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Travelers with flights to Atlanta will find the city full of culture and fun, with so many attractions that visitors will never find themselves bored. Start with the Georgia Aquarium, where you are sure to find interesting displays and hundred of species of fish and other creatures to enjoy. Be sure to make a trip to the World of Coca-Cola, a popular Atlanta attraction that displays a huge collection of memorabilia, hands on exhibits, and video presentations detailing the history of the popular soft drink. As a bonus, you’ll be able to taste unlimited samples in many flavors.
For a more history experience, other Atlanta attractions include the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, including the home of his birth and the church where he preached. The High Museum of Art boasts over 11,000 pieces in a four-story building, including American, European, and African art, as well as photography and other art forms.
The Fox Theatre is a favorite Atlanta attraction, recently restored to ins original 1920’s design and featuring a classic Moller organ with over 3,600 pipes, nicknamed “Mighty Mo”. The CNN Center, home to the first and largest 24-hour news network in the world, offers a Studio Tour, going behind the scenes of a live newsroom.
The Atlanta Botanical Garden is a serene collection of floral displays that rival any artwork inside a museum. The Zoo Atlanta is one of the oldest zoos in the United States and, having undergone a multi-million dollar renovation in the 1980’s, is one of the biggest Atlanta attractions. Centennial Olympic Park, built for the 1996 Summer Olympic Games, boasts weekly free concerts and entertains children with a dancing water fountain. Also visit the memorial quilt sewn in remembrance of the victims of the Olympic bombing.
With so many things to see and do, it’s no wonder that Atlanta’s attractions draw tourists from all over the country. These are just a few of the fun and exciting things you can do while in the area – Atlanta is a tourist draw, and for good reason.
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