Useful Local Links - Things to do in Atlanta

Atlanta Recreation

Atlanta has a lot to offer, so be sure to take time and check out a few of the sites! Listed below are a few of the more popular attractions in the downtown area. Places that are close to the Region 3 office or close to a MARTA Station are listed below. For more to do in Atlanta, check the Atlanta Webguide and Access Atlanta. Check out the Transportation section of this website to find out more about MARTA locations. When possible, links have been provided for more information. Be advised that these links exit the ETA Region 3 web site.

Map of Downtown Atlanta

List of things to do in downtown Atlanta

Atlanta Braves ... The 1995 World Champion Atlanta Braves play baseball at Turner Field.

Atlanta Falcons... The NFC Champion Atlanta Falcons play football at the Georgia Dome
Atlanta Hawks... The new basketball stadium is being rebuilt.
Atlanta Thrashers ... Atlanta's newest sport - Ice Hockey.
Atlanta Cyclorama and Civil War Museum ...Home of the world's largest painting, "The Battle of Atlanta".  Through spectacular music, art and sound effects, history comes alive as you step back to July 22,  1864 and become part of the battle.
Centennial Olympic Park ...Come and see a part of history.
Atlanta Fulton County Public Library ... books, books and more books
Buckhead ... Home of Atlanta's upscale restaurants and nightlife.
The Fabulous Fox Theatre...Concert hall and playhouse. Ticket prices and a list of events can be found  at Ticketmaster. Through Ticketmaster, you can also purchase tickets online.
CNN - Studio Tour ... Come see behind the scenes and get a glimpse of the inner workings of CNN, and  see exhibits on all 12 of the Turner Networks.
Lenox Square Mall.... The largest Shopping Mall in the south east
Fernbank Museums of Science and Natural History ... A natural history museum, a planetarium, an  IMAX Theatre, and much, much more!
Phipps Plaza... AMC movie theater and upscale shopping mall
The High Museum of Art ... Atlanta's Art Museum
The World of Coca-Cola ... For those of you who can't get enough of Coca Cola
Underground Atlanta ... Underground shopping mall with lots of restaurants, and nightlife.
Zoo Atlanta is a private nonprofit wildlife park and zoological trust empowered to exhibit, interpret, study,  and care for wildlife in superior environments, to conserve biodiversity throughout the world, to educate,  enlighten and entertain the public.

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