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First time in Atlanta with kids 5 and 7

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Oranjestad
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First time in Atlanta with kids 5 and 7

We are travelling for the first time to Atlanta with kids 5 and 7 and are looking for a nice hotel in a nice walkable and safe area in Atlanta. Preferably we are looking for a suite type accomodation that would give us enough space for the kids. Any advise?

Atlanta, Georgia
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1. Re: First time in Atlanta with kids 5 and 7

Check out the top questions on the right for a discussion on neighborhoods.

Birmingham, Alabama
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2. Re: First time in Atlanta with kids 5 and 7

If, after perusing the neighborhood info, you choose Midtown, I have stayed in both the Residence Inn on 17th St and the Marriott Suites on 14th St. They are each well-suited for families. I'd give the nod to the RI, just based on personal preference.

atlanta ga
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3. Re: First time in Atlanta with kids 5 and 7

Depends on the date of travel, and what you want to see.

atlanta,ga
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for Atlanta, St. George Island
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4. Re: First time in Atlanta with kids 5 and 7

the kids wil love the childrens museum on Williams st--right across from the ice skating rink (you can rent skates) in centennial park---zoo is pretty good as is the aquarium.Id stay somewhere in midtown for walkability

Oranjestad
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5. Re: First time in Atlanta with kids 5 and 7

Thank you for the suggestions.

We will be in Atlanta March 30 to April 6 and are planning to visit the aquarium, Coca Cola Factory, Lego land, Stone mountain and Turner field for an Atlanta Braves game. We will also rent a car.

More suggestions are greatly appreciated.

Swindon, United...
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6. Re: First time in Atlanta with kids 5 and 7

Try the Botanical Gardens not just for adults, in Piedemont not too far from Mid Town we visited just after Christmas and really enjoyed it.

Swindon, United...
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7. Re: First time in Atlanta with kids 5 and 7

Try the Botanical Gardens not just for adults, in Piedemont not too far from Mid Town we visited just after Christmas and really enjoyed it.

atlanta,ga
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for Atlanta, St. George Island
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8. Re: First time in Atlanta with kids 5 and 7

Take the kids in the varsity for s meal. Use the outside car hop service ask for varsity hats for the kids. Not health food. but an Atlanta institution service us quicker with g the car hops and they'll see something that's fading from existence

Atlanta, Georgia
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9. Re: First time in Atlanta with kids 5 and 7

The Botanical Gardens has a great Children's Garden.

Birmingham, Alabama
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10. Re: First time in Atlanta with kids 5 and 7

Your kids might also enjoy the High Museum, which has a wonderful children's area and a great collection for you to peruse.

Edited: 8:36 am, January 16, 2013