STUDENT TOURS AND TRAVEL – ATLANTA

If your group wants to focus on history, business, or just have a good time, Atlanta has it all! Originally built as the terminus of the Western & Atlantic Railroad, Atlanta remains a hub for transportation, industry, art, and natural wonders.

With hundreds of historical and cultural attractions, including Centennial Olympic Park, the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, CNN Headquarters, and the World of Coca-Cola, the fun never ends in this city with southern hospitality.

African-American Panoramic Experience Museum (“APEX”)
This large African-American cultural museum highlights both local and national issues.

Atlanta Cyclorama
The Atlanta Cyclorama is a cylindrical panoramic painting of the American Civil War Battle of Atlanta. The cyclorama is housed in a museum, also called the “Atlanta Cyclorama”, in Grant Park in Atlanta.

Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History
It is the first library of its kind in the southeast offering specialized reference and archival collections for the study and research of African cultures.

Buckhead
Buckhead is the jewel of Atlanta, with its gracious homes, elegant hotels, terrific shopping and great restaurants.

Centennial Olympic Park
The sight for the 1996 summer Olympics, the Park was constructed to represent a glorious gathering spot for visitors and residents to enjoy during and after the Centennial Olympics.

CNN Center
Journey into the heart of the CNN Headquarters in Atlanta for the story behind the news and what it takes to deliver the news to over 2 billion people worldwide.

Fernback Museum of Natural History
Enjoy the development of life on Earth through the landscapes of present-day Georgia, connect with cultures from around the globe, engage in a variety of hands-on exhibits and don’t miss the incredible 5-story experience of an IMAX film.

Georgia Aquarium
The Georgia Aquarium opened in 2005 and is now the world’s largest aquarium. It features more animals than any other aquarium in more than eight million gallons of water.

Georgia Music Hall of Fame
Interactive learning space for students includes hands-on exhibits that explore music composition, styles, instrument families and more.

High Museum of Art
The High Museum of Art is the leading art museum in the Southeastern United States. The High’s first permanent home came in 1926 with the donation by Mrs. Joseph M. High of her family’s residence on Peachtree Street.

Jimmy Carter Library and Museum
The Carter Center includes photographs and historical memorabilia from the Carter presidency (1977 – 1981). An exact replica of the Oval Office and gifts received by the Carters are also featured.

Margaret Mitchell House & Museum
Experience Margaret Mitchell with exclusive photographs and archival exhibits that tell the story of Margaret Mitchell beyond Gone With the Wind.

Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change
This Center for Nonviolent Social Change is a memorial and education centre built in remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr. The center is located in a beautiful setting close to where Dr King was born.

Professional sporting event:
Braves :: Hawks

Six Flags Over Georgia
Georgia’s major theme park with heart-stopping roller coasters, family rides, and water attractions.

Stone Mountain Park
Well-known for carvings of Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee, and Jefferson Davis, Stone Mountain Park provides terrific rides, shows and other attractions in Atlanta.

Underground Atlanta
Six city blocks in the heart of downtown Atlanta, it is the host to over 100 specialty stores, restaurants and entertainment.

World of Coca-Cola
This tour provides the largest collection of Coke memorabilia, a fully functioning bottling line, tasting over 70 different products to sample and a Pop Culture Gallery.

Zoo Atlanta
Zoo Atlanta has evolved from a quaint picnic stop where people gawked at wild animals to a modern-day destination seeking to teach the public about its animal ambassadors and work for the preservation of their wild counterparts.

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