Only in Atlanta Attractions Itinerary

Explore these Atlanta-Only attractions

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Each time you eat a Chick-fil-A sandwich or sip an ice-cold Coca-Cola, you experience Atlanta. But, only in Atlanta can you experience unique attractions. For those of you who have extra time before or after your event or meeting, check out this itinerary and plan your own day.

Atlanta Braves at Truist Park

DAY ONE: Downtown and Around


World of Coca Cola
World of Coca-Cola in Downtown Atlanta

Head to World of Coca-Cola where the famous soft drink’s story is told through exhibits including “Scent Discovery: A New Aromatic Experience,” a 4-D theater and a fully functioning bottling station. Taste more than 100 Coca-Cola products from around the world.

Next door, visit Georgia Aquarium where you can see more than 500 different species in more than 10 million gallons of water, including the world’s largest fish, whale sharks. See more sharks at the new gallery SHARKS! Predators of the Deep.

Just around the corner, learn about the Civil Rights Movement and how it connects to today’s global human rights movements at National Center for Civil and Human Rights.

Centennial Olympic Park, the world’s gathering place during the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games, features the Fountain of Rings and events.


Centennial Olympic Park at Sunset in Downtown Atlanta.

Observe Centennial Olympic Park below as you enjoy a midday meal on the patio at Ruth’s Chris Steak House at Embassy Suites. From your seat, look across the park as SkyView Atlanta Ferris wheel lifts passengers nearly 20 stories into the air.


Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame
Chick-fil-A College Football Hall fo Fame is an Atlanta-only attraction.

Sports lovers will want to drop in at Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame for a fun, interactive experience tailored to the college football team of their choice.

Sweet Auburn Historic District is the birthplace of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In this area, Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park includes a visitor center, the restored King Birth Home, Ebenezer Baptist Church where three generations of the King family preached, and the King burial site.

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum is located next to The Carter Center. The library includes a replica of the Oval Office and Jimmy Carter’s Nobel Peace Prize and traveling exhibitions.


Atlanta United plays at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Downtown Atlanta.

April-October, catch the 2021 World Series Champion Atlanta Braves in action north of Downtown at Truist Park. MLS’s Atlanta United FC play at Mercedes-Benz Stadium March-October.

Also seasonal, see the NBA Atlanta Hawks at State Farm Arena or NFL Atlanta Falcons at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

DAY TWO: Cultural Quickies

Enormous topiary sculptures of a chess set as part of Alice in Wonderland Reimagined at Atlanta Botanical Garden
The chess game at Alice’s Wonderland Reimagined exhibition in Atlanta Botanical Garden.

Atlanta Botanical Garden features one of the world’s largest permanent displays of tropical orchids, 30 acres of outdoor gardens, a children’s garden, the Storza Woods featuring a unique Canopy Walk and a restaurant. Due by 2026, the Garden will add another seven acres to stretch to Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail, making it the first cultural institution directly accessible from the BeltLine. High Museum of Art hosts European and American paintings, special exhibitions, African, decorative, folk and 20th century art and photography, as well as traveling exhibitions.

Center for Puppetry Arts houses the largest museum dedicated to the art of puppetry and hosts shows for all ages. The Worlds of Puppetry Museum features the Jim Henson Collection gallery.

SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film celebrates fashion as a universal language, garments as important conduits of identity, and film as an immersive and memorable medium.

Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) is the only museum in the Southeast devoted exclusively to the study and celebration of all things design.

Home to the world’s largest dinosaurs, Fernbank Museum of Natural History is the largest natural history museum in the Southeast. The Giant Screen Theater provides a powerful experience with films each day.

The Breman Museum in Midtown connects people of all backgrounds in understanding and appreciation of Jewish history, culture and arts. A permanent Holocaust exhibition is on display and galleries host exclusive exhibitions, concerts and events.


The Fox Theatre in Midtown Atlanta.

The opulent Fox Theatre was designed in the late 1920s and presents Broadway musicals, a summer movie festival, concerts and more.

Or, the Westside neighborhood is one of Atlanta’s hippest areas for shopping and dining, and includes nationally-renowned, chef-driven restaurants in renovated warehouses, boutiques, design stores, cafés and bars.

DAY THREE: All Day Outdoors

Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail - Inman Park
Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail at Inman Park

Enjoy the beauty of Atlanta, sometimes called “The City in the Forest.” Lush parks and green spaces stretch underneath a wide canopy of trees — a literal urban oasis perfect for relaxation and exhilaration.

Start on Atlanta BeltLine, 22 miles of paved, multi-use trails featuring a diverse collection of art, music, food and culture and connecting several Atlanta neighborhoods. The Northside Trail begins at Bobby Jones Golf Course in Buckhead and meanders along Tanyard Creek, perfect for an afternoon jog or evening picnic with modern dining and entertainment. Historic Fourth Ward Park (a skater’s paradise) is on the Eastside Trail, which also connects two food halls – Krog Street Market and Ponce City Market – with restaurants, bars and shopping.

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