Atlanta is packed with splash pads, spraygrounds, and fountains for beating the heat this spring and summer. And even better, most of these destinations are cheap, if not free. We've got the scoop on the coolest Atlanta splash pads and water spots for your summer bucket list.
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Drive-in movie theaters are a blast from the past; a nostalgic reminder of days gone by. All of the drive-in movie theaters in Georgia are historical and have been around since the 1960s, some even as far back as the '40s! But don't let the age fool you —these drive-in theaters are well maintained, have modern movie screens, and show first-run movies. Bonus? The drive-in movie theater offers yummy concessions, often more elaborate than your run-of-the-mill, modern indoor movie theaters. We've gathered the drive-in movie theaters in Georgia for your next family adventure.
Can't make it to one of these drive-in theaters? Check out our tips below for throwing your own outdoor movie party! Creating a neighborhood or backyard outdoor movie night is a great way to enjoy the thrill of outdoor movie watching with the comfort of home!
Swimming lakes are a great change from pools, and sometimes families just need a change of scenery beyond diving boards and chlorine. Why not head to one of these local swimming lakes and awesome beaches near Atlanta? There are several swimming lakes near Atlanta with great beaches that make an easy summer day trips for Atlanta families.
Need more ideas about how to cool off as the temperatures rise? Dive Into Atlanta Indoor Pools and Water Parks for heat relief or perhaps climb high among the treetops and cool off Zipping Across the Best Atlanta Zipline and Ropes Courses!
Peppa Pig fans are squealing with delight because their favorite pig and her friends (George, Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep, and Gerald Giraffe) are coming to a live theater near you in Peppa Pig’s Adventure. The show is making stops in Red Bank, NJ on Wednesday, April 13 before heading up to Lowell, MA on April 16 and then stopping in Boston on May 1. We had the privilege of seeing the show when it stopped in Atlanta. Dressed in matching pink shirts adorned with their names, my crew headed to the theater with lots of giggles, anticipation, and cries of “How much longer until we see Peppa?”
Read on for the inside scoop on this show that's sure to delight your favorite preschooler.
Gatlinburg, Tennessee and its neighbor, Pigeon Forge, offer a wonderful mix of outdoor adventure, yummy Southern food, and tons of family fun (Dollywood, here we come). Just read our post about 70 Fun Things To Do in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, TN to see all of the kid-friendly activities in these eastern-Tennessee mountain towns. It's no surprise, then, that there are also a ton of family-friendly Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge hotels.
Many of the hotels in Pigeon Forge, TN and Gatlinburg are more than just places to crash. Many Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge hotels also have amenities like water slides, playgrounds, kids' activities, and on-site restaurants. Several are located just north of Pigeon Forge in Sevierville, TN, a great option for families visiting Dollywood and Pigeon Forge attractions.
Read on for our list of the best Gatlinburg hotels and hotels in Pigeon Forge, TN for families. While you're in vacation-planning mode, be sure to also check out our Family Travel Guide for more ideas for fun family getaways.
We want our kids to have amazing summer camp experiences but not at amazingly expensive prices. When you need your children to stay busy during summer break, camp tuition can really add up. That's why we've put together a list of affordable summer camps that run all day — helping parents get the most out of their buck and helping kids have an awesome summer. For the purpose of this article, we've capped the summer camp cost at $200 per week or less. Luckily, Atlanta area suburbs and counties have awesome parks and recreation departments that offer parents lots of affordable camp options.
If you haven't been to Greenville, SC, think of it as a place where quaint Southern charm meets family-friendly fun. Greenville's fabulous walkable downtown area is anchored by Falls Park on the Reedy with gorgeous waterfalls, a cool suspension bridge, and sprawling grassy areas for running and picnicking. Add to that yummy Southern fare, plenty of kid-approved activities, and mild weather, and you've got yourself an easy, memorable family vacay.
Read on for our list of 25 fun things to do in Greenville, SC with kids, including family-friendly hotels and restaurants in Greenville. For more family vacation ideas from Florida to California and beyond, check out our Family Travel Guide.
Here in Atlanta, a city full of history, bustling activity, and beautiful scenery, there is no shortage of things to do. And when it comes to family fun, Atlanta attractions soar with unique opportunities, historical connections, interactive museums, and amazing outdoor experiences. The combination of lush greenscapes and tourism spots makes Atlanta a fascinating city to visit and live in. Read on for a list of our favorite Atlanta attractions to visit with kids!