Some of our happiest and most memorable moments happen outdoors with family and close friends around. The summer months are all about adventure, travel and just having the time of your life. While summer festivals, carnivals and road trips are going on, do not forget a moment of relaxation. The best way to relax and still enjoy yourself is to have a bonfire and make sure your favorite people are around. Visit one of these locations near Atlanta and experience some real summer fun while having a bonfire.

The ATL Bonfire
140 Milton Ave. S.E.
Atlanta, GA 30315
(404) 909-6128

Chosewood Park is the location for one of the best community events for Atlanta nightlife lovers. The ATL Bonfire is for those who what to experience a bonfire and meet new people in the process. This event is held every Sunday at 9 p.m. and goes on until 3 a.m. in the morning. The ATL Bonfire is an event to check out because not only is it a relaxing experience, but you will also have access to two bars and a DJ. Check out The ATL Bonfire and enjoy every Sunday this summer while meeting new people.

Holiday Harbor Marina and Resort
5989 Groovers Landing
Acworth, GA 30102
(770) 974-2575

Holiday Harbor Marina and Resort is located in Acworth, Georgia just about 30 minutes outside of Atlanta. Do not let the name Acworth fool you as this city houses some of the best campground sites in the surrounding Atlanta areas. This is the ideal place to have a bonfire with your family and close friends. Not only does Holiday Harbor Marina and Resort have great grounds, but the lake view is breathtaking. The resort has 20 lake view lots that are spacious enough for a bit of privacy. Make some worthy plans this summer and head to Acworth, GA for a family-friendly bonfire.

Stone Mountain Park
1000 Robert E. Lee Blvd.
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
(770) 498-5690

Stone Mountain Park is said to be one of the best parks in Georgia. It is also considered one of the biggest tourist attractions in the Atlanta area. With that being said, Stone Mountain Park is family friendly but is also a great place to have a nicely lit night with friends. The park has many campsites and plenty of room for you and your guest to have an eventful summer night. Not only will you enjoy the view of the mountain but this park also provides guest with free wi-fi. Be sure to visit Stone Mountain Park this summer and have the best bonfire experience ever.

Related: Best Bike Shops In Atlanta

Uncle Shuck’s
4520 Highway 53 E.
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(770) 772-6223

Uncle Shuck’s is very known for its pumpkin patch and corn maze, but this family fun spot has so much more to offer. Not only does Uncle Shuck’s offer hayrides, but it also has a special area dedicated to bonfires. This would be the perfect location for a family with small children or just an outing with some of your kids and their friends to experience a great summer night. Enjoy a night filled with great food and fun at Uncle Shuck’s this fall.

Red Top Mountain State Park
50 Lodge Road S.E.
Cartersville, GA 30121
(770) 975-4226

Red Top Mountain State Park is one of the most beautiful parks near the Atlanta area. This park sits right on Allatoona Lake and has scenery that will take your breath away. With more than 90 campsites, this park is suitable for anyone for any occasion. Whether you want to come with friends or your significant other, Red Top Mountain State Park campgrounds will make for a perfect night. Make a day of it and travel to Catersville to enjoy a night with nature.

Related: Best Outdoor Gear Stores In Atlanta

LeQuisha Gray is a freelance writer covering all things Atlanta. Her work can be found on