Things to do in MACON with kids

Did you know that Georgia was named after George II of England? Or that it’s the leading producer of peanuts in the entire USA? No? Looks like Georgia really can keep surprising you!

Want more proof? How about Georgia is teeming with thrilling theme parks like Six Flags or Wild Adventures?  Kids can have the animals literally eating out of their hands at Yellow River Game Ranch, or explore the workings on television with the CNN Studio Tour!

There are museums galore covering all the topics kids could want, from the Museum of Aviation, Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, National Civil War Naval Museum and the Georgia Museum of Art!

There is plenty of nature waiting with the gorgeous national parks, such as the Fort Mountain State Park, and the sometimes spoooooky (but always fun!) Great Okefenokee Swamp.

History awaits at attractions such as St. Simons Island Lighthouse, and active kids will LOVE all the fun things to do in Georgia, from Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf to Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park!

Not just a sweet Georgia peach anymore is it? How about incredibly kids fun Georgia peach! 

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  • Ocmulgee National Monument

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    (2 miles) Macon

    Ocmulgee National Monument is a memorial to the relationship of people and natural resources in this corner of North America. We preserve a continuous record of human life in the Southeast from the ...

  • Museum of Arts and Sciences

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    (4 miles) Macon

    A visit to the Museum of Arts and Sciences is like a trip around the world! Where else can you see works of fine art, observe animals that live in tropical forests, study the culture of different ...

  • Museum of Aviation

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    (17 miles) Warner Robins

    51 acres of over 90 real life aircraft, as well as hundreds of aviation exhibits, as well as a fascinating museum for those aviation loving kids to explore and learn from. A flying start for your ...

  • High Falls State Park

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    (32 miles) Jackson

    Park visitors can enjoy the scenic waterfall on the Towaliga River and hike to the remaining grist mill foundation. A campground, picnic areas and canoe rental are also available. This pretty park in ...

  • High Falls Water Park

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    (32 miles) Jackson

    Seasonal water fun in Jackson with pirate ships, water slides, family pools, and plenty of places to lounge around!

  • Andersonville National Historic Site

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    (53 miles) Andersonville

    Explore the stories of POW's in this eye opening and historic attraction in Georgia - Camp Sumter military prison.

  • Follow the Leaders Wax Museum

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    (61 miles) Warm Springs

    Offer a collection of high quality wax figures portraying famous folk, including rare and unique creations by a world renowned artist.

  • Art In Motion Vintage Motorcycle Museum

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    (61 miles) Warm Springs

    A treat for enthusiasts with over 40 sympathetically restored classics on display.

  • Roosevelts Little White House

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    (61 miles) Warm Springs

    Built by Franklin D Roosevelt in 1932, this historic house is a great history lesson for the family, with guided tours, traveling exhibits and events for the whole family! History comes to life in ...

  • Durhamtown Off Road Park

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    (68 miles) Union Point

    At Durhamtown you can ride your Dirt Bike, ATV, Side x Sides on over 100 Miles of One Way Trails. We have 9 Tracks, including a Pee Wee Track, a Super Cross Track, MX Tracks, a Dirt Drag Strip and ...

  • Jimmy Carter National Historic Site

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    (71 miles) Plains

    Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter learned the importance of hard work, honesty, virtue, love and mercy in the quaint, rural town of Plains, Georgia. Working as full partners, the Carters have dedicated their ...

  • Butts Mill Farm

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    (73 miles) Pine Mountain

    Family farm fun in Georgia with horse riding, go-karts and petting zoo!

  • Yellow River Game Ranch

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    (73 miles) Lilburn

    You will have the animals eating out of your hand-- literally! This wonderful game ranch has 24 wooded acres with over 600 animals and birds that families can get right up close to. From buffalo, ...

  • Stone Mountain Park

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    (74 miles) Stone Mountain

    Located on 3,200 acres of natural beauty, Stone Mountain Park features a wide variety of fun family activities and things to do in the Atlanta, Georgia area. Amazing adventures await as you discover ...

  • Junction Lanes Family Entertainment Center

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    (74 miles) Newnan

    Great bowling fun in Georgia, with glow golf and arcade too! Strike!

  • Wild Animal Safari

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    (75 miles) Pine Mountain

    Visitors can ride through the park, observe, take pictures and feed the animals from their car,one of the Zebra Vans or the guided tour bus (seasonal). Hundreds of exotic animals - a true worldwide ...

  • Zoo Atlanta

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    (75 miles) Atlanta

    Animal keeper talks, training demonstrations, fun shows, animal encounters and more!

  • Fernbank Science Center

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    (76 miles) Atlanta

    Fernbank Science Center offers hands-on science activities for kids.The exhibit hall presents numerous displays which deal with a whole array of scientific concepts. The theme for the entire exhibit ...

  • The Martin Luther King Jnr National Historic Site

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    (76 miles) Atlanta

    The Martin Luther King, Jr., National Historic Site includes a number of facilities that are operated in partnership with the National Park Service, Ebenezer Baptist Church and The King Center. ...

  • Bear Hollow Zoo

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    (76 miles) Athens

    A charming zoo filled with non-releasable native Georgia wildlife, perfect for that animal-tastic day out filled with learning and experiences. Free admission too!

  • The APEX Museum

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    (77 miles) Atlanta

    Visit the Yates and Milton Drug Store, one of Atlanta's first Black owned businesses. Listen to the stories of early African American pioneers in Atlanta and learn all about the powerful Black ...

  • Aerofit

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    (77 miles) Athens

    16 interconnected trampolines plus wall siders for a great fun cardiovascular workout whilst bouncing through every dimension imaginable.

  • CNN Studio Tour

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    (77 miles) Atlanta

    Fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the CNN studios, where kids can learn all about how television is made! CNN Studios also give an insight into the history of CNN.

  • Childrens Museum of Atlanta

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    (77 miles) Atlanta

    Hands on learning for curious minds under 8 years, with experiments, interactive discoveries and multi media exhibits so kids can learn as they play in Atlanta!

  • The World of Coca Cola

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    (77 miles) Atlanta

    A multi media attraction in Atlanta charting the history of Coca Cola from every angle, including 4D theatre production and Pop Culture Gallery!

  • Georgia Aquarium

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    (77 miles) Atlanta

    Visit the WORLD's second largest aquarium, and it happens to be in Georgia! With 10 million gallons of water, and over 100,000 animals from all around the world!

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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    (78 miles) Athens

    With free admission, this Museum of Art is a great place for the family to enjoy a cultural and artistic day out in Georgia! With kids activities and hands-on exhibits, it's a fun way to spend the ...

  • High Museum of Art

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    (79 miles) Atlanta

    From a stately home on Peachtree Street to its current award-winning buildings in a spectacular setting, the Museum become the leading art museum in the Southeastern United States with its renowned ...

  • Joyful Events Fishing Trips and Beach Outings

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    (79 miles) Atlanta Newnan

    All inclusive deep sea fishing trips, beach outings, bottom fishing and more all in Georgia, with welcoming staff and accessible facilities!

  • Fort Yargo State Park

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    (79 miles) Winder

    Fort Yargo offers a fun camping, hiking and fishing experience. The park surrounds Marbury Creek Reservoir, a 260-acre lake with a swimming beach, fishing areas and boat ramps.

  • Malibu Grand Prix Norcross

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    (81 miles) Norcross

    Attractions and games for those active kids of all ages - from mini golf, to go karting and of course a giant arcade! Georgia fun!

  • LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta

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    (82 miles) Atlanta

    A LEGO based, indoor family attraction in Atlanta, ideal for kids up to 12 years, with rides, soft play, model building and much more!

  • Magaret Mitchell House

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    (82 miles) Atlanta

    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and operated by the Atlanta History Center, the Margaret Mitchell House is a turn-of-the century, three-story, Tudor Revival building where Margaret ...

  • Pirates Cove Adventure Golf

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    (82 miles) Duluth

    Sea shanty family fun in this Georgia mini golf. Swashbuckling fun for the whole family all year round at Pirates Cove Miniature Golf. Great for those active kids on your family day out!

  • The Columbus Museum

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    (82 miles) Columbus

    Founded in 1953, the Columbus Museum is one of the largest museums in the Southeast and is unique for its dual concentration on American art and regional history. One of the many fun family places to ...