For many students across metro Atlanta, Spring Break is just around the corner. But you don’t have to pack up and head out of town just because the kids are out of school. In fact, there are several locations across Atlanta that are perfect for s Spring Break Staycation. Here are six local attractions the whole family will enjoy.
Cobb County Spring Break Staycation Ideas
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
Load up the car and head to Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park for an educational outdoor adventure. The park, which preserves the battleground of the Atlanta Campaign, has many civil war artifacts for you to explore. These include the Kolb Farmhouse, the Illinois, Texas, and Georgia monuments, and the museum at the Visitor Center. Admission to the park is free.
Six Flags Over Georgia
A day full of fun awaits you at Six Flags Over Georgia in Austell. From March 31 through April 8, Six Flags Over Georgia is having their Spring Break Celebration. With twelve incredible thrill rides as well as a variety of family-friendly activities and entertainment, you can’t go wrong.
Kerley communities in Cobb County: Heritage at Kennesaw Mountain, Powder Springs Village, SilverBrooke, The Enclave at Powder Springs
Fulton County Spring Break Staycation Ideas
Atlanta Botanical Garden
Take a trip to see all the colors of spring in bloom at Atlanta Botanical Garden! There are a variety of activities for children to enjoy during their day at the garden. The new tree-house area features climbing nets and slides for some outdoor fun. There is a water painting wall where the kids can create their own masterpiece. There are also performances in the amphitheater, an outdoor instrument area, and a construction area they are sure to love.
Head to Atlanta for an underwater adventure at the Georgia Aquarium. You can spend the whole day exploring each of the exhibits. Become a certified Georgia Aquarium Aquanaut at the Aquanaut Adventure gallery. Here you will learn about aquatic life and test your knowledge through a series of challenges. Go underwater with the sea creatures in the Ocean Voyager gallery, featuring a 100-foot-long underwater tunnel. There are also several presentations you can watch while at the aquarium including the AT&T Dolphin Celebration and Under the Boardwalk sea lion presentation.
Nearby Neighborhoods in Fulton County: The Enclave at Durham Lakes, The Fairways at Durham Lakes, Victorian Estates
Gwinnett County Spring Break Staycation Ideas
Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center
Spend a day at the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center to immerse yourself in the worlds of history, culture, heritage, and the environment. The entire family will enjoy the interactive, hands-on science exhibits. For outdoor adventures, you can take advantage of the walking and mountain biking trails, as well as the Treetop Quest zipline attraction.
Stone Mountain Park
Stone Mountain is the perfect destination for a day trip or week-long stay at the campground or inn. From shopping and dining to attractions and nature adventures, there are a wide variety of activities for your family to enjoy here. The kids will love playing at Geyser Towers, which has several rope bridges and net tunnels. If your family is up for a treetop challenge, check out the SkyHike adventure course. Don’t forget to stay late one night to view their famous laser show!
New home communities in Gwinnett County: Chatham Village, Freeman Crossing, RiverSprings
Enjoy Quality Family Time
Regardless of how you choose to spend your Spring Break, we hope you enjoy the time with your loved ones. If you’re in the market for a new home, we’d love for you to visit one of our metro Atlanta communities. In the meantime, you can view our available homes or contact us with any questions. Happy Spring Break Atlanta!