Atlanta Things to Do

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  • 1. Stone Mountain

    Over two decades ago, while on a summer trip with my parents and brother, we visited Stone Mountain Park and spent the night at the at the adjacent Stone Mountain Inn. Located in the eastern suburbs...

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  • 2. World of Coca-Cola

    We had a lot of fun here. Our $16/adult admissions were comped by redeeming MyCokeRewards points, but you can get discount coupons at the visitors center if you do not belong to that program. This...

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  • 3. Underground

    I have a memory many years ago of Underground Atlanta having lots of unique shops and restaurants, with the cool sensation of being underground on a street. When we recently returned, I was...

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  • 4. CNN Center

    The CNN Center, the global headquarters of CNN (Cable News Network), is worth a stop to check out their amazing facility, go on a studio tour, and pick up some nice CNN souvenirs. There is also a food...

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  • 5. Georgia Aquarium

    It was recently created with the strong coordination of the chairman of Home Depot in 2005 (and with $320 million-most donated by him), to feature and present attractions to downtown Atlanta. The...

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  • 6. Centennial Park

    This is a downtown park which has a lot going for it, especially these fountains in the summer---a great place, free, to take the kids when in town for some energy releasing fun...There are places to...

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  • 7. Martin Luther King Center

    The Martin Luther King Jr. Center is worth visiting to learn about this great historical figure. You can also see the nearby birthplace and home of Dr. King on Auburn Avenue. Admission and parking are...

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  • 8. Zoo

    The best part of our new zoo is the new ape habitat and also the lions areas....really much better than alot of zoos around the world---more natural looking than just bars. The snake and reptile house...

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  • 9. Cyclorama

    It's kind of hard to explain but it is a Mural designed to be viewed in the round. You sit in what is like a theatre but the seats move around the painting. The painting itself is of the civil war...

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  • 10. Atlanta Braves - Turner Field

    We got tickets to see the Braves vs Nationals at Turner Field while in town. We sat in the outfield behind the right foul pole, and seats were $23 each, a little expensive considering the obstructed...

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  • 11. State Capitol

    The Georgia State Capitol Building was constructed in the 1890's and is open to the public on Mondays-Fridays from 8AM to 5PM and closed on weekends. There are tours you can take through the building...

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  • 12. Six Flags Over Georgia

    100 acre Large park with cool roller coasters, parachute jumping, bumper cars, games and fairly good food----also music acts during the summer season...opens March 19 for weekends until the...

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  • 13. Fox Theater

    I used to usher at events in the 70's at the Fox, including the Rolling Stones, Frank Sinatra, Chuck Mangeone and many other cool bands---even met my wife-to-be there. This is a great place of...

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  • 14. Margaret Mitchell House

    Gone With The Wind author Margaret Mitchell wrote her most famous southern story here in downtown Atlanta near the corner of Peachtree and 10th St. You can get a tour of the house and see a GWTW movie...

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  • 15. Fernbank Museum

    This is a natural history museum, a planetarium, a virgin forest trail with a waterfall, an education facility for local schools, an observatory and more at this wonderful spot in the middle of...

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  • 16. Botanical Gardens

    Just had a nice trip to the gardens with my girlfriend, lots of spring flowers in bloom like tulips, rhododendrons, daffodils and much more---they also had an Orchid show with lots for sale and more...

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  • 17. High Museum of Art

    This is one of the premier Museums in the USA, and I am proud to say that my Great grandfather J.J.Haverty donated his American art collection to help found the museum which now has famed architects'...

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  • 18. Carter Center

    The Jimmy Carter Library and Museuam is located on the Carter Center grounds---also there are gardens open to the public. Located about a mile and a half east of Atlanta, they are one of the largest...

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  • 19. The Varsity

    The Varsity is a famous place to visit when you are in Atlanta. The restaurant is next to Ga Tech and was started by a tech dropout. Greasy stuff but boy is it good. You can go to the drive up in...

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  • 20. Coca Cola World

    A trip to Atlanta is not complete without visiting the World of Coca-Cola. Learn about the history of the company and the production process, see an interesting film, and the best part of all is taste...

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  • 21. Motor Speedway

    For the Nascar fans, and even those who don't have an ounce of interest like myself, going to the race is a fun event. The Atlanta Motor Speedway is located about 30 minutes from downtown Atlanta in...

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  • 22. The Swan House

    The Edward Hamilton Inman House, the Swan House, is located at the Atlanta History Center. It was designed by Philip Trammel Shutze in 1928. Swan is the motif of the house, you will see swan...

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  • 23. Oakland Cemetery

    Atlanta’s history, to a large degree, can be viewed at Oakland Cemetery. Here is the final resting place of many famous, as well as little-known or unknown, leaders and shapers of the city, including...

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  • 24. History Center

    33 acres of historical houses, gardens and exhibits in Buckhead, with fine dining as well at the Swan House Restaurant....Lots to offer the History buff---There are lectures, film shows, book...

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  • 25. Georgia Dome

    the georgia dome is located just west of downtown next to the CNN center. the georgia dome is home to the atlanta falcons NFL professional football team. the georgia dome also hosts the SEC...

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