Whether you’re going on a staycation right here in A-T-L or you are a visitor to Gwinnett you’ll quickly notice that there is no shortage of activities to keep you busy! Check out our list of 23 Spring Break Activities in Gwinnett & Atlanta! Why 23? Well, one, today’s the 23rd, two, I happen to like the number 23 and three…why NOT? So here goes…
22. Eye Candy Art Studio: Choose a clay piece to paint or sign-up for a canvas painting class! No skills? That’s okay! Instructors will have you and your little ones feeling like Picasso in no time!
21. Adrenaline Climbing: Instead of having the kids climb all over your furniture (OR your nerves) take them to Adrenaline Climbing for some indoor adventure!
20. Get outdoors: Visit our Parks! One of the many reasons that Gwinnett is great is that you have over 40 parks at your disposal! Gwinnett parks offer everything from skateboard bowls and tennis to horseshoes and disc golf.
19. Splish, Splash: Visit one of the great fountains of Gwinnett for a cool and free day of relaxation that your kids will love. Suwanee Town Park, Duluth Town Green, Buford Community Center, Lillian Webb Park and Mall of Georgia each offer interactive fountains for residents and visitors to use. Free. Or visit one of Gwinnett’s 9 pool playgrounds (yes…I made that word up). Check GwinnettParks.com for entry costs and rules.
18. The Children’s Museum of Atlanta: Explore this hands-on museum with your little one!
17. Cherokee People Spring Break Program: Visit McDaniel Farm Park in Duluth on April 7th for an up-close, hands-on look at the Cherokee Native American culture. Kids will go on a nature walk, build pottery and learn about plants and their uses. $6 and pre-registration is required.
16. Aurora Theatre Children’s Playhouse: See Beebo and Ravioli’s Spectacular Circus on Saturday, April 4th!
15. Centuries of Childhood: An American Story: The Environmental & Heritage Center exhibit focuses of the stories of 5 distinct children in history. Children will connect the stories of American history to their own experiences by learning about the lives of five historical children and their families. Each historical character has its own distinct environment based on the time period and location in which they lived. By creating immersive environments with replicas of artifacts, home settings and traditional dress, children and families will feel like they are stepping into another time and place.
14. Atlanta City Pass: One price to see 5 Atlanta attractions! $74 for adults and $60 for kids. Visit Georgia Aquarium AND you get expedited entry), World of Coke, Inside CNN Studio Tour, choose Zoo Atlanta OR the new Center for Civil and Human Rights, and choose Fernbank OR the New College Football Hall of Fame. And don’t fret about seeing it all in one day…you have 9 full days to use your City Pass.
12. Gwinnett Braves: Batter up! See the MiLB Gwinnett Braves kick off the season April 9-12 at Coolray Field in Lawrenceville! Promotions: Thursday, April 9 – Opening Night T-Shirt Giveaway Presented by Georgia Power (First 2,500 fans)/ Fireworks, Friday, April 10 – Fireworks Friday/ Magnet Schedule Giveaway (First 2,500 fans) , Saturday, April 11 – Magnet Schedule Giveaway (First 2,500 fans)/ Georgia Bubbleman Appearance, Sunday, April 12 – Cartoon Network Stop Bullying: Speak Up/ Sunday Family Funday
11. Southeastern Railway Museum: Tucked away near the railroad tracks in Duluth the Southeastern Railway Museum awaits the squeals and screams of your little ones. See full size train cars, models and artifacts from a variety of rail cars.
10. Stone Mountain Park: No one does large scale events better than Stone Mountain Park. Georgia’s most visited attraction brings you Spring FUN Break complete with crafts, activities, games, a dance party and more!
9. Civil and Human Rights Museum: Enlighten your teens and teach them life lessons about others through eye-opening exhibits and hands-on learning.
8. Georgia Aquarium: You’ve heard about it. If you haven’t been now’s the time (Click here for a discount). If you’ve already been, then go back. They have dolphins now…DOLPHINS!
7. Treetop Quest: Zip through the trees at Gwinnett’s only zip line adventure course! Created to accommodate all ages.
6. Zoo Atlanta: Take a look at the pandas that Zoo Atlanta is known for! And while you’re there see the lions, tigers and bears (insert the obligatory ‘oh my!’ here)
4. Yellow River Game Ranch: Yellow River Game Ranch offers dozens of animals (and you can feed them too) from Bison to pigs to peacocks for your viewing pleasure.
3. $10 River Tubing: Uh huh…you read that right.
2. Spring Break Out 3K and Wellness Festival: Celebrate National Public Health Week and break out into new, fun and healthy habits with your family! Come experience wellness vendors, healthcare professionals, fitness demos, activities, inflatables, hayride, food trucks and a free movie on the lawn! Also, don’t forget to sign up for the 1,2,3K GLOW & Show run! Sign up early to get your glow in the dark t-shirt! Walk/Run begins at 8pm with free movie to follow. Proceeds benefit the Gwinnett Parks Foundation.
So, there you have it! Click here for more discount offers from local Gwinnett and Atlanta attractions!