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Fall in Love with Atlanta Bike Tour
"For your 9am bike tour of Atlanta meet your professional guide at Studioplex Lofts located at 659 Auburn Avenue in the Old Fourth Ward section. Strap on your helmet and start peddling to see the historical sites in Atlanta on this 3-hour 8-mile tour.With your high quality bike helmet bottled water and snack
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LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Atlanta
"Use your admission ticket to LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta anytime during open hours and let your children experience the full range of activities at their own pace. The typical visit takes 2 to 3 hours but you're welcome to stay as long as you like. Learn how LEGO bricks are made on the factory tour. Feel wind and rain during the four 15-minute 4D movies featuring popular LEGO characters. Use lasers to protect a princess during the Kingdom's Qu and pedal to lift your seat off the ground in the Merlin's Apprentice Ride. See LEGO models of famous Atlanta attractions such as Turner Field and the Varsity in Miniland which features beautifully constructed buildings using almost 1.5 Lego million bricks. Let your children enjoy soft play areas and pick up Lego tips at the Master Builder Academy. Stop by the gift shop to see the latest LEGO building sets and snack on sandwiches Dippin Dots and other bites at the cafe. Your little LEGO lover can keep exploring until 7pm most of the week and 9pm on Saturdays.Please note: As a children's attraction and to promote a safe and family-friendly environment
From $19.00
 
Walking Dead Big Zombie Tour Part 1
"Travel aboard a comfortable air-conditioned coach that is equipped with TV screens so that you can watch clips while arriving at the site where that scene was filmed. With the clip fresh in your mind disembark at select locations to stroll around the area and learn from your guide about that episode. Your knowledgeable guide provides insight into the filming process and gives you plenty of time for photo opportunities and rest breaks throughout your share insider stories and are happy to answer your questions. Plus you get to meet fellow TWD fans and compare your favorite scenes and characters. An insider’s look into the filming locations of 'The Walking Dead’ in Atlanta: There’s the hospital where it all started for a certain sheriff the Goat Farm where the “Vatos” episode was filmed and a stop at the iconic Jackson Street Bridge for a cover shot and selfie.""""Maximize your zombie knowledge while in Atlanta on The Big Zombie Tour based on 'The Walking Dead' film locations with an expert guide who will provide you with an insider’s look at key sites from the hit TV series. Now with 3 tour offerings
From $65.00

Not So Safe Areas Tips (49)

Atlanta from an outsider perspective

A lot of those cities that previous members have warned you about are not as "ghetto" as you would assume. They are still "transitional" meaning each block will be different from the next, but Atlanta...
musicrichardw
Dec 19, 2007

Pretend it's a jungle...

Well-traveled areas such as the Georgia Aquarium, etc. are safe enough during daylight. Near the Children's Museum, & a little farther away is the Center for Puppetry Arts. Bottom-feeders can...
CobbSnob
Jul 12, 2007

Not So Safe Area

I am black female who has lived in Atlanta my whole lifeAtlanta is great place to live. Especially now, there are so many new attractions to see and visit. Atlanta has just opened The Georgia Aquarium...
kimbervalentine
Dec 18, 2006

"Bad Area", "Inner City" = Black Area 2

For anyone moving to Atlanta, I clearly recommend avoiding Clayton County (Riverdale, Forest Park etc.) at all costs. Once all the projects were torn down, the people moved south into what used to be...
nativeatl
Sep 15, 2006

"Bad Area", "Inner City" = Black Area

Whoever started this "warning" that is not from Atlanta should shut their mouth. I am from Atlanta and lived there for 20 years. It is a fantastic city. Of course there is going to be crime in certain...
nativeatl
Sep 15, 2006

EX-SUBURBANITE:ATLANTA SAFEST LEVELS SINCE 1968

8MONTHS IN MY NEW HOUSE IN ADMITTEDLY ONE OF THE FORMER MOST DANGEROUS PART OF ATLANTA.NEW HOUSE NEAR THE A.U.C.(ATLANTA UNIVERSITY CENTER)MOSTLY COLLEGE STUDENTS.My ROOMMATES(ONE FRENCH CAUCASIAN THE...
urban4me
Sep 12, 2006

Atlanta. Dangerous areas

Ima be straigh up with yall folks cuz im from da A shawty. Atlanta has a lot of dangerous streets and housing projects trust me. Stay away from pittsburgh community, mechanicsville, west end...
Cotious
Apr 18, 2006

Be careful around Buckhead

Despite what many VT'ers (not coincidentally, living oftentimes in Atlanta's wonderful Leave It to Beaver suburbs) may spout about Atlanta's business district, I find that more general crime happens...
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Brillemeister
Jan 25, 2006

Hustlers and Con Artists

Now, don't get me wrong, Atlanta is great in many ways, but it is a big city so there are some dangers. You need to be careful of fast-talking and aggressive strangers who either need your help or...
flannery2
Jan 14, 2006

ATL has big city crime, just like other big cities

ATL is a big city with millions of people moving through it on a daily basis. Like any other city of its size, it has problem areas. Use common sense and you'll be fine. Don't go wandering around...
dixiegirl78
Nov 26, 2005

Atlanta isnt THAT bad...but avoid some places

I've lived in Atlanta my entire life. I've lived all over this city: Hampton, Decatur, Stone Mountain, Snellville, and now currently in Sandy Springs. I'm a 19 year old white female and I've rarely...
gsupanther88
Oct 17, 2005

Lets get this straight

Atlanta, inside the perimeter (ITP to the locals... the city, proper) is no more dangerous than the bland and boring northern suburbs. In fact, rates of crime for suburban towns like Roswell, Smyrna,...
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greatconde
Aug 10, 2005
 
 
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State Capitol

Like many U.S. state capitols, the Georgia State Capitol is designed to resemble the Classical architectural style of the United States Capitol, in Washington, D.C.. It was completed in 1889, designed...
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Central Presbyterian Church

the central presbyterian church is located near the georgia capitol in downtown atlanta. this beautiful english gothic church was built in 1885. the original church was built on this location in 1858....
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Underground

Underground Atlanta is a shopping and entertainment district that opened in 1969, it takes advantage of the viaducts built over the city's many railroad tracks to accommodate later automobile traffic....
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Oakland Cemetery

Oakland Cemetery is the oldest cemetery in Atlanta, dating to 1850. I came across it by accident after leaving the Cyclorama, so I stopped in for about 30 minutes. There are many old graves, dating to...
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Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta

The original Ebenezer Baptist Church was founded in 1886 during the Reconstruction Era in the South. The Rev. John A. Parker, born into slavery, was the founder and first pastor. In 1914 the...
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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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