You haven't really experienced Southern history until you've toured a genuine plantation home. Journey back through time as you walk through the Archibald Smith Plantation Home. This historic home was built in 1845 and has been preserved over 150 years through the test of time. Exhibits in the home include a feature on the Smith family and their role during the Civil War.
Save the footwork and forget about roaming the streets of Atlanta. Let the people at ATL-Cruzers Guided City Tours take you all around town on one of their 5 passenger electric cars. You'll learn everything you ever wanted to know about the city on one of these tours, from the history to the best places to fill your belly with some Southern cuisine.
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Tour on the Atlanta History Center Tour, and learn about the city from the people who know it best. On your exploration of the 33-acre center, you'll see photographs and artifacts that detail time periods of Atlanta's past. Other features include various gardens, a research library, two historic homes, and the Margaret Mitchell House & Museum.
Phone: (678) 283-4033
Get a view from the top with Balloons Over Georgia. Let the folks at this hot air balloon company fly you on a sky-high adventure, through the clouds and over the sights of Georgia. You'll get views of the landscape that you could never get from the ground; be ready to be awed by sights like Lake Lanier, Stone Mountain, the Atlanta skyline, and much more.
Take a peek at the operations of the world's news leader when you tour the famous CNN Center, the company's global headquarters. The Inside CNN Studio Tour will expose the behind-the-scenes work that goes into the news corporation's 24-hour productions. You'll see the newsroom, on-going broadcasts, and lots more. Commemorate your visit by grabbing a special souvenir at The Turner Store.
If you're a fan of beer, take a tour at Red Brick Brewing. This brewing company is the oldest craft brewery in the state of Georgia, meaning they know a thing or two about making beer! $10 earns you a souvenir pint glass, four tastings, and information on how they concoct their delicious beers. Also, keep an eye on the calendar for various events at Red Brick, including live music, and fun and games.