Things To Do in Atlanta

Explore Maximum Best & Fun Things To Do In Atlanta, GA.
Thrumming with art, culture, and history, Atlanta is one of the best places to visit for a one-of-a-kind vacation. Enjoy star-studded concerts, theater shows, musicals, and other live music events. Atlanta also has more sports events, with hockey, basketball, and baseball teams it is definitely a sports lovers’ town. Don’t miss the best upcoming events this week, this weekend, and next week. Discover the city in different and vivid shades!

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Tours & Attractions

Best & Fun Things To Do

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The Grand Zeppelin 5,0· from $31.58
This extraordinary escape experience is not to be missed! Adventure awaits you aboard our steam powered airship in the European skies of 1914. Work with your co-pilot, played by an in-room actor, to thwart a devious saboteur and save the continent from catastrophic doom! Featuring characters for the players to take on, each with a unique ability and side quest that affect the game. Now the largest escape room in Atlanta, able to accommodate up to 15 participants at a time. For the safety of our customers, all of our escape rooms are now private so you and your group can enjoy a challenging outing with minimal interaction with people.
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Rising From the Ashes: Private Atlanta Architecture Tour 5,0· from $158.98
Tour Like a Local and observe Atlanta’s rebirth as we visit some of Architectural gems that arose in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and discover why the city’s official symbol is the mythological Phoenix – consumed by fire and risen from the ashes.
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Civil War & Battlegrounds Tour of Atlanta by Luxury Car 5,0· from $319.99
Developed ideally for Civil war/history buffs this tour experience will be a treat for all to enjoy! You’ll get a true experience of the social & political impact Atlanta has been on the world. Our expert guides take you on some of the routes General Sherman traveled on his death шт March to the Sea. Our focus is to immerse you into the environment by creating personable, engaging, and memorable experiences. You will be driven by a certified driver and knowledgeable guide who will give you an overview of all the places you’ll visit during your tour. The tour will include complimentary refreshments and a complimentary lunch. We provide a worry-free experience. This tour includes free entry into: ~ Kennesaw National Park, ~ Marietta Cemetery, ~ Smith’s family Plantation, ~ Inman Park, ~ Stone Mountain Park, ~ Atlanta History Center ( an unforgettable experience!) You will be given free passes to visit the Margaret Mitchell House on your own.
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Atlanta Walking Mural Tour 5,0· from $25
Atlanta has so many murals to see and such great history. You’ll get both on this tour for a great price.
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Private Atlanta Sightseeing Tour 5,0· from $129.88
Go sightseeing through Atlanta, take in historical sites and learn about Atlanta’s rich history from your local guide. Atlanta is home to some of the best restaurants and shopping. We visit areas of town often seen in movies and on nationally broadcasted TV programs. Experience the vibrant places where the locals and tourist meet and eat. You will visit Buckhead’s affluent neighborhoods, midtown home of art. We cruise through the downtown area home to the historical Auburn Ave and stop at Dr. Martin Luther’s Kings’ birth home and tomb. Additional highlights, you will pass by the World of Coca Cola, Georgia Aquarium, Centennial Olympic Park, Mercedes Benz Stadium, home of the falcon (great photo opportunity) and Castleberry Hills which is home to many film locations. Enjoy this booming metropolis in a unique way.   Lunch (own expense) and a shopping stop are included at the Ponce City Market. The tour allows you the time to photograph your adventures and explore on your own.
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Atlanta Highlights Private Tour 5,0· from $158.98
Only have a few hours in the city and can’t figure out what to see? Let us handle the driving as we pack in a 3-hr ‘Best Of’ to give you a comprehensive overview of Atlanta
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Ultimate Atlanta Self-Walking Audio Tour 5,0· from $10
Explore all that Atlanta, Georgia has to offer with a self-guided audio tour! From Coca-Cola World to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthplace, this bustling city is brimming with history, activity, and more. This self-guided walking audio tour allows you to explore Atlanta’s modern and historic wonders with maximum flexibility and value. Here’s how it works: Within 30 min, we’ll send you two things: a unique password and an app. Download the app onto your phone, enter the password, and download the tour inside. When you arrive, head over to the first stop. Stick to our recommended route for the best experience. No expiration — The tour comes with lifetime validity! This is not an entrance ticket to attractions along the route. Check pandemic rules and opening hours before your visit.
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Downtown Atlanta Guided Walking Tour 5,0· from $64.11
Join us on a fun and informative trek through the historic and commercial heart of Atlanta. The walk provides an overview of influences on the city from Reconstruction to Coca-Cola, Gone With the Wind to the Civil Rights Movement, the Centennial Olympic Games to the film industry
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Private 1-Hour Vacation Photo Shoot in Atlanta 5,0· from $167.54
Is it your first time visiting Atlanta or are you a local? We will take you around the city and show you all the hidden gems and best spots of the city! While walking through the most iconic spots we will capture on each location the best pictures for you so you will go home with an amazing souvenir! A memory that will last a lifetime.
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From Civil War to Civil Rights Atlanta VIP Tour 5,0· from $350
Be treated like a VIP as you tour the city on a private, full-day Atlanta History tour In addition to following the history of Atlanta from a major Civil War battlefield to the center of the Civil Rights movement, including the Martin Luther King Historic District, also: • Lunch @ the Sweet Auburn Curb Market  (cost not included) • Visit the Cyclorama at the Atlanta History Center • Visit the Margaret Mitchell House, home of the author of Gone With the Wind
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Private 3-Hour Mitchell’s Gone With the Wind Tour in Atlanta 5,0· from $135.9
Tour Like a Local in Atlanta as you walk in the steps of the Pulitzer-Prize winning author of one of America’s all-time classic novels – Gone With the Wind.
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A City in a Forest: Private Atlanta Nature Tour 5,0· from $158.98
Tour like a local while you experience a personalized walking and driving tour of urban nature in Atlanta — it’s considered the most forested major city in the US, where even the main street is named after a tree. You’ll travel by private vehicle to roughly half a dozen city parks with your guide.
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Convertible Car Tour of Atlanta 5,0· from $79.99
Welcome to Atlanta! Our tours are more than just the typical point and see, we truly want you to experience Atlanta, what it was like to be a local in the past and the present! We take you through historical pre/post Civil war neighborhoods, historical landmarks and places that helped shaped the Atlanta we all know today! (This is a private tour for you, your family and friends). We provide top of the line cars with amenities for your enjoyment and comfort as you embark on the voyage through Atlanta. Get the Atlanta experience in comfort and style!
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Art on the Streets: Private Atlanta Public and Street Art Tour 5,0· from $158.98
Explore the creative spirit in the streets of Atlanta as we discover public art with a focus on murals and street art. Atlanta’s street art scene is fluid and ever changing – new walls being painted and old walls being buffed. See the best the city has to offer with an eye toward what’s current and new, from international artists to local ATLiens
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Saving Christmas Escape Room in Atlanta 5,0· from $28.31
For the safety of our customers, all of our escape rooms are now private so you and your group can enjoy a challenging outing with minimal interaction with people. Completely immerse yourself in a wholesome experience as you find yourself as Santa’s last hope at bringing Christmas cheer this year. Test your problem-solving skills and quick-wits with 45 minutes on the clock.
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The Launch Escape Room Experience in Georgia 5,0· from $31.58
This escape experience is takes place on a Mars base in 2039. Every two years there is a brief launch window when your space vessel can return to Earth. This time a deadly global sandstorm threatens to leave you and your team stranded on Mars! Can your crew ready your spacecraft for departure in time? For the safety of our customers, all of our escape rooms are now private so you and your group can enjoy a challenging outing with minimal interaction with people.
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High Noon in the Old West 5,0· from $31.32
It is 1899 and the final push to tame the wild west is on. The notorious outlaw gang, the Wild Bunch, has committed a series of train robberies, and have gone to their hideout in Hole-in-the-Wall, Wyoming. As members of the Pinkerton Detective Agency you have been hired by the newly formed State of Wyoming to infiltrate the Wild Bunch and recover the money and other stolen items the Wild Bunch has obtained over the years. Blow open the gang’s saloon vault to recover the stolen fortune. Cripple the gang’s finances and disband the Wild Bunch gang – one of the last active gangs in the West. Can you tame the Wild West?
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Atlanta Intown Neighborhood Tour (Custom) 5,0· from $600
This professional tour is for anyone who wants to get to know Atlanta’s intown neighborhoods better. This includes visitors as well as those who are relocating to ATL. This custom tour is led by Steve Saenz, a veteran tour guide and 35-year resident of ATL. Steve will design a personalized tour based on your personal objectives and preferences. This includes pick up and drop off locations and custom stops along the way. We can also include culinary, shopping and sightseeing designations. You can select from a 3, 4 or 5-hour tour. More options available upon request.
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Auburn Avenue African American Half Day Human Rights/Civil Rights Tour 5,0· from $75
Auburn Avenue African American Half Day All Inclusive Tour is designed to give guests an overview of Black life and culture in Atlanta, starting from Juneteenth/Emancipation Day,1865 to Atlanta modern Civil Rights Movement, 1965. Heavy emphasis will be placed on Rosenwald educational system for Black students in Atlanta and Booker T Washington who was known as the Great Black Educator. Come and see the relationship between Alonzo Herndon, George Washington Carver, and Julius Rosenwald Foundation. Guests will see Atlanta Historic Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), Georgia’s first Black public high school and America’s first Black city park.
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Atlanta Beltline Small Group Walking Tour 5,0· from $64.11
Explore the largest urban development project in the US as we walk existing trails as well as veer off into surrounding neighborhoods to view new urban green spaces, public art and adaptive reuse architecture
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High Noon in the Old West 5,0· from $31.58
It is 1899 and the final push to tame the wild west is on. The notorious outlaw gang, the Wild Bunch, has committed a series of train robberies, and have gone to their hideout in Hole-in-the-Wall, Wyoming. As members of the Pinkerton Detective Agency you have been hired by the newly formed State of Wyoming to infiltrate the Wild Bunch and recover the money and other stolen items the Wild Bunch has obtained over the years. Blow open the gang’s saloon vault to recover the stolen fortune. Cripple the gang’s finances and disband the Wild Bunch gang – one of the last active gangs in the West. Can you tame the Wild West? For the safety of our customers, all of our escape rooms are now private so you and your group can enjoy a challenging outing with minimal interaction with people.
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Bold Exhibit Women’s Museum Admission Ticket 5,0· from $22.99
Women’s history exhibit highlights historical events related to women including voting rights,gender roles, fashion and makeup starting from WWI into the 20th century.
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Best Priced Helicopter Tour of Atlanta w/ Complimentary Beverage for up to 3 5,0· from $532.06
Prime Atlanta offers the most elite and memorable experience in the tour business of Atlanta. We are designed to give clients the best experience possible.
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Private VIP Group Tour of Atlanta 5,0· from $399.99
We have designed a VIP tour to take in the best sight and sounds of Atlanta, enjoy tour of city hot spots, fine dining, and shopping at the upscale The Shops Buckhead Atlanta. This is the prefect getaway for fun and excitement for the family, girls weekend or romantic get away. Tour comes with a private driver, concierge/guide. We plan and organize your special VIP tour for you prior to your arrival, allowing you to enjoy your vacation. We also offer a nighttime version of this tour which includes cocktails.
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Martin Luther King Jr. History Walking Tour 5,0· from $40
Track the fascinating life of Martin Luther King Jr. in a fast-paced, unforgettable 2.5 hours, that reveals how Atlanta and the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood changed the world. This must-experience Atlanta History Tour includes inspiring visits outside Ebenezer Baptist Church, the King Center, and unexpected locations even locals don’t know. We will make the most of your visit to the King Historic District and make every minute you spend in this neighborhood count, and we make sure you know about all the important locations. You will get a deep understanding of the people and places that inspired the Civil Rights Movement on this tour. As the only tour in the city authorized by the King Center, we’ll give you the inside scoop into this incredible neighborhood. [Note: This tour currently does NOT include going inside the King Birth Home nor any buildings. This is a 1.7 mile walk with lots of standing, so please contact us if you have any physical limitations or difficulty walking.]
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Guided Bike Tour in Atlanta with Snacks 5,0· from $70
Bicycle Tours of Atlanta is the most non-touristy experience you can have while visiting Atlanta. We are going to take you “off the beaten path” and away from the city center on our Fall In Love With Atlanta tour. You’ll be introduced to the culture and hot spots that make this city an amazing place to live, work and play! We often interact with local artists, street performers and neighbors along the way. The routes we have chosen will keep you safe; the easy pace of the tour will make you feel like a kid again; the beautiful neighborhoods you will explore will have you considering relocating and the story-telling by our guides will keep you thoroughly entertained. Since 2014, we have ranked the #1 Outdoor Activity in Atlanta. Please join us and discover why our guests continue to reward us 5-Star reviews! Bikes, helmets, water, snacks and engaging tour guide including on all tours!
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Midtown Atlanta Food & Cocktail Tour 5,0· from $114.99
Have a great time in Atlanta’s thriving foodie scene on an fun walking food tour complete with alcohol/food pairings and eat like a local at well-known establishments and hidden gems. Our small groups of 4-15 guests create an intimate, boutique experience (leave the herding to the farmers!) and get you closer to your entertaining foodie host, restaurant partners and your fellow food enthusiasts. Dine on a mix of Southern classics and cuisine unique to beloved Midtown. The progressive meal is enough for lunch or dinner with the added benefit of learning Atlanta’s history and local tidbits that will make you feel more acquainted to Atlanta in a short 3 1/2 hours.
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The Walking Dead in the City: Private Atlanta Film Location Tour 5,0· from $158.98
Tour like a local as you experience a personalized walking and driving tour of film locations from ‘The Walking Dead. Since this is a private tour, you can choose the sites you would like to visit.
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Private Stranger Things “The Upside Down” Film Locations Tour in Atlanta 5,0· from $158.98
Experience for yourself the film locations used in one of TV’s biggest streaming sensations – Stranger Things. Visit ‘Upside’ locations in Atlanta and ‘Down’ sites south of the city in several rural towns used during filming of the hit show. Highlights Include: • Hawkins Neighborhoods – See homes of the Wheelers, Sinclairs and Hendersons • Screen Gems – Studios where Stranger Things is filmed • Hawkins Public Pool – Billy’s domain from Season 3 • Brimborn Steelworks – The nesting place of the Mindflayer • Hawkins Middle School – Home of the Hawkins Cubs, where Mike, Will, Dustin & Lucas attended school • Hawkins High School – Home of the Hawkins Tigers and the hangout for Nancy, Steve, Jonathan & Barb
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2.5hr Guided Segway Tour of Historic Atlanta 5,0· from $65
Take a guided Segway tour through Atlanta’s historic neighborhoods such as Downtown, Cabbagetown, Old Fourth Ward and Inman Park. Stop at landmarks like the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Park, Oakland Cemetery, and admire innovative developments such as the Atlanta Beltline. Traveling by Segway allows you to cover more ground than walking and stay close to the action for an unforgettable sightseeing tour of Atlanta.
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Atlanta Events 2024/2025

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  • Outlaw Music Festival: Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
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    30188, 8722 Main st., Woodstock, GA, US
    Prices from $91
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  • Sheng Wang
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    7:00 PM
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    30303, 152 Luckie St, Atlanta, GA, US
    Prices from $59
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    VRSTY & Wind Walkers
    30303, 75 MLK Jr Dr SW, Atlanta, GA, US
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  • Atlanta Dream vs. Indiana Fever
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    7:30 PM
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    30303, One Philips Drive, Atlanta, GA, US
    Prices from $42
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  • Maggie Rose
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    30318, 887 West Marietta Studio C, Atlanta, GA, US
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  • Brian Regan
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    30305, 3110 Roswell Road, Atlanta, GA, US
    Prices from $132
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  • Goose
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    30305, 660 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA, US
    Prices from $112
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  • Brian Posehn
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    30308, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave, Atlanta, GA, US
    Prices from $64
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  • Concerts Schedule
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    30312, 800 Old Flat Shoals Road SE, Atlanta, GA, US
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Best Times to Visit Atlanta

Discovering the ideal time to visit Atlanta really hinges on your personal preferences and planned activities during your stay.


  • For those looking to dodge the bustling crowds while basking in moderate weather, spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) stand out as the prime seasons. During these times, Atlanta greets visitors with agreeable temperatures and a quieter ambiance compared to the bustling summer period.
  • Summer in Atlanta, spanning June to August, brings a wave of heat and humidity, with the mercury often climbing into the 80s and 90s Fahrenheit (around 27-35 degrees Celsius). Despite the warm climate, the city offers a refuge with its array of indoor attractions, including various museums and theaters, providing cool escapes from the summer heat.
  • Winter, from December to February, generally presents mild conditions, with the thermometer fluctuating between the 30s and 50s Fahrenheit (around -1 to 10 degrees Celsius). Yet, Atlanta occasionally dons a wintry cloak of snow and ice, potentially complicating travel plans.
  • Incorporating Atlanta’s vibrant events and festivals into your visit can also enrich the experience. Noteworthy events like the Atlanta Dogwood Festival in April, the Atlanta Jazz Festival in May, and the Atlanta Pride Festival in October showcase the city’s dynamic cultural scene.

In essence, Atlanta’s spring and fall seasons are often favored for their delightful weather and quieter streets. Nonetheless, the optimal time for your visit should align with your personal interests and the experiences you seek in this multifaceted city.

The Best Parks in Atlanta

Atlanta boasts a treasure trove of picturesque parks, each offering an array of outdoor pursuits from scenic hikes and cycling to tranquil picnicking and leisurely relaxation. Here’s a glimpse into some of Atlanta’s finest green spaces:


  • Piedmont Park is a beloved gem in Atlanta, sprawling over 200 acres with lush walking paths, a serene lake, and a variety of sports facilities, making it a favorite local haven.
  • Centennial Olympic Park, nestled in downtown Atlanta’s vibrant core, is steeped in history from the 1996 Olympics and is adorned with playful fountains, artistic sculptures, and expansive lawns for leisure and events.
  • Grant Park, not just famous for housing the Atlanta Zoo and the Cyclorama Museum, also offers a scenic lake, meandering trails, and numerous spots perfect for a family picnic.
  • Chastain Park, which is, on a scale offers facilities such, as a golf course, tennis courts, a swimming pool, and an amphitheater that hosts concerts and events all year round.
  • Freedom Park serves as a verdant link between various Atlanta neighborhoods, featuring a cycling path, playgrounds, and intriguing public art, inviting exploration and enjoyment.
  • The BeltLine, a reimagined railway corridor, now forms a 22-mile loop around the city, dotted with public art, green spaces, and vibrant eateries, offering a dynamic urban trail experience.
  • Historic Fourth Ward Park, situated along the BeltLine, includes a fun splash pad, playground, skate park, and a picturesque lake, providing diverse recreational activities.

These highlights merely scratch the surface of Atlanta’s rich parklands. Each park delivers its own distinct charm and experiences, beckoning visitors to discover the natural beauty and recreational opportunities they offer.

The Best Rides in Atlanta

Atlanta boasts amusement parks and attractions with a selection of rides catering to visitors of every age. Below are some top-notch rides you can enjoy in Atlanta:


  • Goliath at Six Flags Over Georgia stands as a titan among roller coasters in the Southeast. It boasts impressive statistics, reaching speeds of up to 70 mph and soaring to heights of 200 feet. This makes Goliath not only the tallest but also the fastest roller coaster in the region, offering thrill-seekers a truly exhilarating ride experience.
  • Mindbender at Six Flags Over Georgia: This classic looping coaster features three inversions and reaches speeds of up to 50 mph.
  • SkyScreamer at Six Flags Over Georgia: This ride is a swing ride that takes riders 24 stories high and swings them around at 40 mph.
  • Twisted Cyclone at Six Flags Over Georgia: This hybrid roller coaster combines a wooden structure with a steel track and features a 10-story drop and three inversions.
  • Blue Hawk at Six Flags Over Georgia: This suspended coaster takes riders on a thrilling ride over the park, featuring a 122-foot drop and several inversions.
  • Superman: Ultimate Flight at Six Flags Over Georgia: This flying coaster allows riders to experience the sensation of flight, with speeds up to 60 mph and heights of up to 106 feet.
  • Georgia Scorcher at Six Flags Over Georgia: This stand-up coaster features five inversions and reaches speeds of up to 54 mph.

Besides Six Flags Over Georgia Atlanta boasts amusement parks and attractions that provide a diverse range of rides. These include the Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca Cola and Stone Mountain Park.