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Fun things to do In Atlanta

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Alliance Theatre
Part of the Woodruff Arts Center, the Alliance Theatre is one of the largest regional theaters in the nation. Serving a diverse audience, the Alliance has produced more than 50 world premieres bringing the world's best talents to Atlanta.


Atlanta Opera and the Atlanta Ballet
The Atlanta Opera offers four main stage productions seasonally, in addition to pre-Opera lectures, student matinees and more. Atlanta Ballet is the oldest professional dance company in America. Performances combine contemporary and traditional with classic ballets and new choreography. Both companies perform at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.


Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chastain Park Amphitheater
Part of the Woodruff Art Center, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) and its recordings have earned international acclaim with 27 Grammy Awards. If you want to listen to the divinity of the ASO under the stars, visit the new Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, located just north of Atlanta. For more music in the great outdoors, visit the Chastain Park Amphitheatre, where moonlit dinner performances featuring big music stars make for a great date night.

Center for Puppetry Arts
As the largest organization in North America dedicated to the art of puppetry, the Center for Puppetry Arts features the nation's largest interactive museum, Puppets: The Power of Wonder. Weekly performances include a fun family series and New Directions for adults.

 
High Museum of Art
The High Museum of Art offers a diverse selection of art including 19th-20th century American works, European paintings, African and African-American, modern and contemporary art. The High is the leading art museum in the Southeast, and a part of the Woodruff Arts Center.

Margaret Mitchell House & Museum
The three-story Tudor Revival mansion in Midtown was the home of author Margaret Mitchell, where she wrote the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, Gone With the Wind. The house offers tours, a museum and shop, as well as a literature series.

 

 
Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site & Sweet Auburn District
The area of Sweet Auburn served as the thriving center of Atlanta's Black enterprise from the 1890s to the 1940s. At the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, explore his birth home, historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, and The King Center, where Dr. King's Nobel Peace Prize is displayed. The crypt and gravesite of Dr. King and his wife, Coretta Scott King, are also located here.

 
Midtown Walking and Bicycling Tours
Midtown walking and biking tours are available for many Atlanta attractions. Provided by The Atlanta Preservation Center, walking tours include historic neighborhoods and prominent buildings such as The Fox Theatre, one of the few remaining movie palaces of the 1920s. Bicycle Tours of Atlanta caters to many ability levels and features numerous options across the city, such as the Heart of the City Tour. The Progressive Dinner Bicycle Tour lets you experience Atlanta's coveted cuisine while burning a few calories.  

Atlanta History Center
The Atlanta History Center features 32 acres of gardens, wildlife trails and woodland areas. The complex includes the 1840s Tullie Smith Farm and the fully restored 1928 Swan House mansion. The museum offers exhibitions on the Civil War, African-American heritage and Southern folk art, with a wing dedicated to the 1996 Olympic Games.  

 

Historic Neighbors
The Marietta Historic District offers tours of the town and heritage museums. Visit the Square for specialty and antique shops, dining and entertainment, including two must see attractions, Marietta Gone With The Wind Museum: Scarlett on the Square and the Theatre In The Square. Tour antebellum homes in the Historic Roswell District, including the 1845 Smith Plantation. Visitors can also enjoy Bulloch Hall, the childhood home of Former President Theodore Roosevelt's mother and the Georgia Ensemble Theatre.


Historic West End
The West End historic district is an urban neighborhood located just southwest of downtown Atlanta.  The community dates back to the 1830s and features restored period homes and Victorian cottages. The Wren's Nest was the home of Joel Chandler Harris, author of the Uncle Remus Stories, and Hammonds House Museum features African-American art. The Atlanta University Center (AUC) is the country's largest concentration of African-American colleges. The AUC is comprised of Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Spelman College, and the Morehouse School of Medicine.

 

Atlanta Botanical Garden
With more than 30 acres of gardens, forest, wildflower trails, and a 10,000 square-foot Fuqua Orchid Center, the Atlanta Botanical Garden is one of Atlanta's most beautiful attractions. The Canopy Walk, a 40-foot high suspension bridge creating a treetop walking trail is the garden's latest addition. Visitors will also enjoy the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen and soothing sanctuary of the Cascades Garden.

 

Piedmont Park
Piedmont Park features lush woods, Lake Clara Meer, picnic spots, skating paths and many annual events. More than 180 acres, the park is situated between 10th Street and Piedmont Avenue, where it joins the Atlanta Botanical Garden.  

Centennial Olympic Park
Home of the 1996 Olympic Games and the world's largest Olympic Ring fountain, Centennial Olympic Park provides year-round entertainment including concerts, festivals and family activities. If you want to explore more things to see and do around the park, City Segway Tours are entertaining and unique options for family fun. This self-balancing personal transport device lets you glide through Atlanta with ease! Riders 12 years of age and older can experience tours of all kinds, including the Legends & Lore Tour, Evening Glide and more.

Atlanta's Eclectic Neighborhoods
Little Five Points is Atlanta's bohemian hangout and home to a rich mix of art, theater, and shopping. 7 Stages Theatre, Dad's Garage, and the Horizon Theatre are must-sees! Virginia-Highland features hip boutiques while East Atlanta Village is filled with homegrown restaurants and gastropubs. The historic district of Cabbagetown proudly boasts impressive architectural restorations.  

 

Decatur Square
The charming, quirky neighborhood of Decatur is found just six miles east of downtown. Friendly, walkable and right on the MARTA line, this community is home to more than 200 boutiques, restaurants and galleries. Eddie's Attic is a must-see for live, local musicians. Year-round festivals include the Arts Festival in May, the Beach Party in June and the Book Festival on Labor Day weekend.  

Grant Park
Atlanta's oldest city park features lush lawns and stunning views. Framed by gorgeous Victorian homes and nestled against Zoo Atlanta, Grant Park is a haven for families. It also borders the famous Oakland Cemetery as well as the Atlanta Cyclorama, which immortalizes the 1864 Battle of Atlanta.

Festivals Galore
Midtown offers plenty of family fun with year-round festivals. Spring brings local artisans to the streets during the    Dogwood Festival and musicians serenade the city during the Atlanta Jazz Festival. The National Black Arts Festival heats up summer, while Taste of Atlanta spices up cuisines with fall flavors.

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum
The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum is an opportunity to learn about the life and work of the 39th president's life. Explore an exact replica of the Oval Office, view special exhibits, and listen to oral histories and interviews from the Carter White House. You will also trace Carter's life from his 6th grade report card to his 2002 Nobel Peace Prize.

Michael C. Carlos Museum
Located on Emory University's campus, the Michael C. Carlos Museum houses ancient objects from Egypt, Rome, the Near East, and the West. It is also home to collections of 19th and 20th century Sub-Saharan African art and European and American Renaissance works.

William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum
Through its exhibitions, publications and resources, this Atlanta Jewish Federation museum explores Jewish heritage and how it relates to other cultures and religions. It also contains two permanent galleries and hosts special rotating exhibits.

Georgia Aquarium
Dive into a one-of-a-kind aquatic experience at the Georgia Aquarium, where imaginations go to play. At the world's largest aquarium, you'll discover graceful beluga whales, spectacular whale sharks, playful penguins and aquatic animals from around the globe.

Fernbank Museum of Natural History
Fernbank Museum of Natural History brings the world's largest dinosaurs to life, and explores global cultures through a variety of hands-on exhibits. Enjoy a classy mix of culture and cocktails with Martinis & IMAX® every Friday night.

Zoo Atlanta
Located in historic Grant Park, Zoo Atlanta features more than 200 species of animals from the African plains and Asian forests. Visit the playful pandas, marvelous mammals and adorable reptiles and amphibians! The Ford African Rain Forest houses 24 gorillas, one of North America's largest captive populations.

Yellow River Game Ranch
The Yellow River Game Ranch is 24 acres of wooded preserve along the banks of the Yellow River. It features more than 600 native Georgia animals, such as deer, buffalo, and the famous groundhog, General Beauregard Lee.


Kangaroo Conservation Center
The Kangaroo Conservation Center is home to the largest population of kangaroos outside of Australia  

Imagine It! The Children's Museum of Atlanta

Imagine It! The Children's Museum of Atlanta features hands-on exhibits and activities where kids can discover, imagine and explore as they learn how things work in their world. Whether it's building a sandcastle, painting on the walls, or exploring the latest exhibit, children will discover why it's a smart place to play!

 

Chattahoochee River Fun
Sixteen recreation areas along a 48-mile stretch of the Chattahoochee River have been designed to preserve the river and provide outdoor family fun. Contact Chattahoochee Outfitters, a premier watercraft outfitter, for your next river trip. The Chattahoochee Nature Center in Roswell offers educational programs, canoe trips and other activities.  

Legendary, Luxury Shopping
Experience Buckhead's legendary shopping with exclusive specialty retailers such as Calvin Klein and Zara. Designer boutiques such as Hermes, Cartier and Kate Spade add a touch of glamour to any visit. Luxury retailers are found throughout Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza, including Saks Fifth Avenue, Jimmy Choo and Tiffany & Co. Visit Miami Circle and the Bennett Street District for museum-quality art and antiques.  

Outlet Malls and Day Trip Shopping
North Georgia Premium Outlets in Dawsonville is Georgia's premium outlet center, offering 140 stores of current-season merchandise from designer labels. For retail, dining and entertainment options, stop into the shopping meccas of Discover Mills and the Tanger Outlet Center.  

 

Atlantic Station
Great boutiques, sidewalk cafes and hip restaurants reign at Atlantic Station, designed to feel like a city within a city. Free shuttles are available from the Arts Center MARTA Station. The Millennium Gate showcases world-class architecture, art and history in an intimate gallery setting and beautiful grounds.  

Atlanta Braves and Turner Field
The Atlanta Braves play from April through September at Turner Field. The Braves Museum and Hall of Fame features more than 600 Braves artifacts and photographs that trace the team's history from its 1871 beginnings in Boston to Atlanta.

Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome
The Atlanta Falcons kick off the official season each September. The Georgia Dome has hosted numerous events including: the 1996 Summer Olympics, two Super Bowls, the annual Chick-fil-A Bowl and the 2007 NCAA Men's Final Four.

Philips Arena
Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta Thrashers and Atlanta Dream at Philips Arena
Philips Arena is home to the NBA Atlanta Hawks, the NHL Atlanta Thrashers, and the WNBA Atlanta Dream, as well as world-class concerts and events.