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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
“Tourist Attraction and a must visit! Perfect for family, dates, sightseeing etc. 2nd largest aquarium in the world ”
384 locals recommend
Museum
“Feed your mind! Learn more the history behind the popular carbonated drink!”
256 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Since 1959, Lenox Square has been the premier shopping destination for fashion enthusiasts throughout the Southeast. Located in the heart of the Buckhead district of Atlanta, Georgia. It is an enclosed upscale shopping mall, with 198 stores on four levels, including a food court.”
289 locals recommend
Art Museum
“If you love and appreciate art or just want to do something outside of the norm; this is a must visit ”
292 locals recommend
Park
“Thee Biggest Historical Park in the city of Atlanta. Great place to jog, walk, ride bikes/scooters, picnic, cookout, host events, etc. Pet friendly w/dog parks. Lots of historical trees and agriculture. ”
218 locals recommend
Historic Site
“You can walk. It is worth it. The best kind of history was made HERE on THESE STREETS. ”
207 locals recommend
Zoo
“Note from Zoo Atlanta: We’ve come a long way since opening our doors way back in 1889! Zoo Atlanta has changed dramatically since the earliest days of our Victorian origins, from the fascinating series of events that led to Atlanta’s first zoo, to the legendary Willie B., to the history of our giant panda program. We thank you for being part of the journey — our story is still being told!”
133 locals recommend
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.”
323 locals recommend
Football Stadium
“Check out an Atlanta United Game or Falcons game at the Mercedes Benz Stadium!”
130 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
“My favorite place to spend a day! Ideal for decent weather, this is an outdoor shopping plaza that includes several restaurants to please all taste buds. ”
238 locals recommend
Market
“A bit of a scene with many restaurants. Some favorites are: 1) Jeni's Ice Cream - so good! 2) Ticonderoga Club - great place for date night! 3) Krog Bar - wine bar across the street from the market.”
306 locals recommend
Garden
“Note from the Garden: Since the Garden opened its doors in 1976, it has become the emerald jewel in the crown of Atlanta culture. The Garden is an ever-evolving destination where the horticulturally-minded, nature-inspired and fun-seeking families come together to feel human again. Renowned plant collections, beautiful displays and spectacular exhibitions make the Atlanta Botanical Garden the loveliest place in the city to visit. An urban oasis in the heart of Midtown, the Garden includes 30 acres of outdoor gardens, an award-winning Children’s Garden, the serene Storza Woods highlighted by a unique Canopy Walk, and the picturesque Skyline Garden. The Gainesville location, opened in 2015, celebrates years of planning and development of one of North Georgia’s most beautiful landscapes aimed at connecting visitors with both the natural world and cultural amenities. It is home to the largest conservation nursery in the Southeast.”
130 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Awesome roller coasters for the thrill seeker. Also has a waterpark included in your admission ticket.”
98 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Live in the lap of luxury at this upscale shopping mall located literally​ across the street from Lenox Square Mall. ”
136 locals recommend
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"”
173 locals recommend
Theater
“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.”
141 locals recommend