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Things to do in Atlanta

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Aquarium
“Family fun with fresh and salt water tanks and has hundred of species of marine life. Breath taking and spectacular!”
  • 465 locals recommend
Art Museum
“if you are in Atlanta you must visit the museum is full of beautiful works of art and you can go to the building that is next belongs to the museum and exhibit different works always”
  • 312 locals recommend
Museum
“Interact with multiple exhibits, learn history and sample beverages from across the world. ”
  • 297 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Lenox Square is a wonderful shopping area. It is easily accessible by our MARTA rail and bus system. Phipps Plaza and Around Lenox are additional shopping locations in the immediate area.”
  • 307 locals recommend
Park
“See why this is Atlanta locals FAVORITE park - greenspace, trails, playgrounds, pool, lakes and more!”
  • 255 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
“This place is great for anyone who enjoys movies, shopping and restaurants. This is an Atlanta staple. ”
  • 269 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park consists of several buildings in Atlanta, Georgia, including Martin Luther King Jr.'s boyhood home and the original Ebenezer Baptist Church, the church where King was baptized and both his father Martin Luther King Sr. and he were pastors.”
  • 223 locals recommend
Zoo
“Zoo Atlanta is an Association of Zoos and Aquariums accredited zoological park in Atlanta, Georgia. The current President and CEO of Zoo Atlanta is Raymond B. King.”
  • 152 locals recommend
Market
“Great place to grab a drink, enjoy a gourmet food court, great shopping and the best rooftop views in Atlanta”
  • 314 locals recommend
Market
“Krog Street Market offers diverse taste selections along the belt line with more activities available at your leisure.”
  • 336 locals recommend
Football Stadium
“See the latest sporting events from the Atlanta United, Falcons and other major events”
  • 178 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Everyone loves a thrill, so why not try this theme park! Water park is great for all ages. ”
  • 112 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“This is the mini five points of Atlanta... food, arts, music, parks across the street, and great people and culture. ”
  • 210 locals recommend
Garden
“This is somewhere to go for relaxation, great pictures, nice walk, and/or a picnic! Best of all its free ”
  • 151 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Phipps Plaza is an upscale shopping mall located in the Buckhead district of Atlanta, Georgia. Owned by Simon Property Group, the retail center is located at the intersection of Peachtree Road & Lenox Road and sits adjacent to its sister-mall Lenox Square in the heart of Buckhead's commercial center.”
  • 150 locals recommend
Theatre
“Great place to catch concerts or local events while enjoying the city of Atlanta.”
  • 153 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Wine Bar
“Excellent Tapas, wine list, and nighttime bar scene. Wonderful outdoor dining. 10 minute walk”
  • 106 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
“Laid-back diner serving Southern style breakfast. The "comfy chicken" (biscuits and gravy with fried chicken on top) is famous!”
  • 132 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
“This place is steeped in history and so popular they even have a recipe book! 224 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30308”
  • 110 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Amazing food for dinner, great service in a large beautiful building with lots of character. Great for families. Also has gluten free and vegan options. ”
  • 108 locals recommend
Golf Driving Range
“Fun, non-competitive, family-friendly, and relaxed environment. Test your golfing skills or swing for fun at this great entertainment place that provides a full service bar and food menu. Has a heated and cooling system for their seating. Free parking with plenty of spaces. Seating is usually available but may have to wait during peak hours, paid reservations available.”
  • 76 locals recommend
Bakery
“This is a popular local favorite spot for breakfast, brunch, and lunch all day. Get here early for quicker seating as it fills up. delicious biscuits and highly rated cakes! Urban Atlanta feel.”
  • 83 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
“Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q has become not only an Atlanta staple but a southeastern staple, with rave reviews from top publications including Bon Appetit, Southern Living, Travel + Leisure, USA Today, and Sports Illustrated in addition to being featured on national television programs including The Travel Channel’s “Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern: Southern Barbecue Trail”, The Today Show, and Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives.” Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q is the Official BBQ of the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United”
  • 86 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“You’ll probably have to wait for a while if you go on the weekend - grab a cup of coffee and wander around Oakland Cemetery while you wait.”
  • 88 locals recommend

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