Travel Tips

Explore what ATL has to offer.

Atlanta isn’t just another major metropolitan city, it’s a unique, diverse urban landscape made up of nearly 45 distinct neighborhoods. Read on to discover all of the fun that awaits you in ATL.


Discover Atlanta, Georgia

Known as “The City in the Forest,” Atlanta is a modern metropolis with sprawling parks, making for great opportunities for picnics and people watching. Whether you love history, food, shopping, outdoor activities, or just plain exploring, Atlanta offers a little bit of everything. Each of Atlanta’s nearly 45 neighborhoods offer up unique experiences and attractions. The city has reinvented itself over the years from a former railway corridor to a connected and easily walkable city; the 22-mile Atlanta BeltLine is the city’s crowning jewel for sustainability. Atlanta’s museums are unmatched — from learning about the beginnings of the American Civil Rights Movement at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights to seeing massive whale sharks at the Georgia Aquarium, you’re bound to see or learn something new. Your next bucket-list adventure awaits!



There are so many fun activities for the whole family in Atlanta. Whether learning something new at a museum or getting your blood pumping with some thrills, there’s fun for all.


A rollercoaster, going into a corkscrew.

Thrills & Outdoor Fun

Adrenaline junkies will get their fill of thrills at Six Flags Over Georgia with more than 40 heart-pounding attractions, including the world’s first looping roller coaster. Or, head to Stone Mountain Park to take a ride on the Summit Skyride, a high-speed Swiss cable car that goes 825 feet to the top of Stone Mountain for epic views of the Atlanta skyline. Try zip lining, hiking, or canoeing at Chattahoochee Nature Center.


A Sauropoda dinosaur skeleton is on display at the Atlanta Kids Museum.

Kid-Friendly Museums

For the younger kids, the Children’s Museum of Atlanta or Center for Puppetry Arts are great options for hands-on exhibits and activities. For even more interactive fun, head to LEGOLAND Discovery Center and test your LEGO-building skills. Or, get up close and personal to the world’s largest dinosaurs at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History.


A sports museum in Atlanta, Georgia.

A Sports Fan’s Paradise

No matter when you visit, sports fans are in for a treat with five professional sports teams and two college programs calling Atlanta home. With no bad seat at the ballpark, a trip to an Atlanta Braves game is an absolute must for any baseball fan. Rise up and head to Mercedes-Benz Stadium to cheer on the Atlanta Falcons or Atlanta United FC. Hoops fans will have their fill with the Atlanta Hawks and Atlanta Dream. College football fans will want to take a trip to the Chick-Fil-A College Football Hall of Fame and put their skills to the test kicking a field goal or throwing passes.


A Tiger shark swimming around a school of fish.

Only In Atlanta

While every destination you travel to is unique, there are some experiences you can only find in Atlanta. To get a rich understanding of the city’s past, visit the Atlanta History Center. Movie buffs will recognize the center’s Swan House from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Explore your wild side at Zoo Atlanta, one of only three zoos in the United States where you can see adorable giant pandas. For even larger animals, head to the Georgia Aquarium, home to awe-inspiring whale sharks. Or, head to the World of Coca-Cola and sample your way around the world with Coke products.



Atlanta is full of unique neighborhoods each bustling with their own personalities. With such a big city to navigate, it’s good to know a few of the hot spots around town.


An often underappreciated culinary destination, Atlanta has a bustling food scene with innovative chefs offering up everything from soul food to barbecue to fine dining.


The Ponce City Market, Food Hall in Atlanta, Georgia.

Food Halls

Food halls are all the rage in Atlanta. Travel the world at Ponce City Market, with offerings from South African to Korean to Italian. Visit an Atlanta staple at Municipal Market and sample fresh produce or dishes from one of the 10 most popular eateries in the city. Krog Street Market is a must-visit. For a true culinary treat, head to Chattahoochee Food Works, one of the city’s largest food halls with 31 vendors, a large outdoor/indoor bar, and expansive outdoor seating.


A high rise restaurant with a view of Atlanta, Georgia.

Dine With A View

With an iconic skyline and beautiful parks, Atlanta is an ideal city for enjoying a meal with an amazing view. For the ultimate in al fresco dining, Park Tavern in Piedmont Park serves up views of the massive greenspace along with an eclectic menu. Head up 723 feet to the Sundial Restaurant for a breathtaking 360-degree perspective of downtown Atlanta. Enjoy a quiet meal along the peaceful banks of the Chattahoochee River at Canoe.


Northside Tavern in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Best Of Late Night

Sip on drinks from the rooftop of Ponce City Market at 9 Mile Station. Dive bar fans will want to check out Northside Tavern, which offers live music seven nights a week. For a unique experience, head to Biltong Bar to sample authentic South African beef jerky, biltong, and an extensive cocktail list. Wine lovers should have Pour or Barcelona Wine Bar on their must-do list. If beer is more your scene, check out Atlanta’s authentic German beer garden, Das Biergarten.