Things to do in Middle Georgia this Summer, Part III
Now that school has been out for nearly a month in middle GA, and you’ve explored the local sites and sounds, are you ready to venture out a bit, taking the kids on some cool day trips less than 2 hours away? If so, bring your sunscreen, plenty of water, and put on your happy face.
Wild Adventures Theme Park, Valdosta GA – Come check out the animals, survive the rollercoasters, enjoy the family rides, get wet at Splash Island, and watch world famous entertainment (including Casting Crowns and Dolly Parton). The park is open 10am – 8pm (daily) and Splash Island is open 11am – 7pm (daily). Call (229) 219-7080 for specific event details and pricing options.
Massee Lane Gardens, Fort Valley GA – Nestled amongst the pines is 9-acres of camellias and other exotic plants, a garden greenhouse, koi pond, and the gorgeous rose gazebo. Nature lovers will be amazed and kids can explore or learn as they go. Open 10am-4:30pm (Tues-Sat) and 1pm – 4:30pm (Sun). Call for information at (478) 967-2358.
Jimmy Carter Museum, Plains GA – Come see where the 39th President of the U.S. grew up, wander through the museum, tour the town, ride the train, perhaps see someone famous. Additional information can be obtained by calling (229) 824-5373).
Atlanta Braves Baseball, Atlanta GA – Take the family to see an upcoming Braves game and root on one of the best teams in Major League Baseball. Come early and tour the Braves Museum and Hall of Fame, take in the game from the Outfield Pavilion,
and let your kids go wild in the Fun Zone. Guaranteed to be fun for the whole family. For schedule, pricing, and special events contact customer service at (800) 653-8000.
Stone Mountain Park, Atlanta GA – Check out the Summit Skyride, be adventureous on the Sky Hike, see the spectacular man-made display carved into the mountainside, ride the scenic railroad, and stay for the best lasershow you’ll ever see. A full day of activities await. Call (800) 401-2407 for details.
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