As if Southern charm and loads of soul food weren’t enough, Atlanta brings culture, sports, and nightlife to the table of tourism in Georgia. Things to do in Atlanta range from shopping in local boutiques to swimming with sharks at the Georgia Aquarium . Just when you think you’ve seen it all, new Atlanta activities present themselves. People may come here for the food and thriving downtown district, but they fall in love with the gardens, architecture, and smooth way of life.…
Things to do in Atlanta
With dolphins, whale sharks, beluga whales, penguins, and living coral reefs in over 10 million gallons (37,854 cubic m) of water, get a tour of underwater ecosystems from around the globe.
World of Coca-Cola®
Explore the history of the Coca-Cola® company, its world-famous advertisements, and the mystique of its secret formula. Then, sample 64 different products in the Taste It! exhibit.
Inside CNN Studio Tour
Go behind the scenes at CNN's global headquarters to see broadcasting in action and sit at the news desk yourself to give reading the morning headlines a shot.
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Fernbank Museum of Natural History or College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience
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Categories: Tickets & Passes
Don't wait for a seat—with priority access, you can zip past the crowds and cozy up to your table in no time. As you wait for your cheeseburger, pasta, grilled chicken sandwich, or salad, listen to the music playing over the speakers and peruse the wide variety of rock 'n' roll memorabilia.
After dessert, take another look around. View classic items on display, like a dress worn by Tina Turner, an evening gown of Ella Fitzgerald, and matador-style pants of James Brown.
Sample menu includes:
- Hard Rock Cheeseburger or Bacon cheeseburger with seasoned fries
- Honey mustard grilled chicken sandwich with seasoned fries
- Fire-roasted tomato pasta with fresh herbs, parmesan cheese, and garlic toast
- Barbecue pulled pork sandwich with marinated slaw and seasoned fries
- Chicken Caesar salad tossed with grilled chicken and parmesan cheese
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Whether you're a novice rider or a seasoned veteran, the unmistakable thunder of a Harley-Davidson® engine gives you an unmatched adrenaline boost. This rental experience has everything you need to tour in comfort and style. Choose from several classic Harley-Davidson® models, including the Fat Boy®, Heritage Softail® Classic, Road King®, and Electra Glide®.
To familiarize yourself with its operation, an orientation to your motorcycle is provided. Unlimited mileage gives you the option to fully explore your destination and get a good taste of the powerful capabilities of your machine. The thrill and freedom that comes from riding a Harley® is something you'll never forget. Experience for yourself why this motorcycle is considered an American classic.
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In the River Scout gallery, check out voracious piranha, Asian small-clawed otters, and even albino alligators. At the Ocean Voyager exhibit, admire magnificent and gentle whale sharks—the only 4 in North America. From the 100-foot (30-m) underwater tunnel, gaze up at elegant and rare manta rays among the 50 other fish species in the waters above you.
Make your way to Cold Water Quest for an up-close look at the aquarium's 4 beluga whales. These amazing mammals have the ability to swim backward to maneuver through Arctic ice. Sharing these chilly depths are endangered African penguins and sprawling Japanese spider crabs.
Head to warmer waters at the Tropical Diver gallery, where you can see jellyfish, eels, and a spectacularly colorful living reef display teeming with tropical sea life. In the Georgia Explorer gallery, get a hands-on experience by leaning over tide pools filled with horseshoe crabs and sea stars. Don't miss the 4-D theater, where you can take an animated undersea journey with singing sea turtles and friendly sharks.
End your day at the Dolphin Theater for a chance to see these friendly, chattering marine creatures swimming playfully in their tank. Read More close
In 1980, Ted Turner launched CNN as the first 24-hour news network. It evolved to become one of the most respected and trusted news sources in the world today. This is your chance to go behind the anchor desk and see how a CNN newscast is put together and aired.
Learn about CNN’s fascinating history, and explore the impressive complex that is home to the network. Check out CNN’s next-generation HD studio, and interact with the technology used by anchors including green screens and teleprompters. Ride up the world's longest free-standing escalator on this tour of the amazing space where news is produced and shared. Read More close
Dive into hands-on activities for visitors of all ages, including a DUPLO® play area for the youngest builders in your family. Check out a miniature replica of Atlanta, with city landmarks built from more than a million bricks, and follow Professor Brick-a-Brack on the LEGO® Factory Tour to watch real bricks being made.
On the Kingdom Quest Laser Ride, test your skills with a laser-zapper as you help to vanquish skeletons and trolls from your dragon chariot. Pick up the latest skills from the LEGO® Master Builder Academy's workshops and test your creations on the speed ramps and earthquake tables at the LEGO® Racers exhibit.
Grab a seat and a pair of 3-D glasses for a wild adventure in the 4-D Cinema. Feel the effects of wind and rain as your favorite LEGO® characters come to life before your very eyes. Clamber on the climbing wall, fly down the slide at the LEGO® Fire Academy, and take a leap into the world's biggest box of LEGO®s before you leave. Read More close
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Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos
Atlanta is home to many points of interest and boasts an overwhelming sense of down-home southern charm. Start your journey at Centennial Olympic Park, a large public park located in downtown Atlanta that was built as part of the infrastructure improvements for the 1996 Summer Olympics.
With your smartphone, iPad, or other mobile device, use the Quest Software to discover clues and solve questions along the way. Head past World of Coca-Cola, Georgia Aquarium, and the CNN Center. This famous location has hosted many memorable broadcasting moments and houses the main newsrooms and studios for CNN's news channels.
With your smartphone leading the way, complete challenges, follow hints, and earn points as you meander through the Oakland Cemetery as well as one of the largest green spaces in the city. Follow directions as you make your way around the city, world-famous for its culture and history, and perhaps learn a few things along the way. Read More close
There's nothing quite like a luxurious spa treatment to take you from tired and stressed to radiant and centered. With the Spafinder gift card, you can check in at salons, spas, gyms, or therapeutic centers that cover everything from facials and haircuts to Pilates and chiropractic work. Unwind and get glowing with a beautifying, de-stressing service at an elegant day spa, or find a fitness studio and work it out in a toning Barre class or a calorie-busting boot camp.
Your gift card never expires, and can be used on a wide range of treatments, classes, services, and products, whether you're in the market for a new yoga mat or wanting to touch up your hair color before a big event. Treat yourself to wellness—your body and mind will thank you. Read More close
Categories: Spas & Beauty
Begin your day in the African Plains. Lions roar, elephants trumpet, and giraffes stride across native vegetation and grasslands alongside a rare and endangered black rhino.
In the Ford African Rain Forest, marvel at the large population of western lowland gorillas—more than 20 call the zoo home—and it has been a leading advocate of gorilla conservation. Make your way to the Asian Forest to see the zoo's most famous residents. Mei Lun and Mei Huan are the only 2 twin giant panda cubs in North America.
Feed the parakeets at Boundless Budgies, and check out carnivores like sun bears and tigers in Trader's Alley, where you can learn about the pressing international issue of the wildlife trade. Observe scaly, creepy, and crawly critters in the World of Reptiles, including a Guatemalan bearded lizard and a king cobra snake.
For smaller members of the family, the Australian petting zoo lets kids have a hands-on experience with Nubian goats and a Kunekune pig. Round out your visit by participating in 1 of the many keeper talks, where zookeepers inform and educate visitors about the animals in their care and the zoo's engagement in international conservation efforts. Read More close