Midtown – Things to Do
During Collective breaks, you can slip into the green canopy of Piedmont Park to check your emails or take that important call. Covering over 200 acres in the heart of Atlanta, this 100-year-old city gem is just steps from the Collective event location.
The Georgia Aquarium:
Check out the world’s second-largest aquarium and all of the marine life it has to offer. Be sure to plan extra time to catch the “Dolphin Tales” show – it’s pretty fantastic!
(225 Baker St NW, Atlanta, GA 30313)
World of Coca-Cola:
What better to do when visiting the birthplace of Coca-Cola than to visit the World of Coke, a museum devoted to the history of the company and its products, complete with a functioning old-fashioned soda fountain, as well as a tasting room where you can sample different Coca-Cola products from all over the globe. It really is tons of fun!
(121 Baker St NW, Atlanta, GA 30313)
Atlanta Botanical Gardens:
Bursting with color and lush beauty, Atlanta’s botanical gardens will celebrate its 40th Anniversary this year. Experience the Deep South’s floral treasures during your visit to Midtown. There’s plenty to see, and a dose of fresh air is always a good thing, right?
(1345 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309)
The King Center:
Visit the Martin Luther King, Jr. Historical Site and check out The King Center. TKC features King’s birth home, final resting place, library, and highlights his life and teachings.
(449 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312)
National Center for Civil and Human Rights:
This engaging cultural attraction connects the American Civil Rights Movement to today’s Global Human Rights Movement. A must-see.
(100 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30313)
High Museum of Art:
With more than 11,000 pieces that range from 19th and 20th century American art and photography to folk art and African art, the High is a must-see for visitors to Atlanta.
(1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309)
For some local brewery tours and tastings, check out Monday Night Brewing and Sweetwater Brewery.
(670 Trabert Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30318)
(195 Ottley Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30324)
Ponce City Market:
This mixed-use development is located in a historic building in Atlanta and has both national and local retail anchors, as well as some of the best restaurants in the city. The best part about Ponce City Market is getting there. Stroll along the Atlanta Beltline, which you can access on the eastern edge of Piedmont Park, to experience the city’s eclectic neighborhoods on your way to PCM.
(675 Ponce De Leon Ave., Atlanta, GA 30308)
Centennial Olympic Park:
Built for the 1996 Olympic Games as a place for both residents and visitors to congregate, Centennial Park spans almost 22 acres and is often home to festivals, concerts, and fundraisers.
(265 Park Ave W NW, Atlanta, GA 30313)