Must-Have Sweets and Treats at Stone Mountain

Stone Mountain Park is the perfect place for families with kids to enjoy a day or even a weekend away! There are plenty of exciting things to do with kids in and around the park that will be fun for all ages. Stay at the Atlanta Evergreen Lakeside Resort for comfortable hotel rooms and easy access to everything the park has to offer. Kids will also enjoy camping options and amenities inside the park, including tent, pop-up, and RV sites. Families looking for an adventure will enjoy renting a Safari Tent or Yurt with stunning views of the mountain and lake.

When you are at Stone Mountain, you want to take advantage of all your daylight hours in the great outdoors! Stone Mountain offers dining options and must-have sweets and treats located throughout the park so you can quench your thirst and satisfy your hunger. Families with children will find plenty of delicious meal and snack options conveniently located near many of the park’s most popular attractions. No matter where you are in the park, there are always places to set up a picnic or grab a meal and go on to the next big adventure.


Take the family to Crossroads village where you’ll find plenty of things to do with kids of all ages. Visit Dinosaur Explore, where you’ll see life-size dinosaurs and special effects to really bring their story to life. Dinosaur Explore is also home to interactive exhibits for kids and fantastic photo ops for the whole family.

Just a short walk will take you to Geyser Towers, a thrilling water attraction with rope bridges, net tunnels, and a geyser that splashes and sprays. Right next door is SkyHike®, a high-ropes family adventure course for older children with wooden bridges, climbing walls, and balance beams high in the sky.

Cool off at the 4D Theater and immerse yourself in a unique movie experience. Then wrap up your family visit to Crossroads with mini-golf. Great Locomotive Chase Adventure Golf provides families with entertaining putting greens and train-inspired designs.

In between these exciting attractions, you’ll find lots of sweets and treats to please any kid. Crossroads is home to some of the best food and snacks in the park, including Campfire Smokehouse, and Compass Pointe Ice Cream. Enjoy the delicious southern comfort foods at Campfire Smokehouse with a fast-casual dining experience so you won’t miss a minute of fun in the sun.

The Marketplace at Crossroads in Stone Mountain Park is home to a gift shop and lots of grab-and-go snack and meal options perfect for families with kids. The open-air marketplace setting offers plenty of outdoor seating, or you can also take your food to one of the park pavilions and picnic tables nearby.

Skyride Plaza

Skyride Plaza is a short walk away from Crossroads and is located at the base of the mountain on the carving side. Families with kids will appreciate convenient snack options at both the base of the mountain as well as the very top! Take a trip on the Summit Skyride, a high-speed Swiss cable car that takes you and your family all the way to the top of the mountain with incredible views of the park and surrounding areas. At the top of the mountain, you’ll experience amazing views of the Atlanta skyline and even the Appalachian Mountains in the distance.

Whether you and your family rode the Summit Skyride or hiked up the walking trail to the top of Stone Mountain, sweets and treats await you at the top to quench your thirst and fill your bellies. Summit Snacks has ice-cold beverages and treats all kids will enjoy, like popcorn, pretzels, and even ice cream. Take the Summit Skyride back to the bottom of the mountain where you can enjoy a meal at Big Rock Café. Grab kid-friendly burgers and hot dogs while you enjoy the views and plan your next adventure in the park.

Laser Lawn

A trip to Stone Mountain Park isn’t complete without experiencing the one-of-a-kind Music Across America Drone & Light Show, presented by the Georgia Office of Highway Safety. The show is bigger, brighter, and more breathtaking than ever with completely immersive lighting, cutting-edge surround sound, more fireworks, lasers and flame effects, new music tracks, and a Drone Show with 250 color-changing drones synchronized to music. The show will create a magnificent display of light and sound that transports guests to another world. Snack Terrace Square offers cold beverages and unlimited popcorn while you take in the spectacular show.

There are plenty of things to do with kids and exciting sweets and treats to delight visitors of all ages at Stone Mountain Park!