Atlanta, Georgia offers several options for travelers looking for a southern getaway. Georgia's capital city is loaded with fun events and tours for families, couples and those who travel solo.
Book a stay around the Centennial Park District and you won't be disappointed.
The Glenn Hotel, which has a gorgeous rooftop sky lounge, is a great option, as well as the popular Omni Atlanta Hotel. Just around the corner is the historic The American Hotel, which recently made a comeback after a $16 million dollar property-wide renovation.
Now that you know the hot spots to stay, here are some fun things and events to do this winter in Atlanta.
The Georgia Aquarium
From now through December 31, the main plaza transforms into a winter wonderland! You can go 'Behind the Seas' for additional $15 to view the backstage area of popular exhibits in a 45-minute tour. Additionally, the Georgia Aquarium is hosting Sips Under the Sea on New Year's Eve.
College Football Hall of Fame
Visit any time this winter if you love college football. From December 9 through January 2, this great interactive venue will host "Deck the Hall," which features treats, decorations and activities for all. Of course, the young ones will love the appearance of Santa and Fumbles the Elf.
Tour Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Sticking with sports, the home of the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta FC United is an incredible work of art. If you can't make it to a Falcons football game this winter, you can still tour this amazing new stadium. Adult tickets are just $25, and the daily tours allow guests to view the locker rooms, playing field and more!
World of Coca-Cola
This Atlanta landmark is a must-visit for all ages. From now through January 2, it will feature life-sized holiday decorations and seasonal beverages. The entire family can have fun checking out behind the scenes of the bottle making process, the 4-D Theater and of course, the Coca-Cola polar bear!
Peachtree Trolley Tours
Enjoy a 90-minute narrated tour aboard a trolley as you learn Atlanta's history and pass through the city's must-see attractions. Tickets are $30 for adults.
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