Experience Atlanta Like a Local with these Sightseeing Tours

Looking for ways to experience Atlanta like the locals do? Are you local and want to learn more about Atlanta? Take one of these unique tours and get the inside scoop on what Atlanta is all about.

Along the way, you’ll learn about Atlanta’s rich history and its musical heritage. You will hear about Southern hospitality and oft-used monikers such as “Hollywood of the South” and “City in a Forest.” 

Atlanta Experiences

Atlanta CityPASS

Save up to 40% on combined admission prices to Atlanta’s top five attractions. Atlanta CityPASS ticket booklets are valid for 30 days* beginning with the first day of use so you can stay and play at your own pace. Buy with confidence: CityPASS offers 365-day risk-free returns. *30-day validity applies to CityPASS tickets activated by Feb. 28, 2021.

Shopping at Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza

Upon check-in to one of these participating hotels, you will receive a Destination Passport for Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza, where you’ll discover the trendiest of fashions, designer labels and popular brands. Learn more at Expedia.com/discoveratlanta.

Popular Atlanta Tours

ATL Cruzers, Segways and E-Bikes, Oh My

These Atlanta experiences are perfect for both locals and tourists. Discover several of the city’s historic and eclectic neighborhoods on a small group tour. Book a tour to learn about Atlanta’s history, culture and dining scene. Save 10% by using the code “toursafe”. Visit ATL Cruzers for Covid-19 guidelines, updates and FAQs.

Tour Atlanta Like a Local Through DTours

Let DTours introduce you to the city’s unique blend of Southern urban culture. Guides will lead you off the beaten track. Private and personalized tours can include Atlanta History, from Civil War to Civil Rights, or film locations for “The Walking Dead,” “Stranger Things” and Marvel. Tour neighborhoods and note the architecture; experience street art in the form of murals and sculptures; and enjoy nature on a walking tour of the Atlanta BeltLine or a visit to Piedmont Park. Book your tours online.

Pick Your Tour:  “Fall in Love with Atlanta” or “Atlanta’s Journey for Civil Rights” 

Atlanta is full of historic buildings and amazing street art making it the perfect city to tour from the seat of a bicycle. Bicycle Tours of Atlanta caters to adults and older kids. Take a tour that highlights important locations in the civil rights movement or view the murals and public street art by Atlanta-based artists that grace many Downtown walls. The cost is $65 per person and includes bikes, helmets, bottled water and snacks.

Atlanta Virtual Tours to See Before You Visit

Daytime exterior shot of the Fox Theater in Midtown Atlanta featuring Bank of America Plaza.

Atlanta Food Walks

Atlanta Food Walks offers unexpected virtual experiences this summer. Check out unique and immersive virtual food tours with Unexpected Atlanta or pick up the ATL Food Tour Box for a virtual and tasty tour in your own home. If you’re feeling up to a more traditional tour, Atlanta Food Walks’s popular King Historic District Tour returns July 3, with safety precautions in place.

Fox Theatre

Atlanta’s Fabulous Fox Theatre has launched its Behind the Scenes Virtual Tour series for the whole family to enjoy. The biweekly series explores areas of the theater not often seen by guests. These include the Hospital Room, backstage, and the Archives and Projector Room. 

In addition to these Atlanta tours and experiences, here are more ways to enjoy an Atlanta staycation or getaway

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