Learn about dinosaurs, fossils and more natural wonders at Fernbank Museum of Natural History in Atlanta.
10 Things to Do with the Family in Atlanta
From trails to theme parks, museums and more, Atlanta has fun vacation options for all ages.
These Metro Atlanta spots always get a thumbs up in the fun department!
Due to COVID-19, some destinations might have changed their visitation information. This list may not reflect the most recent updates. Before you go, check social media, the venue's website or call to confirm your plans. For more information, visit Explore Georgia's COVID-19 travel information page.
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area
Choose any of the 15 access points in the 48-mile long Chattahoochee National Recreation Area, and jump into miles of trails to bike, hike and run along the river. One hidden gem is the bamboo forest, which you can find in the East Palisades section. Or, rent a kayak, stand-up paddleboard or tube and get out to explore the river.
Fernbank Museum of Natural History
Say hello to the world's largest dinosaur as you walk in the front door of Fernbank Museum of Natural History. Kids turn into explorers in the interactive NatureQuest, and everyone can enjoy the feeling of "being there" at the IMAX Theatre. Outside, follow the elevated walkway into the treetops where you can enjoy stunning views from tree pods, and continue on to explore more than two miles of paths winding through Fernbank Forest, a 65-acre old-growth forest.
National Center for Civil and Human Rights
The Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta is one of the most magnificent places to not just learn about the civil rights movement, but to actually experience it yourself. Tour four immersive exhibit spaces, including The Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection, where visitors can view the personal papers and items to Dr. King.
Experience downtown like the birds do - from the sky at Skyview Atlanta! The 20-story wheel has 42 enclosed, climate-controlled gondolas that hold up to six people. Four rotations per trip let you see the city from every direction.
World of Coca-Cola
Explore the World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta to learn about the history of The Coca-Cola Company and the world's most famous soft drink. 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. Don't miss the tasting room, where you can sample more than 60 beverages from around the globe.