As the weather turns colder and the fall decorations and turkey leftovers have been put to rest, it’s time to start looking forward to the December holiday season. Tree lightings, concerts, live performances, and more delight families in the D.C. metro area.
Picture this: families all bundled up drinking hot chocolate and whirling around an outdoor ice skating rink lit up by a 65-foot Christmas tree. The clippity-clop of horse hooves pulling carriages is faintly noticeable in the distance, and fireworks light up the sky to the beat of popular Christmas songs.
Whether you are seeking a walk through history, animal encounters, or the best southern cuisine in Dixie, Atlanta delivers, dripping with southern hospitality and charm. Enjoy these top 10 things to do in Atlanta for families, in addition to a few tips about where to eat, stay, and venture past the city.
Visiting Atlanta doesn’t have to be expensive. A multitude of adventures await those who want to keep their wallet tucked away. The following is a list of our family favorites in the city-proper, the metro area, and beyond.