ATL Area with Kids
Collected by Peter Sands
Atlanta, like its airport, is sprawled and busy—but the city aspires to define its modern story while remaining rooted in its historic past. A fresh attitude celebrates Atlanta's abundant local products in restaurants, cafes, galleries, and boutiques.
6714 GA-85, Riverdale, GA 30274, USA
Explore your creative side at the Seven Arts Center, where kids and adults can tap into expert tuition in the worlds of music, art, drama, and poetry. If you’re just in town for a few days you can pre-register for a private class and sharpen up...
5442 Frontage Rd #110, Forest Park, GA 30297, USA
A must for any aviation fans, this small—but packed—museum is run by incredibly helpful and knowledgeable staff, and you’ll find plenty here amongst the 35,000 artifacts to keep you—and any other plane nuts, no matter how big or small—occupied for...
Inman Park, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
Strolling through Inman Park is a charming walk through history. Wander the tree-lined streets of this planned, electric-trolley-serviced suburb for a taste of Victorian Era high-society life. The layered architecture of homes with towers,...
190 Marietta St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
A tour of CNN Center offers a fascinating look at what it takes to run the 24-hour news cycle. At the world headquarters, founded by media icon Ted Turner in 1980, guests can tour the actual news desks and see a replica of the famed...
9237 Selborne Ln, Palmetto, GA 30268, USA
Experience Chattahoochee Hill Country's sustainable community of Serenbe by exploring the 15 miles of wooded trails by horse. Whether an experienced rider or a novice, Serenbe Trail Riding provides training and a trip enjoyable for all levels....
5665 Reynolds Rd, Morrow, GA 30260, USA
Reynolds Nature Preserve in a scenic sanctuary of woods, rolling hills, wildflowers, streams, and ponds in the south metro-Atlanta area. Over three miles of trails traverse the 146-acre park. Follow them over bridges and past historic sites like a...
240 M.L.K. Jr Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA
An unassuming white building is consistently named a local favorite for its delicious hummus and gyros as well as the cheap price tag. The eatery also serves favorites like spanakopita and souvlaki. Go on a nice day and sit outside at a picnic...
10950 Hutchesons Ferry Rd, Palmetto, GA 30268, USA
The Farmhouse at Serenbe is as close to farm fresh as you can get. The small, weekly changing menu is made of dishes with only organic, local ingredients from the private garden, the community's farm next door, and other nearby organic farmers....
427 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA
Joystick Gamebar is the ultimate space to have fun with friends. What could be better than drinking and playing nostalgic arcade games like Mortal Kombat? Not only is it a bar with games, it is an incubator to help develop and launch local food...
3113 Main St, East Point, GA 30344, USA
The family-owned Arden’s Garden juice shop and distributor serves the freshest juice in Atlanta. Their seven locations around town, including their processing center and store in East Point, transform fresh fruit and vegetables (no additives) into...
601 N Central Ave, Hapeville, GA 30354, USA
Drip serves locally roasted Batdorf & Bronson coffees in a cozy café environment. Order to go or take advantage of the free wi-fi and stay for hours while munching on tasty breakfast and lunch items like quiches, sammies, pastries, and more. The...
16 Forest Pkwy, Forest Park, GA 30297, USA
The Atlanta Market state farmers market is 150 acres of wholesale and retail stands packed with fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, grains, plants, flowers, and more. It is the main distribution point for fresh produce throughout the Southeast and...
9131 Selborne Ln, Palmetto, GA 30268, USA
Bilt-House serves the chic, bohemian style needs of the Atlanta metro area. The three locations, including one less than thirty minutes from the airport, provide the perfect place to find unique clothes, artwork, furniture, home decor, and...
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