Visit Atlanta’s Historic Places
Atlanta History Center
The Atlanta History Center is no stranger to games: it hosts 6,000 memorabilia from the Olympic Games including uniforms, victory medals, Olympic torches and even an original running track. Its historic Swan House was also recently featured in the blockbuster hit, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire!
Atlanta Movie Tours
Television and film industries are bustling in Atlanta and there’s no time like the present to visit ATLwood. Whether it’s The Walking Dead, The Blind Side, Anchorman 2 or one of the many other movies filmed in Atlanta, let Atlanta Movie Tours show you the sites!
ATL-Cruzers Electric Car & Segway Tours
Get a first look at Atlanta from the comfort of an open-air smart car (or even a Segway) as your ATL-Cruzers tour guide shows you the ins and outs of Atlanta and its neighborhoods. Choose your favorite stops along the way to help plan the rest of your visit!
Centennial Olympic Park
Pay homage to Atlanta's Olympic legacy as you splash through the Fountain of Rings or play tag in the green fields of Centennial Olympic Park, located near the Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, CNN Center, Center for Civil and Human Rights and College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience.
Center for Civil and Human Rights
Connect the American civil rights movement to current human rights issues through moving, experiential exhibits at the Center for Civil and Human Rights. Interact with history to understand your role in the dream and the future.
CNN Studio Tours
News junkies and aspiring anchors unite! Take the Inside CNN Studio Tour to see exactly how this globally recognized brand makes news, beginning to end. Keep your eyes peeled and you might even see Robin Meade!
College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience
Every team is the home team at the College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience, where interactive installments keep you in the game. Sprint down memory lane with decades of memorabilia and learn about Hall of Fame inductees.
Delta Flight Museum
Experience aviation history at the Delta Flight Museum, where future pilots and frequent flyers alike can enjoy interactive exhibits, state-of-the-art simulator technology, and last-of-their-kind aircraft from eras past. Take a guided tour, or cruise the 68,000-square-foot premises at Delta's Atlanta Headquarters with friends, family, or your copilot of choice.
Fernbank Museum of Natural History
Getting up close and personal with the dinosaurs at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History is a lot less scary than the bared-teeth versions in film. Take a peek back in time with the Giants of the Mesozoic – even one that measures more than 120 feet long!
At Atlanta’s fabulous Fox Theatre, every night is a red carpet event. Musicals, dance and nationally renowned acts wait at the end of your red carpet walk, and if there’s no show scheduled, have no fear – you can always tour this Atlanta icon!
High Museum of Art
Step inside the leading art museum in the Southeast and gaze at more than 13,000 modern and contemporary works of art. A ticket to the High Museum of Art will get you into both the special exhibitions and the permanent collection.
Historic Oakland Cemetery
The scenic resting place of more than 70,000 souls, Historic Oakland Cemetery is the oldest of its kind in Atlanta. Visit Civil War soldiers and Civil Rights pioneers, as well as legends like author Margaret Mitchell, golfer Bobby Jones and Atlanta’s first African-American mayor Maynard Jackson.
Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum
Several U.S. presidents established libraries, and we’re pretty fond of the one our very own Nobel Peace Prize-winning, peanut-growing President Jimmy Carter erected. At the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum, you’ll find everything from a replica of the Oval Office to gifts he received during his presidency.
Margaret Mitchell House
Peek inside the restored rooms where most of "Gone With the Wind" was penned in the Margaret Mitchell House, complete with the native Atlantan’s writing desk and period furnishings. Frankly, it would be your misfortune to miss exhibitions exploring the author’s life and the making of a film classic.
Michael C. Carlos Museum (Emory University)
Take some time to connect with a mummy at Emory’s Michael C. Carlos Museum. With permanent collections that span the globe and renowned traveling exhibits, your inner history buff will be transfixed by everything from mummies to a Greek muse!
Stone Mountain Park
Take a trek through the treetops on SkyHike®, the Summit Skyride or even a real hike to the top of the mountain for beautiful city skyline views. Tour the antebellum plantation or ride around Stone Mountain by train and see the longest running laser show in the world projected on it!
Sweet Auburn Curb MarketFor meats and produce straight from the farm, plus unique eateries serving up everything from soul food and gourmet hot dogs to artisanal ice cream, look no further than this urban farmer’s market. Also on the menu at the Sweet Auburn Curb Market are monthly culinary tours, storytelling, cooking classes and tons of community events.
The Historic Marietta Trolley
Hop on board a fully narrated 90-minute trolley tour to learn the history and enjoy the stories and legends of Atlanta’s top attractions and historic sites. Step on to discover the must-sees of Atlanta while riding in style on Peachtree Trolley Tours.
World of Coca-Cola
Experience the history of the world's most famous soft drink through fascinating exhibits, classic ads and an imaginative replica of the bottling process. Get closer than ever before to the World of Coca-Cola vault containing the secret recipe and tempt your taste buds with more than 100 beverages from around the globe.