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Please be aware that many venues are closed for the month of April due to COVID-19. We have added a new section of “Virtual Field Trips” on FieldTripDirectory.com in your state and beyond! Use the activity filter below to search for virtual trips, resources, and distance learning options in Georgia or CLICK HERE for a list of virtual trips nationwide. Explore topics in the arts, science, social studies, and more from anywhere.

Apex Museum

The APEX Museum is solely dedicated to telling the rich and often untold story of people of the African Diaspora, providing visitors with a complete view of African and African American history and culture.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family GEORGIA
Atlanta
TEL - 404-523-2739
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Atlanta Beltline Arboretum

Putting Atlanta on a path to 21st-century economic growth and sustainability provides a network of public parks, multi-use trails, transit, trees, and plants by reusing 22 miles of historic railroad paths.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours. COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family GEORGIA
Atlanta
TEL - 404-458-4515
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Atlanta Botanical Garden

The Atlanta Botanical Garden is the perfect place to learn about plants from around the world and their importance in food, medicine, the environment, and as raw products.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family GEORGIA
Atlanta
TEL - 404-591-1543
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Atlanta Monetary Museum

The Atlanta Monetary Museum exhibits historical artifacts that tell the story of money from barter to modern times. Learn about the turbulent history of banking in America and see examples of rare coins and currency.

GRADE LEVEL - Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Camp, Homeschool, Family GEORGIA
Atlanta
TEL - 404-498-8500
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Blue Heron Nature Preserve

Blue Heron Nature Preserve, on 30-acres, serves as a home to a variety of wildlife and native plant species, a green space with creek-side trails to explore and a center of education and research.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Activities, Guided Tours. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family GEORGIA
Atlanta
TEL - 404-345-1008
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Center for Civil and Human Rights

The Center for Civil and Human Rights tells inspiring stories of civil and human rights through artifacts, original works of art, music, videos, and dynamic interactive experiences.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, School, Camp, Homeschool, Family GEORGIA
Atlanta
TEL - 678-999-8990
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Children’s Museum of Atlanta

Children’s Museum of Atlanta has hands-on exhibits promoting creative thinking and artistic expression incorporating nutrition and fitness, environmental science, multicultural themes & more.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Outreach. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, School, Camp, Homeschool, Family GEORGIA
Atlanta
TEL - 404-659-5437
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Confederate Hall Historical and Environmental Education Center

The Confederate Hall Historical and Environmental Education Center educates visitors about the fascinating geology, ecology and history of Stone Mountain and its surrounding area.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family GEORGIA
Atlanta
TEL - 770-498-5611
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David J. Sencer CDC Museum

The David J. Sencer CDC Museum at CDC Headquarters features permanent and changing exhibitions that focus on public health topics, as well as the history of CDC.

GRADE LEVEL - Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Camp, Homeschool, Family GEORGIA
Atlanta
TEL - 404-639-0830
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  • ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
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  • EARLY CHILDHOOD
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  • HISTORY/SOCIAL STUDIES
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  • RECREATION
    Find Atlanta field trip ideas for adventure parks, ropes courses, ziplines, boat excursions, amusement parks, waterparks, kayaking, rafting, tubing, laser tag paintball, roller skating rinks, ice-skating rinks, mini-golf attractions, indoor amusement & recreation centers, and outdoor amusement & recreation centers.


Overnight field trips & retreats are available for environmental education, team building, and recreation.

We created field trip lesson plans to help teachers, scout leaders, camp counselors, and homeschool parents provide an enriching experience for their groups. We know funds for class trips are limited, so we’ve included grants for field trips that cover admission, transportation, and more.

It’s important that students and youth explore new environments, learn about other cultures, and develop an understanding of inclusivity as part of the educational process. People learn in different ways—through hearing, seeing, touching, talking, or doing. Class trips can provide a multi-dimensional learning experience. FieldTripDirectory.com can help you find the right trip for your group. A world of experiences is just a click away at FieldTripDirectory.com.

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