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Must-See Attractions in Atlanta

Last updated 5 years ago

Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a seasoned tourist, Atlanta has something to offer everyone. Given the city’s yearlong moderate temperatures and array of cultural, sporting, and historical venues, you won’t have a problem finding something fun to do. In fact, you’ll probably agonize over what you can’t fit in during your trip! While Atlanta can boast of many spectacular attractions, there are three places in particular that you must see while you’re in town.

Centennial Olympic Park

As Emory University gears up for its duties as host of the next Special Olympics this May, visitors will be flocking to the city to celebrate the event. If you plan on traveling to Atlanta for the Special Olympics, why not include a tour of Centennial Olympic Park as well? Commemorating the 1996 Atlanta Summer Olympics, Centennial Olympic Park can put fans and athletes alike in the mood for some friendly competition.

Turner Field

Springtime means baseball time, folks! With the recent start of the MLB season, there’s no better time to enjoy the warm weather and a few hotdogs while watching America’s favorite pastime. Turner Field offers an afternoon full of fun, as fans can take photos with the Atlanta Braves mascot, Homer, and see the team’s World Series Trophy from 1995. You might even be named Fan of the Game if you’re lucky!

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center

No one is too old to enjoy Legos. That’s why the LEGOLAND® Discovery Center is fun for children and adults. This magical play land of all things Lego will make kids go wide-eyed with glee and parents fondly reminiscent of their own childhood years. From experiencing Legos in 4D glory to building your own Lego masterpiece, there’s no shortage of imagination and amazement when you take a trip to the LEGOLAND® Discovery Center.

Are you looking for more tips on what to see when you visit Atlanta? The University Inn at Emory can help you navigate the many attractions that our fine city has to offer. For more information on our hotel room options and amenities, call (404) 465-3549.


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