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
Practice your swing at TopGolf, race the track or hit the arcade at Andretti, or bowl some strikes at one of the area’s best alleys.
Make an Escape
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 metro Atlanta’s many escape room attractions.
Tour by Topic
Tour Atlanta’s coolest venues and locations, from Mercedes-Benz to the Fox Theatre. Or, get goosebumps on a nighttime ghost tour.
Climb the Walls
Atlanta is home to some top notch climbing gyms that cater to teens. Adrenaline Climbing schedules blacklit, techno music climbing sessions. At Stone Summit Climbing and Fitness Center, buy a day pass and perfect your skills, or learn to belay with a partner.
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 the High Museum. Learn way more about your favorite teams at the Chick-fil-A Fan College Football Hall of Fame. Or, see the stars in a planetarium show at one of several museums or observatories around town.
Tube the Chattahoochee
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
Take in an Atlanta United match or see the Atlanta Hawks hit the court. Visit the Braves and see them play in their new home at The Battery, then stick around explore the shopping and restaurant options.
See Stone Mountain Park
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.