Top 10 Best Activities for Teenagers in Atlanta
There’s no way teenagers can be bored in Atlanta. Whether they’re interested in outdoor adventure, gaming, pop culture, or history, there’s always something to do. We’ve rounded up 10 of the best activities for teens in the metro Atlanta area to check out when it’s time to hang out.
Thrill seekers love White Water’s slides, wave pools and raft rides. And some of the tallest, most twisted roller coasters in the U.S. are at Six Flags over Georgia. It has Goliath, need we say more? Membership passes are available at both parks for repeat visit savings.
Get Your Game On
Stay a few steps ahead of a zombie apocalypse, save the world from a deadly virus or stop the clock on nuclear missiles. The choice – and the challenge- is yours at one of the metro areas escape room attractions.
Tour by Topic
Explore locations used in The Hunger Games films and other big screen titles shot in Atlanta on a movie tour. Get goosebumps on a nighttime ghost tour. Or, go behind the scenes of CNN to see how the news gets on air.
Atlanta is home to some top notch climbing gyms that cater to teens. Adrenaline Climbing schedules blacklit, techno music climbing sessions and Atlanta Rocks offers an after school climbing program for kids up to age 17 for weekday fun.
Go Mad for Museums
Museums aren’t all educational. Many of them can be a blast if you know what you’re looking for. Scout phosphorescent rocks and real time earthquake activity at Tellus. Taste every Coca-Cola product from around the world and reminisce over old commercials you’ll remember at the World of Coca-Cola. Immerse yourself in art at a High Museum teen night program. Learn way more about your favorite teams at the College Football Hall of Fame. Or, see the stars in a planetarium show at one of several museums or observatories around town
Go DIY at one of the entry points of the Chattahoochee River and float the day away. Or, head a bit north for tube rentals and shuttle service to the river.
Cheer on the Home Teams
Spend an entire day and evening here. Get active on SkyHike. Ride the Ducks for a water/land tour. Take the ride up the mountain for great views. Go back in time with historic reenactments. And, be sure to stick around at night for the famous laser light show during its run.
Find a Festival
Any time of year, you can find fantastic festivals happening around Atlanta. Art, food, music and more take center stage at huge events that are perfect for people watching and getting out with friends.
Looking for more? Check out more than 250 ideas of things to do around town with kids, including your big ones.