103 Family Day Trips From The South Metro Atlanta Area | South Atlanta Moms

Want to go on a day trip? Here are 103 travel options to get you started. The farthest is about 3 hours from our office in Jonesboro, Georgia! So what’s stopping you? Get out, explore, and find your family fun. Remember, you can get passes for some of these places through the library, and most have free days throughout the year (if they aren’t already FREE).

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1-2 Hours **

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  1. Atlanta Zoo*
  2. Wild Animal Safari*
  3. North Ga Zoo **
  4. Yule Forest * (closed for the season)
  5. Chattanooga Zoo ***
  6. Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary *
  7. Georgia Aquarium *
  8. Tenessee Aquarium ***
  9. Six Flags Over Georgia *
  10. Six Flags White Waters *
  11. Stone Mountain *
  12. LanierWorld **
  13. The Rock Ranch *
  14. Southern Belle Farm *
  15. Dunwoody Nature Center *
  16. Gwinnett Environmental Nature and Heritage Center **
  17. Chattahoochee Nature Center **
  18. Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center ***
  19. Lake Conestee Nature Park ***
  20. Elachee Nature Center **
  21. Georgia Nature Center ** (currently closed)
  22. Newman Wetlands Center * (reopens June 2021)
  23. Sandy Creek Nature Center **
  24. Reynolds Nature Preserves *
  25. Atlanta Botanical Gardens *
  26. Tennesee River Gardens and Nature Perserve ***
  27. South Carolina Botanical Gardens ***
  28. Atlanta Botanical Gardens-Gainesville **
  29. State Botanical Gardens **
  30. Birmingham Botanical Gardens ***
  31. Calloway Garden *
  32. American Camellia Society **
  33. Roper Mountain Science Center ***
  34. Fernbank Science Center *
  35. Tellus Science Museum **
  36. McWane Science Center ***
  37. Coca-Cola Space Science Center **
  38. Colburn Earth Science Museum ****
  39. Atlanta Children’s Museum *
  40. INK **
  41. Chattanooga Children’s Museum ***
  42. Greenville Children’s Museum ***
  43. Delta Flight Museum *
  44. Museum of Aviation *
  45. Atlanta History Center *
  46. Babyland General Hospital ***
  47. Fernbank Museum of Natural History*
  48. Birmingham Museum of Art ***
  49. High Museum of Art *
  50. Micheal C. Carlos Museum *
  51. Heritage Park Veterans Museum *
  52. Center of Puppetry Arts *
  53. National Center of Civil and Human Rights *
  54. Martin Luther King Museum * (currently closed)
  55. The Columbus Museum **
  56. National Infantry Museum **
  57. William Breman Jewish Museum *
  58. APEX Museum *
  59. Southeastern Railway Museum *
  60. World Of Coca Cola *
  61. Kennesaw Mountain *
  62. Stone Mountain *
  63. Tallulah Gorge **
  64. High Falls State Park * (The Historic Trail will be closed until further notice for renovations. The Falls View and Tranquil trails will remain open.)
  65. Amicalola Falls **
  66. Soco Falls ****
  67. The Ridge Nature Area *
  68. Flat Creek Nature Trail *
  69. Cedar Falls Park ***
  70. Ruby Falls-Chattanooga ***
  71. Rock City ***
  72. Lake Lanier **
  73. International Park *
  74. Little River Canyon National Preserves ***
  75. Great Wolf Lodge (LaGrange)**
  76. Bridal Veil Falls ****
  77. Fort Yargo Beaches **
  78. Robin Lake Beach *
  79. Village Park at North Henry *
  80. North Georgia Premium Outlet **
  81. Tanger Outlet-Commerce **
  82. Tanger Outlet- Locust Grove *
  83. Pendergrass Flea Market **
  84. Calhoun Premium Outlet **
  85. The Outlet Shoppes at Atlanta **
  86. Greenville, SC ***
  87. Helen, GA **
  88. Chattanooga, TN ***
  89. Birmingham, Al **
  90. Athens, GA **
  91. Ashville, NC ****
  92. TreeTop Quest-Dunwoody *
  93. TreeTop Adventure * (closed until March 2021
  94. Historic Banning Mill *
  95. Blue Ridge Canopy Tours ***
  96. The Sandbar Kayaking and Zipline Canopy Tour ***
  97. The Gorge Zip Line Canopy Tours ****
  98. Escalade Rock Climbing *
  99. Party-By-Design TM *
  100. High Point Climbing and Fitness ****
  101. Climb @ Blue Ridge ****
  102. Climb Max Climbing ***
  103. The Garden **

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