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Atlanta Bucket List -Top 10+ Family Fun Things To Do In Atlanta

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If you are open to new fun ideas and things to do in Atlanta, here are some great suggestions on how you can spend a day, weekend, or week sightseeing and diving into everything that Atlanta has to offer!

Family Fun Things To Do In Atlanta

Atlanta is an amazing city full of literally thousands of activities to do. If you’ve ever had something that you’ve wanted to do in Atlanta, this Atlanta Bucket List needs to be a must for your upcoming agenda. From food to fun, there is seriously always something to explore in Atlanta! I am excited to introduce you the sponsor of this post, TripAdvisor. All opinions are my own.

Atlanta Bucket List – Fun Things You Can do in Atlanta This Weekend!

Experience Atlanta like you never have before! We hope our Atlanta Bucket List will inspire you to explore what this great city has to offer! As a family, we always book our travel plans through TripAdvisor because they provide stellar customer service and take care of their customers. The next time you are looking to score some great ticket prices that come with peace of mind of the backing of a strong travel company, TripAdvisor is the way to go! With the help of TripAdvisor, we were able to book some exciting activities for our family fun weekend in Atlanta!

  • Coca-Cola Museum

No trip to Atlanta would be complete without visiting the interesting and thirst-quenching Coca-Cola Museum. It’s packed full of interesting information about one of the most popular beverage companies in the world, plus there are over 100 different flavors of their products just waiting to be tasted!

Coca Cola Museum

If you’re looking for a fun adventure where you can try sodas and drinks from other countries all over the world, the Coca-Cola Museum absolutely needs to be on your Atlanta Bucket List.


  • Georgia Aquarium

Have you ever viewed 10 million gallons of salt water, all under one roof? If your answer is no, you aren’t alone. With one simple visit to the Georgia Aquarium, you and your family will see thousands of different varieties of sea life in one of the world’s largest aquariums.

Georgia Aquarium, LifeFamilyFun.com

Full of amazing programs and some really great ways to interact with animals, you’ll love being able to spend the day exploring everything that the aquarium has to offer. Plus, on October 26th, you can attend an adults-only Sips Under the Sea – Nightmare on Baker Street Halloween party that is certain to delight!

Georgia Aquarium

  • CNN Center Tour

Taking a tour of the CNN Center is a fabulous experience that everyone in the family will love. You’ll get a 50 minute guided tour that will fill you full of information on how much work goes into those live news broadcasts that we each turn in to watch each and every week. After you become informed, you’ll have great respect for how all those men and women pull off those live broadcasts with ease!

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  • Electric Car, Ebike & Segway Tours in Atlanta

Leave those cars at home, and experience Atlanta in a whole new way! It may take a bit of balance and skill, but add electric cars, Ebikes, and Segway tour rides to your Atlanta bucket list! It takes a bit of balance to stay on a Segway or Ebike, but once you have the hang of it, you’re ready to rock and roll! (literally) Don’t worry, the guided tours are easy to stay up with and provide a great way to learn a quick demo and lesson beforehand as well!

Atlanta Cruzers Ebike Tour

  • Visit the Atlanta History Center

Visiting Atlanta is great, but what about the history behind the beautiful city? If you’ve ever wanted to dig a bit deeper and explore, you and your family need to visit the Atlanta History Center. Visiting the Atlanta History Center is like taking a step back in time.

atanta history center, Atlanta Bucket List

It’s safe to say that this is the place to learn about the history of Atlanta. You’ll learn some amazing information and facts about Atlanta that you never knew! Plus, make certain to check out the Swan House while you are there as well. Taking a tour through the home of the wealthiest man in Georgia back in the day is a real treat!

atlanta history museum
Photo Credit: Malika Bowling, Roamilicious.com
  • Go Behind the scenes at the Fox Theater

The Fox Theater knows how to put on a show. Honestly, there isn’t anything not to love about it. They never disappoint with their beautiful theater, exemplary service, and incredible shows & performances that they offer to the public throughout the year. While it’s fun to sit in the seats and see the plays, don’t miss out on the opportunity to get a behind the scenes tour! It’s so exciting to learn about things that go on behind the curtain as well!

fox theatre atlanta schedule, behind the scene tour of the fox theatre

  • Jimmy Carter Library and MLK Jr National Historic Site

Calling all you history buffs! If you live, breathe and love history, then visiting Jimmy Carter Library and MLK Jr National Historic Site are an absolute Atlanta bucket list must! Fun fact? Did you know that Atlanta is of only two cities in the World to be home to two Nobel Peace Prize winners – Jimmy Carter (2002) and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1964). That’s a fraction of the fun history that you’ll learn if you visit these two amazing sites!

  • Atlanta Movie Tours

With Atlanta being a popular city for the filming industry, you and your family should most definitely go on an Atlanta Movie Tour. There are a variety of movie tours to choose from like Hunger Games, Gone With the Wind, Marvel’s Avengers and many others. The guides are experienced actors with inside knowledge and bring a fun ambiance to the tour. Bring your camera because you’ll absolutely want to snap some photos!

Photo Credit: Malika Bowling from Roamilicious.com
  • Atlanta Botanical Gardens

Being one with nature in Atlanta is a must and what better way to do that than with a trip to the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. You will capture some of the most stunning gardens you will ever see with your own two eyes. The Atlanta Botanical Gardens bring a whole new meaning to beauty and it is especially pretty to visit in the Spring and Fall. Plus, if you want to add their Christmas spectacular Garden Lights to your Atlanta Bucket list, you’ll be starting off the holiday season perfectly!

Atlanta Botanical Gardens, Atlanta Bucket List
Photo Credit: Atlanta Botanical Gardens

It’s no surprise that Atlanta offers a ton of exciting activities for everyone in your family to enjoy! Make an Atlanta bucket list and add some of these suggestions to visit! If possible, add them all! The more that you can explore everything that Atlanta has to offer, the better!

  • Skyview Ferris Wheel

Although, we didn’t purchase Skyview tickets through TripAdvisor, you don’t want to miss out on seeing downtown Atlanta in a whole new light! You’ll love sitting inside the climate-controlled cab of the Skyview Ferris Wheel and taking in all the sights of the every-busy and always eventful downtown.

Atlanta SkyView, Atlanta Bucket List

Don’t forget to take your camera because if you time it just right, you could get some really cool sunset shots that are certain to be picture perfect! If you’re afraid of heights, rest easy knowing that you’re only 20 stories up in the air!

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