Top 10 Things To Do in Atlanta, GeorgiaVisit our elegant hotel in the beautiful Buckhead section of Atlanta and be prepared to be impressed. There are innumerable places to visit and sensational sights and sounds to embrace. Go behind the scenes of CNN for a complete news and weather tour. Stroll through soothing Centennial Park or catch a live event at the Phillips Arena. Our neighborhood encompasses much more and you can read about our picks for the top 10 things to do in Atlanta, below.
Atlanta, Georgia Tourist Attractions
CNN Atlanta Tour.Experience a re-creation of CNN's main control room for a behind-the-scenes look at live 24-hour news. Uncover an interactive exhibit to view video clips of the top 100 news stories that CNN has covered during the past 20 years. And that's just the beginning of what you'll encounter on the CNN Atlanta Tour. For the rest of the story, visit www.cnn.com/tour/Atlanta/.
Centennial Park.In addition to serving as Georgia's lasting legacy of the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games, this unique 21-acre park plays host to community-wide free events, including the Fourth of July Celebration, Wednesday Wind Down concert series and Fourth Saturday Family Fun Days. For more information about this downtown oasis, visit www.centennialpark.com.
Georgia World Congress Center.Downtown Atlanta's Georgia World Congress Center is one of the finest convention, sports and entertainment venues anywhere. In addition to the 3.9 million square-foot convention center, GWCC is comprised of the 71,250-seat Georgia Dome and 21-acre Centennial Olympic Park. Events range from international trade shows to outdoor concerts to Atlanta Falcons football. For more information, visit www.gwcc.com.
Fox Theatre.Movies. Theatre. Music. Dance. It's all at the fabulous Fox Theatre, which opened its opulent doors during the Great Depression. It has been designated a National Historic Landmark (the highest national ranking) and is also a Georgia Museum Building (the most prestigious statewide ranking). For event and behind - the - scenes tour information, visit www.foxtheatre.org.
Georgia Aquarium is Atlanta's #1 attraction for good reason. The world's largest aquarium at a whopping 8.1 million gallons, the Georgia Aquarium features a dazzling array of water displays, including Cold Water Quest, Ocean Voyager and the River Scout exhibit. A 100-foot-long glass tunnel into the aquarium offers a rare glimpse at undersea life unlike any other. The Georgia Aquarium is located in downtown Atlanta, Georgia. To learn more about the Georgia Aquarium, visit www.georgiaaquarium.org.