Thursday, June 26, 2008

Adventures for big kids

Starlight Six Drive-In 2000 Moreland Ave SE, Atlanta, GA

Malibu Grand Prix 5400 Brook Hollow Pkwy Norcross

Six Flags White Water 250 N Cobb Pkwy, Marietta

ADRENALINE CLIMBING 460 Brogdon Road #100, Suwanee 770-271-1390

NexGym at the Mall of Georgia - Fully functional sports gym geared for 6-14 year olds! gaming, organized sports, and all type interactive activities to get our kiddies moving. Awesome concept..

Movie Tavern at Northlake Festival 4043 LaVista Rd Tucker, GA (678) 680-5782

Junction Lanes 141 Newnan Station Drive Newnan, Georgia 30265 770-683-2695

Dave and Buster's
4000 Venture Drive Suite 15 Duluth , GA 30096 770/497-1152
Marietta 2215 D&B Drive Marietta , GA 30067 770/951-5554

Planet Q-Zar 3750 Venture Dr., Duluth770-497-1313
Unbelievable laser tag fun for older kids...

Jillian's Discover Mills Mall 5900 Sugarloaf ParkwayLawrenceville, GA 30043 678.847.5400

Medieval Times 5900 Sugarloaf Pkwy Lawrenceville inside Discover Mills Mall (770) 225-0230

ESPN Zone 3030 Peachtree Rd NW Atlanta

Stone Mountain Park Hwy 78 E (Exit 8) Stone Mountain

Wild Animal Safari 1300 Oak Grove Road Pine Mountain

Andretti Indoor Karting & Games 11000 Alpharetta Hwy Roswell

Lake Lanier Islands 6950 Holiday Rd Buford, GA

Water Parks!

The Beach at Clayton County International Park
2300 Hwy. 138 SE, Jonesboro770-473-5425 www.thebeachccip.comTues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.Adults, $10; children 3-12, $8; 2 and under, free; parking $3

Lake Lanier Beach and WaterPark
7000 Holiday Rd., Lake Lanier Islands770-932-7200 www.lakelanierislands.comTues.-Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-7 p.m.Adults, Mon.-Fri., $27.99; Sat.-Sun. $29.99' Children 42" and under, $17.99; under 3, free. Cool off in style with Georgia’s largest wave pool, an exciting three-story “FunDunker,” waterslides galore and a half-mile long sand beach. There’s also a Kiddie Lagoon and Wiggle Waves child-sized wave pool for your smallest kids to enjoy.

Red Top Mountain
50 Lodge Rd. SE, Cartersville 770-975-0055
Open daily, 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Free admission; parking, $3.The park’s Lake Allatoona is a great place for watery adventures. The sandy beach is ideal for swimming, and the lake is great for fishing and boating. Visitors can bring their own boats or rent on-site. Other attractions include hiking trails, miniature golf, tennis courts and picnic pavilions.

Robin Lake Beach
Callaway GardensHwy. 18, Pine Mountain. 800-225-292
Open daily, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.Adults, $13; children, $6.50; under 6, free.Relax on a one-mile stretch of white sand beach while the kids chill out on Iceberg Island, which contains climbing walls, trampolines, aqua totters and slides. Other activities include miniature golf, table tennis, shuffleboard, volleyball, paddle boats and the “Flying High” Circus, which has daily performances (except Wednesdays) throughout the summer.

Skull Island at Six Flags Over Georgia 275 Riverside Pkwy, Austell 770-948-9290 Hours vary.Adults, $39.99; children under 48", $29.99; under 3, free. In advance from Publix: free children’s admission with purchase of adult admission.Drop anchor at Skull Island for an interactive water adventure. Attractions include three giant water-dumping towers, six waterslides and a variety of water blasters, sprayers, fountains, jets, water wheels and pumps.

Sun Valley Beach 5350 Holloman Rd., Powder Springs 770-943-5900 daily; 10 a.m.-8 p.m.Adults, $17.95; children 2-11, $14.95Dive into one of the largest pools in the Southeast or relax on Sun Valley’s sandy white beach. Attractions include 11 waterslides, a dolphin fountain, a showering umbrella, lumber jack log roll, diving platforms and swinging ropes. Bring a picnic, light up the grill or buy lunch at the concession stand.

White Water Park 250 Cobb Pkwy., Marietta 770-948-9290 Opens daily at 10 a.m.; closing times vary.Adults, $36.99; children under 48”, $26.99; under 3, free.