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Georgia Residents Smackdown Finalists Announcement

Georgia Tourism is throwing down an all new "Smackdown" challenge for 2012. This year, Georgia tourism professionals are encouraged to assemble teams to work together on a creative proposal that will focus on Georgia residents. 

And the finalists are:

The Caboose Crew - Greater Rome Convention & Visitors Bureau
The Classic Twisters - Classic South Travel Association
The Twisted Lovers - Atlanta Metro Travel Association

Overview

Dynamic and Bustling, Atlanta Metro has attractions as diverse as the five million people who call its many communities home.

Discover the many possibilities:

  • Shop – antique treasures or mall hop
  • Discover – world-class museums + local fine art galleries
  • Explore – the great outdoors, amusement parks, or stroll historic sites.

 

With endless energy, big city sophistication and warm Southern hospitality, the Atlanta Metro Travel Region is a favorite destination, brimming with museums and learning opportunities throughout the downtown area and beyond.

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Attractions

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  • Robert W. Woodruff Arts Center

    Atlanta serves as a focal point for world-class performing and visual arts, including the Woodruff Arts Center, comprised of the Alliance Theater, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, the High Museum of Art and...

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  • Road to Tara Museum

    Designated as the Official Home of Gone With the Wind, Clayton County offers a glimpse into Margaret Mitchell's classic novel through the Road to Tara Museum.  Just 15 miles south of Atlanta, the Road...

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  • Chattahoochee Nature Center

    The Chattahoochee Nature Center is a private non-profit, 127-acre, award-winning, interpretive center dedicated to environmental education. Visitors particularly enjoy the new Gold level LEED-certified...

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  • Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

    Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield is a 2,888-acre National Battlefield that preserves a Civil War battleground of the Atlanta Campaign. The battle was fought here from June 19, 1864, until July 2, 1864. Sherman...

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Events

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  • Twilight Lake Paddle

    Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led outing as we watch for wading birds and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults and children 6 years or older who are accompanied by an adult. You may choose...

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  • Derby Day Party

    The 8th annual Derby Day, to benefit Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, will be held Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 4:00pm to 10:00pm This year's event will take place at The Country Club of the South in...

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  • For Women By Women: Introduction to Kayaking

    Join us for an introduction to kayaking on beautiful Sparks Reservoir. This program is for girls and women 12 years and older who are able to swim and are new to kayaking. Reservations are necessary. Meet...

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  • Dunwoody Art Festival

    Named 2010 "Best New Event" by Southeast Festivals and Events, the Dunwoody Art Festival is held annually on Mother's Day weekend. The picturesque stretch of Chamblee Dunwoody Road across from Dunwoody...

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Places to Stay

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  • Emory Conference Center Hotel

    The Emory Conference Center Hotel, inspired by the architectural design of Frank Lloyd Wright, is surrounded by 26 acres of forest preserve. Group, business and leisure travelers who stay with us find...

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  • DoubleTree by Hilton Atlanta - Alpharetta

    Welcome to the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Atlanta – Alpharetta, located in the Windward business district of Alpharetta. Conveniently located off Windward Parkway in suburban North Atlanta, we are surrounded...

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  • Shellmont Bed & Breakfast Inn

    Shellmont Inn is an award-winning Atlanta bed and breakfast inn offering all the luxurious amenities found in an upscale boutique hotel. Located in Atlanta's theater, restaurant and cultural disctrict...

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  • Hampton Inn - Buckhead

    Set in the heart of Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood only 8 miles from downtown Atlanta, Georgia, the Hampton Inn Atlanta-Buckhead hotel is ideally located for business travelers and vacationers. Our...

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