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Best things to do in Atlanta

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Aquarium
“As a nonprofit — and the second largest aquarium in the world — The Georgia Aquarium is committed to inspiring awareness and preservation of our ocean and aquatic animals around the globe. It is breathtaking an absolute must see!”
408 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Lenox Mall is a Atlanta's most popular mall they have every name brand shop from Forever 21 to more prestigious high end goods like Louis Vuitton.”
303 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Museum known for its diverse art collection & modern architecture by Richard Meier & Renzo Piano.”
317 locals recommend
Museum
“Fun thing to do with the kids. Atlanta is the CocaCola world headquarters.”
270 locals recommend
Park
“Great Park for picnic - walk and romantic time together. Parking can be a challenge. Day time trip....please see host for more details”
229 locals recommend
Historic Site
“MLK center is a great spot for a FREE sightseeing visit :) Ride the streetcar back into downtown to Centennial Park and make a day of it ! Museum takes about 45 minutes to go through, is interactive and full of historic artifacts. Get there early for a free ticket to view his childhood home. ”
228 locals recommend
Market
“If you have never been to Atlanta, Ponce City Market is the place to be. They have wonderful restaurants, shopping options, ice cream shops, and unique cocktails you can only find in Atlanta! The rooftop park is filled with amusement and drinks overlooking Atlanta! The famous Atlanta Beltline is a wonderful place to take a walk right beside Ponce City Market.”
357 locals recommend
Market
“Hip food hall with a mix of dining options. Many rated as tops food spots by world renowned food critics”
323 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
“Atlantic Station is an upscale commercial and residential area. At its heart is the open-air Atlantic Station mall, with popular fashion and home decor stores. Cultural institutions include the Millennium Gate Museum, with temporary art exhibitions, and the Robert C. Williams Paper Museum. Near the Georgia Institute of Technology campus, old-school diners serve breakfast and burgers.”
253 locals recommend
Zoo
“Great way to spend some quality time with the family. The zoo is located in the historic Grant Park and is within walking distance from the house. ”
149 locals recommend
Football Stadium
“Atlanta Falcon Home Field. Beautiful state of the art stadium. Can't miss it while you're here.”
146 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Live in the lap of luxury at this upscale shopping mall located literally​ across the street from Lenox Square Mall. ”
142 locals recommend
Garden
“Beautiful and relaxing. Only a 5-8 min walk... and then you can go to through the rest of the Piedmont Park! ”
134 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Funky area, interesting stores, good restaurants, and great people watching. Their slogan is "We're all here, because we are not all there"”
191 locals recommend
Theatre
“Tours of this gorgeous and historic theatre are offered Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Tickets are required. https://www.foxtheatre.org/events/tour-tickets”
153 locals recommend
Theme Park
“six flags is only 30 mins . from here spend the whole day. great time for the kids . family fun.. ”
106 locals recommend