American Adventures Family amusement park designed for children under 12. Includes mini-golf course, go-carts, rides, the Foam Factory and Fun Forest. Open March through October. $5.99-$34.99. Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 12-6 p.m. 250 N. Cobb Parkway, Marietta. 770-948-9290. www.sixflags.com/aadventures.
Lake Lanier Islands Year-round resort with lake houses, golf, rental boats, summertime beach and water park and equestrian center. Holiday Road, Buford. 770-932-7200. www.lakelanierislands.com.
Six Flags Over Georgia Largest theme park in Georgia with roller coasters, family rides, live performances and other attractions. $29.99-$49.99. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 10 a.m.-10 p.m. 7561 Six Flags Parkway, Austell. 770-948-9290. www.sixflags.com.
Six Flags White Water Opens May 26. The South's largest water park featuring water slides, wave pool and Cliffhanger, one of the tallest freefalls in the world. $25.99-$59.99. Daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 250 N. Cobb Parkway, Marietta. 770-424-9283. www.sixflags.com/whitewater.
Sun Valley Beach The largest swimming pool in the south with 1 1/2 acres of water surrounded by sandy beaches, water slides, log rolls and diving platforms. $14-$16. Daily, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. 5350 Holloman Road, Powder Springs. 770-943-5900. www.sunvalleybeach.com.
Archibald Smith Plantation Home An 1845 plantation home with 12 out-buildings with original family furnishings. $6-$18. Tours: Mon.-Sat., 10 and 11 a.m., 12, 1, 2 and 3 p.m.; Sun. 1, 2 and 3 p.m. 935 Alpharetta St., Roswell. 770-641-3978. www.roswellgov.com.
Atlanta Botanical Garden Displays of unusual regional flora and endangered plants from around the world in its Dorothy Chapman Fuqua Conservatory. Also interactive children's garden, year-round classes, exhibits and plant shows. $7-$12. Tues.- Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 1345 Piedmont Ave. 404-876-5859. www.atlantabotanicalgarden.org.
Atlanta History Center Founded in 1926, the center includes the Atlanta History Museum featuring signature and traveling exhibitions, the 1845 Tullie Smith Farm, the 1928 Swan House mansion, research archives/special libraries and 33 acres of gardens. $10-$15. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sun., 12-5:30 p.m. 130 W. Paces Ferry Road. 404-814-4000. www.atlhist.org.
Atlanta Preservation Center Independent advocate for historic preservation offers guided tours of several areas of interest, including downtown, the Fox Theatre, Sweet Auburn, Miss Daisy's Druid Hills, Grant Park and Inman Park. $5-$10. Hours vary. 327 St. Paul Ave. 404-688-3350. www.preserveatlanta.com.
Atlanta University Center Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this mega-campus straddling MLK Drive encompasses some of the nation's top historically black colleges and graduate schools. Highlights include Graves Hall, the oldest building at Morehouse; the old West Hunter Street Baptist Church, whose pastor was Civil Rights leader Ralph David Abernathy; and Fairchild-Stone Hall on the Morris Brown campus, now listed as a National Historic Landmark. 156 Mildred St. 404-523-5148. www.aucenter.edu.
Autrey Mill Nature Preserve A 46-acre center with restored plantation buildings and hiking trails. $10. Park: 8 a.m.-dusk. Visitor Center: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 9770 Autrey Mill Road, Alpharetta. 770-360-8844. www.autreymill.org.
Brumby Hall Individual tours are given of Brumby Hall and Gardens, a historic home on the grounds of the Marietta Conference Center and Resort. Free tours given for groups of 10 or more. Daily, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. 500 Powder Springs St., Marietta. 770-427-2500. www.brumbyhall.com.
Bulloch Hall The 1840 home of President Theodore Roosevelt's mother, Mittie Bulloch. Serves as cultural center with photographs and documents from the Bulloch and Roosevelt families, a Civil War room, history room and gardens. $6-$8. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sun., 1-3 p.m. 180 Bulloch Ave., Roswell. 770-992-1731. www.bullochhall.org.
Cagle's Dairy Working dairy with livestock and other attractions. $7. Hours vary. 362 Stringer Road, Canton. 770-345-5591. www.caglesdairy.com.
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center A 1920 Tudor-style home that once belonged to the son of Coca-Cola founder Asa G. Candler. Features year-round performances, art exhibits and art education. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 980 Briarcliff Road. 404-872-5338. www.callanwolde.org.
Callaway Gardens Includes the Virginia Hand Callaway Discovery Center, Birds of Prey shows, Callaway Brothers Azalea Bowl, horticulture and butterfly centers, walking trails and more. $6.50-$13. Daily, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Georgia Highway 18/354, Pine Mountain. 800-225-5292. www.callawaygardens.com.
Centennial Olympic Park Downtown park with covered areas, green space, Olympic ring fountains and water garden. Free. Daily, 7 a.m.-11 p.m. 285 International Blvd. 404-222-4412. www.centennialpark.com.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Global Communications Center Features several permanently installed exhibitions as well as traveling exhibits that focus on a variety of public health topics. Free. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 1600 Clifton Road. 404-639-0830. www.cdc.gov/global/gcc/exhibit.
DeKalb History Center Sponsors public outreach programs such as historic walking tours, rotating exhibits, and archives. Guided tours: $2. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Old Courthouse on the Square, 101 E. Court Square, Decatur. 404-373-1088. www.dekalbhistory.org.
Delta Air Transport Heritage Museum Housed in Delta's two 1940s aircraft hangers, it includes Ship 41, the first Douglas DC-3 to carry Delta passengers in 1940; the Spirit of Delta, Delta's first Boeing 767; and a replica of the first Delta station in Monroe, La. in 1929. Open by appointment Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Call to gain security access at gate. 1060 Delta Blvd., Delta World Headquarters. 404-773-1219. www.deltamuseum.org.