New Kid in Town: Things to Do Along the Atlanta Streetcar Route

The Atlanta Streetcar is the city’s newest mode of transportation. Click here to find out where it can take you.

  • There are plenty of things to do to keep you entertained along the Atlanta Streetcar route.
    There are plenty of things to do to keep you entertained along the Atlanta Streetcar route.
  • Many attractions surround Centennial Olympic Park, including the Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, College Football Hall of Fame, Childrens Museum of Atlanta and Center for Civil and Human Rights.
    Many attractions surround Centennial Olympic Park, including the Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, College Football Hall of Fame, Childrens Museum of Atlanta and Center for Civil and Human Rights.
  • The College Football Hall of Fame is one of several attractions accessible from the Atlanta Streetcar.
    The College Football Hall of Fame is one of several attractions accessible from the Atlanta Streetcar.
  • The Atlanta Streetcar provides direct access to the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site.
    The Atlanta Streetcar provides direct access to the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site.

The Atlanta Streetcar will launch soon and with 12 stops along an electric track, it’s time you know all the fun things you can do at each stop. First, here are three fun facts about the streetcar: 

  1. The Atlanta Streetcar is an electric vehicle that will connect the Centennial Olympic Park area to the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site.
  2. It runs every 15 minutes on average, taking about 10 minutes to go from Centennial Olympic Park to the King Center.
  3. The streetcar is bike and wheelchair friendly, air conditioned and electrically powered by a single overhead wire.

Now let’s explore what you can do at each stop. Remember, there are many things you can do at each stop, but these are just a few ideas to get you started.

Centennial Olympic Park

Luckie at Cone

Park Place

  • Woodruff Park
  • CDC Foundation
  • Loudermilk Center
  • Youth Art Connection

Streetcar stop: Hurt Park

Sweet Auburn Curb Market

Edgewood at Hilliard

  • Noni's Bar & Deli
  • Pizzeria Vesuvius (and the hidden speakeasy inside)
  • The Sound Table
  • Sister Louisa’s Church of the Living Room & Ping Pong Emporium
  • Jamaica Place
  • Ammazza Pizza
  • Street art by Living Walls
  • Corner Tavern

King Historic District

Dobbs Plaza

  • Truly Living Well - Wheat Street Gardens

Auburn at Piedmont

Woodruff Park

  • Robert W. Woodruff Park
  • Aderhold Learning Center
  • MARTA connection: Five Points MARTA Station

Peachtree Center

Carnegie at Spring

For an interactive map of things to do at each stop, click here.

Beth Clark is a writer, dancer and humorist who dearly loves Atlanta. She loves nothing better than roaming around the city on a mission to discover Atlanta's quirky, glam, upscale and down-home character. Check out her blog, TheCityDweller.me or Twitter @bethcitydweller.

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