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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


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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More Attractions

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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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More Events

  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare

    Shakespeare's most popular comedy deals with the universal theme of love and its complications: lust, disappointment, confusion, and marriage. The plot focuses on three parallel stories: the trials and...

  • Hunger Games Unofficial Fan Tours - Catching Fire Day Tours

    Walk in the footsteps of your favorite characters by touring filming locations from the hit film Catching Fire™. Spend the day with Hunger Games™ Unofficial Fan Tours exploring filming locations used...

  • 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...

  • Thursday Thunder

    Every Thursday night from May 17 to July 24, NASCAR's stars of tomorrow compete in Legends and Bandolero cars. This is family-oriented fun in a kid-friendly environment, which includes autograph sessions...

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Places to Stay

More Places to Stay

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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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