Here are our Top Three choices:
401 Little White House Rd., Warm Springs
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Tour Franklin D. Roosevelt’s still-furnished vacation home and see his wheelchair made from a kitchen chair. Touch the naturally warm spring in the historic pools. Also see FDR’s
cane collection, an iron lung and hand-controlled convertible car. 75 minutes southwest of Atlanta. 706-655-5870
Regular Admission: Adults, $12; ages 6-17, $7; 6 and younger, $2
813 Indian Mounds Rd., Cartersville. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Climb to the top of a 63-foot earthen mound or go inside a recreated mud house and walk the riverside nature trail. 45 minutes north of Atlanta. 770-387-3747.
Regular Admission: Adults, $6; ages 6-17, $4; 6 and younger, $2
1211 Chatsworth Hwy NE., Calhoun. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Tour several buildings and learn how 1800s Cherokee lived much like their American neighbors. Kids can explore the print shop, furnished houses and nature trail. One hour north of Atlanta. 706-624-1321.
Regular Admission: Adults, $7; ages 6-17, $5.50
– Hayley Markowitz