If you are looking for ways to get the kids out of the house this summer, check out our list of places to visit for a day of family fun.
Dixie Speedway: Located in Woodstock, this race track hosts stock car racing every Saturday through October. Pack a picnic and don’t forget the earplugs; dixiespeedway.com
Ice skating: Take a break from the summer sun, and teach your kids to glide on the ice in Kennesaw. Skate rentals are available; iceforum.com
Marietta Fire Museum: Items on display include equipment, clothing and trucks dating back to the 1800s. Free admission; mariettaga.gov/city/fire/museum
Lake Allatoona: Spend the day swimming, boating, fishing, camping or all of the above; allatoonalake.org
Historic Marietta Trolley Co.: Learn about historic Marietta, the Square, historic homes, cemeteries and Kennesaw Mountain on this exclusive tour; mariettatrolley.com
Acworth Slide: This 36-foot high water slide sits in Dallas Landing Park. Admission is $20 for unlimited rides, $5 for two slides and $3 for one slide; acworthslide.com