Things to do in Atlanta

Things to do around Atlanta

Zoo Atlanta

800 Cherokee Ave SE, Atlanta

In addition to seeing the animals, Zoo Atlanta offers a full zoo experience! Zoo Atlanta offers petting zoos, wildlife shows, rides, a playground, wildlife encounters, zoo keeper talks, training demos and more.

World of Coca-Cola

121 Baker Street NW, Atlanta

Learn about the history of Coca-Cola, taste over 500 beverage brands sold in 200 countries today by the Coca-Cola Company, Meet the Coca-Cola Bear and more!

Georgia Aquarium

225 Baker Street NW, Atlanta

Visit the largest aquarium in the western hemisphere housing thousands of species of marine life.  Some of these species include beluga whales, bottlenose dolphins, manta rays, whale sharks, penguins and many more.

Stone Mountain Park

1000 Robert E Lee Blvd,
Stone Mountain

Stone Mountain features a wide array of family friendly activities including spray grounds, a tree top adventure course, sky ride to the top of the mountain, scenic train rides, RV campground, outdoor pavilion, laser light show, fireworks and more.

Centennial Olympic Park

265 Park Ave W NW, Atlanta

Visit the Fountain of Rings, view the commemorative Olympic bricks, learn more about the park history with and audio walking tour and more.

CNN Center

190 Marietta St NW, Atlanta

Enjoy a 50 minute guided walking tour of the CNN center.

Skyview Atlanta

168 Luckie St NW, Atlanta

Enjoy the SkyView Ferris wheel, which towers 20 stories above Centennial Park. With climate-controlled gondolas, it provides guests with comfortable panoramic views of downtown Atlanta and surrounding metro area. There is also the option for VIP gondola with Ferrari style seats, glass floor and a longer flight time.

College Football Hall of Fame

250 Marietta St NW, Atlanta

The College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-Fil-A Fan Experience.  Visit the museum that is devoted to college football.  View the 45 foot football field, sing fight song karaoke, virtual face painting and more.

Six Flags over Georgia

275 Riverside Parkway SW, Austell

Six Flags over Georgia amusement park features thrill rides, family rides, water park rides, character entertainment and more.

LEGOLAND Discovery Center

3500 Peachtree Rd G-1, Atlanta

Visit Legoland for a day of family fun with 2 rides, a 4D cinema, 10 LEGO build & play zones & more.

Atlanta Botanical Gardens

1345 Piedmont Avenue NE, Atlanta

Enjoy this 30 acre botanical garden next to Piedmont Park in Midtown.  View Art in the Garden.  Children’s Garden includes hands on play, and active outdoor play.

Atlanta History Center

130 West Paces Ferry Road NW, Atlanta

Enjoy 33-acres of award-winning exhibitions, historic houses, enchanting gardens, interactive activities and a variety of        year-round adult and family programs.

High Museum of Art

1280 Peachtree Street, N.E., Atlanta

The High is the leading art museum in the Southeastern U.S. It contains more than 15,000 works of art in its permanent collection.

Michael C Carlos Museum (Emory University)

571 South Kilgo Cir NE, Atlanta

One of the Southeast’s premier ancient art museums with collections of art from ancient Egypt, Rome, Nubia, Near East, Greece, ancient Americas, Asia and Africa and more.

Atlanta Braves Baseball

755 Hank Aaron Dr SE, Atlanta

Atlanta Falcons Football

35 Northside Dr NW, Atlanta

Delta Flight Museum

1060 Delta Blvd B-914, Atlanta

Delta Flight Museum offers guided tours, interactive exhibits and rare artifacts. At the museum, guests can look at aircraft dating back to the 1920’s, fly a Boeing 737 flight simulator and more.

Fernbank Museum of Natural Histoty

767 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta

Experience a world of adventure filled with live animals, dinosaurs, cultural artifacts and hands-on science explorations.  Experience and explore 75 acres of outdoor nature adventures.

Children's Museum of Atlanta

275 Centennial Olympic Park Dr NW, Atlanta

This Museum is specifically designed for children under the age of nine with hands-on activities and exhibits.

Center for Civil and Human Rights

100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd., Atlanta

Explore the fundamental rights of human beings and leave empowered and inspired to join the ongoing dialogue about human rights.

Fox Theater

660 West Peachtree St NW, Atlanta

Visit this former movie theater and see a show or a 60-minute guided tour. Tours will take you to 10 locations in the building and you will learn the remarkable history of The Fox.

The Varsity

100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd., Atlanta

Try the the world’s largest drive-in! The Varsity can accommodate 600 cars and over eight hundred people inside. Try a hot dog, some onion rings, fries, fried pies, chili and more….all made from scratch daily.

Center for Puppetry Arts

1404 Spring St NW, Atlanta

Visit the nation’s largest organization dedicated to the art of puppetry. Here you can see performances and view the museum.

Bicycle Tours of Atlanta

659 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta

Choose from 3 different bike tours where you are guided through beautiful scenic spots few people know about. Your guides will share insights about historic and cultural landmarks.

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra preforms more than 200 concerts per year! Also, choose from several concert and dinner packages.

Alliance Theater

1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta

Alliance Theatre at the Woodruff is a premier national, Tony Award-winning theatre. The Alliance Theatre sets the highest artistic standards and creates a diverse theatre experience.

Sun Dial Restaurant

218 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta

The Sun Dial sits 723 feet high and features a revolving upscale restaurant, a rotating cocktail lounge and an observatory level with a 360-degree panorama of the Atlanta skyline.

Atlanta Movie Tours

327 Nelson St SW, Atlanta

Enjoy tours with experienced actors who have worked on set and give you behind-the-scenes stories you won’t hear anywhere else.

Porsche Experience Center

One Porsche Drive, Atlanta

Work one-on-one with a Porsche Drive Coach who will help you learn how to get the most out of a Porsche, become a better driver, and have fun. Choose from over 75 of the latest model Porsche vehicles to drive, learn more about the Porsche heritage, or grab a bite in the first-class restaurant.

The Historic Marietta Trolley

131 Church St, Marietta

Enjoy a one-hour, fully-narrated tour of historic Marietta.  See Downtown Square, past grand Antebellum homes, and battlefields at Kennesaw Mountain.

Historic Oakland Cemetery

248 Oakland Ave SE, Atlanta

Choose from several types of tours that will be sure to educate and entertain you.  Make sure to visit the Museum Shop and Visitors Center.

Margaret Mitchell House

990 Peachtree Street, Atlanta

Visit the home of author, Margaret Mitchell, where she wrote the Pulitzer-Prize winning book, Gone With the Wind. 

The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Learn all about Mitchell’s motives for writing the novel as well as the lifestyle she lived.

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum

441 Freedom Pkwy NE, Atlanta

View photographs and historical memorabilia from the Carter presidency (1976 – 1981).  Also featured are an exact replica of the Oval Office and gifts received by the Carters.