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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Aquarium
“One of the top things to do in Atlanta with kids, the Georgia Aquarium features a wide variety of marine life and some very interesting and interactive activities for visitors. The world's largest aquarium, it houses more than 100,000 aquatic creatures, including the largest in the ocean - whale sharks. ”
  • 443 locals recommend
Museum
“The World of Coca-Cola is a museum, located in Atlanta, Georgia, showcasing the history of The Coca-Cola Company. The 20-acre complex opened to the public on May 24, 2007, relocating from and replacing the original exhibit, which was founded in 1990 in Underground Atlanta.”
  • 286 locals recommend
Football Stadium
“"The Benz" hosts a multitude of events on a regular basis. Home to the Falcons and Atlanta United teams, if you can catch a game I highly recommend taking the time. This is by far one of the best stadiums in America by far!”
  • 156 locals recommend
Theatre
“The Fox Theatre is a history and grand venue. Visiting here is always a winner!”
  • 150 locals recommend
Co-Working Space
“Get exclusive, behind-the-scenes access to the world headquarters of CNN with this tour experience. You will take a 50-minute walking tour with your very own guide through the halls of CNN Center and get an inside look at how a live broadcast is produced and sent to viewers all over the world. You will also get a more in-depth look at how the world’s largest news organization operates. From the historic first newscast to the now living legacy, learn how CNN became the worldwide leader in news. Tour Price Adult$15 Senior ( ages 65+ )$14 Student ( ages 13–18 or with College ID )$14”
  • 107 locals recommend
Basketball Stadium
“If you are in town for a concert chances are this is where you are headed! This is more than just a concert arena and hosts sporting events and conventions as well. It is connected to CNN so you can snap a photo with the CNN letters in front of the building while you are there. There is a food court inside and some restaurants where you can grab food an drinks while you wait for your event to start or between activities downtown. The ATLANTA letters are on the front of this arena that are often shown in the plethora of movies and shows shot around town.”
  • 113 locals recommend
History Museum
“Give yourself some time when visiting here as you could spend a whole day and not see everything!”
  • 114 locals recommend
Park
“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.”
  • 117 locals recommend
Theatre
“The historic Fox Theatre is one of Atlanta’s premiere venues for live entertainment. The Fox’s 4,665 seat theatre hosts more than 150 performances a year ranging from Broadway to rock to comedy to movies. In December 2009, Billboard Magazine ranked the Fox Theatre in Atlanta as “The #1 non-residency venue worldwide for the decade (5,000 seats or less).” In addition to our ​world-famous theatre, our spectacular ballrooms have hosted everything from Sweet 16s to weddings and corporate events.”
  • 62 locals recommend
Museum
“People that like college football love this place! I am not one of those people so I will take their word for it. They often host special events and have admission deals and of course have a Chick-fil-A in house for your dining pleasure.”
  • 57 locals recommend
Theme Park Ride / Attraction
“Large ferris wheel near Centennial Park. Very beautiful at night and great views of the city.”
  • 76 locals recommend
TV Station
“Great tour throu our time of Media history! You might catch a live broadcasting. ”
  • 38 locals recommend
Hotel Bar
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“Stopping at the Sun Dial for either a meal or simply a drink is a worthwhile trip. The views are unparalleled and a great way to see a bird's eye view of the entire city and surrounding areas.”
  • 78 locals recommend
Bar
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“Local fixture known for its burgers, beer & whiskey selection & offbeat, rock 'n' roll vibe.”
  • 64 locals recommend
Route
“Central Hub of the 1996 Summer Olympic Games. Atlanta was somehow chosen to host the Centennial Olympic Games in the mid-90’s and beat out Athens, Greece. The games transformed downtown Atlanta in the 90’s and laid the groundwork for its continued progress throughout the early 21st centrury.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Hot Dog Restaurant
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“Long-running drive-in chain serving up burgers, hot dogs, fries, shakes & other American classics.”
  • 57 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Hotel Bar
“Stopping at the Sun Dial for either a meal or simply a drink is a worthwhile trip. The views are unparalleled and a great way to see a bird's eye view of the entire city and surrounding areas.”
  • 78 locals recommend
Bar
“Local fixture known for its burgers, beer & whiskey selection & offbeat, rock 'n' roll vibe.”
  • 64 locals recommend
Hot Dog Restaurant
“Long-running drive-in chain serving up burgers, hot dogs, fries, shakes & other American classics.”
  • 57 locals recommend
Café
“Mexican food & margaritas accompanied by vibrant decor, happy hour drinks, small plates, outdoor seating and healthy options”
  • 44 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
“This modern multi-floored club offers a dining area, 2 bars, a dance floor & private rooftop area.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
“If you love Thai Fusion then this is the place for you! Pineapple fried rice is served in a Pineapple delicious! but I also love the Lobster Fried rice. Drink Menu is amazing”
  • 36 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“This Place serves one of the best breakfasts in the city, you would totally love it!”
  • 29 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is my go-to place for real southern food. This place is owned by the famous TV star Kandi, her mum and Aunties are the chefs and it tastes like home food... and it is only 10mins away! ”
  • 27 locals recommend

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