Things to Do This Summer in Cumming, GA

things to do this summer in cumming, gaWe are down to our last three weeks of summer. Looking for some ideas of things to do this summer with kids in Forsyth County, GA? Here is a roundup of ideas from Forsyth for Families.

There’s still time to make a summer bucket list and check off some activities! Just make it on smaller paper like an 8.5 x 11 or smaller posterboard. The kids love checking off all the cool things that they do in the summertime.

Take advantage of the Kids Bowl Free and Kids Skate Free programs. Stay on your budget and enjoy being able to go out and get some exercise with the family.

Hike Sawnee Mountain and have a picnic. Enjoy the views of our beautiful city from the mountain top!

Go to a free outdoor summer movie. Dental Town Family Fun Night is this Friday, July 26 and they are showing Wreck-It Ralph. Movies in the Park is hosting a free outdoor movie at the Cumming Fairgrounds on August 10.

See a free or cheap movie this summer! Carmike Kids Summer Series is on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:00 am. There are also cheap movies in and around Forsyth County.

Pick your own sunflowers or blueberries in Forsyth County, GA. July is the prime season for blueberries and the sunflowers will be blooming soon at The Anderson Family’s Farm.

Visit the Cumming Aquatic Center and the Fountains and Spray Parks in and around Forsyth County, GA. Visit the new spray pad at Old Atlanta Park.

See an outdoor concert. Concerts at The Collection are every other Thursday. North Georgia Premium Outlets has a summer music series as well.

Shop at a Farmers Market. There are lots of markets in the area to learn about fruits and vegetables as well as buy homemade goodies from local businesses.

Visit the Forsyth County Public Library for story times, games, and more. Sign up for a summer reading program and earn a free book or free pizza from Mia’s! Barnes & Noble, Scholastic, FCPL all have reading programs through the summer.

Go on a camping adventure. Explore the campgrounds around Lake Lanier and go on a family camping trek. Rent a camper at Sugar Mill Creek RV Resort and enjoy a camping experience near Helen, GA without major gas or RV rental costs.

Ride bikes at the Big Creek Greenway. We walk at Fowler Park and take our dogs to the dog park there. There are lots of trails and fun things to do.

Cool off at Poole’s Mill Park. Slide down a rock waterside and wade in the stream.

Go on a geocaching adventure. There are lots of hidden gems when you geocache in North Georgia.

Enjoy crafts and construction projects at Michaels, Home Depot and Lowe’s this summer.

Swim in Lake Lanier. Visit one of the Lake Lanier beaches and enjoy a day on the lake.

Visit LanierWorld. Lake Lanier Islands coupons from Chick-fil-A are buy one ticket, get one free on Wednesdays through August 7! Publix and QT also have discount coupons.

See the Zeedonk. Visit Chestatee Wildlife Preserve and see the zeedonk and lots of other exotic animals!

Play lazer tag, challenge a friend in the lazer maze and ride bumper cars. Play in the arcade at Stars & Strikes.

Go fishing at Lake Lanier!

Visit a farm. See an Alpaca farm right here in Cumming, GA (call before you visit). Visit Kinsey Family Farm and enjoy seasonal events. Warbington Farms is a fun place to visit for strawberry season and in the fall.

 

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