• Fun Things to Do in Downtown Atlanta

  • Centennial Olympic Park

    Spend an afternoon basking in the sun

    Pay homage to Atlanta’s Olympic legacy, splash around in the Fountain of Rings, enjoy a nice picnic or play on the lush green fields with Downtown views in every direction. Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, CNN Center, Center for Civil and Human Rights, and Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame are all only steps away.

    Center for Civil and Human Rights

    Be Inspired by Heroes Past and Present

    Connect the American civil rights movement to current human rights issues through moving, experiential exhibits at Center for Civil and Human Rights. Interact with history to understand your role in the dream and the future.

    Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame

    Have the ultimate college football fan experience

    Broadcast with the ESPN College GameDay crew, browse decades of memorabilia, interact with legends and learn about your favorite inductees at the Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame. Once you’ve tackled that, try your luck at a field goal.

    Children's Museum of Atlanta

    Get Hands-On With the Love of Learning

    Kids and grown-ups alike will love the 3,000-square-foot Children’s Museum of Atlanta. Climb through the layers of Earth, journey across the continents, deliver food from farm to table, then build or paint a masterpiece, all before storytime!

    CNN Studio Tours

    Watch the news unfold

    News junkies and aspiring journalists, unite! Take CNN Studio Tours to see exactly how this global superpower reports news, beginning to end. Keep your eyes peeled and you might even see one of your favorite HLN or CNN hosts.

    Georgia Aquarium

    Journey Under the Sea

    The world-renowned Georgia Aquarium is something you should “sea” to believe. Stare in awe at the sheer variety of marine life on display, catch a wave from a sea lion or feed the dolphins after their spectacular show. Don’t miss the opportunity to check swimming with whale sharks off your bucket list.

    Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park

    Walk in the footsteps of a civil rights icon

    Visit the birth home of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and see where he preached at Ebenezer Baptist Church. Explore his legacy at King Center and his final resting place. Then stand in the footprints of change-makers and civil rights leaders on the International Civil Rights Walk of Fame at the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park.

    Mercedes-Benz Stadium

    See superstars at a stellar stadium

    Score some of the best seats in town for an Atlanta Falcons game, Atlanta United FC soccer match or a high-energy concert at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Outside of game day, enjoy daily tours, the fan merchandise store and Southern-style chophouse Molly B’s.

    Municipal Market Company

    Sweeten your visit with a savory snack

    This urban farmer’s market offers everything from seafood, farm fresh meat and produce to unique eateries serving arepa, BBQ and burritos. Pro Tip: Don’t stop after the bookstore, bakery and killer burger. While you are there, see if the market is having a culinary tour, storytelling, cooking classes or community event.

    Skyview Atlanta

    Get a skyhigh view of the City

    Ride a SkyView Atlanta gondola to experience the city from 20 stories up. It’s a thrilling view during the day and breathtaking at night. Skip the line in Ferrari style with your VIP flight for you and 4 of your closest friends.

    State Farm Arena

    Get into the action at State Farm Arena

    State Farm Arena is home to the Atlanta Hawks (NBA) and the Atlanta Dream (WNBA), plus some of Atlanta’s hottest concerts year-round. The Arena was also named one of “The Best Arenas and Stadiums in America” according to Rolling Stone magazine.

    Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar and View (Westin Peachtree Plaza)

    Eat, drink, spin, repeat

    Take in the 360-degree view of Atlanta from 73 stories high. The Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar & View sits high above Peachtree Street. You’ll see everything from Stone Mountain to Georgia Tech and all the sights in between.

    World of Coca-Cola

    Search for the secret formula

    Experience the history of the world’s most famous soft drink. Walk through fascinating exhibits at World of Coca-Cola, get nostalgic looking at classic ads and see a replica of the bottling process. Get a peek at the vault containing the secret formula and tempt your taste buds with more than 100 beverages from around the globe in the tasting room.

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