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A Family Visit to Atlanta

It may be a landlocked city, but with the recent opening of the Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta is now awash in more than 100,000 fish swimming in 8 million gallons of water.

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Destinations: Atlanta · Downtown · Atlantic Station · Buckhead

Hotels (5)

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    Westin Peachtree Plaza

    With a commanding presence in the city skyline, the 73-story Westin Peachtree Plaza is situated in the heart of downtown. The hotel is attached to

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    Embassy Suites Atlanta at Centennial Olympic Park

    Adjacent to the Georgia Aquarium and just around the corner from the Georgia Dome, Philips Arena, and CNN Center, this all-suite hotel has been pop

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    The Glenn

    Quirky, fun, and hip, the boutique-size Glenn occupies a former 1923 office building on a busy downtown block. A trio of supersize, bright red plan

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    The Twelve Hotel & Residences Atlantic Station

    A sleek, contemporary tower that anchors the newly revived Atlantic Station shopping/dining/living area, this all-suite property caters to families

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    Four Seasons Hotel, Atlanta

    A grand, sweeping, chandeliered stairway right inside the entrance of this hotel lets you know as soon as you arrive: old-school opulence with a so

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Activities (9)

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    Tree Climbers International

    Founded in 1983 by climbing enthusiast and retired knee surgeon Peter "Treeman" Jenkins, TCI was the first school of its kind to offer expert instr

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    Margaret Mitchell House

    Visitors to Atlanta, especially Southern history and literature buffs, won't want to miss the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum, operated by the A

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    Center for Puppetry Arts

    Located in Atlanta's vibrant Midtown district, the Center for Puppetry Arts has been offering family-friendly puppetry programs since 1978. While t

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    CNN Center Tour

    When R. E. "Ted" Turner bought WJRJ-Atlanta, Channel 17 in 1970, he laid the foundation for today's Cable News Network—the news organization still

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    Atlanta History Center

    Set on the grounds of Swan House, one of Atlanta's classic historic estates, the Atlanta History Center features permanent and special exhibitions

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    World of Coca-Cola

    The history of the world's most recognizable brand—which was created right here in Atlanta back in 1886—is documented at this fun, interactive muse

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    Martin Luther King, Jr., National Historic Site

    Encompassing a collection of different museums and historic buildings within easy walking distance of one another, the Martin Luther King, Jr., Nat

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    Georgia Aquarium

    The world's largest aquarium is one of Atlanta's absolute must-visits. More than 60 different exhibit tanks here hold some eight million gallons of

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    High Museum of Art

    A 2005 expansion by Renzo Piano—not to mention a subsequent partnership with the Louvre in Paris—has brought the southeastern U.S.'s preeminent art

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    Atlanta, Downtown, Midtown, Atlantic Station, Buckhead

    Widely known as "the capital of the New South," bustling, modern Atlanta is a city that constantly redefines itself. Once a sultry antebellum outpost—and then a charred ruin in the wake of General

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    Atlanta, Downtown

    Atlanta's green draws include the LEED-certified World of Coca-Cola museum, Segway tours, and Green Seal-designated hotels.

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    Whether they’re in Atlantic Station or Inman Park, Atlanta restaurants—many with homegrown chefs— have hit their stride.

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