Atlanta is a thriving hub for fine dining, shopping, and rich history. Its Southern charm and world-class sophistication along with must-see attractions, puts this city on the map as a must visit. Hosting the largest aquarium in the Western Hemisphere, one of only four zoos in the nation with giant pandas, and the oldest continually operating ballet company in the nation, you will find endless adventure in this city. Find yourself hiking the world’s largest exposed mass of granite at Stone Mountain Park or get lost in the nation’s most magical aquarium. In Downtown Atlanta’s Centennial Park District you can find a walkable, vibrant and fun area where there is entertainment options for the whole family, including World of Coca-Cola, SkyView Atlanta Ferris Wheel, The Children’s Museum of Atlanta, Center for Civil and Human Rights, and CNN Studio Tours.
You’ll find plenty of must-see attractions in Atlanta including the must-see Georgia Aquarium, featuring some of the world’s largest fishes along with whale sharks! Catch a play at the Alliance Theater where musicals, dramas, and classical favorites light up the stage before they head off to the Big Apple. Take a bike ride through the Atlanta BeltLine or stroll on foot. Take the family to explore the Atlanta Botanical Garden covering more than 30 acres right in Piedmont Park. Soak in the history at the Atlanta History Center, enjoy world-class sound from the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, or enjoy a show at the Atlantic Station. Attractions at the Centennial Olympic Park include World of Coca-Cola, SkyView Atlanta Ferris Wheel, The Children’s Museum of Atlanta, Center for Civil and Human Rights, and CNN Studio Tours.
Things To Do
Make sure to take the family to the world-renowned Georgia Aquarium where you can see some of the largest fish in the world and swim with the Whale Sharks. Stroll or bike through Piedmont Park home to the Atlanta Botanical Garden and Lake Clara Meer. Take a ride on the SkyView Atlanta gondola while you peer from 20 stories up to experience Atlanta from new heights. Visit the famous World of Coca-Cola in search of their secret formula as you learn the history and bottling process. Come see the giant twin pandas at Zoo Atlanta which exhibits more than 200 species. Take a racing rollercoaster at the nearby Six Flags Over Georgia offering fun for the whole family with their Hurricane Harbor water park and thrilling rides.
Food & Culture
Around every corner you will find high-quality creative cuisine in Atlanta, with hidden treasures nestled in each neighborhood. Restaurants pride themselves on the sourcing of local produce and take full advantage of the surrounding local farms to produce the best classic Southern cooking around. Local eats include fried green tomatoes, pimento cheese, shrimp & grits, fried chicken, macaroni & cheese, biscuits, pork barbeque, frosted orange, and the original Chick-fil-A Sandwich. Atlanta is a foodie city with world-famous chefs who have poured their heart into the local flavor. Don’t forget to taste their local brews at the Veteran Atlanta Brewing Company opened in 1993 or sip on the suds at SweetWater Brewing Company opened in 1997.