Sightseeing in North Druid Hills

Up to $48.80 Off at Georgia Aquarium

Downtown

$71.90 $49

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

Membership to the High Museum of Art

Midtown

$95 $65

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Museum boasts 13,000 pieces of art and hosts programs and educational classes for members, as well as previews and private tours

Up to 60% Off Urban-Race Entry

Henry's Midtown Tavern

$50 $20

Teams race on foot past city landmarks, solving clues and tackling obstacles for a chance at cash and other prizes

Up to 49% Off at The Children's Museum of Atlanta

Downtown

$25.50 $14

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Hands-on exhibits geared toward kids ages 8 and younger include a farm-to-table zone, walls to paint, and little cranes to operate

Up to 54% Off at The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum

Midtown

$24 $11

Through photos and memorabilia, the museum explores the history of Atlanta's Jewish community, as well as the Holocaust and its aftermath

Up to 55% Off Walking Tour

Multiple Locations

$20 $10

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

Up to 51% Off Tours from Timberview Helicopters

Atlanta

$297 $145

Flight over downtown area delivers views of Atlanta's city center and some of the tallest buildings in the southeast

Up to 54% Off a Brewery Tour and Tasting

Atlanta

$50 $24.25

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

Michael C. Carlos Museum – Up to 53% Off

Atlanta

$20 $10

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More than 17,000 works of art chronicle important civilizations from ancient Egypt and the Americas, to Africa and Asia.

Up to 64% Off Scavenger Hunt

Downtown

$29 $15

These scavenger hunts lead teams on explorations across the city—including on the MARTA rails—searching for cleverly hidden clues

50% Off a Haunted-History Walking Tour

Downtown

$50 $25

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

49% Off from 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

Up to 58% Off at African-American History Museum

Downtown

$12 $6.50

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

Up to 56% Off Interactive Puzzle Race

Piedmont Park

$53.49 $25

Outsmart other players in an interactive puzzle race that sends you deciphering codes and following clues around town

Half Off Family Admission at National Museum of Commercial Aviation

Forest Park-Morrow

$30 $15

6,000 sq. ft. facility houses more than 35,000 commercial aviation artifacts, including uniforms, full cockpits, and flight simulators

Select Local Merchants

That Pottery Place Studio’s shelves brim with hundreds of unfinished ceramic pieces, each ready to blossom with a completely unique bouquet of colors and designs. Animal-painted plates sit propped alongside decorative birdbaths, planters, coffee mugs, and owl figurines designed to scare pigeons away from the china hutch. Guests can throw their creativity at these 3D canvases using the studio’s stencils, brushes, sponges, and dozens of glazes. Staff members make the rounds sharing tips on technique and helping sort through idea books with painters during open studio time.

2569 N Decatur Rd
Decatur,
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.


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659 Auburn Ave NE
Atlanta,
GA
US

If you’re looking to pull the kids away from the television screen this weekend but can’t stand the thought of visiting the same dull museums, consider a stop into the Wren’s Nest House Museum. One of Atlanta’s oldest museums, the former home of Joel Chandler Harris educates tykes on the life of the author of the famous Brer Rabbit stories. Every Saturday afternoon, one of several local readers thrills children by re-enacting one of Harris’s popular tales. The walls of the small home are lined with mementos from the author’s life, and the rich, green brocade and period furniture give a welcoming atmosphere that your children will warm to quickly. You may find yourself enchanted by the stories as well, and you’re guaranteed to come away with a new appreciation for the classic stories of Joel Chandler Harris.

1050 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd SW
Atlanta,
GA
US

Certified professional photographer Gene Taylor has fine-tuned his artistic vision while working in photojournalism and portrait photography for more than 30 years. During classes at Your Photo Safari, Gene introduces students to the photographic arts and the workings of DSLR cameras. Sessions begin in classroom settings, allowing students to get acquainted with camera basics as well as advanced features such as setting white balance and reducing blur. After learning how to navigate the multiple settings and buttons on their digital cameras, students traipse to area gardens to explore the natural world through their lenses. The hands-on experience allows students to take home artfully composed shots of plants bathed in natural light or trees planking over riverbanks in a bid for Internet fame.

800 Cherokee Ave SE
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
Atlanta,
GA
US

FastFrame first germinated in Europe before spreading to Japan, Brazil, Australia, and the United States. A trained local helms each of the 300 locations, and guarantees every design for 30 days and the craftsmanship for a lifetime. Artisans crown original works of art and prints with ornate mouldings. They also store historical artifacts and three-dimensional memorabilia in shadow boxes. FastFrame’s team has even been known to frame sports equipment, plasma-screen televisions, and childhood homes.

2625 Piedmont Rd NE
Atlanta,
GA
US