Located approximately 23 miles northeast of Atlanta in Fulton County, Alpharetta is home to more than 65,799 residents. It has a great deal for you to do on the weekend including playing Pickleball, swimming at Alpharetta City Pool, walking around the town square, or attending special events throughout the year.
Although Alpharetta is only 27.3 square miles, it is jam-packed with beautiful places to spend the day. There is a lot to do in Alpharetta for outdoor enthusiasts. It's also an ideal get away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Atlanta. So, if you are looking for a family-friendly place to spend your weekend, then this is the right place.
If your family's weekend activities are limited to a day trip to the aquarium or the zoo downtown, you may be missing out on some excellent recreational resources right in your own backyard. Here are seven places you'll wish you visited earlier.
Wills Park Recreation Center
Don't miss the walking tour of the 26-tree, Alpharetta Arboretum at Wills Park. Kids will love Wacky World playground (has a castle), Yellow Playground, Purple Playground and romping on the ball fields. There are baseball courts, tennis courts, Frisbee baskets, and an equestrian center here as well as nature trails and a large pool for adults plus a children's pool. Canine family members will love Waggy World Paw Park.
Dave & Buster's
On a rainy day, this is a great place to take the family to eat, drink, and cut loose playing some games. The entire family will love playing skeeball, basketball, and the many new and retro arcade games.
Jones Bridge Park
Alpharetta is home to many beautiful parks, but this nearby 30-acre park is unique because of the beautiful scenery. You'll enjoy a great view of the river and meadow while kids will love the playground, three soccer fields, and sand volleyball court. There are grills, and a pavilion and the river overlook is perfect for fishing.
Main Event Entertainment
This place never disappoints. With bowling, laser tag, arcade games, gravity ropes, billiards, mini-golf, rock climbing, karaoke, and virtual reality there is plenty to do and never a dull moment. Not to mention, their pizza is delicious.
Webb Bridge Park
This park has a shaded playground, lighted soccer and baseball fields, and tennis. There is a covered pavilion with picnic tables perfect for lunch or snacking. The park is also home to Webb Bridge Park Trail, a 1.4-mile loop through a local wooded park with natural rolling hills and scenic views of cascades, a pond, and waterfall.
The Alpharetta Big Creek Greenway -- This 6.1-mile long, 12-foot-wide path allows you to walk, jog, skate, or bike through the woods along Big Creek. For the adventurous, there are also more challenging mountain bike trails.
The Downtown Alpharetta Historic District
Located at the dead center of Alpharetta you'll find the Historic District and buildings dating from the early to the late 19th century. There are also lots of dining and shopping options once you see all the historic structures.
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