Fun Summer Things To Do In Atlanta, GA

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Summer is finally here!  The kids are out of school, and backyard barbecues are taking place all over the nation.  After the year we had in 2020, and most people having chosen not to take a vacation, you can almost rest assured that families will be out in full force this year.

With this in mind, we thought we would offer a few great vacation ideas to help you plan, as well as some places that would be great for just a few days away.  We all need time to recharge and some well-deserved play in the sunshine.

Here are some of the best places to check out this summer!

Georgia Aquarium

225 Baker Street Northwest, Atlanta, GA, 30313

Georgia Aquarium is located in downtown Atlanta across from Centennial Olympic Park.  The aquarium acts as an aquatic science education institution that entertains and educates, features exhibits and programs. It offers engaging guest experiences that promote the conservation of aquatic biodiversity throughout the world. In addition, the aquarium serves as a marine world to over 120,000 aquatic animals.

High Museum of Art

1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA, 30309

The High Museum of Art is an art museum in Atlanta, Georgia in the Southeastern United States. Located on Peachtree Street in Midtown, the city’s arts district, the High is a division of the Woodruff Arts Center. The High Museum of Art is the Southeast’s leading art museum and home to a renowned historical and contemporary art collection, special exhibitions, and celebrated architecture by Richard Meier and Renzo Piano.

World of Coca-Cola

 121 Baker Street NW Atlanta, GA 30313

Spend the day interacting with multiple exhibits, learning about the storied history of the iconic beverage brand, and sampling beverages worldwide.  It’s the only place where you can explore the fascinating world and authentic story of Coca‑Cola® – the world’s best-known beverage brand. 

Centennial Olympic Park

285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

Centennial Olympic Park is a 22-acre public park located in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, owned and operated by the Georgia World Congress Center Authority. It was built by the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games as part of the infrastructure improvements for the 1996 Summer Olympics. It hosts millions of visitors a year and several events, including a summer popular music concert series and an annual Independence Day concert and fireworks display.

Six Flags Over Georgia

275 Riverside Parkway SW, Austell, Georgia 30168Six Flags Over Georgia is thrilled to welcome to our amusement park guests from all around Atlanta, Georgia, and a very special welcome to all of our international guests.  If your family is looking for things to do in Atlanta, Georgia, you’ve come to the right place. With dozens of rides and attractions, including soaring rollercoasters and enchanting children’s rides for families with young children, live entertainment, classic dining options, acclaimed holiday shows from around the world, and special events like Fright Fest and Holiday in the Park, there’s always something new and exciting happening in the park!  As with the other parks, Six Flags Over Georgia hosts characters from the Warner Bros. animation library, notably the Looney Tunes characters and Justice League from DC Comics

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