LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta is made up of a series of interactive features to immerse kids into a world where their imaginations can run wild with creative inspiration at every turn. Featuring a whole host of exciting attractions from the Kingdom Quest ride to an amazing re-creation of the local area’s most iconic buildings, the center not only provides fun for LEGO fans young and old but fantastic educational benefits too.
Little Five Points, Virginia-Highland, East Atlanta Village, Decatur and Cabbagetown, all located east of Atlanta, comprise Atlanta's Eclectic Neighborhoods, which are worth the trip outside of the city for a different shopping, dining and cultural experience.
This world-class sports and entertainment facility is the home of the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). The Mercedes-Benz Stadium hosts all Atlanta Falcons home games as well as special events, such as large concerts. Get an inside look at the stadium and join the stadium tour that includes stops at the field, locker rooms, Window to the City, Skybridges and 100 Yard Club.
Located on 33 acres in Buckhead, the history center is comprised of two historic Atlanta houses, as well as six historic gardens, the Kenan Research Center and the Centennial Olympic Games Museum and the Atlanta History Museum–one of the largest history museums in the Southeast.
Six Flags over Georgia boasts 100 acres of awesome rides, great shows and thrilling attractions. Thrill seekers prepare to soar with the opening of the Sky Screamer. There are rides for all ages, dining throughout the park and many entertainment options so get the family moving to visit soon. Explore the sister park as well, Six Flags White Water, the South's largest water park.
The Punchline is positioned as Atlanta’s Number One Comedy Club by any metric measured. It is the longest running, continuously operated and most honored comedy club in Atlanta. In the heart of the Atlanta metro area they have regular shows and handle special events. Plan ahead, reservations are required.
The Georgia Aquarium is a major attraction and hoses more than tens of thousands of animals and represents several thousand species from around the world. A few examples of what you can see here are beluga whales, great hammerhead sharks and manta rays. When here, don´t miss the spectacular dolphins exhibit and dolphin show!
Huge biscuits, black bean cakes, organic oatmeal pancakes and turkey meatloaf are staples of this eatery. Crowded and hectic, there is always a line, and no reservations are taken. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served Tuesdays to Sundays. The Flying Biscuit has several locations throughout the city.
The Silver Skillet, serving southern cooking since 1956, has been a family affair for over 45 years with a tradition of good service and good food. Movies, commercials and all types of advertising feature the period atmosphere of the Silver Skillet in their venue. Visit the website for a full view of guests and the Southern menu that keeps people coming back.
Fresh seafood flown in daily is a hallmark of Ray’s Restaurants. With 3 locations in the metropolitan area, Ray’s in the City is premiere seafood in downtown Atlanta. Visit Ray’s for a fine selection of fresh seafood, made-to-order sushi and hand-cut steak selections in a casual yet elegant setting.
The story is told that when Scarlett visited Atlanta she always stayed with Aunt Pittypat and then received meals made from the house best recipes. The Southern tradition of providing outstanding Southern style food the entire meal from appetizers, through traditional Southern entrees, finished off with great Southern specialty desserts is alive at Pittypat’s Porch today. A great place to eat with a unique southern atmosphere enshrines Pittypat’s Porch as an Atlanta Institution.
The Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar & View is Atlanta’s only tri-level dining complex, featuring a revolving upscale restaurant, a rotating cocktail lounge and an observatory View Level offering a breathtaking 360 degree panorama of the magnificent Atlanta skyline. The menu offers seasonally influenced, contemporary American cuisine for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch.
CosmoLava is championed as one of Atlanta's most sophisticated lounges. The Cosmopolitan Lounge is adorned with a brick veranda and streamlined interior, while the Lava Lounge has four bars on three different floors. Lava also has the "Tropical Deck" dance floor, making this venue one of the city's finest for nightlife.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is located nine miles (14.5 km) south of the city. The airport serves over 100 million passengers every year. MARTA (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority) operates light rail services from the airport to Downtown and throughout the metropolitan area. A single ticket to Downtown Atlanta is $1.75, and the Peachtree center station is in the heart of the Downtown hotel district. Taxi services take 15-60 minutes to Five Points, depending upon traffic – fares vary from $20 - $26, according to the number of passengers and amount of luggage. Taxis usually have flat rates to the central business district. The Atlanta Link provides airport shuttle service from Downtown, Midtown and Buckhead hotels. Reservations for shared-ride shuttles to Atlanta, Atlanta metro and non-metro areas can be secured at the Ground Transportation Center’s island F.
Chain pharmacies (CVS, Rite Aid, etc) as well as smaller neighborhood ones operate in Atlanta. Working hours may vary, but a few are open 24/7. Most larger pharmacies sell prescription as well as over the counter medicine. Pharmacy signs are often in red and white and pharmacies themselves may often be found inside department stores like Walmart.