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  Welcome to Atlanta, the showcase city of the new South! In Atlanta you will find a wonderful mix of rich Southern heritage and contemporary international urban excitement. Come join us!

Your Atlanta Visit

Visitors to Atlanta will be greeted with warm Southern hospitality, an enormous variety of activities and attractions, and mild year-round climate. This is well documented by the more than 15 million annual visitors to our city.
 


Additional attractions
» African-American Panoramic Experience (APEX)
135 Auburn Ave., 404-521-2739
African art, local black history, and national black artists.

» Atlanta Botanical Garden
Piedmont Ave. at The Prado, 404- 876-5859
Tropical, desert and endangered plants from around the world.

» Breman Jewish Heritage Museum
1440 Spring Street. Atlanta, GA 30309.

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Atlanta Cyclorama
(in Grant Park) 404- 658-7625
Immense painting in the round, which depicts the 1864 Battle of Atlanta (narration enhances experience).

» Atlanta History Center
3101 Andrews Drive in Buckhead, 404-814-4000
Historic homes, plantation farmhouse, and exhibits on Civil War and "Gone With The Wind"; includes brand new Atlanta History Museum.

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Buckhead Village
intersection of Peachtree, Roswell, and Paces Ferry Roads
Atlanta's premier shopping, dining, and entertainment district.

» Chattahoochee Nature Center
9135 Willeo Road, Roswell, 770-992-2055
100 acres of nature trails, ponds, and marshlands.

» CNN Studio Tours at CNN Center
404-827-2300
An inside look at Turner Broadcasting System headquarters. Reservations required.

» The World of Coca-Cola
55 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., 404-676-5151
Follow the history of the world's most famous soft drink through hundreds of artifacts, exhibits, and videos.

» Fernbank Museum of Natural History
767 Clifton Road, 404- 370-0906
See the creation and development of life on earth, explore the senses, view interactive exhibits and the IMAX theatre.

» Fernbank Science Center
156 Heaton Park Dr, 404-378-4311
See one of the largest planetariums in the country, an observatory, and a 65 acre forest.

» Fox Theatre
660 Peachtree St. 404-881-2100
Hosting a large variety of live performances and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

» Georgia State Capitol
Capitol Ave. at Washington St., 404-656-2844
Built in 1889 and containing a Hall of Flags and Hall of Fame honoring Georgians and displaying natural science exhibits.

» High Museum of Art
1280 Peachtree St.,404-892-3600
American and European paintings and decorative and 20th Century art.

 


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Jimmy Carter Library and Museum
1 Copenhill, 404-331-0296
See a collection of memorabilia from President Jimmy Carter's administration and life via displays, video, and film.

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Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
Old Hwy 41 and Stilesboro Rd., Marietta, GA,
770-427-4686
Part of the 1864 Battle of Atlanta took place here.

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Little Five Points
Moreland Ave.
Array of unique and eclectic restaurants, shops, and entertainment.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Historic District and Sweet Auburn District:
Auburn Ave., 404-331-3920
This area includes Dr. King's birth home and grave, The King Center, Ebenezer Baptist Church, and is the center of black heritage in Atlanta.

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Michael C. Carlos Museum
571 S. Kligo St., 404-724-4282
On the campus of Emory University; features a collection of the art of ancient cultures of the Americas and the Mediterranean.

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Oakland Cemetery
248 Oakland Ave., 404-577-8163
Burial site of Union and Confererate troops, "Gone With The Wind" author Margaret Mitchell, Atlanta mayors, and golfer Bobby Jones.

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SciTrek – The Science and Technology Museum
404-522-5500
More than 100 interactive exhibits. One of the top ten science centers in the country.

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Stone Mountain Park
Stone Mountain, GA, 770-498-5600
A 3,200 acre recreation resort with hotels, restaurants, beach, numerous other recreational activities, and the world's largest exposed mass of granite.

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Underground Atlanta
Peachtree and Alabama Streets, 404-523-2311
Unique re-creation of a central city market place. Center for shopping, dining, entertainment, and people watching.

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Woodruff Arts Center
1280 Peachtree St., 404-892-2414
Complex which is the home of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, the Alliance Theatre, Studio Theatre, the Atlanta Children's Theatre; the Atlanta College of Art, and the High Museum of Art.

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The World of Coca-Cola
55 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., 404-676-5151
Follow the history of the world's most famous soft drink through hundreds of artifacts, exhibits, and videos.

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Wren's Nest
1050 R.D. Abernathy Blvd., 404-753-8535
Home of Georgia author Joel Chandler Harris, creator of the Uncle Remus tales.

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Zoo Atlanta
Grant Park, 404-624-5678
See natural habitats housing reptiles, elephants, giraffes, birds, lions, tigers, gorillas, orangutangs, plus much more.