Explore Downtown Atlanta
About Downtown Atlanta
Just the thought of being downtown in Atlanta, Georgia brings a feeling of heat and excitement. Being in an area so steeped in rich culture alone is enough to make you think you can smell the magnolia blossoms and feel the sweat running down the back of your neck. Downtown Atlanta is a sprawling area composed of five districts and there are many interesting things to do and see. It's all about the culture, and downtown Atlanta has art galleries and museums all in walking distance of one another. If you are a sports fan, Phillips Arena, home of the Atlanta Falcons, Thrashers, and Dream can be found there. Numerous hotels from the not so expensive to the, "I should have cashed in a CD," expensive dot the downtown Atlanta, GA area. There are numerous good drinking and dining establishments also. The CNN Center offers both, and it offers the Glenn Hotel as well, which is new, expensive, and referred to as "sexy." Yes, the downtown Atlanta area has more than it's share of clubs, pubs, and eateries; something to satisfy every taste and pocketbook. If you can't stand the thought of being still while you eat, the Sun Dial is a revolving restaurant and bar that sits atop the Westin Peachtree Plaza. For the kiddies among us, The New World of Coca Cola Museum is down there, as is the Georgia State Capitol, and the Georgia Aquarium, not to be forgotten is the, Imagine It! Children's Museum. After a long hot day in the sun,if you get tired of being above ground in downtown Atlanta, you can go to Underground Atlanta, literally, now how awesome is that?
Events in Downtown Atlanta
Sixth Annual Fall Festival on Ponce
at Olmsted Linear Park