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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Jonesboro Days

    Come on down to Jonesboro for their annual Jonesboro Days event. At the Firehouse Museum, enjoy hamburgers, hot dogs, barbeque, all the fixins' and drinks for free! Main Street will be hosting the 1st...

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  • Color Vibe 5K Fun Run

    Get ready, Atlanta, for the most colorful fun-filled day of your life! You will have more color on you than your happy levels can handle! So, get your friends and family stretched out for this amazing...

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  • Wild Weekend

    Celebrate all things wild! This annual event is full of activities that can be enjoyed all day - including live animal encounters, educational displays, fun animal-themed games and crates, iterative learning...

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  • Southern Beer Tours: Wild Heaven, Blue Tarp, Three Taverns

    Come join us on a Beer Tour through Atlanta! We will be making 3 stops with tastings at each brewery, including a souvenir pint glass. We will be stopping for a Pre-Opening party at Wild Heaven Brewery...

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Places to Stay

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Executive Inn - Locust Grove

    Continental breakfast and outside pool. Just minutes from outlet shopping and the Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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