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Whether you have a few hours or days, you need the must-see, must-do list of the coolest places and super fun things to do in Atlanta to get you started. Family-friendly things to do, historic sites and scenic outdoor green spaces are just the beginning. There’s trendsetting culture and mouth-watering dining to keep you wanting more. Plan your adventure with this guide to things to do in Atlanta (and pick out your favorite icons by 👨‍🎨 @gfb3). You can also explore like a local and visit some of Atlanta’s most popular neighborhoods- Buckhead, Midtown and Downtown.

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Downtown

Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame

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YOU’LL GET A KICK OUT OF THIS
With a 45-yard indoor football field, this is the place to kick it. Browse decades of memorabilia, learn about Hall of Fame football legends and interact with more than 50 state-of-the-art technology exhibits. 404-880-4800

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Downtown

Children’s Museum of Atlanta

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ARE YOU KIDDING? THIS IS AWESOME
Kids and families love all the playful possibilities in this world of discovery. Climb through the layers of the Earth, enter a magical forest, build giant sandcastles, deliver food from farm to table, then release your inner artist — all before story time. 404-659-5437

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Airport

Delta Flight Museum

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WE LOVE THE WAY THEY FLY
Housed in two original maintenance hangars from the 1940s, Delta Flight Museum traces Delta’s history and development of commercial aviation. Take part in a guided tour to see exhibits, experience simulator technology and behold massive planes like a 747 up close. 404-715-7886

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Eastside

Illuminarium Atlanta

MULTI-SENSORY STORYTELLING
Fall down the rabbit hole of immersive experiences at Illuminarium. The Waking Wonderland and Space exhibits engage the senses with 4k interactive projection, 360-degree audio, in-floor vibration and scent systems.

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Downtown

Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park

LIVE THE DREAM OF A CIVIL RIGHTS ICON
Honor the work and life of civil rights pioneer Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at this historical landmark. Leave feeling inspired after remembering notable moments while visiting King’s birth home, Ebenezer Baptist Church and The King Center, established by Coretta Scott King. 404-331-5190

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Downtown

Mercedes-Benz Stadium

THIS PLACE IS FAN-TASTIC
Home to Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta United FC and high-energy concerts, there is always something to enjoy here. With the world’s largest 58-foot-tall HD video board and first-of-its kind retractable roof, fans get an exclusive all-senses experience. 470-341-5000

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Midtown

Millennium Gate Museum

ARCH YOU GLAD YOU STOPPED HERE?
This classically styled 100-foot tall arch represents Atlanta’s historical name, “The Gate City.” The impressive work by artist Alexander Stoddart preserves Georgia history, art, culture, and philanthropic heritage. Stop in The Millennium Gate Museum or take a stroll through the park. 404-881-0900

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Eastside

Plaza Theatre

CATCH AN INDIE FILM
With a unique, intact old-school charm, this is not your average movie theater. Open since 1939, Plaza Theatre is a neighborhood favorite and Atlanta’s oldest operating cinema. Catch independent, foreign, art house films, hard to find documentaries and quirky programming. 470-410-1939

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Airport

Porsche Experience Center Atlanta

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SATISFY YOUR NEED FOR SPEED
Experience a $200K ride as you drive and drift away in a Porsche. This experience center allows you to test your driving skills then lose your stomach on the launch pad. Finish your ride by taking in the Heritage Gallery then grabbing a bite with a view of flights.888-204-7474

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Near Metro Atlanta

Six Flags Over Georgia

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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.

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Emory | Decatur | Stone…

Stone Mountain Park

THIS ROCK WILL KNOCK YOUR SOCKS OFF
Spread across 3,200 beautiful acres, this 300-million-year old rock is Georgia’s most-visited attraction – and for good reason. Trek through the treetops on SkyHike, hike up the mountain for a scenic view or take a relaxing trip to the top with Summit Skyride year-round. 770-498-5690

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Tiny Doors

A-DOOR-ABLE ARTWORK
Tiny works of art along Atlanta BeltLine inspire viewers to unlock their imaginations. Start a scavenger hunt at the visitor center in Centennial Olympic Park where you’ll find three of the 20+ seven-inch doors along with augmented reality murals made by local ATL artists. 404-528-8017

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Cobb | Cumberland

Truist Park at The Battery Atlanta

Woman-Owned

“SLIDE INTO THE BATTERY”
This multipurpose development houses hotels, green space and the Coca-Cola Roxy Theatre – just steps from Atlanta Braves’ Truist Park. It offers restaurants, bars and shops, making it the perfect outing even on non-game days. Come for baseball, stay for unmatched entertainment. 404-577-9100

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Events

Events give you a taste of Atlanta, warmly welcoming visitors to the city year-round. Discover the upcoming events in Atlanta.