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Things to Do in Atlanta

Stay Close To All of Atlanta’s Attractions

Atlanta’s best attractions are only moments away when you stay at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center, which is located on the Georgia Tech campus in Technology Square – the heart of Midtown Atlanta’s thriving retail neighborhood. Explore fascinating museums, tour the World of Coca-Cola, observe sharks and other marine creatures at the Georgia Aquarium and then roam through the amazing Atlanta Botanical Gardens. When planning your Midtown Atlanta adventure, ask our team as they are more than happy to make recommendations on popular attractions and things to do and assist with making transportation arrangements. 

Fox Theatre

​Big-name musicians, live Broadway shows, top comedians and classic movies are a mere one-half mile from our Midtown Atlanta, GA conference center hotel at the fabulous Fox Theatre. Since the mid-1970s, this revitalized performing arts center has been the go-to destination for Midtown entertainment.
 

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Margaret Mitchell House

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and operated by the Atlanta History Center, the Margaret Mitchell House is a turn-of-the century, three-story, Tudor Revival building where Margaret Mitchell lived and wrote her Pulitzer-Prize winning book, Gone With the Wind.  The house has become one of Atlanta’s most treasured landmarks, literary centers, special events venue and tourist attraction.
 

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Bobby Dodd Stadium ​

A cornerstone of the college football world for nearly a century. Bobby Dodd Stadium is cozily nestled among Atlanta's skyscrapers and is easily one of the nation's most unique venues for college football. Originally built on 1913 by members of the Georgia Tech student body, Bobby Dodd Stadium is the oldest on-campus stadium in NCAA Division1-A. In 2003, a two-year expansion and renovation was completed and raised the capacity to 55,000 seats and numerous other amenities. 
 

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World of Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola got its start in Atlanta in 1886 when it was served at a soda fountain in a small pharmacy. Learn all about the history of the world's most pervasive soft drink and check out the largest collection of Coca-Cola memorabilia anywhere on the planet at this most refreshing museum.
 

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Georgia Aquarium

Featuring more sea creatures than any other aquarium in eight million gallons of water, Georgia Aquarium is the largest aquarium in the world.  Enjoy tours, programs and more than sixty exhibits, including Coldwater Quest, Ocean Voyager and Tropical Diver.​

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Piedmont Park ​

Enjoy an abundance of activities at Piedmont Park, including fishing, swimming, biking, skating, jogging, tennis, picnicking and bird watching. Located in Midtown Atlanta, this verdant oasis has been a favorite of city dwellers since 1904.
 

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Ferst Center for the Arts

At Georgia Tech, you will find artistic enterprises flourishing amidst scientific and technological pursuits.  Student music, drama, dance and poetry performances, visual art exhibitions, a professional performance series and arts experiences woven into academics and research are evident across campus.
 

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Centennial Olympic Park

It was built for the 1996 Olympic Games as a place for both residents and visitors to congregate. Today, Centennial Olympic Park covers 21 acres and is the site for many festivals, fundraisers and free events like the Wednesday Wind Down concert series. An astounding three million people are drawn to the park annually.
 

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SkyView Atlanta Ferris Wheel

Towering nearly 20 stories above Centennial Park, the SkyView Ferris wheel features 42 climate-controlled gondolas providing guests with breathtaking panoramic views of downtown Atlanta and the surrounding metropolitan area.
 

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State Farm Arena

Fans of professional basketball plus lovers of big-name entertainment will flock to State Farm Arena. Catch the NBA's Atlanta Hawks. Great concerts featuring today's popular artists also make their stellar presence felt at State Farm Arena.
 

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CNN Tour ​

CNN brings the news to more than two billion people around the world. Find out just how they manage to accomplish this Herculean task by taking the Inside CNN Tour. Open every day from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. except Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day, the 55-minute tour is a cool behind-the-scenes look at live 24-hour news.
 

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High Museum of Art

Delight in a truly impressive permanent collection at the High Museum of Art. There are more than 11,000 pieces that range from 19th and 20th century American art and photography to folk art and African art. 
 

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Woodruff Arts Center

The Woodruff Arts Center is one of the largest arts centers in the world, home to the Tony Award-winning Alliance Theatre, the Grammy Award-winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the High Museum of Art, the leading art museum in the Southeast.
 

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Atlanta United

The time is now, a new era has dawned. Atlanta has welcomed the beautiful game! Currently playing in the new Mercedes Benz Super Dome, Atlanta United is MLS's hottest new expansion team! Catch a action packed game while in town!

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Atlantic Station ​

From home furnishings to high fashion, from bed sheets to the latest shoe styles, the shops at Atlantic Station have it all. With over 50 unique retailers, shops and boutiques, there's something here for everyone.  Also home to fast casual, fine dining, mid-range menus, classic pub food and everything in-between, Atlantic Station satisfies every palate.
 

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College Football Hall of Fame

We mean it when we say “it’s personal.” Every visitor gets a fully interactive All-Access Pass that is the key to unlocking unique experiences and reliving highlights over and over again. Share your experience with friends and make their draw drop with envy.
 

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Ponce City Market

Opening in 2014, Ponce City Market was reborn out of the fully renovated Sears, Roebuck & Company building. Linked directly to the Atlanta BeltLine and across from Historic Fourth Ward Park, this iconic stretch of Ponce de Leon Avenue is a major part of the redevelopment movement at the crossroads of Atlanta's most established neighborhoods. 
 

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Mercedes-Benz Stadium​

Club seating at Mercedes-Benz Stadium has been redesigned to allow fans and guests the opportunity to experience not only premier amenities, but now the best seats in the new stadium. Atlanta Falcons & Atlanta United both play here, as well as the venue hosting concerts and other special events!
 

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Atlanta Botanical Gardens

Just about every plant and flower you can imagine blooms at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, from the Madagascar Palm and Woolly Groundset to the Georgia Plume and Rain Lily. During the summer months, you can enjoy many fun events, including Cocktails in the Garden. 
 

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Martin Luther King Center

Situated in Atlanta's Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site, the King Center features Dr. King's birth home, final resting place, a library and exhibits highlighting his life and nonviolent teachings. The King Center was established in 1968 by his widow Coretta Scott King.
 

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Fernbank Museum of Natural History

VFernbank Museum isn't just another museum-it's a journey to another time and place. A visit to the Museum brings a unique opportunity to explore cultural treasures, experience the thrill of a film in the IMAX® Theatre, enjoy science interactions and marvel at the largest dinosaurs ever discovered.

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TOPGOLF Atlanta

TOPGOLF is the premier golf entertainment complex where the competition of sport meets your favorite local hangout. You can challenge your friends and family to addictive point-scoring golf games that anyone from the hopeful pro golfer to your neighbor’s 7-year-old kid can play year-round.
 

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Truist Park

Catch Atlanta Braves Major League Baseball action at Truist Park. Since 2017, this state of the art ballpark is set to draw in millions of fans who are duly impressed with its state-of-the-art amenities and great baseball, of course.
 

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