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Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site
450 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA
The civil-rights movement took its first steps at these sites.

CNN Studio Tour
1 Cnn Ctr NW, Atlanta, GA
Go behind the scenes at the world headquarters of one of the most-watched news channels.

Little Five Points, Atlanta
Off-beat and funky neighborhood that offers vintage-clothing shops, sidewalk vendors and street musicians.
Attraction type: Town center/square/plaza; Neighborhood

Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta
This art and theater complex is home to Atlanta's largest and most prominent art institutions.
Attraction type: Architectural building; Art museum; Educational site; Theater district; Symphony; Performance

Inman Park, Atlanta
Attraction type: Neighborhood

Crescent Apartments (Windsor House Apartments), Atlanta
The Crescent Apartments have historic significance as the home of author Margaret Mitchell between the years 1925 and 1932, where she wrote the bulk of the book Gone with the Wind which went on to make both she and Atlanta world-famous.
Attraction type: Historic home; Landmark/point of interest

Candler Park, Atlanta
Attraction type: Neighborhood

W. W. Orr Doctors' Building, Atlanta
Attraction type: Architectural building; Landmark/point of interest

Miami Circle Design District, Atlanta
Attraction type: Neighborhood

Hotel Row, Atlanta
Attraction type: Neighborhood

East Atlanta, Atlanta
This trendy neighborhood has been reborn over the last decade with hot spots like Echo Lounge, a cutting edge nightclub with live alternative music, and Heaping Bowl and Brew, an eclectic eatery serving signature entrees piled into oversized bowls.
Attraction type: Neighborhood

Grant Park, Atlanta
This Atlanta neighborhood is home to Zoo Atlanta and the Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum.
Attraction type: Neighborhood; Park

Bennett Street, Atlanta
This busy Atlanta street is known for trendy shops, stores and cafes.
Attraction type: Neighborhood

Ansley Park, Atlanta
Attraction type: Neighborhood

Centennial Olympic Park, Atlanta
Built for the 1996 Summer Olympic Games, this public park offers weekly free concerts, a dancing water fountain for the kids and a memorial quilt in remembrance of the victims of the 1996 Olympic bombing.
Attraction type: Park; Historic site

Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta
This historical park is the final resting place for many Civil War soldiers, golfing legend Bobby Jones, and "Gone With the Wind" author Margaret Mitchell. In 2003, the cemetery began a 5-year, $15 million restoration project.
Attraction type: Cemetery; Mysterious site

Sweet Auburn, Atlanta
Attraction type: Neighborhood

Buckhead, Atlanta
With its upscale neighborhoods and multi-million dollar mansions, the Buckhead section of Atlanta is one of the most affluent communities in town, and home to some of the best art galleries, restaurants and nightlife.
Attraction type: Neighborhood; Historic walking area

Virginia-Highland, Atlanta
This Atlanta neighborhood is filled with boutiques and fine restaurants and is lined with picturesque boulevards and cottages.
Attraction type: Neighborhood

Stone Mountain Park
Hwy 78 E, Stone Mountain, GA
Walk through original Georgian plantation houses, and get a spectacular view of Atlanta.

Fabulous Fox Theatre
660 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA
Tour the stunning backdrop for Atlanta's best musicals, concerts and plays.

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum
441 Freedom Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA
A detailed look at Georgia's greatest citizen and his path from peanut farmer to president to Nobel Peace Prize winner.

High Museum of Art
1280 Peachtree St, Atlanta, GA
The stunning modern architecture of the museum belies the rich art history represented in its collection.

Hammonds House Galleries
503 Peeples St, Atlanta, GA
Works by prominent black artists, past and present, are the focus at this exceptional museum.

Herndon Home
587 University Pl NW, Atlanta, GA
This National Historic Landmark is an elegant symbol of African-American achievement in the South.

Margaret Mitchell House & Museum
990 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA
Fascinating tidbits about Mitchell and "Gone with the Wind" come to life in the more-than-100-year-old house.

Rhodes Hall
1516 Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA
Turn-of-the-century castle lives in quiet dignity among the mid-rises on Peachtree.

The Wren's Nest
1050 Ralph David Abernathy SW, Atlanta, GA
Get a dose of Southern history at the home of Joel Chandler Harris.

Apex Museum
135 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA
A world of African-American history--right in your own backyard.

Atlanta History Center
130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA
A good mix of the new and old makes for a compelling take on Atlanta's history.

Atlanta Cyclorama
800 Cherokee Ave SE Ste C, Atlanta, GA
Unique attraction provides quick Civil War history fix.

The Big Chicken (KFC)
2637 Cobb Pkwy SE, Smyrna, GA
It's a bird! It's a KFC! It's an Atlanta landmark!

The Varsity
61 North Ave NW, Atlanta, GA
North Avenue landmark serves up throwback fast food and neon-drenched, old-Atlanta nostalgia.

 

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