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While Atlanta is sprawling with towering buildings made of glass and steel, it is truly a city in the forest, dotted with expansive green spaces. Recently named to Lonely Planet's 2017 "Best in the U.S." list, this urban oasis is a multi-cultural haven for residents and visitors alike, yet exudes Southern hospitality. Individuals from all walks of life add to the city’s charm and personality.


  • The Atlanta Botanical Garden: In the middle of Midtown Atlanta more than 30 acres of lush green garden grow, just waiting to be explored. Seasonal activities keep adventure blooming at this urban oasis.
  • The Atlanta History Center: The Atlanta History Center features exhibitions, festivals, and interactive activities, as well as historic houses and 32 acres of gardens, wildlife trails, and woodland areas. It was also used in the filming of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.
  • The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra: The 95-member Atlanta Symphony Orchestra puts on over 200 performances annually, and they’ve received over 24 Grammy Awards. Take in a classical, pops, or family concert during your stay!
  • Bicycle Tours of Atlanta: Outdoor enthusiasts, unite! You can explore a variety of Atlanta neighborhoods with a three-hour bike tour. Try the Fall in Love with Atlanta, Street Art, or Twilight tours.
  • LEGOLAND Discovery Center: If your family will be accompanying you to Atlanta, LEGOLAND’s kid-friendly offerings include a 4D cinema, interactive rides, a build and test area for race cares, a pirate adventure island, and more.
  • Things to Do in Atlanta: High Museum of Art: The High, one of the leading art museums in the Southeast, features a collection of over 11,000 pieces of classic and contemporary art, plus award-winning architecture by Richard Meier and Renzo Piano.

Restaurants & Food:

  • Sweet Auburn Curb Market: Look no further than this urban farmer’s market for meats and produce straight from the farm, plus everything from soul food and gourmet hot dogs to artisanal ice cream.
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