Give the gift of Membership

Wednesday , 12, December 2012 3 Comments

 

A few family members have asked what they can get Eli for Christmas.  Since his birthday is in November, I am running out of ideas.  The kid already has all of the toys a one year old needs.  He is set for clothing through the winter and into the spring.  I started thinking about things that he might use next year, since there won’t be another gift-getting occasion for him until next fall.  Then it hit me—Zoo Atlanta!  Eli has already been to the zoo, although I am sure he doesn’t remember it.  But in the spring and summer, he will be a great age to visit the zoo!  I plan to take him regularly, so I might as well have a membership and go whenever we want!  Then, I thought about all of the other places that offer memberships and might be a good addition to your Christmas list.  Here’s what I came up with

 

Zoo Atlanta Just $89 bucks for 2 adults and kids less than 3 yrs old, and $109 for 2 adults and 4 children under the age of 18

The Children’s Museum of Atlanta Lots of options from $75- $145.  Packages suitable for all families

Georgia Aquarium  Adult annual passes are $65 and kids passes are $48.  A great place to take out of town visitors

Center for Puppetry Arts– Levels of membership range from $60-$1,000 and include many different benefits

Pool Passes– If your neighborhood does not have a pool, a pool pass to a community pool could be a great Christmas gift.  Sometimes local golf clubs sell community passes to their club pools.

Stone Mountain–  Passes range in price from $44-$99.  Stone mountain is another great place to take out of town visitors.  Membership to Stone Mountain gets you a discount at Dollywood, in Tennessee and Silver Dollar City in Missouri if you are planning a trip a little farther from home.

Maybe you can add one of these items to your Christmas list.  Are there any other family friendly venues that offer memberships in the Atlanta area?

 

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  • Cheryl says:

    I have another suggestion. What can you give to a child that does not need anything? Savings Bonds! My children received several of these as children. It’s like a receiving another gift when it matures.

  • Jamie says:

    Books about things kids like. Subscriptions to magazines or “gift of the month” sites that keep giving all year long!

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