5 Great Attractions in Atlanta

Wednesday, 03 Nov 2010 11:49 AM

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Winter, spring, summer, or fall, Atlanta or rightly called “Hotlanta,” is one of the best vacation destinations in the U.S., irrespective of the season. The birthplace of Sir Martin Luther King, this beautiful city is a wonderful amalgamation of old-world charm and delightful modern artifacts.

Besides being home to the famous Fox Network, CNN Museum, and Coke Museum, this city in Georgia entices visitors with various tourist attractions like catching rides at Six Flags, sunbathing on Atlanta beaches, a laser show at the famous Stone Mountain Park, amazing marine life including Japanese crabs, whales, and sharks at the Aquarium, or simply seeing your child shriek with delight while watching pandas and otters at the Atlanta Zoo.

Whether you are on a short vacation or planning to spend quite some time exploring the numerous tourist attractions in Atlanta, there are many good places to stay. If you are searching for budget hotels or pet-friendly hotels in Atlanta, you will certainly be able to find a good deal. Once you have booked your stay in one of the comfortable hotels here, you should start preparing a list of tourist attractions in Atlanta that you want to visit. Attractions include:

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Stone Mountain Park in Atlanta: Stone Mountain Park is among the most famous tourist attractions in Atlanta. One should buy an attraction pass when visiting Stone Mountain. This pass will give you access to other attractions like New Sky Hike, Antique Car and Travel Museum, Antebellum Plantation and Farm Yard, Summit Skyride, and Paddlewheel Riverboat. This tourist attraction always hosts special events and parades that will add to your visit. Do not forget to catch the laser show in the evening, when visiting Stone Mountain.

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Atlanta Zoo: The Atlanta zoo is one of the finest tourist attractions for families. Besides providing the opportunity to see some rare species of animals like the Komodo dragon, it is also home to colorful birds like the fiery flamingo and the obnoxious ostrich. This zoo is also packed with giant pandas, otters, zebras, and giraffes. You can wrap up your tour of the zoo by purchasing souvenirs from the gift shop. Also, plan to enjoy a meal at the zoo cafeteria!

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Six Flags in Atlanta: Six flags in Atlanta is great for thrill seekers. It has numerous roller coaster rides. Families visiting Six Flags in Atlanta can check out the entertainment area here, which houses the Bugs Bunny World Theater and Thomas the Tank engine area. Six Flags in Atlanta also provides a variety of food and shopping options to visitors.

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Beaches in Atlanta: You don’t have to be in a coastal city to enjoy the sand and sea. Some of the greatest beaches in Atlanta include the Sun Valley Beaches, Chattahoochee Rapids Beaches, and Clayton County Beaches, to name a few. Enjoy numerous water slides and fun activities when on these beaches in Atlanta.
 
Other tourist attractions in Atlanta include Centennial Olympic Park, the historic site of Martin Luther King Jr., Atlanta Cyclorama, and World of Coca Cola.

So what are you waiting for? Book your tickets and fly to Atlanta today!

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