This November, say yes to exploring Atlanta, yes to creating new traditions, and yes to more fun as a family. From fishing holes to mini golf, we’ve got ideas that will make this month—and this weekend—memorable. Keep reading for our favorite things to do, below.

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Hands-On Fun

Go Fish
With these local fishing spots, your kids will fall hook, line, and sinker for this easygoing past time that doesn’t break the bank or require tons of planning—but can still allow for responsible social distancing while getting out of the house. Go here for more info.

Put Around with Mini Golf
If you’re looking for a hole-in-one for your next family outing, head to one of Atlanta’s best spots for mini golf. Whether pirates, aliens, glow-in-the-dark, or skyline views are your jam, Atlanta’s mini golf scene has you covered. Here‘s what you need to know.

Go Mountain Biking
Paved paths are great, but if you have a thrill-seeker at home, taking the pedals off the pavement may be your best bet. From meandering trails near streams to paths that putter through meadows, there are plenty of places for beginner mountain bikers near Atlanta. Find out more here.

Snap Photos at Atlanta’s Best Street Murals
You don’t need a docent to guide you through the Atlanta street art scene, which now boasts over 1000 murals. Just hop on a bike, a skateboard, or lace up your sneaks to check out artwork that is as inspiring as it is Insta-worthy. Check out more details, here.

Book Tickets to a Holiday Show 
We know, we know. You still have your Halloween decorations up and here we are, throwing the holidays on your to-do list. But hear us out. This year more than ever, a little planning will go a long way to ensure your holiday season is every bit as festive as years past. Here’s what to check out.

Plan Your Holiday Destinations
This year’s holiday gatherings might look a little different from in years past, which makes it a great time to try something new. Whether you’re looking for a remote getaway or a well-known destination that’s taking its Covid precautions seriously, there are plenty of places to go on one or two tanks of gas from Atlanta. Find details here.

Virtual Adventures

At-Home Wizard Adventure
Do you have what it takes to be a wizard? Each professor from the Unseen School will challenge you to prove that you are clever, studious, patient, insightful, empathetic, and precise enough to study magic. Follow the clues included in your Adventurous kit to different locations around your neighborhood. Check It out here.

Monroe’s Mandolin Collage
Participants will make a mandolin-inspired masterpiece with us. Country Music Hall of Fame member Bill Monroe shaped bluegrass music with his high-tenor singing voice and unique mandolin picking style. For more info, check this out.

Virtual Diwali Festival
Flushing Town Hall will celebrate the Festival of Lights with its sixth annual Diwali Festival–reimagined as a free virtual event. This virtual celebration mixes live and pre-recorded content and opens with footage of a home traditionally decorated for Diwali and an explanation of the holiday and traditional foods. Find out more here.

Check out our incredible virtual adventure calendar here for more options!

—Shelley Massey

 

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