Summer Fun In Atlanta
12,000-square-foot Game-X overlooks Centennial Olympic Park and offers over 60 of today’s favorite games with a few blasts from the past, making it the coolest place in the Metro to escape the summer heat.
275 Baker Street, Atlanta, 404-525-0728
The Sandy Springs Lantern Parade
Hit a home run with an outing to the Gwinnett Braves where, April through September, Coolray Field showcases the talents of the Atlanta Braves Triple A Affiliate, along with concessions, a Kids Zone and Friday night fireworks.
2500 Buford Dr NE, Lawrenceville, 678-277-0300
Panola Mountain State Park offers a variety of Tree Top Excursions, rope assisted technical tree climbs ranging from introductory climbs to their ZZZ’s in The Trees Program. Participants can climb “Naomi Ruth,” a 100-foot Southern Red Oak, and into their “tree boat” where they will spend a restful night among the branches
2620 Hwy 155 Southwest, Stockbridge, 770-389-7801Photo Credit : Henry County Convention and Visitors Bureau
Dunwoody’s Butterfly Festival
Embark on a garden tour, artist marketplace and more, along with the official opening of the Butterfly Trail of Douglas County, which is registered with the Rosalyn Carter Butterfly Trail.
Head to the Atlanta History center for guided tours of the historic gardens and Cherokee Garden Library with living collection curators, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., May 6.
130 West Paces Ferry Road NW, Atlanta, 404-814-4031
High Museum of Art
Douglas County Museum of History and Art
Foodies delight with an afternoon in Marietta where the Marietta Square Food Tour embarks on an epicurean journey. This three-hour walking food tour allows you the unique opportunity to sample 10 appetizing tastings at seven different culinary stops while gaining knowledge about the area’s history, architecture and culture. Tour begins at the Australian Bakery Café
48 South Park Square, Marietta,866-736-6343
My girls favorite…
American Girl Boutique and Bistro
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Information provided by the Atlanta Metro Travel Association.