Kid-Approved Summer Activities

Kid-Approved Summer Activities!

Are your kids going crazy, running around the house, and complaining about being bored this summer? Are they driving you mad?! Great news! We have compiled a list of our favorite, kid-approved, indoor and outdoor activities to do this summer around Atlanta!


Chattahoochee River Activities – Powers Island

Details: Choose from tubing, kayaking, paddle boarding and rafting; rentals available for the day

Age Requirements: River raft and inflatable kayak: 5+ years, Tubing: 8+ years, Paddleboard: 11+ years

Where: Sandy Springs

Hours: 10am-2pm Saturday and Sunday

Cost: $3 parking, rentals ranging from $30-140


Margaritaville at Lanier Islands

Details: Considered to be one of the best water parks in the area, Margaritaville is the perfect summer spot for the whole family! The park features mini water slides, a wave pool, rapid river, racing waterslides, zip lining, beaches, a golf course, boat rental, an assortment of restaurants and so much more!

Where: Buford, Lake Lanier

Hours: 11am-7pm Monday-Sunday

Tickets: Adult (8+): $55, Child (3-7): $40


Georgia Aquarium

Details: Considered one of the best aquariums in the country, Georgia Aquarium features hundreds of species! The aquarium holds more than 11 million gallons of water, all filled with unique animals.

Where: Atlanta

Hours: 9am-9pm Monday-Thursday and 8am-9pm Friday-Sunday

Tickets: $39.99 for general admission and option for add ons (tours, cage dives, dolphin show and more)


 Zoo Atlanta

Details: The Atlanta Zoo is one of only three zoos in the country to house giant pandas! It also has one of the largest orangutan exhibits, plus has the largest gorilla population of any zoo! Zoo Atlanta is not a place to miss.

Where: Atlanta

Hours: 9am-5pm Monday-Sunday

Tickets: Adults (12+): $24-32, Child (3-11): $18-24, option for add-ons (rides, treetop trail and more)


Looking for kid-friendly things to do in Atlanta this summer? Be sure to check out our favorite activities in some of Atlanta’s finest neighborhoods! Planning a move to Atlanta? Contact the Peters Company at 678-921-1470 or to help you find your perfect home in Atlanta or the surrounding suburbs!

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