Atlanta Georgia Family Fun
1. The World of Coca-Cola
At the World of Coca-Cola, experience the history of the world's most famous soft drink at the dynamic, multimedia home of the 125-year-old secret formula for Coca-Cola. Get closer than ever before to the vault containing the secret recipe, and see the fully functioning bottling line that produces a commemorative glass bottle of Coca-Cola for every guest. View more than 1,200 never-before-displayed artifacts, take a trip around the world in a thrilling 4-D movie experience and tempt your taste buds with more than 60 beverages from around the globe. Inside, you'll discover there is a secret formula for everything we do!
2. Georgia Aquarium
The Georgia Aquarium is the world's largest with more than 8 million gallons of fresh and marine water and more aquatic life than found in any other aquarium. With five unique galleries that take you on aquatic adventure around the globe, you are sure to see things you've never seen before.
The Georgia Aquarium also offers an exciting and intriguing environment for special events in our Oceans Ballroom. With two large aquatic observation windows, guests find themselves face-to-face with exotic fish and animals from every corner of the world. Flexible in design, yet grand in nature, the 16,400-square-foot ballroom anchors the Aquarium's event space. It can comfortably seat 1,100 people for dinner or handle up to 1,500 for a reception.
3. Centennial Olympic Park
Welcome to Centennial Olympic Park, downtown Atlanta's gathering place and lasting legacy to the 1996 Olympic Games. This 21-acre park boasts a variety of free, fun-filled, family entertainment throughout the year, including concerts, Family Fun Days, a spectacular Fourth of July Celebration, a Holiday in Lights festival complete with an ice skating rink, unforgettable fountain shows and much more. In addition to special events and a great place to hold special receptions, Centennial Olympic Park is perfect for a stroll to take in the sculptures, water gardens and lavish scenery.
4. Zoo Atlanta
An accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), Zoo Atlanta inspires value and preservation of wildlife through a unique mix of education and outdoor family fun. From well-known native wildlife to critically endangered species on the brink of extinction, the zoo offers close encounters with more than 1,500 animals from around the world.
Visitors can feed giraffes and have behind-the-scenes adventures with African elephants, giant pandas and a Komodo dragon. See the nation's largest collection of gorillas, the largest zoological collection of orangutans in the U.S., and many vanishing reptiles and amphibians. Don't miss interactive wildlife shows; keeper talks and training demonstrations; the petting zoo; playgrounds; and kid-friendly rides and attractions.
Located in historic Grant Park just minutes from downtown Atlanta, Zoo Atlanta has ree parking and easy access to MARTA. The zoo is open 363 days a year with the exceptions of Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
5. Fernbank Museum of Natural History
History comes alive at Fernbank Museum of Natural History. Explore cultural treasures and ancient fossils, experience the thrill of a film in the IMAX® Theatre, enjoy science interactives and marvel at the largest dinosaurs ever discovered. Fernbank Museum isn't just another museum; it's a journey to another time and place. With distinctive special exhibitions, there's always something new to discover.