Rehabilitated Bald Eagle Joins Zoo Atlanta Family

Zoo Atlanta Bald Eagle

Zoo Atlanta 800 Cherokee Avenue Atlanta, GA 30315 zooatlanta.org Facebook Twitter An American icon has landed at Zoo Atlanta, and just in time for Independence Day, fans have a final opportunity to support the care and habitat of our national bird in its new home at the Zoo. Zoo Atlanta is delighted to welcome a

Go Glamping! 6 Yurt Camping Spots in Georgia

Georgia Yurt Camping

Kids love to be outdoors day and night.  They’ll even sleep outdoors and often beg to go camping but many parents want the convenience of electricity and the safety of locking doors.   Some call camping with these extra  “glamping” and there are several places in Georgia that offer yurt camping on a reservation basis.

5 Places to Water Tube within 2-Hours of Atlanta!

Atlanta River Tubing

Water-tubing is a fun way to spend a hot summer afternoon with your kids. Georgia has awesome places to take a tubing trip; whether a lazy float on a quiet river or a white-water experience, you’ll find fabulous river tubing opportunities just a couple hours from Atlanta.  Wherever you choose to enjoy a day on

Chill Out With King of Pops at Avalon This Summer

Chill Out With King of Pops at Avalon This Summer

Chill out! Avalon guests looking to take a break from the heat will have the perfect opportunity to cool off this summer with King of Pops. The popular popsicle purveyor will be selling their fresh, all-natural handmade creations from noon until 6 p.m. every Thursday through Sunday until Sept. 27 in Avalon’s Plaza, weather permitting.

Birthday Party Options at The Rock Ranch

The Rock Ranch - Birthday Parties

  The Rock Ranch 5020 Barnesville Highway The Rock, GA 30285 Website Twitter Facebook The Rock Ranch is excited to announce new and exciting birthday party packages that are fun, easy and more affordable than ever!  Book a farm birthday party on any date The Rock Ranch farm attractions are open to the public during our

Keep Your Kids Wading In The Water All Year Round!

Atlanta Indoor Pools

Just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean you have to scrap a favorite water past-time like swimming. Thankfully swimming is not a sport that comes along only in the summer season. There are plenty of places your kids can wade in the water and AtlantaMoms Swimming Guide showcases some great indoor aquatic centers and classes

Atlanta Area Pumpkin Patches + How To Choose a Pumpkin

Atlanta Pumpkin Patches

Our annual Atlanta Pumpkin Patch Guide is the place to find a pumpkin patch near Atlanta! Pumpkin patches aren’t just pumpkin patches, you know.  Many pumpkin patches also offer hayrides, fresh cider, arts & crafts, and other fun family activities. While you’re planning your family’s Fall fun activities, check out our Corn Maze Guide, Haunted House

Atlanta Haunted Houses

Atlanta haunted houses

  Atlanta is home to some of the most elaborate and horrifying haunted houses in the country.  My first date with my future husband was at Netherworld Haunted House where thanks to the horrifyingly fun experience, I learned that he is a great protector, doesn’t hesitate to laugh at himself when he’s scared, and is just

3 Thrilling Southeast Indoor Water Parks!

3 Thrilling Southeast Indoor Water Parks!

  Are you planning on traveling in any of the following South Eastern States: South Carolina, Tennessee or Florida? If so, take some time to truly refresh with the joy of a family vacation! Regardless the weather, you and your family can have a blast at any one of these indoor water parks.   Great

10 Georgia Gardens Blooming With Family Fun

10 Botanical Gardens in Georgia

Hopefully the weather will start getting cooler in the next couple of weeks and that means we can spend more time outdoors! To see more gardens in Georgia visit our Georgia Gardens Guide There are dozens of State Parks, playgrounds and other outdoor attractions in Georgia but there are also many beautiful garden attractions in

5 U-Pick Apple Orchards Near Atlanta

Atlanta Apple Picking - Apple Orchards

Fall is almost here and that means the temperature is going to start dropping, leaves will change colors and apple picking season is around the corner! Wait, apple picking season is NOW! One of my favorite things to do in the fall is head to North Georgia, see the beautiful colors the leaves are changing

5 Great Places to Hike in Georgia + 5 Tips For Making Hiking With Kids Fun

5 Great Places to Hike in Georgia + 5 Tips For Making Hiking With Kids Fun

One of my family’s favorite outdoor activities is hiking.  We go for the day and take a picnic lunch or sometimes we even go for the whole weekend.  My favorite kind of hike is when we see waterfalls.   Whether you are looking for an easy hike or a hike that will challenge you, Georgia has

5 Mini-Vacation Ideas For Families in the South

5 Mini-Vacations in the South for Families

Mini-vacations have several advantages over long, expensive vacations for families. Without breaking your budget, you can take two or three mini-vacations in the southeast throughout the course of the summer. They give the kids something to look forward to and don’t last so long that they get bored and want to go home. You can

Geocaching Adventure at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia

Geocaching at Callaway Gardens

My son went to summer camp in North Georgia for a week recently and one of his classes was Geocaching.  He came back with a passion for the outdoor hobby which I had never heard of.   He talked and talked about geocaching for a couple of days when I finally thought it sounded pretty

The Parent’s Guide to Hurricane Harbor at Six Flags Over Georgia

Hurricane Harbor at Six Flags Over Georgia

Hurricane Harbor Facts: Six Flags Over Georgia 275 Riverside Parkway, SW Austell, Georgia 30168 770-739-3400 Website Facebook Twitter Last year Atlanta Moms® was one of the first to tell the Atlanta parent community about Six Flags Over Georgia’s new water park, Hurricane Harbor and now we’re going to tell you about our experience at Hurricane Harbor!

Atlanta Area Paintball Fields and Indoor Paintball Places

Atlanta area paintball places

Paintball has become very popular with my boys and their friends.  They would go to a paintball place every weekend if I let them.  Thank goodness for Groupons! Groupon often has a coupon for one paintball place or another. Something to think about before letting your kids enjoy a day of paintball is do they

5 Beautiful Georgia State Parks Just About An Hour Drive From Atlanta

Georgia State Parks map

Georgia is home to over 60 State Parks and Historic Sites.  Many are within an hours drive of Atlanta depending on traffic.  Most have activities every weekend that are fun for the entire family.  Several of Georgia’s State Parks have cabins to rent or if you like sleeping in a tent they also have reservable

Relax & Rejuvenate at an Atlanta Area Day Spa

Atlanta Day Spa Guide

With just about one week until Mother’s Day, many dads and adult children are wondering what kind of gift could possibly express the love and appreciation they feel for the special woman in their life.  Notice I didn’t say young children.  Wouldn’t it be nice if babies were wired knowing what exactly mom wants.. every

Bite Into a Gourmet Cupcake at an Atlanta Cupcake Bakery!

Atlanta Cupcake Bakeries

Holidays, birthdays, graduations, class parties at school, baby showers and wedding showers are just a few occasions that come to mind when I think of times I might need to have cupcakes.  I could eat cupcakes every day if I wouldn’t gain 10 pounds just by looking at the little round pieces of heaven. Who wouldn’t

5 Atlanta Area Pizza Places Your Family Will Love

Atlanta area pizza restaurants

Pizza, Pizza All Over Atlanta! Whether you are looking to pick up a quick meal on-the-go or dine-in at a restaurant, we’re sure pizza is on your list of options.  Who doesn’t like pizza?  We know there are people who don’t like pizza, I even know some personally.  Most pizza places though have more than

Parent’s Guide to Universal Orlando Resort and 13 Theme Park Tips For Families

Universal Studios Orlando amusement parks

View and print a PDF version of this guide The two Universal Orlando Resort theme parks in Orlando, Florida, just a quick 8 hour drive from Atlanta, are two of the most epically popular family vacation destinations in the country, with over 3.6 million people visiting the parks in 2011. Universal Orlando Resort offers opportunities

5 Atlanta Professional Organizers That Can Help You!

Professional Organizers in Atlanta

Ever feel like you are tripping over stuff when ever you walk into a room in your house?  You’re not the only one!  Most of us have issues with clutter in our homes, garages, some of us even our cars. Here are some things you can to do to organize your home: Make sure that

5 Atlanta Birthday Party Places That Come To You!

Atlanta mobile birthday parties for kids

Find more birthday party planning resources in the Atlanta Moms® Birthday Party Planning Guide. The last time you planned your child’s birthday party, was it stress free?  The mobile birthday party options listed below help parents quickly and affordably organize a birthday party. The convenience of a mobile birthday party, a party that comes to