PETTING ZOO NEAR ME: 17 MOST ADORABLE PETTING ZOOS IN GEORGIA

PETTING ZOO NEAR ME: 17 MOST ADORABLE PETTING ZOOS IN GEORGIA

A petting zoo and kids go together like cookies and milk. There is just something about interacting with a fuzzy friend that makes children smile. If you find yourself asking, “Where is a great petting zoo near me?” — we have a great list for you. Some of these animal farms in Georgia you may have heard of, and some may surprise you!

12+ WAYS LEGOLAND ATLANTA IS AWESOME FOR KIDS

12+ WAYS LEGOLAND ATLANTA IS AWESOME FOR KIDS

If you have a lego fanatic (and doesn’t everyone have at least one in the family?) LEGOLAND Atlanta at Phipps Plaza is going to be nirvana for them. Here’s what my uber-lego fans found.

CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF ATLANTA: YOUR ULTIMATE GUIDE FOR FUN

CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF ATLANTA: YOUR ULTIMATE GUIDE FOR FUN

For parents of toddlers through young middle schoolers, The Children’s Museum of Atlanta has a wide variety of stimulating, educational and developmental activities to appeal to children – and parents. I even found myself scampering up and down the piano stairs a few times!

LAKE WINNIE AMUSEMENT PARK OFFERS NOSTALGIC THRILLS AND FUN

LAKE WINNIE AMUSEMENT PARK OFFERS NOSTALGIC THRILLS AND FUN

Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park, or Lake Winnie as it is affectionately called, is like a time machine to a simpler, small town America amusement park. A cross between state fair and seaside boardwalk, Lake Winnie offers old favorites and modern rides, and is one of the best family amusement parks in Georgia.

LOCALLY OWNED KIDS EAT FREE ATLANTA RESTAURANTS YOUR KIDS WILL LOVE

LOCALLY OWNED KIDS EAT FREE ATLANTA RESTAURANTS YOUR KIDS WILL LOVE

I enjoy Kids Eat Free as much as the next guy, but I’m not a fan of IHOP, Applebee’s, and the like.  I want good, local food. I want to support our locally owned and managed restaurants…the mom-and-pop shops that have taken the risk, make delicious food and help our community thrive.  So I started looking for Kids Eat Free Atlanta programs among this group of entrepreneurs.

28 REASONS YOU'LL FALL IN LOVE WITH INK GAINESVILLE GA

28 REASONS YOU’LL FALL IN LOVE WITH INK GAINESVILLE GA

My boys and I wanted to sneak in a little more fun before my oldest started Kindergarten, so we made a trip up to INK Gainesville GA. INK, the Interactive Neighborhood for Kids, is actually a non-profit organization that was created to engage children’s bodies and minds through a warehouse full of interactive exhibits!

INDOOR PLAYGROUND: ATLANTA OPTIONS YOU'LL LOVE

INDOOR PLAYGROUND: ATLANTA OPTIONS YOU’LL LOVE

Instead of being cooped up inside on those days that being outside just seems unbearable, check out our best indoor playground Atlanta kids’ love, which promise to keep even the most indoor-resistant child happy!

52+ AMAZING RAINY DAY INDOOR KIDS ACTIVITIES NEAR ME IN ATLANTA

52+ AMAZING RAINY DAY INDOOR KIDS ACTIVITIES NEAR ME IN ATLANTA

Sometimes it rains in Georgia. For days. Ugh. You play in the rain, build forts, read 100 books, and bake enough cookies for the entire neighborhood.  What next?? Time for an adventure and indoor activities for kids out of the house. We’ve got 52 ideas for rainy-day (or cold-weather) play around Atlanta. Not enough? Be sure to see our complete list of things to do in Atlanta.

IS A GREAT WOLF LODGE CABANA WORTH THE SPLURGE?

IS A GREAT WOLF LODGE CABANA WORTH THE SPLURGE?

Ask my kids about their “happy place” and they will tell you it’s Great Wolf Lodge. We’ve had multiple birthdays here, we’ve splashed with cousins, we’ve howled with grandparents. We’ve been in winter; we’ve been in summer. But we’ve never rented a Great Wolf Lodge cabana – until now.

GREAT WOLF LODGE, GA: WE ANSWER YOUR TOP 30 MOST-ASKED QUESTIONS [VIDEO]

GREAT WOLF LODGE, GA: WE ANSWER YOUR TOP 30 MOST-ASKED QUESTIONS [VIDEO]

Did you know that America’s largest waterpark has opened a Georgia location? Great Wolf Lodge, GA was announced in mid 2018, located in LaGrange – just about an hour south of Atlanta. Since it opened, we’ve received hundreds of questions about how to navigate the LaGrange location. We always love your questions, so we’ve compiled them all – with answers!

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