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Established at the crossroads of two large railways, Atlanta became one of the many casualties of the Civil War when it was burned to the ground during General Sherman's infamous March to the Sea of 1864. Following the Reconstruction, Atlanta became a center of commerce and a key stronghold for the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. Today, Atlanta is a mix of history and the ultra-modern. The iconic Fox Theater serves as one of the cities top landmarks and attractions, and the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site draws thousands of visitors. The Centennial Olympic Park, a legacy of the 1996 Summer Olympic Games is a unique attraction and Zoo Atlanta is one of only four U.S. zoos to house giant pandas.

What to Do in Atlanta

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Fernbank Museum
The groundbreaking of the Fernbank Museum in 1989 and it formally opened on October 5, 1992. It lies in a 65 acre area on Piedmont forest overlooking the...
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Your price: $68
Ann Jackson Gallery
The Ann Jackson Gallery is a family operated business situated in Roswell Georgia. It was established in 1971 by Ann Jackson. The gallery showcases the...
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Atlanta History Center
The Atlanta History Center was established in 1926 and formerly named as the Atlanta Historical Society. It is a 33 acre museum located in the heart of...
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Your price: $33
Atlanta Motor Speedway
The Atlanta Motor Speedway is a race track situated in Hampton, Georgia and formerly known as the Atlanta International Raceway. It lies on a 887 acre...
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Atlanta Symphony
The Atlanta Symphony is an Atlanta based orchestra with Robert Spano as the musical director since 2001. It was established in 1945 with its former name...
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Botanical Garden
Through the petition of the Citizens of Atlanta in 1973 the Atlanta Botanical Garden was incorporated as a private nonprofit corporation in 1976. The Botanical...
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Your price: $37.9
Callanwolde Arts
Callanwolde Arts is a community arts center that operates as a nonprofit organization. It is housed in a mansion with Gothic-Tudor architecture. It lies...
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Centennial Olympic Park
The Centennial Olympic Park is a public park with a total area of 21 acres. The Georgia World Congress Center owns and manages the Centennial Olympic...
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Center Puppetry Arts
The grand opening of the Center for Puppetry Arts was September 23, 1978 and Jim Henson, the creator of Kermit the Frog, cut the ribbon. It is the oldest...
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The World of Coca-Cola opened in 1991. It has relocated to a new building with greater attractions. The World of Coca-Cola tells the history of the Coca-Cola...
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Your price: $32
Collins Hill Golf Club
The Collins Hill Golf Club has a traditional architecture with fascinating greens and trees. The golf courses are designed to challenge any skill level....
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Contemporary Art
The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia was established by David S. Golden and Annette Cone-Skelton in 2000. The museum began with 250 artworks from...
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Your price: $12
Dunwoody Nature Center
The Dunwoody Nature Center was established in 1990. It was January 30, 1992 when it was incorporated. It offers various programs with 8,000 participants...
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Fernbank Science Center
The Fernbank Science Center opened its doors on December 1967. It is a woodland complex, educational facility and museum. The Dekalb County School System...
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Fun Junction
The Fun Junction was established in 1990 as the Dixieland Amusement Park. The name was changed to Fun Junction for a strategic resurgence with a new management....
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The Georgia Council for International Visitors was established in 1962 as a nonprofit organization. It is dedicated to creating international experiences...
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Georgia Aquarium
The Georgia Aquarium opened in 2005 and was the largest aquarium in the world during that time. The Aquarium is made up of 8.5 million gallons of fresh...
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High Museum of Art
The High Museum of Art was established in 1905 and was previously named as the Atlanta Art Association. It was named after the High family who donated...
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Imagine It! CMA
The Imagine It! Children’s Museum of Atlanta started with “museum without walls”. A group of dedicated volunteers collaborated with other schools and organization...
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Your price: $25.5
Jackson Fine Art
The Jackson Fine Art is a gallery that opened in 1990 by Jane Jackson. Its main focus is to exhibit contemporary and 20th century photography. In 2003,...
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JC Library and Museum
The Jimmy Carter Library and Museum started construction on October 2, 1984 and publicly opened on the 62nd birthday of Carter, October 1, 1986. In the...
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Your price: $40
Jewish Heritage & Holocaust Museum
The William Breman Jewish Heritage and Holocaust Museum opened in 1996. It is devoted give information and educate the public on Jewish heritage and history...
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Your price: $36
Margaret Mitchell House
The Margaret Mitchell House is recorded in the National Register of Historic Places. The historic house was the home of the famous author, Margarat Mitchel....
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Your price: $26
Marietta Museum
The Marietta Museum opened in 1996. It is located on the second floor of a former cotton warehouse which was constructed in 1845 and was remodeled in 1855...
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Your price: $24
Marietta/Cobb Art Museum
The Marietta/Cobb Art Museum stands on a building that has always been a landmark of the city. It was formerly the Federal Post Office. It was in 1990...
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Your price: $16
Michael C. Carlos Museum
The Michael C. Carlos Museum is one of the longest running museums in Georgia and started its collection since 1876. The art museum is situated on the...
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Your price: $40
The Museum of Design Atlanta opened in 1993 and was formerly named as the Atlanta International Museum of Art & Design. The museum was renamed MODA when...
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Your price: $46
Mystery Valley GC
It is one of the top 50 courses in the USA as voted in the Golf Digest in 1970. The Mystery Valley Golf has been in existence for over 35 years now and...
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Philips Arena
The Philips Arena is a multi-purpose indoor entertainment complex and sports arena built and completed in 1999 for a total cost of $ 213.50 million. The...
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Piedmont Park
Piedmont Park is an urban park with an area of 189 acres. Its location is between the neighborhood of Virginia Highland and the Midtown. The land where...
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Starlight Six Drive-In
The Starlight Six Drive-In is a drive-in theatre that opened in 1947 with only a single screen. In 1956 it added a second screen and was named as the Starlight...
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The APEX Museum
The African American Panoramic Experience Museum is a history museum exhibited from African American point of view. The museum is located in the Sweet...
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Your price: $22
The Georgia Dome
The Georgia Dome was built and completed in 1992. It is being managed by the Georgia World Congress Center Authority. It is the ballpark of the Atlanta...
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The Seen Gallery
The Seen Gallery is a gallery with various disciplines of art. It was established in October 2002 by photographer Bill Bibb. In 2005, painter Amy Bradford...
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The Southern Museum
The Southern Museum is an affiliated Smithsonian Institution. It is devoted to the history of railroads and locomotives. In the Southern Museum, you will...
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Your price: $15
The Wrens Nest
The Wren’s Nest is a house museum that officially opened in 1913. It served as the home of Joel Chandler Harris from 1881 to 1908. The house has a Queen...
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Your price: $54
Woodruff Arts Center
The Woodruff Arts Center plays a vital role in the art community in Atlanta. It opened in 1968 and situated in midtown Atlanta. It offers an exquisite...
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Zoo Atlanta
Zoo Atlanta is a zoological park accredited with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. It has a collection of more than 1,500 animals of 220 species....
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Your price: $115.94

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