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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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Events

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  • The Battles of Marietta, Georgia 150th

    Throughout the month of June, the Marietta Square will be reconstructed into a living model of the city in 1864. Events will include reenactors, tours, lectures, exhibits, plays, concerts, and special...

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  • Market Days in Downtown Newnan

    Join us the first Saturday of the month April through December for Market Days in downtown Newnan, showcasing the best homegrown, homemade or handmade products this side of Atlanta. Stroll the streets...

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  • Historic New Manchester History Hike

    This mile-long hike (easy to moderate) will lead to the five story ruins of the Civil War-era New Manchester textile mill and focus on the history of the Sweetwater Creek Valley. This historian or ranger-led...

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  • WWII Heritage Days

    History festival recreates the sights and sounds of The Greatest Generation, the men and women who fought and won WWII. WWII Heritage Days combines vintage military aircraft, vehicles and equipment, reenactors...

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Places to Stay

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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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  • 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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  • La Quinta Inn & Suites - Alpharetta

    Located North of downtown Atlanta, the La Quinta Inn & Suites Atlanta Alpharetta is conveniently located to several business centers, including Lexus, Unibind, Met Life, Siemens, Homebank, Goodman Networks...

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