Try a "Coke and a smile."
Born and raised in Atlanta, Coca-Cola is synonymous with our city. Visit the World of Coca-Cola to learn the story of the famous soft drink. Go back to the early years of Coke's creation in Atlanta and follow the global brand through the decades. After you've refreshed yourself with more than 60 products from around the world, step out of the museum's front door and into the hub of the convention district.
See the world's largest fish at the largest aquarium in the U.S.
The Georgia Aquarium, home of the AT&T Dolphin Tales show, is the largest aquarium in the world, with 10 million gallons of galleries, exhibits and aquatic animals, including beluga whales. The Georgia Aquarium is the only aquarium outside of Asia to house the whale shark, the world's largest fish.
Be a weatherman and news anchor, all in the same day.
Ride the world's longest freestanding escalator to go behind-the-scenes of the first global news network at the Inside CNN Studio Tour. Learn how to report the weather using a green screen, watch the newsroom floor as stories from around the world unfold and keep your eyes peeled for a Robin Meade or Sanjay Gupta sighting!
Find out why the greatest American novel was written in "The Dump."
Atlanta is home to the Margaret Mitchell House, featuring the furnished apartment nicknamed "The Dump" by Mitchell and where she wrote "Gone with the Wind." The book is one of America's favorites, second only to the Bible.
Get lost on Peachtree Street and end up on Peachtree Street.
Atlanta may have more than 100 streets named "Peachtree," but don't let those tricky trees confuse you: Peachtree Street runs through the heart of the city and will be the only guide you'll need during your visit. From trendy Buckhead through artsy Midtown to the convention and entertainment district Downtown, simply step off Peachtree Street's sidewalks to visit the must-sees.
Order a F.O. and a Naked dog walking.
Only the folks at the world's largest drive-in will know that you're really asking for a frosted orange drink and a plain hot dog to go. The Varsity was established in Atlanta in 1928. Two miles of hot dogs, a ton of onions, 2,500 pounds of potatoes, 5,000 fried pies and 300 gallons of chili are made from scratch daily.
Take bird watching to a whole new level.
Atlanta is home not only to the NFL Falcons, NBA Hawks and MLB Braves, but also the NASL Silverbacks and WNBA Dream. Atlanta's teams play year-round so business travelers can walk out of a meeting and into a game. In addition, Atlanta hosts a number of national and regional sporting events, annually.
50 Fun Things to See and Do in Atlanta
Discover awesome attractions, historic landmarks, world-class shopping, sports, entertainment and much more in Atlanta. Whether you've got a few hours or days, stay and play YOUR way with these fun things to do!
Check out the "What's Hot" Calendar of Events
Find out What's Hot in Atlanta during your stay! Find the best of Atlanta happenings, concerts, theatre, art exhibits, sporting events and festivals in the events calendar.
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