Outdoor Activities in Atlanta

Outdoor activities in Atlanta are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Atlanta comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Atlanta and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Atlanta has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Atlanta.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Atlanta:

  1. #1 of 190 Outdoors Activities in Atlanta
    - Used in 3669 itineraries
    Georgia Aquarium

    Tags: Aquarium

    Address: 225 Baker St NW, Atlanta, GA 30313, United States

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Once it was the world’s largest aquarium, and it’s no lightweight today – with 100,000 animals, representing 500 species, in 10 million US gallons of fresh and marine ...Read more

  2. #2 of 190 Outdoors Activities in Atlanta
    - Used in 2582 itineraries
    Inside CNN Studio Tour

    Tags: Tour

    Address: 1 CNN Center, 190 Marietta Street, NW, Atlanta, GA 30348

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    You’ll have different experiences depending on which tour you’ve selected, but you’ll nevertheless have your mind blown! There’s the morning express tour and the VIP tour. Whil...Read more

  3. #3 of 190 Outdoors Activities in Atlanta
    - Used in 2658 itineraries
    Atlanta Botanical Garden

    Tags: Botanical Garden, Tour, Walking Area, Sculpture

    Address: 1345 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, United States

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Atlanta’s pride and joy – the botanical gardens are stunning. Founded in 1996, the gardens have slowly and steadily accumulated a fantastic collection of plants spread over a number of sma...Read more

  4. #4 of 190 Outdoors Activities in Atlanta
    - Used in 3080 itineraries
    Centennial Olympic Park

    Tags: Park, Walking Area, Sculpture

    Address: 265 Park Ave W NW, Atlanta, GA 30313-1591, United States

    Timings: 07:00 am - 11:00 pm Details

    This park is a magnet of sorts. It was built as part of the infrastructure for the Centennial Olympics, but the love that people have for it now far surpasses its purpose. Grassy lawns, shady trees an...Read more

  5. #5 of 190 Outdoors Activities in Atlanta
    - Used in 2177 itineraries
    Zoo Atlanta

    Tags: Zoo, Nature

    Address: 800 Cherokee Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30315, United States

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    The Zoo goes with big, popular favorites – Gorillas, Orangutans, giant Pandas. Purchased from a bankrupt travelling circus by George V. Gress, the zoo didn’t gain much popularity, and a hu...Read more

  6. #6 of 190 Outdoors Activities in Atlanta
    - Used in 1985 itineraries
    Piedmont Park

    Tags: Park, Play Ground, Leisure, Picnic Spot

    Address: 1342 Worchester Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30306, United States

    Timings: 06:00 am - 11:00 pm Details

    Hearing about Piedmont Park makes you wish that every city, especially yours, had something similar. It’s a break from the concrete jungle, a chance to get in touch with nature, a festival and p...Read more

  7. #7 of 190 Outdoors Activities in Atlanta
    - Used in 689 itineraries
    Woodruff Arts Center

    Tags: Art And Culture, Entertainment, Performance

    Address: 1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, United States

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    One of the most unusual art institutions in the country, this art center's origin lies in tragedy. In 1962, an airplane carrying the leaders of Atlanta’s Art and Civic community crashed. In thei...Read more

  8. #8 of 190 Outdoors Activities in Atlanta
    - Used in 723 itineraries
    Jimmy Carter Library And Museum

    Tags: Library, Museum

    Address: 441 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30307, United States

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 04:45 pm Details

    President Carter was quite the fixture here in Atlanta, so it’s only fitting that the city has an entire museum devoted to him. Yes, this is a museum in function. It contains the Carter’s ...Read more

  9. #9 of 190 Outdoors Activities in Atlanta
    - Used in 527 itineraries
    Stone Mountain Park

    Tags: Park, Entertainment, Performance, Adventure

    Address: 1000 Robert E, Lee drive, Stone mountain, GA 30083

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Every place needs a nice natural retreat away from the hubbub of the city; Atlanta is lucky to have Stone Mountain. This  quartz monzonite dome monadnock was once the site of white supr...Read more

  10. #10 of 190 Outdoors Activities in Atlanta
    - Used in 598 itineraries
    Oakland Cemetery

    Tags: Historical Site, Cemetery

    Address: 248 Oakland Avenue SE, Atlanta, GA 30312, United States

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    16 of Atlanta’s Mayors have been buried here. It’s a beautiful park with beautiful Victorian architecture, less than a mile from the heart of the city. The various sections of the park inc...Read more

  11. #11 of 190 Outdoors Activities in Atlanta
    - Used in 61 itineraries
    Phillips Arena

    Tags: Arena, Stadium

    Address: 1 Philips Dr, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA

    Sports lovers, especially those of Basketball will find a lot of indulging here! One of the most popular places in the city, Phillips Arena is an indoor stadium dedicated to the important basket ball ...Read more

  12. #12 of 190 Outdoors Activities in Atlanta
    - Used in 44 itineraries
    Sweet Georgia's Juke Joint

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Address: 200 Peachtree St NW L05, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA

    Timings: 04:00 pm - 10:00 pm Details

    Forget the modern and delve into the classic flavors of America only in Georgia’s Juke Joint. The place is known to serve some of the most authentic American dishes out there. Not only that, its...Read more

  13. #13 of 190 Outdoors Activities in Atlanta
    - Used in 35 itineraries
    The Cheesecake Factory

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Address: 1609 Cumberland Mall, Atlanta, GA 30339, USA

    Timings: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm Details

    Talk about eatery giants and we have ‘The Cheesecake Factory’ here. They have various branches located in the different corners of the city so you won’t have a hard time tasting some...Read more

  14. #14 of 190 Outdoors Activities in Atlanta
    - Used in 1 itinerary
    Blackburn Park

    Tags: Park

    Address: 3493 Ashford Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA 30319, USA

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Blackburn Park situated in Brookhaven is a well-maintained park which has nice paved paths for walking or jogging along with tennis court, basketball and baseball courts, a picnic area and a lot m...Read more

  15. #15 of 190 Outdoors Activities in Atlanta
    - Used in 2 itineraries
    Chastain Memorial Park

    Tags: Park, Play Ground

    Address: 140 W Wieuca Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30342, USA

    It is the largest city park in Georgia which includes playgrounds, tennis courts, Horse Park, amphitheatre, swimming pool and jogging paths. In a nutshell, you will get everything under one roof here....Read more