Georgia state capitol building in Atlanta on a sunny day, surrounded by green trees and shrubs.

Top Attractions and Experiences in Atlanta

Georgia state capitol building in Atlanta on a sunny day, surrounded by green trees and shrubs.

Top Attractions and Experiences in Atlanta

For a subtle blend of small-town Southern charm and big-city excitement, Atlanta has something for everyone. Discover some of these top Atlanta sights.

As Georgia’s capital city, Atlanta offers a combination of small-town Southern charm and big-city appeal. Whether you want to experience all the best sites on a guided tour or spend a lot of time at just one of the city’s must-see attractions, Atlanta has something to offer everyone. Take an opportunity to see some of these top Atlanta sights and landmarks during your next visit.

1. Take an Atlanta City Tour by Electric Car

Take a guided Atlanta City Tour by electric car to discover the best the city has to offer. This 90-minute tour takes you through the heart of the city, right through some of the most notable historic landmarks and most popular neighborhoods. Your knowledgeable driver serves as a tour guide, pointing out plenty to see along the way, including Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Park, Georgia Institute of Technology, and World of Coca-Cola. The open electric car is quiet with large windows with a 360-degree view, making this an ideal way to see the city.

2. Dive into the World of Coca-Cola

America’s famous soft drink is right at home in Atlanta. With admission to the World of Coca-Cola, you see and learn everything that’s made this drink a favorite for more than 125 years.

Learn about the bottling process in Bottle Works, taste more than 100 flavors from around the world in the Taste It! Beverage lounge, create your very own drink at the Freestyle machine, and check out the 4-D theater experience “In Search of the Secret Formula.” The Pop Culture Gallery provides an interesting look at the influence the brand has had on culture throughout the years.

Silhouette of a couple standing in front of an aquarium tank at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta with a shark in the background.

3. Make a Splash at the Georgia Aquarium

One of the world’s largest aquatic collections awaits you at the Georgia Aquarium. Your general admission ticket gives you access to the aquarium’s seven galleries, which boast more than 10 million gallons of fresh and marine water and a plethora of sea life. See the African penguin exhibit with more than 25 nesting areas, explore one of the largest living reef exhibits found in any aquarium, and watch the bottlenose dolphin presentation — all free with admission.

4. Sightsee in Midtown on a Segway

Midtown is one of Atlanta’s poshest neighborhoods, and there’s no better way to see it than by zipping around on a Segway. As you cruise through the neighborhoods on an Atlanta Segway Tour, you see the majestic homes of Ansley Park, the tall buildings of the business district, and the manicured green space that is Piedmont Park. Attractions along the way include Margaret Mitchell House and Museum, Fox Theater, and Centennial Olympic Park. A knowledgeable guide leads each tour, so you’re sure to learn something new as you cruise through the city.

Daytime view of the white Swan House estate in Atlanta surrounded by green foliage.

5. Peek Inside Atlanta’s Historical Homes

History buffs jump at the opportunity to visit some of Atlanta’s most historic and well-known homes on the Atlanta Historical Homes Tour. Famous residences on this tour include Swan House, the Governor’s Mansion, Rhodes Hall, and the Margaret Mitchell “Gone with the Wind” House. Each guided tour includes local pickup, round-trip transportation, and a visit to two historical homes.

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