Atlanta’s Best Stuff For Tweens (9-12)

January 5, 2011 12:00 AM
Atlanta’s Best Stuff For Tweens (9-12)
Ah, the tween years – that critical age when your child is no longer a baby, but not quite a teenager. If you’re a parent, you know that at this age, it can seem impossible to please your child, no matter how hard you try. However, there are great things in Atlanta that are sure to please even the most indifferent tween around. Have no fear, a solution is here! – Danielle Jennings

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Six Flags Over Georgia

275 Riverside Parkway Austell, GA 30168 (770) 948-9290 This Atlanta institution is perfect for tweens because it allows them freedom to roam with friends, while they explore the park and conquer the roller coaster rides. An amusement park is a great way for tweens to become independent, because they are able to venture off from their parents when waiting in lines, ordering food and boarding rides. See website for seasonal operating hours.

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Atlanta History Center

130 West Paces Ferry Road NW Atlanta, GA 30305 (404) 814-4000 As schoolwork gets more challenging, a visit to the Atlanta History Center is a great place for tweens to learn history and process information. Its can also help prepare them for any academic challenges that await them. Featuring award-winning exhibits and museums and historic homes and gardens, this is a great educational spot that nurtures the minds of Atlanta tweens. Museum hours: Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5.30 p.m.

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