Just in time for summer, Field Trips with Sue is soo excited to present the second edition of the book – 100+ Free Things to do in Atlanta! The book offers frugal families ideas for summer fun and year-round entertainment. It includes tips on visiting Atlanta’s favorite attractions like the Georgia Aquarium, Zoo Atlanta, and Imagine It! The Children’s Museum of Atlanta for free. In addition, families can learn how to beat the heat with free pool time and splash fountains, escape inside for arts and crafts at local retailers or outside to experience nature. With this book, summer will be anything but boring.
Want a sneak peek? Of course you do! Below are some of the great adventures you’ll find in 100+ Free Things to do in Atlanta.
Visit a Museum or Attraction – Several Atlanta area attractions including the Georgia Aquarium, Imagine It! The Children’s Museum of Atlanta and The Atlanta Braves offer opportunities to visit for free. Booth Western Museum in Cartersville is another great venue with a full kids play area. Children 12 and under are always free and everyone is free the first Thursday of the month from 4-8 pm.See a Movie – Southern Outdoor Cinemas host free movies at parks, and shopping centers all summer long. For a complete listing of their summer movies, visit www.GaMoviesInThePark.com
Get Back to Nature - For low cost and big fun, check out Georgia State Parks or any of the National Parks. There are also several nature preserves around Atlanta that offer free admission including Dauset Trail. Dauset Trail is a 1200 acre preserve with trails, creeks, wildlife and an extensive calendar of events throughout the year.
Play Sports – From watching professional sports teams to playing them on your own, the book gives you ideas on active fun including bowling. Several national bowling centers offer free bowling to students during the summer. Check out www.kidsbowlfree.com or sign up for Brunswick Zone’s Bonus Zone for emailed coupons. AMF also has a free bowling program.
Build a Craft - Learn what stores offer kids activities for a bit of indoor (and cooler) fun. For example, Home Depot and Lowe’s Home Improvement offer monthly kid’s workshops where children make and take a wooden craft. Both programs also include a kid sized apron. The LEGO store offers monthly mini-builds.
So what are you waiting for? Order 100+ Free Things to do in Atlanta today (visit www.fieldtripswithsue.com/100free to order)! Order one for the grandparents, the babysitter, and one for your neighbor and best friend! Ok, let them order their own. Seriously, please tell your friends and neighbors about the book and once you’ve used it, tell me how it worked for you and send pictures of your favorite activities.