Best Spots to Spend a Hot Summer Day with Your Family in Atlanta

July 6, 2012 12:00 AM
Best Spots to Spend a Hot Summer Day with Your Family in Atlanta

" Just as certain as the sun rises every morning, Atlanta gets excruciatingly hot every summer. When the heat and humidity rise, families in the know head out to one of Atlanta’s favorite attractions to cool down on a scorching summer day. The top five spots to spend a hot and sunny summer day with your family in Atlanta promise the perfect solution to steamy summers in Atlanta.

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LanierWorld Water Park at Lake Lanier 7000 Lanier Islands Pkwy. Buford, GA 30518 (800) 677-5304

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There’s no better place to cool down on a sunny day than LanierWorld at Lake Lanier Resort, located just 30 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta. Major improvements have been made in time for the 2012 season. The Beach and Boardwalk areas have been expanded, plus there are more carnival rides, a brand new blow-up obstacle course and a new floating stage. The obstacle course is a flotilla of fun that invites kids to jump, bounce, slide and climb safely for an exhausting day of fun. Plus, every Friday night is Family Fun Night.

Related: Plan a Staycation to Remember

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White Water 250 Cobb Pkwy. North Marietta, GA 30062 (770) 590-4067

Price: $37.99 for adults and kids 48 inches and taller/$26.99 for children shorter than 48 inches/free for kids 2 and younger "

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