Atlanta Golf Concierge
If you and your friends want a golf experience unique to the Atlanta area, or you have client entertainment needs, we can help. Service includes: Roundtrip transportation from your Atlanta hotel, office, or your favorite restaurant. VIP check in, bag handling, club cleaning and on course ambassador service.
Atlanta History Center
130 W Paces Ferry Rd
A contemporary atmosphere marks this historical center, which holds the largest, most comprehensive Civil War exhibits in the South, and touches on aspects of Southern and Atlanta history, including the civil-rights struggle. Two historic homes on the 23-acre grounds of the center are open for touring: an authentic 1840s-working farm (The Tullie Smith House), and a 1928 grand Italianate mansion (The Swan House)
Atlanta Botanical Garden
1345 Piedmont Ave NE
The Garden features several distinct exhibit areas. The Fuqua Conservatory is a giant greenhouse enclosing different climate-controlled ecosystems. The steamy Tropical Rotunda features colossal-leaved plant life and towering rubber trees. Visitors feels like they are in a real rainforest. Outdoors, there are numerous paths to guide guests through planned nature walks. The influence of Japanese architecture is evident throughout, and quiet spots to sit and absorb the beauty of the landscape are abundant. Children are special guests at the Botanical Gardens. An interactive "kid's space" is scheduled to be completed in 1999.
Centennial Olympic Park
285 International Blvd NW
This park, created for the 1996 Olympic Games held in Atlanta, has 21 acres of green space, rock gardens and artwork. The nearly 500,000 commemorative bricks that make up its main walkway were part of fundraising efforts for the Games. During scorching Atlanta summers, children frolic in the ground-level Olympic Rings, which periodically shoot streaming arcs of water in time to the seven light and music concerts put on throughout the day. Flags honoring the nations that have played host to the Olympics in the past surround the fountain.
Centennial Park is a clean and well-maintained space, featuring a decorative mosaic of grass-green patches and various geometric shapes composed in red brick. The Quilt of Remembrance, a memorial to those killed by the bomb planted here during the 1996 Olympics, is the most notable of the park's many artistic adornments. Every day at noon sharp jets of water suddenly burst from the six rings of an Olympic logo in a beautiful water display that includes programmed music.
Center for Puppetry Arts
1404 Spring Street
Located in a former elementary school, the 22-year-old center prides itself on being the largest organization in the U.S. devoted to puppetry. The center offers puppetry classes, daily performances by center puppeteers and various companies, along with a great interactive museum that includes figures like the Muppets.
1 CNN Center
The global headquarters of the CNN News Group and Turner Broadcasting and also an entertainment-shopping-dining-hotel extravaganza. The crown jewel of the Center is the CNN Studios tour, a must-see for an impressive behind-the-scenes look at global news in the making.
Fabulous Fox Theatre
660 Peachtree Street NE
Box office open all day on day of show
This beautiful 1920s structure was built as an Yaarab Temple Shrine Mosque and features Moorish designs inside and out, including onion domes, minarets, and arches. An open-air Arabian courtyard serves as the auditorium. The Fox showcases a colossal theater organ with four keyboards, 3,622 pipes, 376 stops, and 42 ranks. This attraction is one of Atlanta's most beloved landmarks.
Fernbank Museum of Natural History
767 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30307-1221
Atlanta's largest museum sits on 140 forested acres just east of downtown. The Great Hall soars 86 feet to a rooftop skylight, and gives way to a labyrinth of halls devoted to the miracle of nature. A 315-seat IMAX theater showcases the world's most dramatic films on its five-story screen, while a comprehensive planetarium makes the heavens easily accessible.
225 Baker St
Atlanta, GA 30313-1809
The Georgia Aquarium opened in 2005 as one of the largest aquariums in the world. Located in downtown Atlanta, it is undoubtedly a breathtaking experience for all its visitors. A generous endowment from Bernard Marcus, the co-founder of Home Depot, makes this dynamic aquarium possible. It showcases exotic sea creatures such as giant groupers, beluga whales, and whale sharks (which have never been seen outside of Asia). With 500 species, you will see something new and different no matter when you visit. In addition, the Georgia Aquarium offers an expansive educational program for students of all ages.
Corner of Berne Street and Boulevard Atlanta
In 1883, Colonel Lemuel P. Grant bequeathed 85 acres of his private estate to Atlanta for use as a public park. The city won 44 more acres of land before opening the park in 1891. The park has cozy glens, abundant small hills, gazebos and open pavilions. Grant Park also contains the Atlanta Zoo.
High Museum of Art
1280 Peachtree St NE
It is hard to miss this ultra-modern, stark white structure on Peachtree that houses Atlanta's finest collections of classic and contemporary art. A towering atrium soars to four interior levels, with the galleries moving from 18th- and 19th-century collections near the ground floor to the cutting edge of art on the upper levels. The High has increased in size to 312,000 square feet with three buildings designed by renowned Italian architect Renzo Piano: the Susan and John Wieland Pavilion, the Anne Cox Chambers Wing for galleries, and an office building.
Kennesaw Mountain National Park
900 Kennesaw Mountain DR NW
Kennesaw Mountain National Park commemorates the 1864 Civil War battle for Atlanta. Union forces under General Sherman assaulted the heavily fortified Confederate positions on Kennesaw, losing more than 5,000 men. Eventually, Confederate forces retreated amidst the horror of hand-to-hand combat. Today, the park encloses 2,882 acres of protected land and boasts 16 miles of hiking trails. Over 11 miles of Confederate trenches form visible rings on the mountainside. Historic markers and memorials provide information about significant battle sites and events. A small museum displays Civil War-era artifacts. Guests often picnic here and enjoy views of Atlanta and even Chattanooga, Tennessee. Over 1million people enjoy this park each year.
Lake Lanier Islands
6950 Holiday Rd
Lake Lanier Islands is a resort and waterpark spread across 1,200 acres There are numerous hotels, golf courses, boat rentals. But the biggest attraction is the Waterpark, featuring water-slide rides, a king-size wave pool, a mile and a half of white sandy beach, volleyball, and live music and DJs.
Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site
450 Auburn NE
A half-mile stretch of Auburn Avenue east of downtown is marked by its association with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. These sites include the Queen Anne-style house where he was born, Ebenezer Baptist Church where he preached, and the memorial tomb at the King Center where he is buried. The Visitor Center offers outstanding exhibits on the life and times of King.
Atlanta, GA 30309
Piedmont Park is now the center of outdoor and recreational activities in Atlanta, where virtually any game or activity imaginable can be found here. Piedmont also hosts various statuary and memorials that bear witness to the city's history.
Six Flags Over Georgia
7561 Six Flags Way
A 331-acre, state-of-the-art theme park, Six Flags has over 100 rides, attractions, and shows. Water Flumes, roller coasters, stage shows, musicals, carnival food, restaurants, and more greet millions of visitors to this regional attraction each year. Check it out for a wild and fun time!
Stone Mountain Park
Stone Mountain is located 20 minutes outside of Atlanta, and features a three-acre sculpture of Confederate leaders etched into the mountainside. Stone Mountain also has a restored Antebellum Plantation, featuring 18th and 19th century colonial mansions, slave cabins, coach houses, and barns. The Park's 3,200 acres contain numerous lakes, hiking trails, paved recreational paths, and a 1.3 mile climb to the top of Stone Mountain. From the top one can see Atlanta's modern skyline and the nearby Appalachians. There are also a wildlife preserve and petting zoo operates year round. Finally, there is a nightly laser show that recreates historical events.
White Water Atlanta
Exit 113 off I-75
Atlanta, GA 30301
The South's largest water park is located about 20 minutes from downtown in suburban Cobb County, and is open weekends during May, then daily from June through August. In addition to water slides, wading pools, and all types of aquatic rides, the park offers Friday night "Dive-In Movies," where guests watch first-run movies from inner tubes in the wave pool.
World Of Coca-Cola
121 Baker Street
The World of Coca-Cola has a brand new location! The World of Coca-Cola is now beside the Georgia Aquarium.
This museum is dedicated entirely to the history of the world's most recognizable brand: Coca-Cola. Thousands of Coke objects, commercials, radio jingles, and billboards from Coke's 114 year history can be found within. Visitors learn how Coke is bottled, and see Coke's international side. A Coke tasting session caps off the tour, where visitors can sample Coke from around the world.
Jimmy Carter Library and Museum
441 Freedom Parkway
The Only presidential library in the southeast United States honors the early life, political career, and presidency of Jimmy Carter. Museum open to the public 7 days; designed for a relaxed, leisurely visit. Enjoy a 30 minute historical film on the Presidency, visit the Oval Office and enjoy an exact replica of the beautiful Crown of St. Stephen, a gift from the people of Hungary. Ongoing temporary exhibits are offered. September thru April 1999, visitors will enjoy a realistic recreation of Camp David and participate in the 20th Anniversary of the signing of the Camp David Accords. Free cultural/educational programs featured throughout the year. The public is encouraged to picnic at concerts on the lawn, attend book signings of best-selling authors, or lunch on the terrace at the Copenhill Café. Stroll through the lovely gardens, sit by the pond, and take photos of Atlanta's skyline.
Six city blocks in the heart of Atlanta have been transformed into a spirited urban marketplace featuring 12 spectacular restaurants, over 100 specialty shops, and entertainment emporiums, as well as street-cart merchants.
800 Cherokee Ave SE
Just minutes from downtown Atlanta in historic Grant Park, this exciting zoo features the Southeast's most impressive collection of wildlife from around the globe. Legend says that the zoo got its start when the owners of a traveling animal show went bankrupt and suddenly fled town. Today, popular exhibits include daily elephant demonstrations, orangutan feedings, and the recently-acquired Chinese pandas.