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Day Trip Fun! Atlanta, GA

Day Trip Atlanta GA

Day Trip Fun! Explore Atlanta GA

The CSRA is located near great cities that make great day trips! Explore Georgia and make your way to Atlanta for the day. It’s about a two-hour drive from the CSRA and totally worth the trip. Atlanta has a lot of fun attractions. You can check out museums, thrill rides, see some wildlife and tour some iconic places. We put together a great list of things to do while day tripping in Atlanta, and please feel free to share your favorite places below in the comments!

**Prices and Times are subject to change. Be sure to validate prices upon purchase

Children’s Museum of Atlanta

http://childrensmuseumatlanta.org/
275 Centennial Olympic Park Dr. NW
Atlanta, GA 30313
404.659.5437

Children’s Museum of Atlanta is a going to be a hit with the kiddos. They have over seven exhibits that provide an interactive experience for children of any age. Kids can explore and learn in a fun way. They have a fun paint wall, a science bar where kids can do real experiments, and great areas for babies and toddlers too! Looking for sensory-friendly fun? Try their Sensory Friendly Saturdays.  They provide a modified museum experience with limited admission plus audio and lighting adjustments.

Cost:

Members: Free
Children and Adults: $15.95
Children Under 1: Free

Military Discounts
Military families receive $2 off the cost of general admission tickets (+ tax) and $10 of memberships. Free admission is also offered for all active, retired, and reserve military personnel on Memorial Day, July 4th, Veteran’s Day, Flag Day, and Armed Forces Day

Zoo Atlanta

https://zooatlanta.org/
800 Cherokee Avenue. SE
Atlanta, GA 30315

Zoo Atlanta is a perfect day trip for sure! Pack a lunch, some comfortable shoes, bathings suits and some sunscreen and get ready for a fun day. They have over 100 animal species and fun attractions. You can buy passes to ride the train and you can cool off at the splash fountain. They have shows you can enjoy and don’t forget to feed the giraffes. There is so much to do and see.

Cost:

Members: Free
Adult 12+: $22.99 ($25.99 at gate)
Child 3-11: $16.99 ($17.99 at gate)
Child 2 and Under: Free
Military: Free (see website for details)

The Center for Civil and Human Rights

https://www.civilandhumanrights.org/
100 Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard
Atlanta, GA 30313

The Civil Rights Museum in Atlanta is a great educational tour for kids of all ages. This unique museum is an interactive experience highlighting the civil rights era and the global human rights issues of today. You will also learn more about Dr. Martin Luther King and other civil rights leaders across the world.

Cost:

Members: Free
Adults: $19.99
Children 7-12 Yrs: $15.99
Children Under 6: Free

Lego Discovery Center

https://atlanta.legolanddiscoverycenter.com/
3500 Peachtree Rd. NE
Atlanta, GA 30326

The Lego Land Discovery Center is family fun for everyone. Kids have the opportunity to build to their heart’s delight, in addition to the center’s other attractions. The center also has two rides, indoor play spaces, and a 4D theater. It is perfect for kids of all ages and it will also engage their creativity.

Cost:
Adults and Children: $20.95 at the door. ($12.50 online)
Children Under 2: Free
Packages are available.

Georgia Aquarium

https://www.georgiaaquarium.org/
225 Baker Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

The Georgia Aquarium is a true treasure in Atlanta. There is so much to see and explore. The museum has several exhibits, a 4D theater, some look and touch areas and educational shows. Kids will get lost in the huge walls filled with fish, beluga whales, dolphins, sharks and much more! This is a must do for the summer!

Cost:
Adults: $35.95 + tax
Child: $29.95 + tax
Packages are available.

Six Flags Over Georgia

https://www.sixflags.com/overgeorgia
275 Riverside Parkway. SW
Austell, Georgia 30168

Nothing says summer like roller coasters! Six Flags Over Georgia has thrills and fun for everyone in the family. Take on one of their massive roller coasters or get wet at Hurricane Harbor. They have rides for the little ones too. Take a break and catch a show. Be sure to be on the lookout for Bugs Bunny and friends.

Cost:
General Admission: $69.99
Child Under 48″: $49.99
Children 2 and Under: Free
Packages are available and please see website for discounts.

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