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Plan a Dino-mite Family Getaway To Alpharetta

In Events & Entertainment, Food + Drink, Outdoor Adventures
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Dinosaurs have stomped into Alpharetta! We’ve got a (pre)historic weekend itinerary planned for your family full of larger-than-life dino sights, eats that the whole family will love and activities and events that will fill the entire weekend. Colossal amounts of entertainment are at your fingertips, whether looking for indoor fun on chilly days or hoping to enjoy some outdoor action.

Hold onto your safari hat and jump into this Alpharetta adventure! Here are just some of the epic activities you can choose from for your perfect Dino Safari weekend getaway:

Your Jurassic Journey Starts at North Point Mall

Start your weekend off by setting your sights on over 30 magnificent moving dinosaurs in a walkable safari expedition at Dino Safari… A Walk Thru Adventure at North Point Mall. Go on a globetrotting expedition around the world, dropping in to see a variety of dinosaurs living on each of the seven continents that were once Pangea during the Age of Reptiles. Imagine you’re on the set of a Jurassic Park movie as you check out fascinating prehistoric creatures including the mighty T. rex of North America and the giant amphibious Spinosaurus from Africa. Enjoy the educational aspect of the exhibit and learn how dinosaurs evolved over time, where on earth they lived, and the discoveries paleontologists have made about how they ate, moved, and behaved. Dino Safari features fossils, a Dig Pit, interactive games, cutting-edge research, and many varieties of advanced animatronic dinosaurs.

Once your family has roamed with the Raptors and slid down the Sauropod Slide, check out the other family fun awaiting at North Point Mall. Dive into digital gaming fun at PLAYlive Nation for a premium social gaming experience. Give parents a chance to relax or SHOP without interruption by dropping the kids at Hi-Five Sports Zone where kids can spend their evening playing sports, games, skills challenges, listening to music, and eating pizza. Paint a perfect piece of pottery at Artrageous Potter or build a new best friend to take home at Build-A-Bear.

Feed Your Herbivores and Carnivores

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With over 200 dining experiences throughout the city, finding a food haven that the whole family will love is a cinch. Enjoy of slice of your favorite pizza at Minnie Olivia Pizzeria or bite into an unbeatable burger at Bocado Burger. Take the family out for tacos at Superica or enjoy wings and chicken tendies at Millers Ale House. For dessert, try a scoop of Strawberry Shawty at Where’s the Scoop – Dessert Bar, choose a chocolate-dipped pretzel from Kilwins, or dive into a donut cone filled with your favorite ice cream at Scream’n Nuts.

For A ROARING Good Time

Batting practice is just the beginning at Fairway Social, where interactive bays give you hours of entertainment ranging from driving a ball down a picturesque digital fairway to knocking down zombies in Zombie Dodgeball. Perfect your putting skills on “The Back 9”, a 9-hole miniature golf course that all ages can enjoy, and make sure to enjoy some of the delectable menu selections as well.

Tap into your inner golfer at Topgolf Alpharetta, where a state-of-the-art driving range combines great food and exciting games for guaranteed family fun that is above par. You don’t have to be the next PGA amateur to win an exciting round of Angry Birds (think of the golf ball as Red, Bomb, Chuck and The Blues taking flight hitting virtual structures on the Topgolf course – each hit racks up points) you just need to show up ready for fun!

Discover your competitive side at Main Event with state-of-the-art bowling, black light laser tag, more than 100 arcade games, and an indoor ropes course. Dave & Buster’s is the place to chill, offering kid and grown-up fun! Put your gaming skills to the test with classic joystick and racing games. Teamwork makes the dream work at Urban Escape Games and Odyssey Escape Game! Within these pulse-pounding escape rooms, you can work as a team to break the code to escape.

You’re going to need a place to rest your heads after a full day of Alpharetta adventures. Make sure your adventurers are well rested for days action-packed days when you book your stay at one of Alpharetta’s 30 cozy, upscale, and modern hotels – many of our local hotels boast complimentary breakfast, free WiFi, and exclusive access to sparkling pools – so don’t forget to pack your swimsuit! Start planning and book your Alpharetta Dino Safari weekend getaway today!