Sightseeing in Atlanta

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

$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

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

Georgia Aquarium Visit for 2, 4, 6, 8, or 10 (Up to $84.50 Off)

Georgia Aquarium

Downtown

$71.90 $55

(800)

Explore gigantic exhibits filled with whale sharks, manta rays, and sea otters, along with an interactive dolphin show and a 4-D theater

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

Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University Visit for Two or Four with Audio Tour (Up to 50% Off)

Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University

Emory University

$20 $12

(120)

Discover the stories of civilizations through more than 17,000 works of art from ancient Egypt and the Americas to Africa and Asia

Walking Tour for 2, 4, or 10 from Atlanta Preservation Center (Up to 55% Off)

Atlanta Preservation Center

Multiple Locations

$20 $10

Tours of historic buildings and areas including, but not limited to, Grant Park, Inman Park, Sweet Auburn, and Druid Hills

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

Biplane Rides Over Atlanta

57th Fighter Group Restaurant

$175 $89

(15)

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

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

Admission for Two, Four, or Six, or Individual or Family Membership to The APEX Museum (Up to 58% Off)

The APEX Museum

Downtown

$12 $6.50

(7)

African-American history museum with a focus on America's black community and their contributions to the nation and the world

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

One-Year Individual or Family Membership at The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia (Up to 67% Off)

The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia

Buckhead

$35 $17

(5)

Unlimited admission to exhibits from local and international artists, plus discounts on workshops, programs, and other events

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

$22 for a Visit to Zoo Atlanta for Two (Up to $43.98 Value)

Zoo Atlanta

Grant Park

$43.98 $22

(172)

Historic zoo founded in 1889 houses more than 1,000 animals, including elephants, tigers, sun bears, and otters

Stay for Two at Hilton Atlanta in Atlanta, GA

Hilton Atlanta

Atlanta, GA

$200 $100

This downtown hotel offers basketball and tennis courts, an outdoor pool, Starbucks coffee, and a AAA Four-Diamond rooftop restaurant

Day or Weekend Trip from Hunger Games Unofficial Fan Tours (45% Off). Four Options Available.

Hunger Games Unofficial Fan Tours

Multiple Locations

$178 $98

Hunger Games fans tour filming locations with in-character guides, learn archery, and, during weekend trips, play game simulations

Visits for Two or Four to the High Museum of Art Atlanta (Up to 51% Off)

High Museum of Art Atlanta

Midtown

$39 $19

(700)

Thousands of art pieces in a light-filled gallery offer something for everyone, including a gallery of imaginative mid-century car designs

Museum of Design Atlanta Visit for Two or Four (Up to 48% Off)

Museum of Design Atlanta

Midtown

$20 $11

The museum focuses on design by architects, graphic artists, and industrial designers through rotating exhibits and guest lectures

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Tiberius, Rome's second emperor, stares at each visitor who enters the Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University. His eyes are steady, his expression one of quiet contemplation, and his head?thanks to the Museum's in-house conservation team?a vision of white Parian marble. The Museum, located on Emory University's campus, exhibits more than 17,000 artifacts like this one. Through diverse displays, they transport visitors back to ancient Egypt, Nubia, Greece, Rome, the Near East, Africa, Asia, and the Americas.

Tiberius is certainly one of the Museum's more prominent pieces, but it is by no means the oldest. The Greek and Roman collection encompasses Neolithic works that stretch back to 4,000 BC. Egyptian exhibits travel back even further into civilization's earliest prehistory. Many of the coffins and mummies come from one of Emory's own, Professor William Shelton. He traveled to Egypt in 1920, and among other things, brought back the oldest Egyptian mummy in the Americas, the Old Kingdom Mummy.

Other galleries contain 2,300 objects from the ancient Americas. More still travel deep into South Asia, allowing visitors to view one of the Museum's more significant pieces: a rare sculpture of the 18-armed cosmic Vishnu above his numerous attendants?a reflection of the stunning artistry of India's medieval period.

Such a sprawling and eclectic collection would perhaps be overwhelming if not for the Museum's educational programs. History and art experts lead tours and teach classes for both adults and children, including a regularly occurring session on Saturdays known as "Artful Stories at the Museum." During these free events, kids hear stories of ancient civilizations, before creating their own works of art based on the day's teachings.

571 S Kilgo Cir NE
Atlanta,
GA
US

Matt Janke dreamed of landing the perfect glass-blowing job. After moving to Atlanta in 1986, he realized there wasn't a single glass studio in town, granting his art a ready-made niche. After settling in, he returned to grad school, earning an MFA in glass with the intent to launch his own university program and ultimately procure his own space. By the time he graduated in 1992, Matt further honed his skills, stockpiled equipment, and, in 1996, opened his own studio and hired himself.

Beyond the perks of being his own boss, having his own studio affords Matt a great deal of creative freedom. He infuses all his handblown light fixtures, tumblers, and vases with the prismatic swirls of his signature style, in which precise lines and natural variations vie for attention across undulating surfaces. A downtown gallery space facilitates sales of these works.

But the studio has also fulfilled more than Matt's original goal of finding glass-blowing employment, going on to catalyze a glass-blowing community. From single apprentices in the early days, the studio is now a full-fledged classroom, with space for five instructors, a dozen students, and the kilns that must melt their glass until they each finish their training by capturing and taming a fire-breathing dragon.

659 Auburn Ave NE
Atlanta,
GA
US

Visiting The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia isn't just about seeing works that have already been deemed important. It's also about discovering what the future of art may look like. That's because the museum showcases the visual works of not only established artists, but also emerging talent throughout the state. By investing so heavily in Georgia's artistic community and making the museum's collections available to the general public, MOCA GA strives to preserve these artists' legacies for the viewing pleasure of present and future generations. The permanent collection currently features over 920 works by more than 250 different artists, including paintings, sculptures, photography, prints, and digital works from the mid 1940s to the present day.

MOCA GA's staff displays many of the pieces from the permanent collection alongside works by artists from around the world, demonstrating how Georgia's artistic community fits into a larger global context. The museum hosts rotating exhibitions throughout the year, and it encourages community engagement by regularly holding artist talks and other public programs.

1447 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta,
GA
US

Conveniently located in the Selig Center, across the street from the Center for Puppetry Arts, the Breman Jewish Heritage & Holocaust Museum focuses on educating its visitors on Jewish history, and promoting universal themes like diversity and human dignity. The museum itself is tiny, but comes packed with interesting artifacts and tidbits about Jewish history in Atlanta and beyond. With such interesting pieces on display in the permanent collection, plus a continually flowing stream of exhibits, it’ll likely take several visits to really let the experience sink in. All the more reason to visit the gift shop, which stocks all manner of Jewish literature, holiday gifts and trinkets.

1440 Spring St NW
Atlanta,
GA
US

Since 1990, Tuxedo Frame Gallery has specialized in encasing photos, keepsakes, and other miscellaneous items in high-quality custom frames. The designers help clients choose from thousands of frame styles, hundreds of mat colors, and a dozen types of glazing. Once the specifics are laid out, designers carefully oversee the framing project from start to finish, ensuring that framers maintain the company’s award-winning level of workmanship. Tuxedo Frame Gallery also specializes in conservation framing, which preserves mementos’ long-term value with deterioration-deterring features such as acid-free mats, UV-protective glazing, and frames embroidered with mummy wraps.

3800 Roswell Rd NE
Atlanta,
GA
US

One of the leading art museums in the southeastern U.S., the High Museum of Art boasts a vast permanent collection of over 14,000 rotating pieces from cultures around the globe, housed within architecturally stunning buildings designed by Renzo Piano and Richard Meier. The Museum?s permanent collection includes nineteenth- and twentieth-century American art as well as European paintings and decorative pieces; a growing collection of African American art, and burgeoning collections of modern and contemporary art, photography, folk art, and African art. The High Museum is also dedicated to supporting and collecting works by southern artists.

1280 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta,
GA
US

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