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Things to do in Atlanta

Discover the top tourist attractions in this historic city with our list of the things to do in Atlanta.

Georgia Aquarium

Georgia Aquarium
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Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta is the largest aquarium globally and is home to more than 100,000 sea creatures. It has seven permanent galleries exhibiting aquatic animals, such as Beluga Whales, Whale Sharks, Manta Rays, Penguins, Sea Otters, Dolphins, Sea Lions, etc.

World of Coca Cola

World of Coca Cola in Atlanta
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The World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta is Coke’s attempt to share the brand’s story with Coke-lovers from around the world. Visitors experience the world’s most famous beverage in a dynamic, multimedia attraction and get closer than ever before to the vault that houses its secret formula.

Atlanta Zoo

Atlanta Zoo tickets
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Atlanta Zoo is spread across 40 acres of Grant Park, a historic neighborhood just west of downtown Atlanta. It houses 1,500 animals of 220 species in natural habitats similar to their environment in the wild. This top attraction gets more than 1.2 million visitors annually.

Medieval Times Georgia

Medieval Times Georgia
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Medieval Times Georgia is an exciting, family-friendly dinner attraction inspired by medieval times, the 11th-century, to be precise. During the 2-hours, visitors witness authentic swords fights, jousting, and pure Spanish horses as they feast upon a 4-course meal fit for the Royals.

Illuminarium Atlanta

Illuminarium at Atlanta
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With the unique cinematic experience at Illuminarium Atlanta, you will come face to face with the world’s most exotic creatures in their native habitats. 4K laser projection, 3D audio, in-floor vibration, and even scent bring the spectacular movie experience to life.

iFly Atlanta

iFLY Atlanta
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At iFLY Atlanta, experience the thrill of skydiving without the worry or cost of leaping out of a plane. An instructor is with you inside the vertical wind tunnel, which reaches speeds of up to 175 mph (282 kph). After your indoor skydiving is over, you get a personalized flying certificate.

College Football Hall of Fame

College Football Hall of Fame wall
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While visiting the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, both die-hard and casual fans can firsthand experience the game’s passion. Tourists discover the best college football players, teams, and coaches spread over 95,000-square-foot of the museum’s area.

Legoland Discovery Center

Legoland Discovery Center Atlanta
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The LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Atlanta offers children and families a colorful, creative, and exciting LEGO® World. From the majestic to the entertaining, you can experience it all with your LEGO-obsessed family. Kids and adults love exploring the fantastic indoor LEGO playground with 12 family attractions and activities.

Fun Spot America

Bumper Boats at Fun Spot America Atlanta
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Fun Spot America in Atlanta is a dizzying assortment of heart-pounding roller coasters, adrenaline-pumping thrills, and Georgia’s first multi-level go-kart track. The more than two dozen family activities, thrill rides, three mini-golf courses, and fast-paced go-kart tracks transform the Peach State into the Screech State!

Margaret Mitchell House

Margaret Mitchell House
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Margaret Mitchell House was where Pulitzer Prize-winning author wrote ‘Gone with the Wind.’ A tour of the house and neighboring areas helps understand the history of the Deep South. Besides the house, you also see Inman Park, Oakland Cemetery, Georgian Terrace, Peachtree Street, and Ansley Park.

SeaQuest Stonecrest

Kid enjoys sting ray at SeaQuest Stonecrest
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SeaQuest Stonecrest is the ultimate sea and land expedition with over 1,200 animals and 300 different species from five continents. Guests can hand-feed Flash the Sloth, feel Stormin’ Norman’s gigantic Sulcata Tortoiseshell, snorkel with Stingrays and Sharks, and take a selfie with Marina the Mermaid among other activities.

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