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APEX Museum
Atlanta, GA 30303
Editor Notes: APEX Museum, 135 Auburn Ave. N.E. at Piedmont Ave. S.E. (MARTA: Five Points station to bus #3), salutes African-Americans' c...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
Archibald Smith Plantation Home
Roswell, GA 30075
Editor Notes: Archibald Smith Plantation Home, 935 Alpharetta St., is the preserved former home of one of Roswell's founding families. The...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses
Atlanta Botanical Garden
Atlanta, GA 30309
Editor Notes: Atlanta Botanical Garden is adjacent to Midtown's Piedmont Park at 1345 Piedmont Ave. N.E. (MARTA: Arts Center station). Amo...Read More
Conservatories & Greenhouses; Gardens; Nature Trails; Trails-Summer Recreation
Atlanta History Center
Atlanta, GA 30305
Editor Notes: Atlanta History Center is at 130 W. Paces Ferry Rd. N.W. (MARTA: Buckhead station to bus #110). Located on 33 acres in the h...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Civil War; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
Atlanta Movie Tours
Atlanta, GA 30313
Editor Notes: Atlanta Movie Tours usually departs from 327 Nelson St. S.W.; several tours depart 1 hour s. at 48 Main St. in Senoia. Eight...Read More
Movie & TV Locations; Sightseeing Tours
Editor Notes: ATL-Cruzers Electric Car and Segway Tours departs from 160 Ted Turner Dr. N.W. Visitors can take a 90-minute tour of the cit...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Bus & Trolley
Barrington Hall
Roswell, GA 30075
Editor Notes: Barrington Hall is at jct. SRs 120 and 9 (Atlanta St.) at 535 Barrington Dr. Constructed by Barrington King in 1842, the res...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Visitor Centers
Atlanta, GA 30303
Editor Notes: Buckhead is concentrated along Peachtree Rd. about 4 mi. n. of downtown. Atlanta's Uptown district is a 28-square-mile area ...Read More
Streets, Plazas, Squares, City Areas
Bulloch Hall
Roswell, GA 30075
Editor Notes: Bulloch Hall, 1 blk. w. of the Old Square at 180 Bulloch Ave., was the girlhood home of President Theodore Roosevelt's mothe...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center
Atlanta, GA 30306
Editor Notes: Callanwolde Fine Arts Center is at 980 Briarcliff Rd. N.E. (MARTA: Edgewood/Candler Park station to bus #6). This 1920s Tudo...Read More
Conservatories & Greenhouses; Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses
The Carillon
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
Editor Notes: The Carillon, in Stone Mountain Park at jct. John B. Gordon Dr. and Jefferson Davis Dr., is a 13-story spire rising from the...Read More
Carillons; Towers
CDC/David J. Sencer CDC Museum
Atlanta, GA 30333
Editor Notes: CDC/David J. Sencer CDC Museum is at CDC headquarters, 1600 Clifton Rd. N.E. at CDC Parkway (MARTA: Lindbergh Center station...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General
Editor Notes: Center for Civil and Human Rights is at 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd., near Centennial Olympic Park between the Georgia Aquarium ...Read More
Center for Puppetry Arts
Atlanta, GA 30309-2820
Editor Notes: Center for Puppetry Arts is at 1404 Spring St. N.W. at 18th St. (MARTA: Arts Center station). Reputedly the country’s larges...Read More
Children's Attractions; Museums
Chattahoochee Nature Center
Roswell, GA 30075
Editor Notes: Chattahoochee Nature Center, off SR 120 at 9135 Willeo Rd., encompasses 127 acres and has gardens, a river boardwalk and sev...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Animals & Birds; Nature Centers; Nature Trails
Editor Notes: The Children's Museum of Atlanta is at 275 Centennial Olympic Park Dr. N.W. (MARTA: Peachtree Center and CNN Center stations...Read More
Children's Attractions; Museums
Editor Notes: Clark Atlanta University Art Museum is located on the second floor of Trevor Arnett Hall (Building #6) at 223 James P. Brawl...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Museums
CNN Studio Tours
Atlanta, GA 30303
Editor Notes: CNN Studio Tours is at One CNN Center/190 Marietta St. N.W. (MARTA: Dome/GWCC/State Farm Arena/CNN Center station). This 50-...Read More
Industrial Tours; Radio & TV Stations
Editor Notes: College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience is at 250 Marietta St. N.W. across from Centennial Olympic Park...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Sports; Halls of Fame
Editor Notes: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Visitors Center and Monetary Museum is at the corner of Peachtree and 10th sts. at 1000 Peac...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Coins; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
Editor Notes: Fernbank Museum of Natural History is at 767 Clifton Rd. N.E. The museum features dioramas, interactive displays, large-scre...Read More
Museums; Theaters-IMAX & OMNIMAX
Fernbank Science Center
Atlanta, GA 30307
Editor Notes: Fernbank Science Center, 156 Heaton Park Dr. N.E., offers science-related exhibits, an observatory and a planetarium. The or...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Science; Museums; Planetariums
Fox Theatre
Atlanta, GA 30308
Editor Notes: Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. N.E. (MARTA: North Avenue station), stands tall as a tribute to the heyday of the grand enter...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Sightseeing Tours-Architectural; Theaters-Buildings
Georgia Aquarium
Atlanta, GA 30313
Editor Notes: Georgia Aquarium is downtown at 225 Baker St., across from Centennial Olympic Park (MARTA: CNN Center or Peachtree Center st...Read More
The Georgia Capitol
Atlanta, GA 30304
Editor Notes: The Georgia Capitol, 206 Washington St. between Mitchell St. and Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. (MARTA: Georgia State station), ...Read More
Buildings, Public; Capitol; City Hall
Giant Screen Theater
Atlanta, GA 30307
Editor Notes: Giant Screen Theater is in the Fernbank Museum of Natural History at 767 Clifton Rd. N.E. Watching science-based films at th...Read More
Governor's Mansion
Atlanta, GA 30305
Buildings, Public; Capitol; City Hall; Sightseeing Tours-House & Garden
Grant Park
Atlanta, GA 30312
Editor Notes: Grant Park is bounded by Atlanta Ave., Sydney St., Cherokee Ave. and Boulevard S.E. The land for this 131-acre park was dona...Read More
Parks, City; State; Provincial; Trails-Summer Recreation
Henry W. Grady Monument
Atlanta, GA 30303
Editor Notes: Henry W. Grady Monument, on Marietta St. near Forsyth St., is a bronze statue of the late-19th-century writer and newspaper ...Read More
Monuments, General; Statues
High Museum of Art
Atlanta, GA 30309
Editor Notes: High Museum of Art is at 1280 Peachtree St. N.E. (MARTA: Arts Center station) on the Woodruff Arts Center campus. Richard Me...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Museums
Historic Oakland Cemetery
Atlanta, GA 30312
Editor Notes: Historic Oakland Cemetery is at 248 Oakland Ave. S.E. (MARTA: King Memorial station). Founded in 1850, this Victorian cemete...Read More
Historic Square
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
Editor Notes: Historic Square is at jct. John B. Gordon Dr. and Jefferson Davis Dr., in Stone Mountain Park just e. of downtown Atlanta of...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Restored Villages & Settlements
Editor Notes: Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum, at 441 Freedom Pkwy., contains interactive exhibits that chronicle Carter's life...Read More
Historic Documents, Manuscripts & Rare Books; Libraries, Archives; Museums
The King Center
Atlanta, GA 30312
Editor Notes: The King Center, 449 Auburn Ave. N.E., includes the Freedom Hall Complex and is part of the Martin Luther King Jr. National ...Read More
Historic Sites
Lake Lanier Islands
Buford, GA 30518
Editor Notes: Lake Lanier Islands, n.w. off SR 365, were formed when the waters of Lake Sidney Lanier failed to cover a cluster of foreste...Read More
Islands; Recreation-Summer Activities; Sightseeing Tours-Horseback
Lake Sidney Lanier
Buford, GA 30518
Editor Notes: LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta, 3500 Peachtree Rd. N.E., appeals to builders ages 3-10. Visitors get to construct and rac...Read More
Children's Attractions
Margaret Mitchell House
Atlanta, GA 30309
Editor Notes: Margaret Mitchell House, 979 Crescent Avenue N.E., is where writer, playwright and philanthropist Margaret Mitchell wrote he...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art
Marietta, GA 30060
Editor Notes: Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art, 30 Atlanta St. S.E., is housed in a 1909 Greek Revival building that was the original Marietta ...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Museums
Editor Notes: Marietta Gone With the Wind Museum is at 472 Powder Springs St. in historic Brumby Hall. The museum houses a collection of “...Read More
Marietta Museum of History
Marietta, GA 30060-1901
Editor Notes: Marietta Museum of History is at 1 Depot St., in the 1845 Kennesaw House. The museum includes a series of galleries document...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Civil War; Exhibits & Collections-General; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Wars
Marietta Trolley Tour
Marietta, GA 30060
Editor Notes: Marietta Trolley Tour departs 131 Church St. One-hour narrated tours of historic downtown Marietta include Marietta Square, ...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Bus & Trolley; Walking Tours
Editor Notes: Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site is at 450 Auburn Ave. N.E.; the #3 Auburn Avenue bus, departing from the MARTA...Read More
Birthplaces & Childhood Homes; Graves & Tombs; Historic Sites
Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Editor Notes: Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament is .8 mi. n. of jct. Duluth Hwy. and Sugarloaf Pkwy. at 5900 Sugarloaf Pkwy. N.W. In a ...Read More
Theaters-Dinner Shows
Editor Notes: Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University, 571 S. Kilgo Cir. on the Emory University campus, offers the art and artifacts...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Museums
Peachtree Food Tours
Atlanta, GA 30308
Editor Notes: Peachtree Food Tours departs from jct. Peachtree St. and 5th St. N.E. This tour is all about tasty food, interesting stories...Read More
Sightseeing Tours
The Peachtree Trolley Co.
Atlanta, GA 30313
Editor Notes: The Peachtree Trolley Co. tours depart from the Hilton Garden Inn at 275 Baker St. N.W. Sites on this narrated tour in a cli...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Bus & Trolley
Rhodes Hall
Atlanta, GA 30309
Editor Notes: Rhodes Hall, 1516 Peachtree St. N.W., was constructed in 1904 for Atlanta businessman A.G. Rhodes. Inspired by European cast...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
Ride The Ducks
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
Editor Notes: Ride The Ducks in Stone Mountain Park at Crossroads. Visitors learn about the park's history in an entertaining way while se...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Boats
Editor Notes: Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking is at 500 10th Street N.W. in the RBI Paper Tricentennial Building at the Georgia I...Read More
The Root House
Marietta, GA 30060
Editor Notes: The Root House is at the intersection of Polk St. and N. Marietta Pkwy. The furnishings of this two-story house reflect the ...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
Six Flags Over Georgia
Austell, GA 30168
Editor Notes: Six Flags Over Georgia, 275 Riverside Pkwy. S.W., has more than 100 acres where visitors of all ages can experience thrillin...Read More
Amphitheaters; Amusements & Theme Parks; Children's Attractions
Six Flags White Water
Marietta, GA 30062
Editor Notes: Six Flags White Water is at 250 N. Cobb Pkwy. With more than 20 rides and 40 slides on a 50-acre site, the park is said to b...Read More
Amusements & Theme Parks; Recreation-Summer Activities; Water Parks
SkyView Atlanta
Atlanta, GA 30303
Editor Notes: SkyView Atlanta, 168 Luckie St. N.W., is a Ferris wheel that stands about 20 stories tall and offers aerial views of downtow...Read More
Snow Mountain
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
Editor Notes: Snow Mountain is e. of downtown Atlanta off I-285 exit 39B via US 78, exit 8 in Stone Mountain Park. It offers visitors acre...Read More
Amusements & Theme Parks; Children's Attractions
Southeastern Railway Museum
Duluth, GA 30096
Editor Notes: Southeastern Railway Museum is at 3595 Buford Hwy. The 35-acre site features more than 80 items of rolling stock, including ...Read More
Museums; Railroads-Locomotives & Cars
Editor Notes: Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History is at 2829 Cherokee St. This Smithsonian affiliate focuses on the histor...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Civil War; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums; Railroads-Locomotives & Cars
Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain, GA 30087
Editor Notes: Stone Mountain is off US 78 exit 8 in Stone Mountain Park and is encircled by Robert E. Lee Blvd. The park's namesake and fo...Read More
Mountains; Statues; Trails-Summer Recreation
Stone Mountain Park
Stone Mountain, GA 30087
Editor Notes: Stone Mountain Park is about 18 mi. e. of downtown Atlanta; take I-20 east to I-285 north, get off at exit 39B, then take US...Read More
Children's Attractions; Historic Sites; Nature Trails; OTHER; Parks, City; State; Provincial; RECREATION AREA; Recreation-Summer Activities; Trails-Summer Recreation
Stone Mountain Scenic Railroad
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
Editor Notes: Stone Mountain Scenic Railroad departs Robert E. Lee Blvd. and Old Hugh Howell Rd. in Stone Mountain Park and runs along a 5...Read More
Railroads-Locomotives & Cars; Sightseeing Tours-Train
Summit Skyride
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
Editor Notes: Summit Skyride leaves from Robert E. Lee Blvd. and John B. Gordon Dr. in Stone Mountain Park. This cable-car ride more than ...Read More
Sweetwater Creek State Park
Lithia Springs, GA 30122
Editor Notes: Sweetwater Creek State Park is at 1750 Mt. Vernon Rd. This 2,549-acre park offers visitors an opportunity to see the ruins o...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Parks, City; State; Provincial; RECREATION AREA; STATE
Editor Notes: William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum is in the Selig Center at 1440 Spring St. N.W. (MARTA: Arts Center station). The Blond...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
Woodruff Arts Center
Atlanta, GA 30309
Editor Notes: Woodruff Arts Center is at 1280 Peachtree St. N.E. (MARTA: Arts Center station). The Woodruff combines performing and visual...Read More
Cultural Centers & Civic Centers
World of Coca-Cola
Atlanta, GA 30313
Editor Notes: World of Coca-Cola is at 121 Baker St. N.W. (MARTA: Dome/GWCC/State Farm Arena/CNN Center or Peachtree Center stations), adj...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Museums
The Wren's Nest
Atlanta, GA 30310
Editor Notes: The Wren's Nest, 1050 Ralph D. Abernathy Blvd. S.W. (MARTA: West End station and bus #71), was the home of author and journa...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
Zoo Atlanta
Atlanta, GA 30315
Editor Notes: Zoo Atlanta, 800 Cherokee Ave. S.E. in Grant Park, exhibits nearly 1,400 animals from around the world in naturalistic habit...Read More
Children's Attractions; Zoological Parks & Exhibits-Children's Zoos
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