Atlanta is a gracious, warm-hearted city whose rich history lives on amid the soaring skyscrapers of a modern, thriving metropolis. The greater Atlanta area is home to more than 6 million people and hundreds of attractions that draw visitors from all over the world.
Things to do
Atlanta’s bustling downtown hosts outstanding family-friendly attractions including the Georgia Aquarium, the Center for Civil and Human Rights, the World of Coca-Cola, Centennial Olympic Park, the College Football Hall of Fame, and CNN Center — as well as museums, shops, and more, all an easy walk from the Georgia World Congress Center, our convention venue, and major hotels.
Catch the Atlanta Streetcar from Centennial Park to the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, a must-see attraction featuring the Nobel laureate’s childhood home, gravesite, and The King Center for Nonviolent Social Change.
You’ll find the name “Peachtree” on more than 70 streets throughout Atlanta. But the best known is the original Peachtree Street. This main thoroughfare travels through the Downtown, Midtown, and Buckhead neighborhoods connecting you to numerous attractions, restaurants, and shopping areas.
Looking for trendy restaurants, legendary shopping, and must-see attractions? The Buckhead neighborhood offers all this plus art galleries, spas, and a fun nightlife. Each Atlanta neighborhood has its own distinct personality. Make time in your schedule to discover your favorite.
Atlanta dining offers something to delight the taste buds of even the most fickle foodie. Enjoy a taste of can’t miss American-style cuisine or traditional Southern fare and steakhouses worth writing home about.
The Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau makes it easy for you to find a restaurant that caters to your tastes. You can search by cuisine or neighborhood, take advantage of special restaurant deals, and see what dining spots top the “best of” lists.