Why Atlanta

10 reasons to book a reunion in Atlanta

When you visit our city, you can count on getting “only in Atlanta” experiences guaranteed to make your trip shine. Check out these top 10 reasons why Atlanta is the best location for family, military and class reunions.

1. WE’VE GOT WORLD-CLASS ATTRACTIONS

Some of Atlanta’s most-visited attractions are located around Centennial Olympic Park, downtown’s epicenter. The Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, SkyView Atlanta Ferris wheel, Center for Civil and Human Rights, College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience, and CNN Studio Tour are a few of the easily accessible attractions.
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2. WHAT’S COOKING?

Dining out is one of Atlanta’s favorite pastimes, and the scene is yours for the tasting. Whether you’re looking for chef-driven at MF Sushi, homegrown at Pittypats Porch, timeless at Hard Rock Cafe or an experience at Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, Atlanta’s award-winning restaurants provide a wide range of affordable options for group dining
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3. YOU CAN SHOP ‘TIL YOU DROP.

Atlanta is consistently named the top destination for shopping in the Southeast. Staples like Lenox Square Mall, Phipps Plaza and Shops Buckhead Atlanta are must-sees for any shopping itinerary. Visitors can peruse local boutiques and markets such as Atlantic Station, Krog Street Market, Ponce City Market and Sweet Auburn Curb Market in one of our in-town neighborhoods . Whatever the taste, the options are endless for shopping in Atlanta.
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4. ARTS AND CULTURE TAKE CENTER STAGE.

Atlanta is home to award-winning cultural institutions including the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Alliance Theatre and Fox Theatre. The city is also home to 50 visual arts galleries and more than 30 playhouses and theaters such as the Center for Puppetry Arts, Woodruff Arts Center and Children’s Museum of Atlanta.
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5. RICH IN HISTORY AND ROBUST WITH HERITAGE.

From Civil War to civil rights, Georgia’s capital has been a place wrought with history-making events. Discover Atlanta and explore its rich history through its many historic sites, landmarks and museums, including the MLK Jr. National Historic Site, Margaret Mitchell House, Atlanta History Center, Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum, and Oakland Cemetery.
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6. THE CROWD GOES WILD.

It’s impossible not to get caught up in the excitement with all the sporting events that take place in Atlanta. Atlanta sports provide year-round, live entertainment for thousands of fans. With six professional sports teams and top-notch venues, it’s easy to celebrate sports in Atlanta.
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7. DISCOVER ATLANTA ON WHEELS.

There are lots of things to see and do in Atlanta, why not make it an adventure? Tour historic neighborhoods and hidden gems by Segway or Electric Car with ATL-Cruzers. Hop on Atlanta’s many bike-friendly paths and learn about our exciting in-town neighborhoods with Bicycle Tours. Or beat the heat with Atlanta’s climate-controlled Trolley Tours and Streetca.
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8. EXPLORE THE GREAT OUTDOORS IN ATLANTA.

From parks and public spaces to nature preserves and river activities, there is plenty in Atlanta for the outdoor adventurer. Hike Stone Mountain, paddle down the Chattahoochee, observe twin pandas at Zoo Atlanta or let your inner daredevil shine at Six Flags Over Georgia. Whatever your taste for adventure and nature, Atlanta has just what you need to be one with the great outdoors.
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9. ATLANTA IS EASY TO NAVIGATE.

Atlanta’s walkable tourism district is surrounded by more than 10,000 hotel rooms within a 1-mile radius and more than 300 restaurants within a 3-mile radius. Popular neighborhoods like Midtown and Buckhead are just minutes away on MARTA, Atlanta’s public train system. Atlanta can be reached by plane to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, by car via I-75, I-85 and I-20, or by train or bus via Amtrak. It’s no wonder Atlanta earns the title, “America’s most accessible city.”
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10. WE’LL MAKE YOUR TRIP A SUCCESS.

ACVB works with our collaborative hospitality industry to ensure your group has a seamless stay in Atlanta. Contact us directly for assistance with planning your reunion, coordinating site visits, or requesting promotional items for your group.
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