Top Field Trips for Schools and Families in Atlanta and Beyond
Don’t miss out on another year of experiences. Field trips reinforce what your kids are studying in school. Book your field trip for the 21-22 school year now with these featured destinations.
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Multi-disciplinary, interactive guided tours for students are educational and engaging. Students are encouraged to interact with historical objects while touring award-winning exhibitions, historic houses and gardens. Self-guided tour options are available for teachers and homeschool families.
Experience the art of puppetry in person with live puppet shows, Worlds of Puppetry Museum exhibitions and Create-A-Puppet Workshops.™ Virtual experiences are available through the Digital Learning department with a variety of live, interactive puppet shows and curriculum-based workshops.
The CNC has 127 acres of forests, wetlands, trails, ponds and exhibits for children to explore. These excursions offer children a window to the beauty of nature in a hands-on setting. They’ll participate in animal encounters, educational exhibits, guided hikes and more.
Turn textbooks into playbooks with a field trip to the Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame. Students will discover the traditions, passion and pageantry of the sport, and walk away with valuable lessons about leadership, perseverance and hard work.
A field trip to Fernbank Museum inspires curiosity through adventures in science, nature and human culture. Students can explore three floors of engaging exhibits, witness real-life science in the Giant Screen Theater, and discover 75 acres of outdoor adventures in Wildwoods and Fernbank Forest.
From dinosaurs and fossils to rockets and stars, Tellus Science Museum provides STEM-based curriculum for students at all grade levels and meets Georgia’s Standards of Excellence. Field trips to Tellus Science Museum include gallery time, hands-on learning activities in the labs and more.
The Michael C. Carlos Museum cultivates literacy in the arts and fosters understanding of religions and cultures throughout history. Interactive field trips foster observation, analysis, communication and more. On virtual field trips, museum educators teach students in real time, exploring a variety of subjects across collections.
Virtual field trips and workshops teach design and STEM skills to help students face real-world challenges, so today’s young designers can become tomorrow’s changemakers. Students will learn how to think like a designer while exploring topics such as architecture, coding, game design and more.
From hands-on experiments to educational hikes and outdoor games, Piedmont Park’s carefully crafted field trip programs will captivate students of all ages. Choose from an on-site field trip in the green heart of Atlanta, or have an environmental educator come to your classroom for an exciting outreach programs.
Zoo Atlanta connects students to animals, careers and conservation through a Virtual Field Trip. On-grounds programs like Self-Guided Field Trips, Wild Walks and Zoo Challenge Programs are also available. All programs engage students as they learn about Zoo Atlanta’s animal ambassadors and conservation initiatives.
Adventure Field Trips in Metro Atlanta
Atlanta Motor Speedway. Hampton.
College Football Hall of Fame. Atlanta.
Malibu Grand Prix. Norcross.
Monster Mini Golf. Marietta.
Mountasia Family Fun Center. Marietta.
Six Flags Theme Park. Austell.
Stone Mountain Park. Stone Mountain.
Treetop Quest. Buford and Dunwoody.
Animals and Farm Field Trips in Metro Atlanta
The Art Barn At Morning Glory Farm. Canton.
Georgia Aquarium. Atlanta.
Pettit Creek Farms. Cartersville.
The Pumpkin Patch at Yule Forest. Stockbridge.
Uncle Shuck’s Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch. Dawsonville.
Yellow River Wildlife Sanctuary. Lilburn.
Zoo Atlanta. Atlanta.
Historic Sites and House Field Trips in Metro Atlanta
Bulloch Hall. Roswell.
Funk Heritage Center. Waleska.
Governor’s Mansion. Atlanta.
The Herndon Home. Atlanta.
Historic Mable House. Mableton.
Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Site. Atlanta.
Oakland Cemetery. Atlanta.
Root House Museum. Marietta.
Smith Plantation. Roswell.
The Wren’s Nest. Atlanta.
Museum Field Trips in Metro Atlanta
Atlanta History Center. Atlanta.
Atlanta Preservation Center. Atlanta.
APEX Museum. Atlanta.
Bartow History Museum. Cartersville.
Booth Western Art Museum. Cartersville.
Braves Truist Park Tours. Smyrna.
Fernbank Museum of Natural History. Atlanta.
Fernbank Science Center. Atlanta. Currently closed.
High Museum of Art. Atlanta.
Georgia Capitol Museum. Atlanta.
Hudgens Center for Art & Learning. Duluth.
Interactive Neighborhood for Kids, Inc. Gainesville.
Margaret Mitchell House. Atlanta. Currently closed.
Michael C. Carlos Museum. Atlanta.
Museum of Design. Atlanta.
Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking. Atlanta.
Southeastern Railway Museum. Duluth.
Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History. Kennesaw.
Teaching Museum North. Roswell.
Teaching Museum South. Hapeville.
Telephone Museum. Atlanta.
Tellus Science Museum. Cartersville.
William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum. Atlanta.
World of Coca-Cola. Atlanta.
Nature and Science Field Trips in Metro Atlanta
Atlanta Botanical Garden. Atlanta. Tours are currently unavailable.
Autrey Mill Nature Preserve. Johns Creek.
Big Trees Forest Preserve. Sandy Springs.
Chattahoochee Nature Center. Roswell.
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. Atlanta.
Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve. Lithonia.
Dunwoody Nature Center. Dunwoody.
Elachee Nature Science Center. Gainesville.
Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center. Buford.
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. Kennesaw.
McDaniel Farm Park. Duluth.
Panola Mountain State Park. Stockbridge.
Reynolds Nature Preserve. Morrow.
Truly Living Well Center for Natural Urban Agriculture. Atlanta.