- TripBuzz found 31 things to do with kids in or near Athens, Georgia, including 12 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Madison, Commerce, Watkinsville and Winder.
- From Sanford Stadium to Bear Hollow Zoo, the Athens area offers 70 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Historic Sites, Zoos and Rock Climbing.
- Athens is situated within the Blue Ridge Mountains and is 70 miles away from Atlanta. It holds the main campus of the University of Georgia and features a strong live music culture, being the hometown of REM. Along with a vibrant nightlife, the city still maintains original Antebellum architecture for those who enjoy history.
Vines Gardens is a botanical garden that features hiking trails and artfully landscaped gardens. There are different sections with different themes and statuary, including a Japanese area and a Greek area. The park also hosts weddings and events.
Promoting culture, the arts, health and wellness in the community, the Parks & Recreation program offers activities for all ages. Along with several outdoor parks, the city also owns and manages an aquatics center, golf course and special events facility.
A soccer complex, Creekside Sports Center is home to both youth and adult soccer leagues as well as a flag football league. The center provides a soccer shop, soccer training, field rental, party hosting and a snack bar.
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2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville, GA 30504 MoreLess Info
Located within the Chicopee Woods Nature Preserve, the Elachee Nature Science Center is a center dedicated to environmental education and conservation. Visitors commonly enjoy viewing the exhibits during field trips, preschool programs, or a day of fun.
1104 Grayson Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045 MoreLess Info
A roller skating rink, Sparkles Family Fun Center of Gwinnett features open skating sessions with music, roller skating lessons and a pro shop. The center also offers video and redemption games, a children's playground and a snack bar.
Situated on 162 acres, Rhodes Jordan Park features a fishing lake and facilities for baseball, softball, tennis, football, soccer and basketball. The park also provides a nearly 2-mile paved walking trail, playgrounds, picnic facilities and a recreation center.