Atlanta is home to a wide range of attractions. Everyone from sports fans to culture enthusiasts and music lovers will be able to find an activity to suit their interests in Atlanta. Those moving here with children will be pleased to know that there are plenty of child-friendly activities to get involved with in the city.
Here is a list of some of Atlanta’s most popular attractions.
Recommended attractions in Atlanta
Atlanta Botanical Garden
This is a secret world of serenity amid the city’s hustle and bustle. Visitors will find an ever-changing schedule of fascinating exhibitions, exciting events and interesting classes held at the Garden.
Center for Civil and Human Rights
This informative cultural attraction is located in Downtown Atlanta. Exhibits are informative and moving, depicting the American Civil Rights Movement as well as a range of other modern-day global human rights initiatives.
High Museum of Art
Featuring American, European and African art as well as decorative pieces and photography, the High Museum boasts a collection of more than 15,000 works. A must for art lovers.
Martin Luther King Jr Historical Park
This historical park contains the birthplace of Martin Luther King Jr, the church where he preached and the memorial site where he is buried. It's an extremely popular attraction in Atlanta and draws close to 700,000 visitors each year.
This 189-acre park is always a hive of activity. Not only is it home to the Atlanta Botanical Garden, but in the summer, residents can enjoy music festivals and picnics in the park. Throughout the year it is a popular place for joggers, cyclists and recreational walkers.
The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse
This is the home of the Atlanta Shakespeare Company, which regularly stages productions of Shakespearean classics. Visitors can enjoy British pub food and drinks in the recreated tavern setting while taking in a play.