Atlanta is known as a great convention city, but it’s also a great family friendly destination. In addition to the better known Atlanta attractions such as the Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, Stone Mountain Park and Six Flags Over Georgia, there are lots of things to do in Atlanta that are easy on the wallet and big on fun. Here is a list of several free things to do in Atlanta to make your visit there an affordable family vacation.
With German-spiced restaurants, Old World towers and balconies, and specialty and import shops tucked along its strasses and platzes, gingerbread-trimmed Helen is a storybook re-creation of an alpine village perched alongside the Chattahoochee River in the Blue Ridge Mountains. These three free things to do will help make a visit there affordable for a family.
Just minutes south of Atlanta, Clayton County, Georgia, combines the relaxed, neighborly feel of a small town with the desirable amenities of a large city. It is best known for its role in the classic American story "Gone with the Wind". Portions of Margaret Mitchell’s epic novel and scenes from the movie were set in this Georgia county, where there are six free things to do to help make your visit there an affordable family vacation.
Alpharetta, Ga., is a charming town located minutes from the North Georgia Mountains but still close enough to Atlanta to offer a taste of big city adventure. Here are 10 free things to do in Alpharetta, Georgia, to help make a visit there an affordable family vacation.