If you’re looking for places to visit in Atlanta, GA, you’re in for a treat. Not only do we have four amazing attractions to tell you all about, but all of them are great spots to visit whether you are traveling solo, with friends, or with your family in tow.
Anytime you get the opportunity to visit amazing cities that offer a ton of awesome attractions, try to explore as much as you can. Luckily, Atlanta is home to some of the best attractions in the world and while it was hard, we were able to narrow it down to four places to visit in Atlanta, GA that are an absolute MUST to explore.
Pack an overnight bag or plan a day trip for you and your girlfriends and get ready to get excited about all the possibilities that await! There’s a good reason why Atlanta is jam-packed full of great food, fun family-friendly activities; it’s the largest city in Georgia, with over 400,000 residents calling it home. With a booming downtown and a skyline that seems to go on for miles, you’ll want to make certain that Atlanta is on your travel bucket list for 2019.
Located in the heart of downtown the Georgia Aquarium is packed full of marine life just waiting to be explored and discovered. With over 10 million gallons of water, it’s home to thousands upon thousands of water animals including beluga whales, whale sharks, manta rays, and bottlenose dolphins.
The viewing area in the Aquarium is like nothing you’ve ever experienced. Why? Because the viewing windows are some of the biggest in the world. Even more impressive? The Georgia Aquarium is the largest aquarium in the United States!
Just when you think it couldn’t get any better… the aquarium is scheduled to open a section dedicated to sharks in 2020!
Keep in mind that the Georgia Aquarium is really, really popular so it’s always a good idea to book and buy your tickets online and ahead of time. Give yourself a couple of hours to get through everything that there is to see and explore!
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! Those are just a few of the animals that you’ll get to see at Zoo Atlanta. While there you will be able to spend several hours exploring all the different areas and animal exhibits. I honestly could have all spent all day there, there really is that much to see!
The Zoo is beautiful and they have done an amazing job of offering up a wide variety of animal species to be able to view and learn about. If you’re a Panda lover, you definitely have to check out the Panda Cam! You can take a peek at what the pandas are doing at any point in time during the day! Seriously, how fun is that?
Don’t forget to grab a map to make certain that you and your group can see all the animals that you want! Planning ahead and talking about all the different sites is something that the entire family can get excited about.
Treat your taste buds to some delicious food and tunes at Big Ketch. Technically it’s a restaurant, but it’s seriously so much more than that. They consider themselves to be a destination. We couldn’t agree more. From the moment that we arrived, the delicious food scents had our mouths watering and our toes were tapping to the beat.
Every single person there was excited to be there and we found ourselves swept up in the excitement as well. From seafood to tacos, there is literally something there for everyone to enjoy!
Chido and Padres
If you love authentic Mexican food and flavors, Chido and Padres is where you need to eat. Serving up delicious lunch and dinner options, there’s no way that you or anyone will leave hungry.
Ask the waiter what they suggest from the menu and take a cue from the locals. This is one fun fiesta that you’ll never, ever forget.
These are just a few of the fun places to visit in Atlanta, but these are honestly some of the best. Everyone in your party will love the music, food, and scenery that Atlanta showcases best. Have fun exploring everything that Atlanta, GA has to offer!