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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
“Besides being one of the largest salt-water aquariums in the US, the food here is pretty great, too.”
  • 474 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Because of art duh... In all seriousness, please try to visit at least one of the three locations. They are all visually pleasing.”
  • 314 locals recommend
Museum
“Interesting history of marketing here. Also easily bundled with other places to visit downtown and near downtown, such as the Aquarium, Centennial Olympic Park, CNN, the Football Hall of Fame.”
  • 302 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“One of Atlanta's favorite and most well known Malls located within walking distance! ”
  • 311 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful park, with plenty of activities. Great family area to enjoy bike riding, skating,walking your dog, frisbee, playing with the kids or romantic scroll, etc. ”
  • 256 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
“Atlantic Station is an upscale commercial and residential area. At its heart is the open-air Atlantic Station mall, with popular fashion and home decor stores. Cultural institutions include the Millennium Gate Museum, with temporary art exhibitions, and the Robert C. Williams Paper Museum. Near the Georgia Institute of Technology campus, old-school diners serve breakfast and burgers”
  • 270 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Not to far from the historic House Martin Luther King ,jr grew up in and the historical park! A must see ”
  • 226 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.”
  • 155 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
“Food hall with Independent food stalls that was built in the 1920s & is now a popular hangout. Pizza, Bakeries, Sushi, Korean, Fried Chicken, comfort Food, Jeni's Ice Cream, a Brewery can be found here. Located along Beltline ”
  • 340 locals recommend
Football Stadium
“Welcome to Atlanta ! Come support our UFC Champions in this state of the art masterpiece.”
  • 183 locals recommend
Theme Park
“The park offers many activities that are amazingly fun in any kind of weather — including indoor shows, restaurants, shops, games and arcades. Guest safety is our number one priority. There are certain weather circumstances that may cause the entire park to close earlier than scheduled or not open at all. If rain, wind or electrical storms force us to close certain rides for your safety, they will re-open as soon as safe operations can be assured. Refunds or rain checks for inclement weather are not offered.”
  • 114 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“"Off-beat and funky neighborhood that offers vintage-clothing shops, sidewalk vendors and street musicians" - TripAdvisor L5P offers indie stores for offbeat vintage clothing, vinyl and cool gifts, young locals hang out at the dive bars, burger joints, and Ethiopian and vegan eateries. Check out: The Vortex for burgers, Corner Tavern, Porter Beer Bar, Hattie B's Hot Chicken, Savage Pizza”
  • 215 locals recommend
Garden
“Worth a visit year-round. There's always agricultural eye candy here and some kind of artistic installation. Midtown sights are nearby too!”
  • 155 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“A Boutique Style Mall that also has an AMC Movie Theater and is in walking distance! ”
  • 152 locals recommend
Theatre
“Classic. Don't forget to look up at ceiling! Good shows. Expensive. Across from Georgian Terrace, a VERY upscale restaurant & hotel. ”
  • 156 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!”
  • 133 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
“Take a step back in time to this unique taste of Atlanta southern restaurant.”
  • 111 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.”
  • 75 locals recommend
Bakery
“Great for breakfast and brunch. They also have some of the freshest baked goodies! ”
  • 84 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”
  • 87 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“My mouth is already watering just thinking what awaits for breakfast at Ria's Bluebird. Lines can get long.”
  • 89 locals recommend

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