Top Things To Do In Atlanta

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There's a reason why Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport leads the world in moving passengers: Atlanta is hot, and not just in summertime. It's a hot tourist destination. The city's deep Southern roots are evident in its offerings, but Atlanta is every bit a modern metropolis with world-class attractions, entertainment, and food. Below you'll see our list of some of the best things to do in Atlanta.

Georgia Aquarium

The Georgia Aquarium has a simple claim to fame: it is the largest aquarium in the world! Georgia Aquarium boasts a 10-million gallon playground for all types of aquatic animals including dolphins, beluga whales, penguins, sharks and more.

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World of Coca-Cola

Few could have dreamed that Dr. John S. Pemberton's "headache remedy" of the late 1800s would become the world's most recognized beverage. At World of Coca-Cola you can get a behind-the-scenes look at the bottling process and more.

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Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Experience a world of adventure filled with dinosaurs, live animals, cultural artifacts and hands-on science explorations at Fernbank Museum of Natural History. Take a walk on the wild side as you explore 75 acres of outdoor adventures.

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National Center for Civil and Human Rights

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights is a cultural attraction located near the Georgia Aquarium and World of Coca-Cola that seeks to connect the American Civil Rights Movement to today's Global Human Rights Movement.

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Zoo Atlanta

Occupying nearly 40 acres (16 hectares) in Grant Park, Zoo Atlanta's lush natural habitats showcase more than 1,000 animals representing some 200 species from around the world.

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College Football Hall of Fame

Do you have college football fans in your family? Then you won't want to miss Atlanta's most interactive attraction, the College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-a Fan Experience.

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Centennial Olympic Park

Created to be a gathering place for the 1996 Summer Olympic Games, Centennial Olympic Park is a verdant oasis that serves both locals and tourists. The park hosts various activities including charity walks, concerts, and more.

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Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site

Visitors can pay tribute and learn about Martin Luther King Jr. at this National Historic Site. The site was established in 1980 to commemorate the work of Dr. King. The King Center, completed and dedicated in 1982, houses the tomb of Dr. King.

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Piedmont Park

Since 1904, Piedmont Park has encouraged visitors to engage with nature. The park is also a popular wedding destination and hosts a wide variety of events including fitness camps, festivals, and other activities.

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Fox Theatre

Sometimes known as "The Fabulous Fox," this historic venue opened its doors to Atlanta patrons in 1929 as a movie theatre. As the years wore on, the Fox Theatre became the go-to cultural center for Atlanta residents and tourists to see live plays, attend the ballet, or even catch a live concert.

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Atlanta Professional Sports

Atlanta is home to numerous major league sports teams. Depending on the time of year you visit Atlanta, you can cheer on the MLB Braves, the NFL's Falcons, or the Hawks of the NBA.

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Eat at The Varsity

The World's Largest Drive-In Restaurant, The Varsity has been an Atlanta fixture since 1928. Its Downtown Atlanta location is able to fit over 600 cars – but has 8 other locations throughout the city, too!

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Self-Guided Tour of Oakland Cemetery

Get a taste of history and enjoy one of the biggest green spaces in Atlanta at the city's Oakland Cemetery. Established in 1850, it's the oldest cemetery in Atlanta.

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To visit the top attractions in Atlanta, use an Atlanta CityPASS and save nearly half off combined admission costs. Atlanta CityPASS includes admission to the Georgia Aquarium and World of Coca-Cola, plus get admission to three more attractions of your choice: Zoo Atlanta, National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, and College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-a Fan Experience. Some special exhibits are not included with the CityPASS and may require an extra fee.

CityPASS can be purchased online or at any of our participating Atlanta attractions. Use our Atlanta City Pass and discover these top places to visit and things to do in Atlanta.

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