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Want to get out and have a great time without putting a big dent in your wallet? Check out these fun, free and cheap things to do in Atlanta. From national landmarks like the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park to all-you-need-is-a-camera murals and public art sightseeing, Atlanta is full of entertainment that will help you stay within your budget without sacrificing all the fun. Explore more great deals and discounts on attractions and things to do in Atlanta.
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Get Hype for History
Big things await you at Atlanta History Center. This 33-acre attraction features award-winning exhibitions including the re-imagined Cyclorama exhibit, memorabilia from the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games and the historic Swan House. Don’t forget to make a quick trip to the Margaret Mitchell House at the center’s Midtown campus.
Explore Atlanta’s International Restaurant Scene
The endless restaurant options offer a global culinary adventure like no other neighborhood. This six-mile stretch of highway serves up metro Atlanta’s best Colombian, Korean and Mexican cuisine with farmers markets, dive bars and karaoke tucked in between.
Soar Through Skies
Experience aviation history at Delta Flight Museum, where everyone can reach for the skies. Enjoy immersive exhibits, state-of-the-art simulator technology and see rare planes from past eras. Take a guided tour or glide through the massive premises at Delta’s world headquarters with friends, family or a co-pilot of your choice.
See Superstars at a Stellar Stadium
Score some of the best seats in town for an Atlanta Falcons (NFL) game, Atlanta United FC (MLS) soccer match or a high-energy concert at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Check out the daily tours to see amazing artwork and behind-the-scenes areas rarely open to the public. Connect with the community for yoga, art and other events at The Home Depot Backyard.
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Channel Your Inner Daredevil
Scream and shout through all the roller coasters you can handle or relax waterside at Hurricane Harbor. Six Flags Over Georgia has heart-pounding rides, excellent live entertainment and is undeniably fun for the whole family.
Knock Knock, Y’all
Want to discover Atlanta’s best hangouts with a scavenger hunt? Keep an eye out for Tiny Doors ATL, the itty-bitty art installations beloved by locals. These six-inch doors guide you through ATL’s neighborhoods and attractions and reflect the city’s creative vibes. TIP: Start at the Visitor Center in Centennial Olympic Park, where three of artist Karen Anderson Singer’s imaginative doors fit within an augmented reality mural made by local Atlanta artists, Lotus Eaters Club.
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Events provide a glimpse into the ATL experience like nothing else, warmly welcoming visitors to the city year-round. Discover events in Atlanta.
4/21/21 – 4/23/21
Spring Concert Series at Callanwolde
4/21/21 – 5/16/21
World of Coca-Cola Launches Coke Insider Journey
4/21/21 – 5/15/21
4/21/21 – 8/29/21
Outdoor special exhibition “Habitat”
4/21/21 – 5/31/21
Visit NETHERWORLD’s Laser Adventure Battle Arena
4/21/21 – 5/9/21