Best Campsites For Atlanta Families
Camping outdoors for a night or two has become a summer family tradition for many Americans. There is something to be said for setting up a tent, building a campfire, roasting hot dogs and marshmallows, and telling scary stories under the night sky. Family camping trips are almost like a birthright, and every child deserves to go on at least one fun camping trip before they turn 18. If you live in or near the Atlanta area, you're in luck because the entire metro area is surrounded by forests and lots of lush trees Southern pine trees, stately magnolias, and dogwoods. Kids will enjoy getting closer to nature and they will learn much more about it once they can see it in action.
Before I list the three best campsite in the Atlanta area, I would like to share a few extra tips to make the trip easier and more fun. Pack up some nature books about trees, birds, or wildlife. Kids will enjoy searching for animals and plants they just read about, and you will feel safer once your children recognize things to avoid(like poison ivy). And don't forget to bring sunscreen and a natural insect repellent.
Stone Mountain Park Camp Grounds are a popular choice for campers thanks to its beautiful scenery, cool amenities, proximity to the park's activities, and frequent family events. They have about 431 campsites and half of them are fully equiped for RVs with hookups for water, electricity, and sewer and and 121 campsites are equiped with electricity and water for tents.You could also rent a classic campsite without any amenity hookups. The campgrounds include picnic tables, fire rings, grills, comfort stations with heat, laundry facilities, a seasonal swimming pool, sand volleyball, general store, and free Wi-Fi. Your family will enjoy the natural settings but they won't have to give up life's comfortable amenities like internet access or warm rooms. You can make your weekend even more special by renting a rowboat for an afternoon!
Stone Mountain Park Camp Grounds
4003 Stonewall Jackson Drive
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
The Holiday Harbor Marina & Resort, which is located in Acworth Georgia, is right by Lake Allatoona and provides incredible views. Like most modern-day campsites, Holiday Harbor has plenty of family fun amenities like boat or canoe rentals, volleyball, horse-shoes, a playground, hiking trails, wireless internet, and much more. If your family ever tires of the natural settings or you just want to go shopping in the city, take your car and go visit downtown Acworth, which features plenty of shops and boutiques. The best thing about this camp ground is that it has a real restaurant. Acworth Fish Camp serves up delicious seafood and American food in a rustic setting with great views of the lake.
Holiday Harbor Marina & Resort
5989 Groover Landing
Acworth, GA 30102
The Calhoun KOA Campgrounds have the perfect location as they're located in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains. You will enjoy the scenic views, your kids will love the pony rides, and everyone will appreciate the swimming pool. But that's not all, the Calhoun campgrounds also include a pet play park, petting zoo, miniature golf course, small fishing pond(designed for catch and release only), bike rentals, a game room, and more. When your family gets hungry, you can take advantage of their pizza delivery service for a hot meal that the kids will love. This location also has a coffee shop.
Calhoun KOA Campgrounds
2523 Redbud Road
Calhoun, GA 30701