Things to do on Holidays in Atlanta USA

Atlanta is the ninth largest metropolitan are in the United States and the most populous city in the state of Georgia. Furthermore, the city has a diverse economy and has a diverse culture. Apart from this, Atlanta is also filled with some of the best destinations for tourists which is why the place is always so vibrant come rain or sunshine.

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    Only recently, the Fox Theatre has been restored to its original gilded look of the 1920s. The Mighty Mo is the main feature of the theatre which is a classic Moller organ with over 3,600 pipes. This lavishly laid out theatre hosts some of the best Broadway musicals and comedy shows in the country.

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    The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse is the home of the Atlanta Shakespeare Company and has a rich and enchanting history to it. Some of the best eatables of the Shakespearean era are served here during each performance.

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    Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site is the birth site of the famous Civil Rights movement leader. It is one of the major attractions in the city and draws almost five hundred thousand visitors each year.

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    The Piedmont Park is a 185 acre facility and is home to the Atlanta Botanical Gardens and summer festivals. This place is also very famous among joggers. It is always nice to take a stroll down this park just before sunset.

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    The Oakland Cemetery is the final resting place of many Civil War soldiers, golf legend Bobby Jones and the author of the famous novel, “Gone With the Wind”, Margaret Mitchell. It is also the oldest cemetery in the city and the carved figures are simply marvellous.

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    The Atlanta Botanical Garden is located inside the Piedmont Park and once you step inside, you will come across a magical and serene world where nature rules. There is a very rare collection of high elevation orchids that are not native to the southeast.

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    The East Lake Golf Club is a magnificent and unique golf course that has now been restored to its former glory. Golf legend, Bobby Jones once strode this course and started making his own history here. If you are a golfer, you have to come here.

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    The Atlanta History Centre houses the Atlanta History Museum and also features the Margaret Mitchell House, Centennial Olympic Games Museum and the Swan House mansion. A must visit if you are crazy about permanent exhibits.

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    Michael C. Carlos Museum covers an area of 45,000 square foot and is located on the campus of the Emory University. This is the largest natural history museum in the region and there is a large collection of Egyptian, Roman, African and South American artefacts.

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    The Georgia Aquarium is the largest aquarium in the world and the sheer amount of fish and other animals in here is simply amazing. The Beluga whales area  must see and so are the diverse species of sharks.

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