Right in the heart of Atlanta are five attractions that can satisfy young children and those that are merely young at heart. They are all located within a few blocks of each other.
Sea lions, penguins and whale sharks - oh my! Come early or stay late at Georgia Aquarium for the least crowded visit experience. Be sure to check the Aquarium's calendar for its frequent promotional events and to ensure that an animal presentation you want to see will be happening while you're there.
World of Coca-Cola
The most famous soft drink in the world got its start in Atlanta, right down the street from where the World of Coca-Cola now sits. Children and adults will love their stop at the venue, which boasts a fully interactive experience. Don’t miss out on the tasting room!
National Center for Civil and Human Rights
Discover how the struggle for civil rights has affected Atlanta, the United States and the world at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights. Come with an open mind and prepare to leave with a different worldview. This stop is best for teens and adults.
Children's Museum of Atlanta
Children ages 10 and younger will enjoy a stop at the Children's Museum of Atlanta. The interactive experience is all about teaching children through play. The museum has an engaging space specially designed for STEAM-focused learning.
Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame
You don't have to be a football fan to enjoy your time at the Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame. But, if you are, you can check in to experience the exhibits with the focus on your favorite team. The Hall of Fame is best experienced by tweens, teens and adults.
Ride on the Skyview Atlanta Ferris wheel (especially in the autumn or at night) for a spectacular view of the entertainment district.
Places to Eat
At CNN Center, you're sure to find something for everyone in the food court.
Der Biergarten, Max's Coal Oven Pizzeria & Twin Smokers BBQ