Family Fun: Georgia Attractions

Welcoming millions of tourists every year, Georgia is an excellent destination for families. This state has many family-friendly activities and thanks to the warm climate, nearly every hotel has a swimming pool as well as amenities agreeable with children.

The World of Coca-Cola

For a unique experience, families will enjoy visiting The World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta. This city is home to one of the most prominent Coca-Cola factories and houses several tourist-friendly attractions. Guests may sample products, purchase souvenirs, see how this famous beverage is made and learn the history of the Coca-Cola company. Interested travelers may visit The World of Coca-Cola's website for detailed information, as well as updated fees and hours.

Atlanta Zoo

Families who love animals will find several interesting attractions in Georgia. Perhaps the most famous wildlife attraction is the Atlanta Zoo, featuring hundreds of displays with exotic land and sea creatures. Another point of interest is Obediah's Okefenok in Waycross. This is the site of the famous Obediah Barder's original home and is a feature that Georgia is very proud of. Obediah's property is the home of several intriguing animals that visitors will enjoy seeing. The town of Dawsonville offers families a truly unique experience - The Kangaroo Conservation Center. Visitors are allowed to walk through the park where kangaroos are roaming free. The exhibit is the largest open area for kangaroos outside of their natural habitat in Australia.

Stone Mountain Park

With versatile entertainment options, Stone Mountain Park in Atlanta offers attractions to entice all visitors. Story-telling, The Ultimate Treehouse Challenge, arts and crafts projects and big-screen movie productions are offered for younger children. Adults will enjoy the scenic part of this magnificent open granite mountain, one of Georgia's landmarks. Laser shows, gift shops, refreshments and various informational posts are found throughout the park.

Wehle Nature Center

Wehle Nature Center at Midway in Martinez, Georgia offers fun activities for families. The park features games, arcades, mini-golf, Go-Karts and even an old Carousel to ride.

Alpine Park

Another exciting location is Alpine Park. This amusement park has numerous rides designed for all age groups. Not only children will enjoy this park; there is a ferris wheel that thrill-seeking adults will enjoy - the structure looms over an impressive mountain drop-off.

These are just a few of the most highly-rated activities for families; there are several more attractions families will enjoy. Historical Civil War museums, battlefields, intriguing historic plantations, themed destinations and water parks are plentiful throughout the state.