As you head out in the summer heat looking for a fun adventure, keep in mind these Free Things To Do In Atlanta. The heart of Georgia and the home of the Georgia Peach, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis in the South that rivals big cities like New York City and Los Angeles.
With Southern classic foods and country music right next to the hot up and coming hip hop artists and fashion designers this city truly is a great place to spend time with your family this year.
Free Things To Do In Atlanta
Piedmont Park: This well known beautiful park is full of expansive areas for kids to run andplay, beautiful walkways and an amazing view of the city.
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial: The site of his tomb and where this Civil Rights leader grew up are both free for viewing. Tours are offered daily and this is a great way to teach your children about race, changes in civil rights and how far our nation has come in the last 50 years.
Underground Atlanta: This is a fun cool place to hang out, eat great food and shop. Even if all you do is walk through the expansive underground mall, it’s a great experience everyone should enjoy while in th city. Public transit runs right by this so it makes it easy to get to if you aren’t familiar with the city.
Anne Frank Museum: If you are a fan of history, the Anne Frank story or simply want to teach your children about a less than happy part of our history – this is a great totally free museum with artifacts and hundreds of photographs on display.
Centennial Olympic Park: Nothing brought more pride to the city than to host the 1996 Olympics. Visit the park, see the memorials, statuary and walk the same paths Olympians visited during their stay in the city.
Atlanta Contemporary Art Center: Free on Thursdays to the public, this is a great cultural center that will be not only educational and enlightening but tons of fun for the whole family to view.
Imagine It Children’s Museum: Every second Tuesday of the month kids get in free to Atlanta’s premier children’s museum. If your travel plans coincide, it is a must see.
Atlanta’s Farmers Market: While you may be tempted to spend money at this giant farmer’s market, you will still want o go. You’ll be in awe at the variety of locally grown produce, local artisans products and the amazing people you meet along the way.
Carter Center: You can tour the grounds for free which includes beautiful flower gardens, the circle of flags and gorgeous views. To enter the Carter Presidential Library children are free but there is an admission charge for adults.
This list is a great start for your next stay in this famous Southern town. These free things to do in Atlanta are perfect to help supplement your plans to visit places like Six Flags over Georgia, or the famous Coco Cola plant that offers tons of free refills of beverages with the paid tour.