From The Civil War and the burning of Atlanta by General Sherman to being in the forefront of the Civil Rights Movement to hosting the Centennial Olympics in 1996, Atlanta certainly has had a colorful past. Now Atlanta is known as both the Southern hub for business and enterprise along with being a top tourist destination. There is so much to do and see!
The Georgia Aquarium
The world’s largest aquarium, you’ll experience interactive galleries and exhibits. The different exhibits contain over ten million gallons of both fresh and saltwater and offer a glimpse of aquatic life from all over the world. In addition to all shapes, sizes and colors of fish you’ll also marvel at otters, whales, dolphins and even penguins!
The World of Coca-Cola
At the World of Coca-Cola you’ll be able to get up close and personal at the interactive “Vault of the Secret Formula.” Then taste how Coke is sold all around the world at the Coca-Cola freestyle gallery featuring over 300 flavors you may not find anywhere else.
How many times have you watched CNN at home and wondered, “How do they do all that?” The CNN Tour answers that and many more questions! You’ll enjoy a once in a lifetime experience during this 55 minute interactive walking tour of CNN’s studios and headquarters.
Atlanta History Center
Located in the heart of Buckhead on 33 gorgeous acres of historic gardens, the History Center is home to the Centennial Olympic Games museum, the Kenan Research Center, the Smith Family Farm, and the Swan House. One of Atlanta’s most photographed and recognized historical mansions.
Margaret Mitchell House
Operated under the Atlanta History Center, this is the apartment where Margaret Mitchell lived while she wrote Gone With the Wind. Guided tours are available along with a movie exhibition and an exhibition highlighting other famous Southern authors of the same time period.
Dinner at Pittypat’s Porch
Named after Scarlett O’Hara’s aunt from Gone With the Wind, Pittypat’s Porch has been serving traditional southern cooking since 1967. From the hand-held paddle fan menus to unique American antiques, Pittypat’s Porch offers traditional Southern fare in a one of a kind historical landmark.
One of the best and most sophisticated transit systems in the country a ride on MARTA is not to be missed! In the works since the 1950’s MARTA now crisscrosses all major Atlanta areas. Many of the MARTA stations have been constructed to include shopping and dining opportunities, making them multi-used communities all their own.
Guided City Tour
There are so many places to explore in Atlanta! Guided tours can include historical cemetery tours, sightseeing through some of the more historical areas including the Fox Theatre and Ansley Park, culinary tours for the gourmet, shopping excursions or a tour of the Centennial Olympic Park. Atlanta also has a rich supernatural history and several nightly haunted folklore tours are available as well.
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