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Atlanta History Center

Atlanta History Center - Explore the history of the South by visiting 2 historic houses, one of the largest exhibits on the Civil War, beautiful gardens and the Centennial Olympic Games Museum all located on 33 acres in Atlanta.

High Museum of Art

High Museum of Art - Atlanta landmark housing a superb collection of European, American, African, contemporary and decorative art as well as special exhibitions. The High Museum of Folk Art and Photography Galleries is a separate facility.

World of Coca-Cola

World of Coca-Cola - The only place where you can explore the complete story of Coca-Cola. Taste products from around the world and experience their 4-D theater.

CNN Studio Tour

CNN Studio Tour - The tour offers a dramatic look at the history of the CNN News Group Networks, their coverage of the events that shape our world and state-of-the art studios responsible for bringing the news to over one billion people around the globe.

Atlanta Botanical Garden - 30 acres of beautiful gardens in the heart of Atlanta. Come see the interactive children's garden and the country's largest orchid house or join them for guided walks through the gardens, a concert or summer camp for the kids.

Six Flags White Water - Divided into four fun sections, Wildwater Lagoon, Slippery Ridge, Pine Valley and Flash Flood Canyon. World class water rides and attractions.

Six Flags Over Georgia - Features over 100 rides, shows and attractions including 9 super size coasters, Bugs Bunny World, and The Great Russian Circus.

Guided Walking Tours of Historic Atlanta - Enjoy a guided walk through some of Atlanta's treasured areas. Walking tours offered include Fox Theatre, Sweet-Auburn-MLK District, Historic Downtown, Walking Miss Daisy's Druid Hills, Ansley Park, and Inman Park.

Chattahoochee Nature Center - A pristine refuge located along the Chattahoochee River. The center is a place where hawks swoop, turtles sunbathe on submerged logs, and cattails sway along the quiet riverbank. Here, nature sets the pace for your learning expedition.

Margaret Mitchell House and Museum - Exclusive photographs and archival exhibits that begin to tell the story of Margaret Mitchell beyond Gone With The Wind. The tour continues into the house, through her apartment where she wrote Gone With The Wind and finally to the NEW Gone With The Wind Movie Museum.

Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum - Take a stirring journey through time in Atlanta's Cyclorama. Sit at the center of a sweeping panorama of the Battle of Atlanta, fought on July 22, 1864, during the American Civil War.

Horizon Theatre - Horizon Theatre Company has been bringing exciting area and world premieres of contemporary plays to Atlanta's since 1983.

The King Center - Established in 1968 by Coretta Scott King, the King center is the official, living memorial dedicated to the advancement of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

Centennial Olympic Park - A beautiful, relaxing green space in the very heart of downtown. From the quilt plazas, memorials, and Fountain of Rings telling the story of the Games, to the water features, artwork and commemorative bricks, the Park is a must see destination and a great place to relax and enjoy the 21 acres of beauty in the heart of Atlanta.

Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Fernbank Museum of Natural History - Come face-to-face with the world's largest dinosaurs, explore the natural history of Georgia and the development of our planet through theaters, dioramas and hands-on exhibits, and learn about other cultures and their clothing.

Georgia Aquarium

Georgia Aquarium - Visit the world's largest collection of aquatic animals including beluga whales, whale sharks, lionfish, and otters. Touch pools full of horseshoe crabs, sea stars and stingrays as well as one of the largest living reef exhibits await you.

Zoo Atlanta

Zoo Atlanta - A private nonprofit wildlife park and zoological trust empowered to exhibit, interpret, study, and care for wildlife in superior environments.

Andretti Indoor Karting & Games - Bomb down a high-speed straightaway in a high-performance SuperKart, or visit the climbing wall, simulators, and other attractions.

The APEX Museum - Visit the Yates and Milton Drug Store, one of Atlanta's first Black owned businesses. Hear the stories of early African American pioneers in Atlanta. Learn about the powerful Black Families that helped to make Atlanta great. See things from an era gone, and items that have transcended through time.

Imagine It! The Children's Museum of Atlanta - The mission of Imagine It! The Children's Museum of Atlanta is to create environments and activities where young children experience the power of imagination and the pure delight of learning with each other and with grown-ups.

Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History - Take a trip back in time to the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History in Kennesaw! The Museum offers a wide range of exhibits, including a glimpse into the daily lives of soldiers during the Civil War; a reproduction of a turn-of-the-century locomotive factory; and an exciting depiction of the Civil War's Great Locomotive Chase.

Piedmont Park - The oldest park in the Atlanta metro region. Piedmont Park's grounds were part of the Battle at Peachtree Creek during the Civil War, at the time of General Sherman's attack on Atlanta.

Autrey Mill Nature Preserve - The nature preserve's 1.5 miles of hiking trails wind past a scenic creek with rocky shoals, numerous spring seeps, picturesque cliffs, mature trees, wildflowers, native plants, considerable animal life and old cotton plantation buildings from the late 1800's.

Stone Mountain Park - The world's largest exposed piece of granite towering more than 800 feet in the air and is the palette for the largest relief sculpture ever made. Stone Mountain Park brings a complete and unique Southern experience to Georgia's heartland with 3,200 acres of natural beauty, adventures, attractions and wholesome family fun.

Center for Puppetry Arts - The Center for Puppetry Arts is a unique cultural treasure - a magical place where children and adults are educated, enlightened and entertained.

Jimmy Carter Library & Museum - The Jimmy Carter Library and Museum is part of the Presidential Library system administered by the National Archives and Records Administration, a Federal government agency.

The Woodruff Arts Center - The Woodruff Arts Center is a large and significant part of Atlanta's cultural scene as a non-profit center devoted to the performing and visual arts. You don't want to miss it.