World of Coca-Cola
One of the most popular attractions in Atlanta, Georgia, is the World of Coca-Cola. Housed in a high-tech building, this museum is dedicated to the history of one of the world's most popular carbonated beverages. Guests can view a bottling line, from which each person gets his or her own glass bottle of Coca-Cola, along with more than 1,000 artifacts depicting the image of the brand. Many various interactive and multimedia displays highlight the facility tour, which ends with a 4-D movie and a chance to have photos made with an enormous Coca-Cola polar bear.
The Georgia Aquarium
Atlanta is also home to the largest aquarium in the world: the Georgia Aquarium. This facility is the home base for an uncountable number of marine animals from around the world. The thousands of different animals reside in both salt water and fresh water displays. One of the most visited exhibits is the "Ocean Voyager," which includes whale sharks and manta rays. Additional featured animals include tropical fish, penguins, beluga whales and many more.
Stone Mountain Park
Guests at Stone Mountain Park get to experience the thrill of the outdoors, attractions, and more all in a 3,200-acre area. The park is the place to find the biggest piece of granite in the world on which the Memorial Carving has been made. A Laser Show is one of the top features at Stone Mountain Park, as are some of the area's most famous festivals. Those who need a place to stay may pick one of the many hotels on the grounds, or one of the campgrounds.
Inside CNN Studio Tour
Anyone with a nose for news will enjoy the Inside CNN Studio Tour. Atlanta is the home base for CNN Worldwide, and visitors can take a walking tour of the headquarters and see the people who make the news in action. VIP tours are also available, which take visitors even deeper into the studios and delve into the production side of CNN, with different shows highlighted on different days of the week.
High Museum of Art
The arts are also represented in this busy city at the High Museum of Art. Located in midtown Atlanta, this museum is home to everything from traditional and classic art to more contemporary pieces. Exhibitions come and go on a schedule, though some permanent exhibits are always available. Artwork includes everything from paintings to photographs and sculptures. Classes and both educational and family programs are available for all ages as well.