150 Fun Things To Do In Atlanta

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Whether you’ve got a few hours or days, Atlanta has a wealth of fun things to do for families, business pros or singles. Our list of fun things to do in Atlanta, Georgia highlights the best of the best! When you’re done, don’t forget to check out the other awesome places to see in Georgia!

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Turner Field

Catch a Braves game at Turner Field

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Alliance Theatre

See a pre-Broadway play at the Alliance Theatre

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Atlanta Beltline

Walk, run or bike on the Atlanta Beltline

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Botanical Garden

Smell the orchids at the Atlanta Botanical Garden

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Atlanta Falcons

Watch Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons win an NFL game

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Atlanta History Center

Get your dose of history at the Atlanta History Center

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Atlanta Movie Tours

Visit the sites of your favorite movies with Atlanta Movie Tours

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Atlanta Streetcar

Take a ride on the Atlanta Streetcar

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Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Check out the Grammy winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

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Bicycle Tour

Get your weekly workout in while taking a bicycle tour of Atlanta

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Krog Street Market

Satisfy your food cravings at Krog Street Market

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Decatur Square

Grab a coffee or a cocktail and relax like a local in Decatur Square

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Atlantic Station

Shop ’til you drop as you walk around Atlantic Station

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Smart Car Tour

Get a tour of Atlanta in an open-air electric Smart car

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Buckhead Shopping Area

Get your high-end shopping fix at the Buckhead shopping area

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Olympic Park

Feel like an Olympian at Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park

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Center for Civil and Human Rights

Get inspired by civil rights heroes at the Center for Civil and Human Rights

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Puppetry Arts

Be enchanted by puppets at the Center for Puppetry Arts

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Chastain Park Amphitheater

Pack a picnic and bring a bottle of wine to a concert at Chastain Park Amphitheater

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College Foootball Hall of Fame

Feel like a Heisman Trophy winner at the College Football Hall of Fame

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Flight Museum

Experience aviation history at the Delta Flight Museum

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Jurassic Era

Visit the Jurassic Era and get on a first name basis with the dinosaurs

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Georgia Aquarium

Snorkel or scuba dive with whale sharks at the Georgia Aquarium

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Goat Farm Arts Center

Witness an innovative performance at one of the stages at the Goat Farm Arts Center

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High Museum of Art

Fix your eyes on more than 13,000 modern works of art at the High Museum of Art

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Ward Skatepark

Get your SK8 on at the Historic Fourth Ward Skatepark

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Oakland Cemetary

Pay homage to greats like Bobby Jones, Maynard Jackson, and Margaret Mitchell at the Oakland Cemetary

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Fox Theatre

Watch a world class performance at Fox Theatre

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Dr. King's Home

Tour the home where Dr. King was born

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Piedmont Park

Spend an afternoon reading a book in Piedmont Park

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Polar Bear

Take a selfie with the Coca-Cola Polar Bear

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Swan House

Get a glimpse of life in the 1930s at Swan House

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Ebenezer Church

Attend a touching service at Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta

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Learn about Jimmy Carter

Know more about the life of President Jimmy Carter

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Zoo Atlanta

See the adorable pandas at Zoo Atlanta

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Segway tour

Hop on the Segway and discover the city like a local

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Philips Arena

Catch the Atlanta Hawks in action at Philips Arena

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Atlanta Dream

Show your support for the Atlanta Dream

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Carlos Museum

View stunning art & artifacts at the Carlos Museum

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Eastside Trail

Bike on the Eastside Trail

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Center gardens

Have a relaxing walk at the Carter Center gardens

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Georgia Dome

Watch an exciting game at Georgia Dome

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Arts Centre

Get tickets to see a show at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre

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Emory University campus

Walk around the Emory University campus

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Lenox Square

Go window shopping at Lenox Square

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Margaret Mitchell House

Take a tour of the Margaret Mitchell House

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Atlanta Cyclorama

Look at the Battle of Atlanta painting at Atlanta Cyclorama

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Virginia-Highland

See the cool shops in Virginia-Highland

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Eternal Flame

View the Eternal Flame at King Center

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Perimeter Mall

Find your shopping needs at Perimeter Mall

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Federal Reserve Tour

Learn about the history of money at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Tour

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Variety Playhouse

Watch a concert at Variety Playhouse

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Fernbank Science Center Planetarium

Experience the wonders of the universe at Fernbank Science Center Planetarium

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Congress Center

Find out what’s happening at Georgia World Congress Center

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Center Stage Theater

Get tickets to a rockin’ show at Center Stage Theater

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Immaculate Conception

Say a little prayer at the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

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Scott Antique Market

Go treasure hunting at Scott Antique Market

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Junkman’s Daughter

Discover the weird and wonderful at Junkman’s Daughter

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All Fired Up

Unleash your inner Picasso at All Fired Up

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Peachtree Road Race

Put on your running shoes and participate in the Peachtree Road Race

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Phipps Plaza

Go people watching at Phipps Plaza

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Red Brick Brewing Company

Take a tour of Red Brick Brewing Company and sample their beers

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Five Points

Check out the graffiti in Little Five Points

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Bobby Dodd Stadium

Cheer on Georgia Tech at Bobby Dodd Stadium

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Peachtree Trolley

Hop on the Peachtree Trolley and have a fun tour of the city

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Performing Arts

Watch an amazing performance at Rialto Center for the Performing Arts

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Weekend Festival Southeast

Largest Mother’s Day Weekend Festival in the Southeast

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Santa at Rhodes Hall

Meet and greet with Santa at Rhodes Hall

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Pnce City Market

Find the best eats at Ponce City Market

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SweetWater Brewery

Take a memorable tour of SweetWater Brewery

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Chick-Fil-A

Learn the history of your favorite chicken at Chick-Fil-A Backstage Home Office Tour

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Chick-Fil-A Dwarf House

“Eat Mor Chikin” at the original Chick-Fil-A Dwarf House

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Grant Park

Have a picnic in Grant Park

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CNN

Go inside CNN’s world headquarters

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Heritage Museum

See the Absence of Humanity Exhibit at Breman Jewish Heritage Museum

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AMC Phipps Plaza

Catch the latest blockbusters at AMC Phipps Plaza 14

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Atlanta Theater

Grab a popcorn and watch a movie at Plaza Atlanta Theater

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Capitol Museum

Take a tour of Georgia Capitol Museum

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Blind Willie’s

Listen to blues music at Blind Willie’s

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Sister Louisa’s

Watch a ping pong tournament at Sister Louisa’s

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Blake's on the Park

Hang out at Blake’s on the Park

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Masquerade

Party like there’s no tomorrow at Masquerade

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Speedo Run

Follow Santa at the Atlanta Santa Speedo Run

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Manuel’s Tavern

Meet the locals at Manuel’s Tavern

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Glenntinii SkyLounge

Get great views of the city while having a Glenntini at SkyLounge

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Buckhead Saloon

Have some drinks while watching college football at Buckhead Saloon

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97 Estoria

Order the Vegan Riblet at 97 Estoria

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Hard Rock Cafe

Take home a t-shirt from Hard Rock Cafe Atlanta

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Inman Park

Check out the old Victorian homes in Inman Park

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Kinf of Pops

Get your cool treats from King of Pops

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Westview Cemetery

See Gothic architecture at Westview Cemetery

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Children's Museum of Atlanta

Play and learn at Children’s Museum of Atlanta

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Discovery Center

Learn how LEGO bricks are made at LEGOLAND Discovery Center

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Georgia's Juke Joint

Listen to live music while dining in at Sweet Georgia’s Juke Joint

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Atlanta Opera

Watch an outstanding performance by the Atlanta Opera

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Braves Museum

View the memorabilia at the Braves Museum and Hall of Fame

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Skyview

Ride the SkyView and get a great view of downtown Atlanta and beyond

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Dragon Con

See the best costumes at the Dragon Con parade

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Tech Campus

Visit the Georgia Tech campus

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Dog Spa

Pamper your favorite canine at Atlanta Dog Spa

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AmericasMart

Check out what’s happening at AmericasMart

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Food Festival

Have a blast at Candler Park’s Music and Food Festival

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Design Atlanta

Be wowed by an exhibit at Museum of Design Atlanta

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Tabby

Catch an amazing concert at the Tabby

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Whole World Improv Theatre

Laugh out loud at Whole World Improv Theatre

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Village Theatre

Tickle your funny bone at Village Theatre

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Curb Market

Whet your appetite at the Sweet Auburn Curb Market

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Atlanta Ballet

Watch a magical performance from the Atlanta Ballet

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Underground Atlanta

Check out the shops at Underground Atlanta

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Oglethorpe University

Look at the exhibit at Oglethorpe University Museum of Art

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Jackson Street Bridge

Recall an iconic scene from the Walking Dead while standing on the Jackson Street Bridge

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Atlanta Georgia Temple

Take a picture of the Atlanta Georgia Temple

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Hindu Temple of Atlanta

Meditate at the Hindu Temple of Atlanta

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Freedom Park

Go jogging in Freedom Park

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Hebrew Temple

Listen to the choir at the Hebrew Temple

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Tech Square

Spot Buzz at Tech Square

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up Bank of America Plaza

See the Bank of America Plaza up close

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Mellennium Gate Museum

Have an art appreciation at Millennium Gate Museum

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Terminal West

Watch local bands perform at Terminal West

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Smith Family Farm

Enter a different time at the Smith Family Farm

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Nascar Racing Experience

Feel the adrenalin rush at the Nascar Racing Experience

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Farmers Market

Grab some fresh baked pastries at Peachtree Road Farmers Market

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Fountain of Rings

Be entertained while watching the Fountain of Rings show

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Flatiron Building

Find Atlanta’s very own Flatiron Building

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Great Fish

Locate Atlanta’s Great Fish

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Ted Montana Grill

Have a hearty meal at Ted’s Montana Grill

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Folk Art Park

See interesting art pieces in Folk Art Park

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Atlanta Rollergirls

Watch the Atlanta Rollergirls in a heart-pounding game

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Contemporary Art Center

View the current exhibits at Atlanta Contemporary Art Center

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Stages Theatre

Catch an original production at 7 Stages Theatre

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Lullwater Park

Have a quick jog in Lullwater Park

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Mason Fine ARt

See works from local as well as international artists at Mason Fine Art

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Cafe Sunflower

Eat healthy at Cafe Sunflower

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South City Kitchen

Enjoy a weekend brunch at South City Kitchen

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Fox Bros

Sink your teeth into Southern BBQ at Fox Bros.

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Rib Shack

Listen to live blues music while having a feast at Fat Matt’s Rib Shack

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Nicola's

Watch belly dancers while dining at Nicola’s on weekends

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Coronary Bypass Burger

Order a Coronary Bypass Burger at Vortex

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Porter Beer Bar

Drink and be merry at Porter Beer Bar

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Seafood at the Optimist

Have the freshest seafood at the Optimist

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Agave

Savor Native American cuisine at Agave

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Antico Pizza Napoletana

Taste a slice of Italy at Antico Pizza Napoletana

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West Egg Cafe

Start your day right with a cup of coffee and a hearty breakfast at West Egg Cafe

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Paul's Steakhouse

Have all you can eat Alaskan Snow Crablegs at Paul’s Steakhouse on a Sunday night

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Nuevo Laredo Cantina

Eat authentic Mexican fare at Nuevo Laredo Cantina

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Zesto

Grab a Vanilla and Chocolate Twist from Zesto

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Magical Attic

Sip a cup of tea at Cafe Jonah’s Magical Attic

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Octane Coffee

Get your caffeine fix at Octane Coffee

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Original Jamaican Restaurant

Have a taste of Carribean cuisine at the Original Jamaican Restaurant

With so many incredible things to do in Atlanta, it’s hard to think we’ve come even close to covering them all. That’s why we encourage our readers to send us suggestions if we missed some of your favorites!