Five Things to Experience near Metro Atlanta Homes this Winter


Winter Fun in Metro AtlantaSummer seems to get all the credit for family activities, but metro Atlanta offers a diverse variety of attractions for year-round fun. At Traton Homes, our stunning communities are located throughout the metro Atlanta area, providing residents with convenient access to fantastic restaurants, shopping centers, museums, parks and entertainment centers. Spend this winter experiencing some of these exciting events in your area.

IceFest 2015 at Chattahoochee Nature Center. Join Chattahoochee Nature Center on Saturday, Jan. 24 or Sunday, Jan. 25 for its winter charity event, IceFest 2015! This event offers fun for the entire family and features several thrilling children’s activities, including ice slides, inflatables, StarLab Planetarium, animal encounters and even snow ball fight forts!  For only $10, you can enjoy live music, a variety of delicious food truck options, ice carving demonstrations, s’mores by the bonfire and full access to the Chattahoochee Nature Center. IceFest is presented by Children’s Charities to benefit The Early Autism Detection Unit for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Visit the Nature Center’s website to learn more about this event, or call 770-992-2055 to order tickets.

Andretti Indoor Karting and Gaming. Add some thrills to your winter season at Andretti Indoor Karting and Games, a family entertainment center located in Roswell, Ga. Andretti is the home of Atlanta’s best high-speed karting tracks, including an adult track for ages 16+ and a junior track for ages 8+. The 100,000 square foot complex features an extreme ropes course, a zipline and cosmic rock wall, interactive motion theater and over 120 of the latest video games and prizes for everyone! Dine at Andretti Grill for delicious burgers, wines and cold beer while you watch your favorite sports team on one of their 40 HDTVs, or enjoy a drink at Sky Bar as you watch the carts race under the see-through floor.

Marietta Square Farmer’s Market.  Hosted at the Historic Marietta Square, the Farmer’s Market is open to the public every Saturday from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. An average of sixty vendors arrives each week to provide hungry customers with a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, many of which are rarely available in the average grocery store. In addition to home-grown produce, the market offers local honey, herbal soaps, whole grain bread, baked goods, jams and jellies, plants and flower arrangements.

Fernbank Museum of Natural History: Experience Earth’s fascinating history through wondrous exhibits and interactive activities at Fernbank Museum of Natural History. Ranked as one of the top 10 dinosaur museums in the world by CNN Travel, Fernbank’s incredible exhibitions will delight both children and adults. Explore the giants of the Mesozoic era, learn about cultures from around the world, take a journey through Georgia’s natural history and finish the day by experiencing Fernbank’s IMAX® Theater.

Skate Atlantic Station: It doesn’t snow often in Georgia, but Atlantic Station lets you experience your own winter wonderland! From now until Feb. 15, guests can enjoy Atlantic Station’s 10,000 square foot ice skating track surrounded by festive lights and holiday decor. Admission is only $13 for adults and $10 for children, including the price of ice skates, leaving you plenty of extra cash to experience Atlantic Station’s wide variety of restaurants and retail. Additionally, your ice skating wristband will qualify you for discounts and specials at select stores, including Meehan’s, BGR, Great American Cookie Company, Bath & Body Works, West Elm and American Apparel. Visit Atlantic Station’s website to plan your ice skating adventure!

With new home communities located in sought-after locations throughout metro Atlanta, we offer convenient access to the best that Atlanta has to offer. For more information on our available homes, visit the Traton Homes website today!

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