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Chattanooga
Welcome to the pride of the South and one of the best Chattanooga attractions the Southern Belle Riverboat! Take a great Chattanooga cruise along the scenic Tennessee River while enjoying one of our fabulous dinner cruises, daily lunch cruises or da...
Chattanooga
The Creative Discovery Museum is recognized as one of the premier hands-on children's museums in the region. Gather the young and young-at-heart and make plans now to visit us at Creative Discovery Museum. Whether it's for a couple of hours or a whol...
Chattanooga
The Chattanooga skyline features six magnificent peaks that top the Tennessee Aquarium's River Journey and Ocean Journey buildings. River Journey is the original Aquarium building and features stunning freshwater creatures and habitats from around th...
Ruby Falls
(3 Miles)
Chattanooga
Anticipation builds, the temperature drops, a cool fresh breeze surrounds you as you are immersed in darkness. There is the thunderous sound of water splashing directly in front of you, and you feel an invigorating mist. Suddenly, there is light, you...
Lookout Mountain
One of the south’s oldest and most popular natural attractions featuring the Enchanted Trail with a Swing-A-Long Bridge and Fairyland Caverns, as well as many festivals and events throughout the year!
Chattanooga
Home to the world famous hills of the Cannon Ball Roller Coaster, excitement is timeless at Lake Winnepesaukah. With high-adrenaline thrills from the OH-ZONE! 14-story free fall, kiddie rides such as The Whale, The Bumble Bees, & The Frog Hopper; and...
Chattanooga
The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum is proud to offer a wide variety of rides to suit your needs. For a quick trip, our Missionary Ridge Local takes only 55 minutes but packs all sorts of excitement from a ride through a Civil War era tunnel to a g...
Fort Oglethorpe
In 1863, Union and Confederate forces fought for control of Chattanooga, the gateway to the deep south. Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, the nations first, was created in 1890 to preserve and commemorate these battlefields.
Bridgeport
For more than 10,000 years, Russell Cave was home to prehistoric peoples. Russell Cave provides clues to the daily lifeways of early North American inhabitants dating from 6500 B.C. to 1650 A.D. The cave shelter archaeological site contains the most ...
Chatsworth
Situated in the Chattahoochee National Forest close to the Cohutta Wilderness area, this park offers a variety of outdoor activities. Hikers, mountain bikers and horseback riders will find some of the most beautiful trails in northern Georgia.
Spencer
We are an Seasonal Agritourism Farm with lots of hands-on learning and fun for the entire family. We have farmer play areas, petting farm and mini donkey rides, food concessions, gift shop, covered pavilion, pumpkin patch in the fall, hayrides, 50 ...
Fort Payne
Little River is unique because it flows for most of its length atop Lookout Mountain in northeast Alabama. Forested uplands, waterfalls, canyon rims and bluffs, pools, boulders, and sandstone cliffs offer settings for a variety of recreational activi...
Kangaroo Jakes
(51 Miles)
Rome
Masses of varied inflatables for the kids to go nuts on, plus family arcade and giant screen for movies!
Ellijay
"THE ALLEY " Family Entertainment Center is your top entertainment destination in Ellijay, Ga. for a fun experience like no other. Bring your family, friends, and colleagues out for a day of fun in our classic and value oriented bowling center.
Rome
As a vital center for local historical research, the Rome Area History Museum is appropriately located on Broad Street in the heart of Historic Downtown Rome, Georgia.
Blue Ridge
Nestled in the mountains of Georgia in the Chattahoochee National Forest, historic Blue Ridge awaits you and your family. Our regular 4 hour, 26 mile round trip winds along the beautiful Toccoa River for one hour in vintage climate controlled or open...
Sweetwater
Stroll through an 18th century village, explore huge fascinating caverns. Listed by the Guinness Book of World Records as Americas largest underground lake
Woodville
Take a tour underground through some of the most beautiful formations Mother Nature has ever created, including The Frozen Waterfall and a huge stalagmite column 45 ft high. Kids can also pan for gems with treasures guaranteed!
Woodville
Old MacDonald's Petting Zoo offers "hands on" petting and feeding of domestic and exotic animals and birds. We have farm animals and birds commonly found throughout North America as well as some from far-away places like Central and South America, Au...
Jasper
Family Fun Ranch! Fun For the Whole Family!
Centre
They have been fishing for crappie on this lake for over 30 years, so if you want a guide service that offers a day filled with fun and great fishing action these are your guys!
Cartersville
Features include the Farmland Petting Zoo, Hay Ride Farm Tour, nature walks, sports fields and inflatable bounce houses.
Cartersville
Tellus will occupy more than 120,000 square feet and feature galleries devoted to minerals, fossils, transportation technology, and hands-on science experiences. Tellus will also house the only fully digital planetarium in North Georgia regularly ope...
Attalla
An exotic animal park and rescue Preserve, home to over 80 large predators, including tigers, leopards and bears, also featuring an animal contact barnyard full of farm animals the kids can get closer to. Open Walk About, Private Tours and Sunset Tou...
Huntsville
A facility dedicated to the preservation of railroad history. Take the free self-guided tour and discover an array of exhibits, expert-led tours also available, as is a ride on one of the historic locomotives!
Dahlonega
One Hour, Two Hour & Half Day rides are a great way to satisfy your sense of adventure. Beginners are advised to start off on a gentle One Hour Ride. It's our most tame trip which travels through scenic mountain trails.
Acworth
Come enjoy beautiful Lake Allatoona in one of our twenty lakeside/lake view lots. Our lots are spacious and offer easy parking. We provide camping that is family oriented and pet friendly. Our onsite amenities and activities are designed for the enti...
Huntsville
Civil War soldiers, a talking tree and whimmy diddles, see them all at the EarlyWorks Museums - Alabama Constitution Village, the Historic Huntsville Depot and EarlyWorks Childrens History Museum.
Huntsville
Designed for children, it's the South's largest hands-on history museum.
Huntsville
The Museum fills its seven galleries with a variety of exhibitions throughout the year, including prestigious traveling exhibits and the work of nationally and regionally acclaimed artists. The Museum's own 2,522-piece permanent collection also forms...
Boaz
Kidz Time is located in a 10,000 sq ft building, offering clean, safe fun for children under age 12. We are an indoor inflatable playground offering 5 days of Open Play time along with hosting parties.
Huntsville
Explore the galleries and find every almost theme and medium as created by Tennessee Valley artists, from sculptures and glass work through traditional oil paintings and contemporary photography.
Holly Springs
Two indoor pools and one outdoor pool for those budding swimmers to have a splash about or improve their swimming techniques.
Huntsville
Southern Adventures is a family-oriented water and amusement park offering year-round wholesome entertainment for all ages. Whether you are young or just young-at-heart, Southern Adventures has activities for you.
Huntsville
The Garden provides a variety of opportunities for individuals and groups to expand their knowledge of plants and nature. Programs are offered for adults and children, individually and in groups.
Huntsville
From incredible artifacts of our nation's space program, to hands-on interactive exhibits and space travel simulators, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center experience is unlike any other. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things...
Huntsville
A hands-on science center with more than 100 permanent, interactive exhibits in 7 different subject areas.
Murfreesboro
Featuring tenpin bowling lanes, super bumper cars and arcade, plus thrilling high tech laser tag.
Dawsonville
The Georgia Racing Hall of Fame (GRHOF) officially re-opened August 2007. The museum, recognized by the state legislature as the official home of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, recognizes prominent members of Georgia’s racing heritage.
Gadsden
Hands on exhibits and activities for children of all ages! An interesting and fun museum where imagination and creativity allow for a world of entertainment!
Murfreesboro
Welcome! Located in downtown Murfreesboro, TN, the Discovery Center is a hands-on museum for children & adults of all ages!
Kennesaw
Sparkles Family Fun Centers have been the leaders in Family Entertainment in the Atlanta area since 1959. Our motto of Clean, Fun, Friendly and Safe family entertainment has been the mission statement of our business for 50 years!
Wartburg
The Obed Wild and Scenic River looks much the same today as it did when the first white settlers strolled its banks in the late 1700s. While meagerly populated due to poor farming soil, the river was a hospitable fishing and hunting area for trappers...
Kennesaw
Monday, June 27, 1864, when some of the heaviest fighting of the Atlanta Campaign occurred here. Preserved are historic earthworks, cannon emplacements and monuments.
Fun World
(85 Miles)
Young Harris
Welcome to Fun World at Fieldstone, North Georgia's favorite Family Fun spot! Here you will find something for everyone in the family! At Fun World you can have a fun and safe experience with great games and fantastic pizza in a wholesome family...
Hiram
Sparkles Family Fun Centers have been the leaders in Family Entertainment in the Atlanta area since 1959. Our motto of Clean, Fun, Friendly and Safe family entertainment has been the mission statement of our business for 50 years!
Cleveland
Family Friendly zoo with over 400 animals including Georgia's premier petting zoo with over 100 breeds of rare and miniature livestock. Join us for baby animals being born. take a ride on the camel encounter wagon. Join us for pony rides, guided Wi...
Eagleville
An animal-tastic family fun day at Tennessee's largest petting farm!
Murfreesboro
The Wilderness Station is an outdoor education and recreation facility with a staff that offers programs year round. We have many activities to choose from including back country hiking, tree trail hike, education backpack rentals, disk golf, campfir...
Marietta
Dive into a Travel Channel Top 10 Water Park. With 50 amazing attractions, there's so much to do here. Enjoy Cliffhanger's 90-foot free-fall, the turbulent Tornado, and great family areas, like the Atlanta Ocean wave pool.

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Lake Winnepesaukah

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Tennessee Aquarium

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Tennessee Valley Railroad

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Chattanooga Riverboat Company

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Ruby Falls

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Creative Discovery Museum

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Baker Mountain Farm

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There are so many fun places to go with kids in Tennessee - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), great historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a look above, lots of the best things to do with children in TN