Most people visit Atlanta because of how fancy and rhythmic the name ‘Atlanta’ sounds but we’ll give you more than one reason to make your mind to visit Atlanta and dispense in its rich history, culture, and art. And just when you get mesmerized by this beautiful and successful place, book your tickets and anti tan creams should be the first thing you pack to keep you safe from the hot temperature of Atlanta.
- World of Coca-Cola: in the late 1800s, who knew that Dr. John S. Pemberton's "headache remedy" would take the world by storm and become the most recognized beverage on the planet! Take a tour of World of Coca-Cola, a place that can give you a better behind-the-scenes look at the bottling process and a chance to get just ‘close’ to the vault containing the "Secret Formula." Here’s your chance to taste more than 100 international beverages marketed by Coca-Cola for free in the Taste It! gallery. Find yourself in front of the five tasting stations that feature drinks from Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America, and North America- drinks ranging from Coca-Cola, Diet Coke to Cherry Coke, Coke Zero, and much more. Dive deep into the history of Coca-Cola and have a look at the galleries devoted to advertising campaigns, the bottling process, and Coke in pop culture. Express your thoughts in the gallery and create your own Coke art with the interactive "My Coke Art" exhibit.
- Georgia Aquarium: Georgia Aquarium— the world’s largest aquarium— is the house of more than a hundred thousand animals and a representative of several thousand species, which reside in the 10 million US gallons (38,000 m3) of marine and salt water. Not just that, it's also home to one of the largest living reef exhibits in the world. Don’t want to be just an onlooker? Prepare yourself and go underwater to get an experience that is generally reserved for divers in a signature tunnel in the Ocean Voyager exhibit. This is your opportunity to feel like a scuba diver and see the animals in the aquarium from a very different perspective. The 60 exhibits have not just the regular marine animals, but an immense variety of marine life which includes playful belugas, massive whale sharks, frolicking otters, and ethereal jellyfish. The most popular exhibits are Aquanaut Adventure, AT&T Dolphin Tales, and Topical Diver which are presented by Southwest.
- Zoo Atlanta: Atlanta's oldest cultural attraction and the most maintained natural habitat —Zoo Atlanta is everyone’s ever favorite. Expanding to nearly 40 acres (16 hectares) in Grant Park, Zoo Atlanta's provides shelter to more than 1,000 animals, representing over 200 species from around the world. Undoubtedly it’s the favorite among kids and makes for a perfect family vacation spot. From interactive wildlife shows, the Zoo train, a petting zoo featuring goats and sheep, and the activity-packed KIDZone, kids of every age group are sure to have a lot of fun while learning a lot. The zoo has more gorillas than in the whole United States and is best known for being one of four U.S. zoos that house giant pandas.
- Fernbank Museum of Natural History: : Home to the largest dinosaurs ever discovered, the biggest movie screen in Atlanta, and surrounded by a 65-acre (26.3 hectares) forest, Fernbank Museum of National History excite visitors of all ages through its observatory, a planetarium, an IMAX movie theater, and oodles of fascinating exhibits. You can participate in Sensing Nature’s hands-on activities that can help you become aware of how your senses interpret the world around yourself. This interactive exhibit is sure to help you understand how your senses can lead to false perceptions about the world and also how those same senses work together to better understand your environment. The virtual waterfalls and the insides of a mighty red oak tree at NatureQuest, lets kids explore every corner of a multi-level clubhouse.
- Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site: Here comes the historical part of your trip to Atlanta— the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site. Established in 1980, the site commemorates the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Take on the free tours to hear recordings of Dr. King's sermons and speeches playing inside the church, bringing his message to new generations of listeners. Take a halt at the visitor center to learn about the latest exhibits running in the D.R.E.A.M. Gallery. This whole historic site will give you a glimpse of Martin Luther King’s childhood home (where he lived for the initial 12 years of his life); his crypt, with eternal flame; Ebenezer Baptist Church, where he served as pastor; and imprints of his important civil rights work.
- Fox Theatre: The Fabulous Fox, stylized and famous as Fox Theatre, is that historic venue which decided to get public in 1929 and serve the public as a movie theatre. Due to its historic relevance, it took no time in becoming famous and the Fox Theatre became the go-to cultural center for the residents of Atlanta and for the tourists who came here to see live plays, attend the ballet, or even catch a live concert by current bands. The Broadway touring companies is a frequent player at the Fox Theatre and put up a show which is must if you’re looking for a taste of the Great White Way in the metropolitan south. Movie buffs can be a part of one of the numerous movie festivals hosted at the Fox Theatre. Apart from the stellar entertainment, the Fox Theatre is a site to drop your jaw upon. Its architecture portrays the aspects of grand Middle Eastern and ancient Egyptian architecture with a hint of ‘20s art deco grandeur. The vast auditorium of Fox Theatre is designed to give you an experience of a courtyard straight out of Arabian nights. To add more feel to it, the ceiling has a design of twinkling stars.
- Eat at The Varsity: After an exotic trip to explore the culture and history of Atlanta, treat yourself at the World's Largest Drive-In Restaurant—The Varsity. Established in 1928, The Varsity’s Downtown Atlanta location is capable of accommodating over 600 cars – but to give a little more relief, has 8 other locations throughout the city, as well. Eat to the contempt of your heart-be it a juicy hamburger, beefy hot dogs, The Varsity's famous homemade chili, in-house French fries, onion rings, and pimento cheese, you’re sure to have an experience that you can’t forgo. When there’s time for dessert, try to stay calm looking at the array of options of delicious ice creams or The Varsity’s famous homemade fried apple pies and fried peach pies. Have at least one of the dessert options, or maybe all of them, if the same permits you. To make you go nostalgic, your delicious drive-in fare is served by carhops right to your car on roller skates. Don’t get overwhelmed by just the meals and desert, as there’s still one spot left- The Varsity gift shop where you can shop souvenirs to make this trip memorable forever.