlanta, GA 30315

Phone number(404) 767-1990

-Bowling and Skating


Center for Puppetry Arts

1404 Spring St NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

Phone number(404) 873-3391

-Jim Henson exhibit, Puppets from all around the world and even shadow puppets


Georgia Aquarium

225 Baker St
Atlanta, GA 30313

Phone number (404) 581-4000

-Interactive exhibits, dolphin shows, the Ocean Voyager (largest viewing tank in the world), Penguins and Whale Sharks.


1936 Briarwood Ct NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Phone number (404) 634-4964

-Indoor playground, bouncy houses, parent seating area, snack bar, and toys for all ages.


World of Coca Cola

121 Baker St NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

Phone number(404) 676-5151

-See the bottling process and take pictures with the Polar Bear. Enjoy sampling all the different flavors of Coca Cola products from all around the world.