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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Spring Arts Festival

    Enjoy a day in McDonough at the free Spring Arts Festival April 27, 2014. Browse the diverse artists market featuring everything from handmade jewelry to pottery to painting and more. Children's activites...

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  • Civil War Round Table of Cobb County

    Civil War Round Table of Cobb County: Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the KSU Center, located at 3333 Busbee Drive, in Kennesaw. Cheryl White, author of 'Confederate General Leonidas Polk: Louisiana...

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  • Fox Theatre "Spring Fling with Wild Things" Tours

    The "Spring Fling with Wild Things" tour series will combine the elegant history of the Fox Theatre with Zoo Atlanta's live animals, biofacts and kid-friendly activities that are sure to cause quite an...

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  • Moonlight Mountain Hike

    Join us for an enchanted evening as we hike to the mountaintop under the moon. We'll head out just before sunset and enjoy the stroll as the moon begins to rise. Bring flashlights, hiking boots and water...

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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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  • Courtyard by Marriott - Atlanta Downtown

    This Atlanta boutique hotel is located in the historic Carnegie building and just minutes from the Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, CNN Center and Phillips Arena.

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