What Are Some Good Attractions in Atlanta for Kids?

Wild Animal Safari, Chattahoochee Nature Center, Legoland Discovery Center, Zoo Atlanta and Six Flags over Georgia are among the kid-friendly attractions in Atlanta, Georgia. The city also has several family restaurants with kids' menus, and even some, such as the Radial Café, that offer free meals for kids on certain days of the week, as of 2015.

The Wild Animal Safari is a drive-through zoo that features over 300 species of wild animals. It also has a replica of Old McDonald’s Farm, a petting zoo, a monkey house and a gift shop for souvenirs. A restaurant and concession stand provide food for the trip, while the picnic areas and the lake give visiting families the chance to relax. Alternatively, Zoo Atlanta is a more traditional zoo that has over 1,000 animals, including Western lowland gorillas and pandas. It also offers a petting zoo, carousel and train rides for younger guests.

Atlanta's Chattahoochee Nature Center is a 127-acre park along the Chattahoochee River. Families have plenty of space to hike and canoe, and an Interpretive Center provides kid-friendly interactive nature exhibits. Those looking for a bit more excitement can find it at the Six Flags over Georgia theme park, which has roller coasters, thrill rides and entertainment options for all ages. Another good choice is the Legoland Discovery Center which offers a huge space for kids to play and build, and it also includes Lego rides and a 3-D theater.