The 1929 Midtown theatre was the first to screen the Southern classic Gone With the Wind, and it’s still the best place to see top-notch shows including traveling Broadway musicals.

The Fox Theatre
660 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 881-2100

One of the world’s biggest and most comprehensive aquariums, this downtown landmark has touch tanks, a dolphin show, and a dive tank where you can swim with whale sharks.

Georgia Aquarium
225 Baker St NW
Atlanta, GA 30313
(404) 581-4000

Downtown’s new $80 million museum entwines the American Civil Rights Movement with current efforts toward international human rights. Highlights include a sample of Martin Luther King, Jr. artifacts, including a draft of his famous "Letter from Birmingham Jail.”

Center for Civil and Human Rights
100 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30313
(678) 999-8990

Locals congregate at the 189-acre urban park on weekends for picnics, pick-up games of soccer, fishing, and taking in one of the many annual events, like the Dogwood Festival, that take place year-round.

Piedmont Park
1342 Worchester Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 875-7275

Part of an ongoing development program to connect the city’s neighborhoods with trails and green spaces along 22 miles of historic train tracks, the Beltline also feeds the city’s art scene with public art projects.

Boulevard Crossing Park
Boulevard SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
(404) 477-3003

Midtown, the city's cultural nexus, is home to this three-in-one destination for the performing and visual arts. The center houses the Alliance Theater, which stages original works; the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; and the High Museum of Art, with a curvaceous white building that hosts traveling exhibits and a permanent collection of Southern folk art.

Woodruff Arts Center
1280 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 733-4200

If you can't get enough of the iconic soda pop, you'll love the mix of old and new treasures—including an original Norman Rockwell Coca-Cola calendar, one of the oldest Coke bottles, and some of the brand's newest heartwarming ads—at this two-level downtown landmark.

World of Coca-Cola
121 Baker St NW
Atlanta, GA 30313