- TripBuzz found 31 things to do with kids in or near Watkinsville, Georgia, including 29 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Athens, Madison, Winder and Greensboro.
- From North Georgia Tours to Washington Farms, the Watkinsville area offers 69 different types of family activities, including: Other Outdoor Places, Other Tours, Parks and Movie Theaters.
- Located just an hour east of Atlanta, the city of Watkinsville retains its small town charm while being close to big city attractions and nightlife. While in town visitors can enjoy drinks at a local tavern that has remained in tact since 1801. In addition to historic structures and museums, the city also offers antique shopping, art galleries, boutiques and roadside fruit stands.
Climb into a horsedrawn carriage operated by North Georgia Tours and experience bucolic Watsonville from the comfort of a sheltered buggy. Due to limited space, carriage tours are best for groups of no more than four adults.
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2450 S. Milledge Ave, Athens, GA 30601 MoreLess Info
Covering 313 acres and part of the University of Georgia, the State Botanical Garden of Georgia has native flora gardens, international gardens, and plenty of trails. The greenhouses are used by the University and are opened for public.
A family entertainment center and bowling alley, the Showtime Bowling Center features 32 lanes of bowling with automatic scoring as well as a video game arcade and billiard tables. The center is available for party rentals.
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2600 Riverbend Road, Athens, GA 30605 MoreLess Info
Known for its classic par 71 Robert Trent Jones layout, the University of Georgia Golf Course is the home course of the GA Bulldogs and offers an entertaining game of golf for players of varying skills.
The Bear Hollow Zoo features native wildlife from across Georgia including bald eagles, barn owls, black bears, bobcats, and American alligators. On the weekends, the center often hosts hands-on children's activities.
A neighborhood facility, Memorial Park is frequented by families with children. Park features include a playground, walking trails, swimming pool and picnic pavilion. For added convenience, there is a nearby dog park for the family pet to enjoy.
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1400 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30605 MoreLess Info
Maintained by the University of Georgia, Oconee Forest Park is 60 acres nature reserve with trails for hiking and mountain biking. The park features hickory trees and provides visitors with direct access to Lake Herrick.
Owned and operated by the University of Georgia, the Georgia Museum of Natural History holds 14 natural history collections. The individual collections are divided by six different departments of the university, including anthropology, botany, geology, geography, plant pathology, and entomology.
The 8th largest non-racing stadium in the country, Sanford Stadium is an on-campus football venue and a part of the University of Georgia. The games here are said to be played 'between the hedges' owing to the special feature here which are the privet hedges that surround the field.