Stone Mountain Park, Atlanta Metro
Stone Mountain Park is Georgia’s most visited attraction, drawing nearly 4 million guests each year. With over 3,200 acres of natural beauty, the Park is a unique and fun destination where guests can enjoy the outdoors together, while experiencing an exciting variety of attractions, entertainment and recreation. Check Sky Hike, the nation’s largest family adventure course in the treetops or the all new Journey to the Center of the Earth 4D Movie. Additionally, Lasershow Spectacular has been digitally re-mastered with new laser lights, musical medleys, graphics, sound and fireworks. Stone Mountain Park is located 16 miles east of downtown Atlanta. For more information visit: www.stonemountainpark.com
Six Flags Over Georgia, Atlanta
Located just off I-20 west of Atlanta, Six Flags Over Georgia is the largest regional theme park in the Southeast. For 42 years, the park has been the destination for affordable, family fun. With 10 action-packed roller coasters, two playfully themed children’s areas in Thomas Town℠ and Bugs Bunny World and four interactive water rides, there’s no better spot for thrills and spills than Six Flags Over Georgia! See: www.atlanta.net/visitors/six-flags-georgia.html
Wild Adventures, Valdosta
Wild Adventures is a 170-acre theme park located in Valdosta, Georgia featuring one of the largest ride collections in the South, more than 500 wild animals, Splash Island Water Park, the region’s largest water park, shows, festivals and all-star concerts. See www.wildadventures.com for more information.
Roam the globe with over 800 animals from around the world at Zoo Atlanta! Amazing wildlife meets family fun at one of Georgia’s oldest and most beloved destinations. Located in historic Grant Park just minutes from Downtown, Zoo Atlanta provides free parking and convenient access to MARTA. Highlights include giant pandas, two of the nation’s most acclaimed collections of great apes, a renowned diversity of reptiles and amphibians, and over 800 animals from around the world. Don’t miss the train, carousel and brand-new playgrounds, and meet the friendly creatures of the Outback Station petting zoo. For more information visit: www.zooatlanta.org
Chattahoochee Rapids Beach & WaterPark, Lake Lanier
It’s the most fun in, on or near the water! The Beach & Waterpark is perfect for “kids” of all ages featuring thrilling rides, slides and water attractions. The FunDunker is three stories high with over 100 ways to get wet! A one-thousand gallon bucket dumps water on thrill-seekers below every five to ten minutes. For those looking to relax, visit our white sandy beach! The Beach & Waterpark is open seasonally, May through mid-September. For operating hours and pricing information, visit www.lakelanierislands.com/waterpark.php
Okefenokee Swamp Park
Located in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, the Okefenokee Swamp Park is a convenient point of entry and a magnificent show-window for this natural wonderland. The park’s lily-decked water trails, with their miraculously reflective waters mirroring the overhanging beauty, lead to all points in this vast wilderness of islands, lakes, jungles, forest and prairies. Boat tours on original Indian waterways, wilderness walkways, Pioneer Island and native animals in their own habitat, all combine to weave a spell of pioneer American life. See: www.okeswamp.com for more information.