Tours in Grant Park

Guided Walking Tour of Historic Oakland Cemetery for Two or Four (Up to 45% Off)

Historic Oakland Cemetery

Grant Park

$20 $12

Guided tours traverse cemetery home to 70,000+ monuments, including burial sites for Gone With the Wind writer and 27 Atlanta mayors

Stroll East Atlanta's Streets in Search of Urban Fruit Trees

Walking Tour of Urban Fruit Plants

East Atlanta Branch Library

$30 $30

Environmental educator and arborist Robby Astrove points out more than 13 urban fruit plants before tours end at a farmers market

90-Minute Walking Ghost Tour for Two or Four from The HauntedDistrict (Up to 58% Off)

The HauntedDistrict

Downtown

$78 $35

Tours investigate paranormal side of Atlanta by visiting historical crime sites and learning about area's beginnings

Haunted-History Walking Tour for Two or Four with Ghost-Hunting Equipment from Spirit Expeditions (50% Off)

Spirit Expeditions

Downtown

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers Atlanta's most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

Crazy Dash Walking-Adventure Tour for Two or Four from Crazy Dash Digital Adventures (50% Off)

Crazy Dash Digital Adventures

Centennial Olympic Park

$39.95 $20

The digital game requires a smartphone and takes you on a tour of the sights

$25 for Entry to Atlanta Challenge: The Ultimate Urban Scavenger Race on Sunday, October 5 ($55 Value)

The Ultimate Urban Scavenger Race

Der Biergarten

$55 $25

Teams race to solve clues and strategize to win cash prizes and awards during urban race; music and drink specials at post-race party

$179 for a Private Atlanta Pedal Pub Crawl Bike Tour from Peach Pedaler ($375 Value)

Peach Pedaler

Atlanta

$375 $179

Enjoy a private tour of Atlanta, from viewing city centers to enjoying a pub crawl, via a huge bike that holds up to 15 people

Midtown Atlanta Food Tour for Two or Four from Food Daze Tours and Events LLC (Up to 53% Off)

Food Daze Tours and Events LLC

Cafe Agora

$94 $47

Sample bites at four multicultural restaurants while walking past Piedmont Park and other Midtown sites

Brewery Tour and Tasting with Souvenirs for Two or Four at Red Brick Brewing Company (Up to 60% Off)

Red Brick Brewing Company

Atlanta

$58 $24.25

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Guests sample four craft brews while touring a centuries-old brewery

$89 for an Open-Air Biplane Ride from Biplane Rides Over Atlanta ($175 Value)

Biplane Rides Over Atlanta

57th Fighter Group Restaurant

$175 $89

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Pilots lift passengers in bright biplanes to glimpse bird's-eye views of downtown Atlanta or Stone Mountain during 20-minute flights

$89 for 20-Minute Bi-Plane Flight from Bi-Plane Adventures, Inc. in Kennesaw, GA ($178.20 Value) 

Bi-Plane Adventures, Inc.

North Atlanta Georgia

$178.20 $89

Passengers feel the breeze in the open-cockpit vintage bi-plane, flown by an FAA-certified pilot over Lake Allatona and Red Top Mountain

$289 for a Hot-Air Balloon Ride for One Person at Balloon Atlanta ($650 Value)

Balloon Atlanta

Woodstock

$650 $289

Soar over the Chattahoochee River or Lake Lanier during a one-hour hot-air balloon ride

$13 for Haunted Barn Experience for Two at Cagle's Haunted Barn from October 3 - November 1 ($24 Value)

Cagle's Family Farm

Canton

$24 $13

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After stepping into the barn, you're immersed in a haunting tale about scientists and the masked group out to cause havoc on their work

One, Two, or Four Haunted House Fast-Pass Entries at Talmadge Brothers Funeral Home and Casket Company (32% Off)

Talmadge Brothers Funeral Home and Casket Company

Jasper

$25 $17

Dare yourself to enter the old Talmadge Brothers home, where grisly deeds from the past still haunt the walls—and anyone who enters

Select Local Merchants

The Three Faces of Six Feet Under

Pub-Style Seafood

Raw, steamed, stewed, fried, grilled, or baked—at Six Feet Under, you can get your seafood prepared exactly how you like it. The raw bar serves up three types of oysters, a perfect prelude to warmer meals of steamed mussels, blackened catfish, or crispy fish and chips. Chefs fully embrace traditional Southern flavors with their oyster po’ boys and fried green tomatoes, and they also dip south of the border to whip up tacos filled with catfish, shrimp, calamari, or chicken.

Craft Beer

At Six Feet Under, you can find your big-name standbys—Budweiser, Coors, Miller—but only by the bottle. The restaurant’s roughly two-dozen taps are reserved almost exclusively for local, domestic, and international craft beers, many available by the pitcher. This strikes a nice balance between the beer connoisseurs and the happy-hour crowds, a harmony that extends to the cocktail list's eclectic roster of margaritas, top-shelf martinis, and bawdily named oyster shooters.

Rooftop Bars

Everything on the menu pairs well with views of the twinkling Atlanta skyline, which is visible from the rooftop bars at both locations. The two spots were collectively named some of America’s Best Outdoor Bars by Travel + Leisure magazine. Views of the historic Oakland Cemetery, built in 1850, might sway you towards the original Grand Park location—and clue you in to the origins of the pub’s macabre moniker.

437 Memorial Dr SE
Atlanta,
GA
US

Founded by the city in 1850, Historic Oakland Cemetery is a reflective park with lush greenery and architectural monuments for its 70,000 burial sites. Knowledgeable tour guides share tidbits of Atlanta?s history during tours, paying visits to the gravesite of Margaret Mitchell, author of Gone With the Wind, and Maynard Jackson, Atlanta?s first African American mayor. Architecture in a variety of styles rises across the grounds, including mausoleums with Tiffany Studios stained-glass windows and gigantic bronze urns. The stone-hewn Lion of Atlanta marks the burial ground of 3,000 unknown Confederate soldiers. The hanging bows of oak, magnolia, and dogwood trees shade visitors, surrounded by the colorful, fragrant camellias.

248 Oakland Ave. SE
Atlanta,
GA
US

Most guided sightseeing tours pose severe health risks—muscle atrophy, loss of bone density, and blinding rage, to name a few—due to the lack of physical activity. You’ve probably suffered one or all of those symptoms while on these tours:

659 Auburn Ave NE
Atlanta,
GA
US

Since banding together in 1979, the historians at Atlanta Preservation Center have helped ward off packs of angry bulldozers from more than 175 endangered buildings. Working alongside local government, businesses, and community leaders, the preservation team has saved elaborate structures including the Peters House and Winecoff Hotel. In addition, its headquarters—the 1856 Grant Mansion in Grant Park—is one of just three antebellum houses left in Atlanta and the team is currently working to restore the building to its architecturally accurate origins. When it isn’t keeping delicate treasures from crumbling, the Atlanta Preservation Center leads walking tours of historic areas and tells embarrassing stories from the days when the city’s buildings were just a bunch of baby bricks.

889 Edgewood Avenue Northeast
Atlanta,
GA
US

Tell us about your museum.

The APEX offers a unique look at history from an African-American perspective. We do not begin our story with slavery, but rather with Africa and its rich splendor and glory. It is important to know that from this rich continent came medicine, math, architecture, science, and much more.

What are some of your unique exhibits that stand out from other museums?

The APEX has recreated scenes from Atlanta's Sweet Auburn, which Fortune Magazine in 1957 called "the richest Negro street in the world." Here you can see a replica of the Yates & Milton drug store, [which was] famous as a gathering place. You can also board the replica of a vintage trolley and watch a video called The Journey, narrated by Ossie Davis, and Sweet Auburn Street of Pride, narrated by Cicely Tyson.

Why is Black History Month important to you?

While Black History Month is important because it brings attention to a very important segment of our community, our theme here at the APEX is, "where every month is Black History Month."

What does being a black business owner mean to you?

Black business ownership is important because it symbolizes the strength and tenacity of a people who have endured hardships and emerged undaunted.

Where do you hope to see your museum and community in the next five years?

The APEX plans to build on its adjoining lot, a 90,000 square-foot facility with a complete "walk-through" [of] history in EPCOT Center fashion.

Why did you decide to work with Groupon again?

I have been so amazed and impressed with the results we have received from our association with Groupon. I did not know what to expect, but have been very pleased with having more than 2400 responses in only six months.

Anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?

The APEX...was founded in 1978 by a veteran filmmaker from Philadelphia, Dan Moore, Sr. It was inspired by the life of Morehouse President, Dr. Benjamin E. Mays, and remains a source of information and inspiration.

135 Auburn Ave NE
Atlanta,
GA
US

Those who think scavenger hunts are only for kids haven't experienced Scavenger Hunt Atlanta. The company creates adventures tailored to each individual group, whether for corporate events or birthday parties. Each hunt leads participants in a whirlwind exploration around town, whether they're trying to break a code in a museum mystery, searching for hidden items in the middle of the city, or finding treasure in the wilderness. In addition, the company leads participants on pub crawls, spy hunts, or to murder mystery parties and also create a personalized app for each adventure which is used for scoring and saving all the great pics taken by participants.

50 Central Ave. SW
Atlanta,
GA
US