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Unique things to do in Atlanta

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Travel like a local

Atlanta is what people think it is in many ways: a historic city for the civil rights movement, a place known for its Southern cooking, and one with a climate that does lean on the warmer side (but don’t call it “Hotlanta” for any reason, please). Yet spend one weekend exploring the things to do in Atlanta with locals on Black history tours, lessons on food sustainability, and during art activities, among other Airbnb Experiences, and you will learn that there’s more here than you ever expected — and that Southern hospitality is a very real thing.

Top-rated activities

Llamaste Llama Alpaca Yoga East ATL
Featured on Netflix's "Love is Blind" and "World's Most Amazing Vacation Rentals," you will love our magical property. When you arrive at our beautiful urban farm, you will be greeted by a fuzzy spoiled crew of rescued llamas and alpacas. Take a moment to photograph them or take selfies. Walk down through our garden, down a stone lined path and enter the magical world of camelids, bamboo, and listen to the sound of the fountain at the center of the courtyard. To your left, you'll take in the gorgeous barn with 1900s barn doors, enter the beautiful space. The barn is built from reclaimed barn wood, 1860 stained glass window, old beams, old doors and windows. The structure is composed or reclaimed antique glass doors so you can see the bamboo forest, the alpacas, the llamas. Just beyond the bamboo is the treehouse. Our wonderful instructor will then greet you and ground you and take you through the most zen, magical yoga experience. Soak in the magic and mystery of the place as you unwind both your body and soul. Several psychics have said that this is sacred ground. Experience it for yourself. Other things to note Please bring a happy outlook, your water, and a towel. Mats are provided!
Bean's Bees & Honey: Beekeeping 101
It is said that bees enjoy a secret life, but there is a fascinating story behind that life that should be made available for all to witness! Join us for a "Bee incredible" journey, as we explore the work of Apiarists (Beekeepers). You will be guided on a 1.5 to 2 hour tour (depending on the size of the group) encompassing the miraculous work of bees. Bees undertake the extraordinary important job of helping to mature and grow many of the plants we enjoy and providing a food source - honey - that is globally consumed and universally loved. If you're feeling exceptionally brave, you can don a full protective gear and open a bee hive for a closer look into the habitat of bees, the Brood Box (nest). Observe the Queen bee laying eggs, while learning about the unique roles and responsibilities of drone and worker bees. You'll be able to taste the honeycomb (if available) and sample sweet honey from the source; which has been used for centuries for its naturopathic or medicinal purposes. This tasty, unique and exceptionally enlightening experience in beekeeping is a can't miss opportunity for nature enthusiasts and is appropriate and entertaining for all guests ages 8 and up. If you have a large group and need a special date and time, please send a special request. I am consistently listed as 1 of the top 3 Experiences in Metro Atlanta. You will not be disappointed. Other things to note All participants will need to sign a waiver of risk before the Bee Experience. Starting October 1, 2019 through Spring of 202, all reservations will be subject to weather conditions. If the temperature is below 55° F or raining, the Bee Experience will be cancelled and rescheduled.
Martin Luther King Historic District Walking Tour
This unforgettable Atlanta History Tour of the Old Fourth Ward tells the story that Atlanta changed the world. This isn't just about Martin Luther King, Jr., but about the people and places who inspired him, as well. You'll see: - beautiful Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church and the notable artifacts in the King Center (currently exterior only as they are closed due to COVID-19) -discover the Prince Hall Grand Lodge, a hidden treasure in the Civil Rights Movement - share entertaining and immersive stories of Dr. King and the many Civil Rights leaders in Atlanta - take in the phenomenal views at the Jackson Street Bridge - interact with our unique and fun sticker brochure while on your tour (or do hands free emailed to your phone) - understand the impact of the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood and the Civil Rights Movement, ending at the Civil Rights Walk of Fame in the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Park. - get in-depth insights from an Atlanta historian who can guide you through the story of our amazing city. Great for groups and team building. You won't want to miss this experience and learn from entertaining and knowledgable guides. Other things to note We do our best to keep your tour on schedule but sometimes run late. Please contact us if you have any difficulty walking. We operate rain or shine Call us at 470-223-2203 if you are running late.
Soothe your soul at a farm sanctuary
Upon arrival you will take a tour of the sanctuary, I will explain the daily routine and you will meet the animals and learn about their care and how they came to reside here. You will learn about their lives in factory farms and other trends that have caused them to end up in sanctuaries. You will then have the opportunity to interact with them one on one. Other things to note You will be able to interact with the animals, however if you are not comfortable with that you can view them through a fence
Art, Music, and History on Druid Hill
The experience includes an artist-led tour of The Mechanical Riverfront Kingdom on Druid Hill and a musical performance by the artist in this magical space. The tour will explain the 37 year creation of the art environment by Clark Ashton and the 200+ year history of the land, its previous owners, and their amazing relationships to American History. This is a one-of-a-kind must see destination Experience for culture seekers, music lovers, history lovers, and art appreciators. 7:00PM: -Please arrive on time. After a brief period to freely meander the garden, guests will convene at the front porch. 7:15PM -The group will be welcomed with an introduction by co-host Karas Cahill as they settle in with a BYOB beverage if they choose. 7:30PM -The artist will lead the group through the garden explaining the ideas behind the work and demonstrating the interactive elements of the kinetic sculptures. 8:30PM -The group will move inside for a slide presentation detailing the amazing history of Druid Hill, including musical performances that relate to the history of the site. Guests are free to be seated or wander freely through the garden. 10:00PM End of event Other things to note: This is an outdoor/indoor event. Dress for your comfort.

Activities near top attractions

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Things to do near Downtown Atlanta

Learn to roast coffee
I would like to talk about coffee and teach the process of roasting from the very beginning to the end. Each of my guests will have the opportunity to turn green coffee beans into an incredibly smelling drink.I will see to it you follow my instructions and the grain will crack and give off its flavor. Then I will share with you some of the secrets of brewing this drink.
Creme brulee cooking
I want to invite to my spacious but comfortable apartment, where I will create for you the atmosphere of France. And we'll make creme brulee and souffle. I will show you various tricky tricks and many recipe. We will talk, cook and drink delicious French wine. I can talk about France and especially about the culture of gastronomy forever.
Cocktails & Essentials- Tequila & Mezcal Tasting
Peace Y’all! I welcome all Tequila, Mezcal, & Cocktail Enthusiasts! Let’s indulge at the moment as our palates explore the boozy history of Mexico. We will begin by tasting a minimum of three spirits from Jalisco to Oaxaca. After our tastebuds have adjusted to the vibrant nuances of agave, I will demonstrate my approach to libations by making your first cocktail. Finally, we’ll brainstorm how to create a unique cocktail with local fruit, an array of bitters, flowers, & spices! Dope artists, hoopers, & bartenders from my travels have all influenced my craft. As an Audience Researcher, I've always been fascinated by the liberation of human behavior, collaboration, and impulsion. Feel free to request this experience for a private affair, whether a birthday, a bachelor[ette], or a holiday party. Whatever it is, I would love to try to accommodate. Let’s transform a classic cocktail with fresh seasonal ingredients!!! Consider a ridesharing application due to alcohol consumption.
The Arts Atlanta First Fridays
Do you like to enjoy live music, beautiful art, delicious food and drinks? Come see some awesome artist & DJ's, grab some amazing food/drinks, listen to live music and dance the night away. We will be showcasing a variety of media including film, poetry, paintings, photography, sculpture, and multimedia to create a truly immersive artistic experience.
Candle Making In Atlanta
You'll meet at the location and come in for a drink (BYOB also available) and have a seat at the candle making table. Your instructor will begin teaching you how the make a soy candle in an 8oz tin. After choosing your scents and creating a custom scent, you will then choose crystal chips to add to the top. Your candle must sit for a hour before departing with it. At that time you can browse and shop our store and take pictures on our backdrop or chill out in the lounge enjoying complimentary snacks. Please arrive 5-10 minutes early to sign your consent waiver

Things to do near Buckhead

Atlanta Spray 'n' Sip- Aerosol & Street Art Workshop
1. Guests join us at our Studio WIP space and dive into the world of spray paint & urban art. All instruction is done by local artists. Each guest will go home with their own piece of artwork. 2. Upon entering guests can enjoy our ever changing gallery. Feel free to bring a beverage, it’s BYOB! This interactive workshop will turn guests into the artist & be guided along the way. Experimenting with lettering, stencils, aerosol & cap technique guests will experience something truly unique. 3. Our main objective is to break down stereotypes that often are connected with spray paint. Guests will leave with curiosity and basic aerosol skills to boot.
Atlanta Brewery Tour
We provide brewery tours here in Atlanta for the past 10 years. I'm a local with extensive knowledge of local breweries and history. Join us on a curated tour of Atlanta's best breweries! Our Atlanta Brewery Tour features a private tour, tasting, and immersive experience at the largest brewery in the South, SweetWater Brewery. We next visit the multiple GABF award winning Monday Night Brewing. We round out our trip with a visit to one of the fastest growing breweries in the country, Scofflaw Brewing. Guests will leave with a new appreciation for different beer styles, knowledge of our local brewing history, and new friends.
Host an Ice Cream Shop Party
HOST A PARTY WITH US! WE OFFER CUSTOMIZED PARTY PACKAGES TO FIT YOUR NEEDS. OFFER PACKAGES INCLUDES FREE RENTAL SPACE, A PERSONAL ROLLER, AND FREE 2 ITEMS OFF OUR MENU PER GUEST. We also offer guests the opportunity to participate in a rolled ice cream class to make their own roll instead of the rollers (optional)! Guests can get the opportunity to learn our technique and come up with their own flavors! Our staff will train guests from start to finish on how to blend the mix and create your own flavor to perfection! We also provide the toppings to make it even better!
Learn How to Make Neapolitan-Style Pizza
The best Pizza Making Classes while enjoying a glass of wine. We offer one of the best pizza making classes for you to learn or improve your skills & satisfy your curiosity. Our many years of experience have allowed us to refine and improve the techniques & specifications for Neapolitan style pizza. You will learn knowledge of pizza oven temperatures, specific ingredients & have fun while making one of the healthiest foods on the planet (with all of the food groups!). Classes available covering all aspects of Neapolitan pizza including proper dough stretching and authentic cooking techniques. Perfect for birthday parties, office team builders or just a family night out! Other things to note Guests will be provided aprons to use during their experience This experience include Pizza Making experience and eat your own Pizza, Gelato as Dessert, 1 Glass of wine ( Must be over 21) and At-Home Kit for pizza makings experience
Learn to Dj
Music is a passion of mines and my guest will be learning how to dj in a space curated to dream, wonder, learn, express, gather, and have fun. You will add your songs to a deck, cue up a song on the DJ Controller, browse the music library with every song you could think of. You will learn about the history of the 12' inch single and the early years of electronic music, hip hop, jazz, and SOul. As an individual or a group we will be creating special effects, sampling, looping, scratching, editing, and remixing many genres music. At conclusion, you will have a deeper understand and insight into the mind of a DJ; what we do and why we do what we do. Many of your questions and natural curiosity concerning the art form of spinning music will be answered. Learn To DJ is an extremely hands on the DJ equipment interactive and and conversational experience. You'll be challenged, you'll have fun, you'll gain a greater appreciation for the art of DJing. Great for groups and teams, even better for team building and family & friends gatherings. Other things to note Transportation is not included.

Things to do near Midtown Atlanta

Atlanta Bar Crawl
Books REOPEN 12/25/21 Very Limited Slotting Book Today "We’ll ChooseThree bars that have tapas and full bar and cocktails perfect for the pregame to loosen up.." Your cost includes the individually curated night in ATL If looking for more of a wild pub crawl I do offer Group rates and different times feel free to reach out Via private messager. ***Strict 15 min Grace period after which host has right to cancel with No refund*** Perfect for : Solo travelers (M/F/T) Bridal parties Girls weekend Boys trip Atlanta pub crawl is not only the heart of Midtown, it's the heart of Atlanta—an original idea at the very center of the ever-rising capital of the modern South. Atlanta pub crawl is becoming an icon of another kind, bringing the Art of Modern Life to Midtown.
Five Hour Atlanta Bus Tour
There is so much to see in Atlanta so I will take you to the must see locations and put them into a 5 hour tour. Prior to our first stop you will see the famous Jackson St Bridge which is infamous from "The Walking Dead." The first stop will be a guided tour at the Martin Luther King Historical Memorial Site for 45 minutes. You will visit the tomb of Dr. and Mrs. King, The Eternal Flame, Freedom Hall, Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church and you will see Dr. Kings birth home. Next you will visit Krog St Market and then take a glimpse of the future of Atlanta by walking on the Atlanta Beltline. Be prepared to take lots of photos on the Beltline. After walking the Beltline you will see Inman Park and Little 5 Points, Atlanta’s hippest neighborhood. Then you will visit Ponce City Market. Afterwards you will see the homes of the rich and famous in Buckhead. Learn about the famous people living in Buckhead that you will only find on this tour. After leaving Buckhead we will ride on Peachtree St and see the High Museum of Art, Margaret Mitchell House, Fox Theatre, CNN Center and so much more! Other things to note This is a 5 Hour Atlanta Tour from 9am - 2pm. You will be inside a covered bus and we will get off the bus several times to see different sites on your guided tour of Atlanta. If you do not feel like walking you can stay on the bus. We have a lunch stop on your tour
Half-Day North Ga Wine Country Tour
Leaving Atlanta and enjoy a half-day excursion to the North Georgia Wine Country. You will visit Chateau Meichtry Family Vineyard and Ott Farms and Vineyard for one hour each. This tour is designed for guest who are only available in the afternoon to take a wine tour. Admire the rolling hills and vineyards that make up Georgia’s premier wine region. Visit two celebrated wineries for approximately 9 wine tastings. After the wine tastings we will return back to Atlanta
Full-Day Wine Tastings From Atlanta
Full-day trip from Downtown Atlanta to the North Georgia Wine Country. Admire the rolling hills and vineyards that make up Georgia’s premier wine region. Visit three celebrated wineries for approximately 12 wine tastings. You will visit Fainting Goat Vineyards and Winery, Chateau Meichtry Family Vineyard and Winery, Ott Farms and Vineyard for one hour each. Afterwards you will return to Atlanta
Raising the Vibration with African Art, Music and Culutre
African culture inspires art, music, food, and more in cities across the United States. We are hitting the streets of Atlanta to explore "Frequency Fridays" at the High Museum and its growing collection of African art, dating from prehistory through the present. Then we slide over to the Atlanta Underground for an arts centered after-party with drinks, music, and entertainment.  Atlanta’s favorite DJs are spinning every first Friday at the High Museum for a cultural experience designed to raise the vibration. Set out on a musical journey with the city’s most popular DJs. Take in the Museum’s collection, create a piece of art, and experience good vibes. We'll grab a drink, eat a little food and meet new friends where Atlanta and art collide. Then slide over to Atlanta Underground, re-imagined community that spans a four block radius below city, to end the night with a toast at the unofficial after party for "Frequency Fridays"

All activities near Atlanta

Creme brulee cooking
I want to invite to my spacious but comfortable apartment, where I will create for you the atmosphere of France. And we'll make creme brulee and souffle. I will show you various tricky tricks and many recipe. We will talk, cook and drink delicious French wine. I can talk about France and especially about the culture of gastronomy forever.
Learn to roast coffee
I would like to talk about coffee and teach the process of roasting from the very beginning to the end. Each of my guests will have the opportunity to turn green coffee beans into an incredibly smelling drink.I will see to it you follow my instructions and the grain will crack and give off its flavor. Then I will share with you some of the secrets of brewing this drink.
Cocktails & Essentials- Tequila & Mezcal Tasting
Peace Y’all! I welcome all Tequila, Mezcal, & Cocktail Enthusiasts! Let’s indulge at the moment as our palates explore the boozy history of Mexico. We will begin by tasting a minimum of three spirits from Jalisco to Oaxaca. After our tastebuds have adjusted to the vibrant nuances of agave, I will demonstrate my approach to libations by making your first cocktail. Finally, we’ll brainstorm how to create a unique cocktail with local fruit, an array of bitters, flowers, & spices! Dope artists, hoopers, & bartenders from my travels have all influenced my craft. As an Audience Researcher, I've always been fascinated by the liberation of human behavior, collaboration, and impulsion. Feel free to request this experience for a private affair, whether a birthday, a bachelor[ette], or a holiday party. Whatever it is, I would love to try to accommodate. Let’s transform a classic cocktail with fresh seasonal ingredients!!! Consider a ridesharing application due to alcohol consumption.
A priece of india
I want to invite you to my experience, with which you can feel yourself for a couple of hours in India. To begin with, I will treat you to traditional masala tea. I will begin my story at tea time. Then we will start cooking a few Indian dishes to choose from. Believe me, this is not how they cook in American restaurants. You will see how important spices are to Indian cooking and how many of them there are. The whole action will be accompanied by a continuous story about the various aspects of the culture of India.
Atlanta Spray 'n' Sip- Aerosol & Street Art Workshop
1. Guests join us at our Studio WIP space and dive into the world of spray paint & urban art. All instruction is done by local artists. Each guest will go home with their own piece of artwork. 2. Upon entering guests can enjoy our ever changing gallery. Feel free to bring a beverage, it’s BYOB! This interactive workshop will turn guests into the artist & be guided along the way. Experimenting with lettering, stencils, aerosol & cap technique guests will experience something truly unique. 3. Our main objective is to break down stereotypes that often are connected with spray paint. Guests will leave with curiosity and basic aerosol skills to boot.
The Arts Atlanta First Fridays
Do you like to enjoy live music, beautiful art, delicious food and drinks? Come see some awesome artist & DJ's, grab some amazing food/drinks, listen to live music and dance the night away. We will be showcasing a variety of media including film, poetry, paintings, photography, sculpture, and multimedia to create a truly immersive artistic experience.
Llamaste Llama Alpaca Yoga East ATL
Featured on Netflix's "Love is Blind" and "World's Most Amazing Vacation Rentals," you will love our magical property. When you arrive at our beautiful urban farm, you will be greeted by a fuzzy spoiled crew of rescued llamas and alpacas. Take a moment to photograph them or take selfies. Walk down through our garden, down a stone lined path and enter the magical world of camelids, bamboo, and listen to the sound of the fountain at the center of the courtyard. To your left, you'll take in the gorgeous barn with 1900s barn doors, enter the beautiful space. The barn is built from reclaimed barn wood, 1860 stained glass window, old beams, old doors and windows. The structure is composed or reclaimed antique glass doors so you can see the bamboo forest, the alpacas, the llamas. Just beyond the bamboo is the treehouse. Our wonderful instructor will then greet you and ground you and take you through the most zen, magical yoga experience. Soak in the magic and mystery of the place as you unwind both your body and soul. Several psychics have said that this is sacred ground. Experience it for yourself. Other things to note Please bring a happy outlook, your water, and a towel. Mats are provided!
Candle Making In Atlanta
You'll meet at the location and come in for a drink (BYOB also available) and have a seat at the candle making table. Your instructor will begin teaching you how the make a soy candle in an 8oz tin. After choosing your scents and creating a custom scent, you will then choose crystal chips to add to the top. Your candle must sit for a hour before departing with it. At that time you can browse and shop our store and take pictures on our backdrop or chill out in the lounge enjoying complimentary snacks. Please arrive 5-10 minutes early to sign your consent waiver
Bean's Bees & Honey: Beekeeping 101
It is said that bees enjoy a secret life, but there is a fascinating story behind that life that should be made available for all to witness! Join us for a "Bee incredible" journey, as we explore the work of Apiarists (Beekeepers). You will be guided on a 1.5 to 2 hour tour (depending on the size of the group) encompassing the miraculous work of bees. Bees undertake the extraordinary important job of helping to mature and grow many of the plants we enjoy and providing a food source - honey - that is globally consumed and universally loved. If you're feeling exceptionally brave, you can don a full protective gear and open a bee hive for a closer look into the habitat of bees, the Brood Box (nest). Observe the Queen bee laying eggs, while learning about the unique roles and responsibilities of drone and worker bees. You'll be able to taste the honeycomb (if available) and sample sweet honey from the source; which has been used for centuries for its naturopathic or medicinal purposes. This tasty, unique and exceptionally enlightening experience in beekeeping is a can't miss opportunity for nature enthusiasts and is appropriate and entertaining for all guests ages 8 and up. If you have a large group and need a special date and time, please send a special request. I am consistently listed as 1 of the top 3 Experiences in Metro Atlanta. You will not be disappointed. Other things to note All participants will need to sign a waiver of risk before the Bee Experience. Starting October 1, 2019 through Spring of 202, all reservations will be subject to weather conditions. If the temperature is below 55° F or raining, the Bee Experience will be cancelled and rescheduled.
Trap Music Museum General Walking tour
Trap Music Museum is an interactive experience that uses art to showcase the rich culture of trap music, one of the most popular genres of music today. By paying homage to the inspiring trials and triumphs of today’s biggest trap stars and providing a platform for emerging artists.

Your guide to Atlanta

What do locals do in Atlanta?

While Atlanta is having a moment, thanks in part to recent movie and TV projects being filmed here, locals know this beloved city of the South has the character and soul to lead on its own. There’s something for everyone here, be it on the local music scene, in the restaurants, or around neighborhoods such as Sweet Auburn, where you can find Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Park.

Hit the theater

Catch shows at Tony Award–winning Alliance Theatre. Founded in 1968, this theater has brought in big-name actors since its beginnings, typically hosting 10 productions a year, with many making it all the way to Broadway. For live music, the Tabernacle continues to be the go-to venue to see performances.

Escape to North Georgia wineries

Vineyards, just two hours north of the city, can make a day of wine tastings feel like a vacation. Expect to find people sipping award-winning chardonnays, zinfandels, and cabernets— the Dahlonega Plateau was designated a viticultural area in 2018.

Hang out in Little Five Points

Street art and murals decorate Moreland Avenue NE, the main street in Little Five Points (aka Little Five). This neighborhood is known for its art and shopping, but it’s also home to a local radio station, dive bars, over-the-top burgers, coffee shops, and music venues.

Build community in the garden

There are roughly 50 urban farms, and hundreds of community gardens, in the metro area. The farmers and volunteers are growing much more than the Georgia peach: think cabbage, herbs, melons, corn, and more. Classes and workshops are a great way to learn about these efforts — and get involved on your own.


Where do locals eat in Atlanta?

Atlanta is a culinary city rooted in tradition, but also one that invites innovation. You can head downtown for soul food that has been delighting people since the 1940s, and dine at a James Beard–nominated chef’s trendy restaurant all in the same day. Barbecue is always a good idea (whether it’s classic meat-and-threes, Korean, or vegan-style), but there’s a whole world to taste depending on the neighborhood.

Downtown Decatur

Just 6 miles out of Atlanta, the suburb of Decatur is serving up some of the best food in the area with Spanish tapas, giant burritos, French bistro fare, and plenty more. Locally owned shops give you something to do while you wait for your table.

Inman Park

Not far from Little Five Points, this neighborhood is known for its food and bar scene, as well as the Krog Street Market. Take a bike along the Atlanta Beltline to cover more ground, and visit nearby Candler Park.

Atlanta Food Truck and Market

On weekends, people stream into the city’s first-ever food truck park. Some 40 food trucks sling barbecue, sandwiches, burgers, and more as people enjoy some al fresco dining. Always check hours ahead of time, and never expect the same vendors each week.

Old Fourth Ward

Breakfast and brunch are big in this area, just northeast of downtown. It’s also a great place to find Naples-style pizza, fried chicken, and fine dining in places such as the Ponce City Market.

Buford Highway (BuHi)

Once called “​​the Global Bazaar of The South,” this stretch of highway about 40 minutes outside of the city proper is a sight to behold. It’s where you can find pho parlors and Asian bakeries, taquerias and Ethiopian cafes, barbecued ribs and hot dogs. It’s the world of food on full display. For those looking for more variety but don’t want to leave the city, head to Midtown.

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