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Best things to do in Atlanta

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Aquarium
“As a nonprofit — and the second largest aquarium in the world — The Georgia Aquarium is committed to inspiring awareness and preservation of our ocean and aquatic animals around the globe. It is breathtaking an absolute must see!”
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Shopping Mall
“Lenox Mall is a Atlanta's most popular mall they have every name brand shop from Forever 21 to more prestigious high end goods like Louis Vuitton.”
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Art Museum
“Museum known for its diverse art collection & modern architecture by Richard Meier & Renzo Piano.”
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Museum
“The World of Coke is cool its a once you've done it you've done it thing but its a must do! They walk you though the world of the Coca Cola brand and give you a taste of some pretty exclusive international sodas!”
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Park
“Atlanta’s most sought after park. Located in Midtown. Usually a hotspot for festivals ”
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Historic Site
“See and learn some history of one of Atlanta's prominent families. Take a tour. Buy some gifts. Eat along the historic strip. Also visit the church and museum located on the same street.”
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Market
“If you have never been to Atlanta, Ponce City Market is the place to be. They have wonderful restaurants, shopping options, ice cream shops, and unique cocktails you can only find in Atlanta! The rooftop park is filled with amusement and drinks overlooking Atlanta! The famous Atlanta Beltline is a wonderful place to take a walk right beside Ponce City Market.”
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Market
“Hip food hall with a mix of dining options. Many rated as tops food spots by world renowned food critics”
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Shopping Plaza
“Atlantic Station is an upscale commercial and residential area. At its heart is the open-air Atlantic Station mall, with popular fashion and home decor stores. Cultural institutions include the Millennium Gate Museum, with temporary art exhibitions, and the Robert C. Williams Paper Museum. Near the Georgia Institute of Technology campus, old-school diners serve breakfast and burgers.”
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Zoo
“The Zoo Atlanta currently houses 1,500 animals from over 200 species. get up close to gorillas, flamingos, and the pandas - the main attraction here.”
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Football Stadium
“This is definitely something to see. When they were completing this project i was sure it was an alien spaceship lol. This is the new state of the are stadium home of the Atlanta Falcons you can't miss it.”
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Shopping Mall
“Live in the lap of luxury at this upscale shopping mall located literally​ across the street from Lenox Square Mall. ”
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Garden
“Beautiful and relaxing. Only a 5-8 min walk... and then you can go to through the rest of the Piedmont Park! ”
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Pizza Place
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“Funky area, interesting stores, good restaurants, and great people watching. Their slogan is "We're all here, because we are not all there"”
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Theatre
“From Broadway performances to rock concerts and movies, The Fox Theatre in Atlanta is one of the best venues for live entertainment. Visit this amazing theater and be amazed by the architecture, decor, and history of the place. Check out their website for the list of the upcoming events.”
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Theme Park
“Six Flags Over Georgia boasts 100 acres of awesome rides - including world-class roller coasters - great shots, and thrilling attractions such as the Sky Screamer. There are rides for all ages, dining throughout the park, and many entertainment options for the whole family. Explore the sister park as well, Six Flags White Water, the South's largest water park.”
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