Attractions: Sights

Atlanta Beltline Eastside Trail

The paved and popular 2.25-mile path is part of the larger 22-mile loop of parks, trails, and transit known as the Atlanta Beltline tha

Atlanta Botanical Garden

Atlanta's most fragrant attraction blooms with more than 3,000 ornamental plants spread over 30 acres adjacent to Piedmont Park, includ

Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum

At 358 feet long, the Cyclorama claims to be the largest oil painting in the world — and the longest-running art exhibition in U.S. his

Atlanta Food Truck Park

Built on an old hotel site, the Atlanta Food Truck Park is a daily gathering place for Atlanta's food trucks.

Atlanta History Center

Founded in 1926, the center includes the Atlanta History Museum featuring signature and traveling exhibitions, the Tullie Smith Farm, t

Centennial Olympic Park

The best thing to come out of the 1996 Olympics is this stately public plaza with dancing fountains, cool light towers, and a variety o

CNN Center

Site of CNN's world headquarters and the Atlanta bureau office. Attractions include Inside CNN Studio Tour, retail shops, and restauran

College Football Hall of Fame

Gridiron devotees will can explore the new Downtown hall's exhibits filled with historic memorabilia, learn about their alma mater’s fo

Fernbank Museum of Natural History

The spectacularly designed museum is a classic rainy-day destination for legions of children and their parents. It features an IMAX the

Fox Theatre

In the late ’70s, Atlanta almost allowed a telephone company to demolish one of the city's architectural gems — and a great concert ven

Georgia Aquarium

The world's largest aquarium has more aquatic life than any other aquarium from 500 species, including whale sharks, the largest fish i

Georgia Dome

The world's largest cable-supported dome is home to the Falcons, the Final Four, and countless monster-truck rallies. That is, until Fa

Georgia State Capitol

The fourth floor is the weirdest free museum in town, with its famous two-headed calf, stuffed wildlife, and a diorama celebrating Geor

The Governor's Mansion

A 1968 Greek-revival mansion with original antiques from the first half of the 19th century.

High Museum of Art

Atlanta's premier art museum features paintings by artists that range from Claude Monet to Howard Finster. The Richard Meier-designed m

Jimmy Carter Library and Museum

Presidential Library system and museum with special exhibitions and a permanent collection that features photographs and historic memor

Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site

This strip of destinations along Auburn Avenue provides a variety of ways to learn about the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and leg

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights

Atlanta's newest museum near the World of Coca-Cola is designed to pay tribute to men and women who have fought for equality and justic

Oakland Cemetery

Atlanta's most historic and picturesque cemetery contains the bones of Margaret Mitchell, Bobby Jones, enslaved individuals, and nearly

Piedmont Park

The 200-plus acre park with tennis, walking trails, and a pond has been Atlanta's place to go on a Sunday afternoon since it was first

SkyView Atlanta

The age of the Ferris wheel in Downtown is upon us, Atlanta. The 18-story attraction known as SkyView Atlanta takes guests on a 15-minu

Starlight Drive-In Theatre

Open since 1949, Starlight Drive-In nearly always guarantees a joyous communal experience, no matter whom you’re with, what snacks you’

Stone Mountain Park

The world's largest mass of exposed granite is the centerpiece of this park, which features golf courses, hiking trails, camping, swimm

Turner Field

The Ted's more impressive, architecturally speaking, than the old home of the Braves, Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, a piece of which n

Underground Atlanta

The nearly 12 acre-complex featuring historic renovated storefronts and cobblestone streets opened in 1969, billing itself as a "city u

The Varsity

Atlanta's iconic drive-in restaurant since 1928. The menu includes hot dogs, burgers, chili, fries, and the famous Frosted Orange. Cust

Waffle House Museum

You heard right, we said, "Waffle House Museum." In 1955, neighbors Joe Roger Sr. and Tom Forkner embarked on a plan to smother and cov

Westview Cemetery

By far the city's largest, this sprawling cemetery dates back to 1884 and contains tombs for such notables as Joel Chandler Harris, Hen

World of Coca-Cola

The new soda-pop museum, next to Centennial Olympic Park, is slicker than the old one — but still basically a big interactive commercia

Zoo Atlanta

The zoo houses more than 1,000 animals, including elephants, Sumatran tigers, black rhinos, zebras, and Chantek, the first orangutan to