Top 5 Things To Do With Your Kids
Your kids would live in that game if you let them. Don't. Drag them, kicking and screaming if you have to, to one of these great places right here in Macon, where you can laugh and learn and have fun together. Here are the Top 5 things to do with your kids.
1. Lake Tobesofkee
For outdoor recreational activities, you don't have to search further than Bibb County's Lake Tobesofkee, and its three public parks for the most accommodating facilities. At Lake Tobesofkee you will be able to enjoy fishing, camping, boating, picnicking, disc golf, tennis and swimming from one of their three white sand beaches.
2. Museum Of Arts And Sciences
At the Museum of Arts and Sciences, you’ll see works of fine art, exotic live animals, and your children will enjoy the many hands-on interactive exhibits in the Discovery House. Explore the outer reaches of space in the Mark Smith Planetarium with its world-class projector, only the third one in the Western Hemisphere. You and your children will love the many fine things you’ll find in the gift shop.
3. Ocmulgee National Monument
Home to the Ocmulgee Indian Celebration, over a thousand years of history, and over 5 miles of wooded trails, await you at one of Macon's premiere destinations. Children enjoy being out in the natural resource to view the birds, flowers, trees and wildlife of this urban greenspace. Self-guided walks, bicycle rides and our museum exhibits plus movie round out a diverse assortment of fun learning activities for children of all ages to participate in.
4. Georgia Sports Hall Of Fame
For the sports fans of all ages, Georgia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum is the country’s largest state sports museum and houses over 3,000 artifacts. The museum invites visitors to experience the history of sports in Georgia with more than 14,000 square feet of high-energy exhibit space.
5. Museum Of Aviation-Warner Robins
Located in Warner Robins, Georgia, just south of Macon, the Museum of Aviation is home to more than 100 aircraft and missiles from a replica of an 1896 glider to an SR-71 Blackbird, one of the fastest planes in the world. There are four buildings of interactive exhibits including the Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame, Flying Tigers, CBI Hump Pilots, Tuskegee Airmen and Robert L. Scott “God Is My Co-Pilot.” The World War II Exhibit Hangar features an award-winning exhibit on the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment and the Air Invasion of Normandy on D-Day, June 6, 1944. Take a flight of your own in the Transporter Motion Simulator, have a birds-eye view of the Museum’s outdoor aircraft from the Victory Café Observation Deck, relax in Freedom Park, or browse the Gift Shop.