Climb to the top of Stone Mountain


The 825-foot-tall hunk of granite surrounded by 3,200 acres of state-owned park is a historic and adventurous spot for a daytrip. Take a shaded hike or a cable car to the top for an impressive view of the landscape, ride a 1940s-era Army Duck on Stone Mountain Lake, or explore the treetops on an adventure course of ropes and swinging bridges. Stick around for recently the revamped Lasershow Spectacular, which features fireworks, lighted drones, and flame cannons all timed to music. 1000 Robert E Lee Boulevard, Stone Mountain, 770-498-5690,

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