Things to do in Atlanta
Looking for things to do in Atlanta? During your stay with us, find a variety of Atlanta attractions. The downtown area is the perfect place for dining and entertainment. From the Georgia Aquarium to the Centennial Olympic Park, we have something for everyone to enjoy in Atlanta.
- AmericasMart Atlanta
- Atlantic Station
- Centennial Olympic Park
- Center for Civil and Human Rights
- Children's Museum of Atlanta
- CNN Studio Tour
- Georgia Aquarium
- Georgia Dome
- Georgia State University
- Georgia Tech
- Georgia World Congress Center
- Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
- Mall at Peachtree Center
- Phillips Arena
- SkyView Atlanta
- World of Coca-Cola
How To Get Here
- AmericasMart Atlanta - 0.2 mi
Shop 'till you drop at one of the world's largest permanent wholesale trade centers. Although the mart is closed to the public, registered businesses can enjoy easy breezy access to the four building market.
- CNN Center - 0.6 mi
Take the Inside CNN Studio Tour at the CNN Center to go behind the scenes of the global headquarters located in Atlanta.
- The Georgia Aquarium - 0.3 mi
Visit the world’s largest aquarium within walking distance of our hotel. Explore the wonder of the ocean through five exhibits, play with penguins, and be amazed by the dolphin show.
- Centennial Olympic Park - 0.3 mi
Chill out in the historic Centennial Olympic Park located outside our hotel’s doorstep. Experience the Fountain of Rings – Atlanta’s iconic landmark and interactive fountain show commemorating the city hosting the 1996 Summer Olympic Games. Throughout the year, the historic park hosts many of Atlanta’s largest festivals, concerts, and holiday celebrations.
- Georgia Dome - 1.2 mi
Home to the Atlanta Falcons, Georgia State University football, the SEC Football Championship, and a variety of bowl games, concerts, shows, and programs. The Georgia Dome is a short 5-minute drive from our hotel and a great venue to enjoy great Atlanta entertainment.
- SkyView Atlanta - 0.4 mi
See one of Atlanta’s best skyline views with SkyView Atlanta. This 200 foot Ferris wheel features luxurious, climate-controlled pods overlooking the entire Centennial Olympic Park area.
- Stone Mountain Park - 19.2 mi
Take a hike up the world’s largest exposed granite dome. Stone Mountain Park also features several outdoor recreation activities and attractions. At the end of the night, relax on the front lawn overlooking the famous Confederate relief carving for the Lasershow Spectacular.
- World of Coca-Cola - 0.2 mi
Experience one of the world’s most beloved beverage brands in the city it was born. Learn about the legend of the famous secret formula. Explore exhibits including the insides of the bottling process, a large collection of Coke memorabilia, and a pop culture gallery. Don’t forget to take a picture of the brand’s iconic friendly Coca-Cola Polar Bear before finishing the tour in the beverage lounge featuring over 100 flavors from around the globe.
- Zoo Atlanta - 3.0 mi
Get on your wild side by visiting Zoo Atlanta. Home to over 1,500 exotic animals, Zoo Atlanta also offers fun shows and animal keeper talks. Also, visit the world’s only twin pandas, Mei Lun and Mei Huan.
- Phillips Arena - 0.7 mi
This multi-purpose sports and entertainment complex hosts top-ranked concerts, professional and collegiate sporting events, family shows, and conferences. So bring the whole family and cheer on the Atlanta Hawks NBA team or sing along to any of the popular shows.
- Georgia World Congress Center - 0.6 mi
This 3.9 million square foot convention center shares a campus with the Georgia Dome and Centennial Olympic Park making it one of the top five largest convention destinations in the country. It's so large that the Congress Center's Building B exhibit halls are more than twice as long as Atlanta's highest skyscraper is high.
- Children's Museum of Atlanta - 0.2 mi
Less than one block from our hotel this museum for children is full of hands-on activities, exciting programming, musicals, and themed exhibits sure to make learning fun for everyone.
- National Center for Civil and Human Rights - 0.3 mi
This museum is dedicated to the Civil Rights Movement in the United States as well as other international movements. Experience the three year-round permanent exhibits in addition to the many temporary exhibits dedicated to educating the public on the multiple national (and international) civil rights movements.
- Mall at Peachtree Center - 0.2 mi
This three-story mall is in the heart of Atlanta and just around the corner from our hotel. With over 60 specialty shops, upscale restaurants, and personal or business services available, the Mall at Peachtree Center will check everything off your list.
- Atlantic Station - 3.0 mi
Shop, dine, catch a movie, attend an event, or visit a friend in this lively neighborhood. There's plenty to do and see at the Atlantic Station.
- Georgia Institute of Technology - 1.0 mi
Organized into six colleges, Georgia Tech has 31 departments and is known for its engineering, computing, business administration, science, architecture, and liberal arts degrees.
- Georgia State University - 1.0 mi
Cheer on the Panthers, tour campus, or visit a student at Georgia State, conveniently located just one mile from Aloft Atlanta Downtown.