3 Day Atlanta Educational Tour

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You’ll want to build a well-rounded, entertaining and educational Peach State excursion for your student travel group; this sample itinerary packs a sampling of all the best of Atlanta into a thrilling 3-day extravaganza! Laugh, learn and play your way around favorite attractions like World of Coca Cola, Centennial Olympic Park, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Visitor’s Center and the Fernbank Museum of Natural History on an extraordinarily enlightening adventure.

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Centennial Olympic Park
This glorious 21-acre oasis and events venue in the heart of Atlanta was part of a wave of big-ticket improvements readying the city for the 1996 Olympic Games; a fair portion of the park’s funding was generated by the sale of nearly 500,000 “special” bricks displaying personalized messages purchased by patrons and creatively used in its construction. Its magnificent landscape features include the interactive Fountain of Rings – a definite must-see!

 

CNN Studio Tour
Do you ever wonder how - and where - your favorite news show comes together? Grab your Atlanta travel group and get a firsthand look at how national news is gathered, written and reported by the intrepid pioneers of 24 hour news! A variety of exciting tour options garner you special insights with a first-hand look behind the scenes at CNN!

 

Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament
Upon entering the Castle, you and your travel companions will be utterly swept away in a thrilling demonstration of 11th Century bravery and honor; from ringside seats you’ll witness epic battles of cold steel and sturdy steed while lances splinter and sparks fly. You’ll marvel at awe-inspiring horsemanship and falconry while enjoying a utensil-free four-course meal fit for royalty – an experience so authentic you won’t believe you’re still in Atlanta!

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Atlanta History Center
Located on 33 glorious acres in the historic Buckhead District, the Atlanta History Center invites groups enjoying a Peach State excursion to explore Georgia’s important past through a tour of its wonderful landmark structures, award-winning collections and exhibits, scenic trails and historic gardens, all carefully designed to treat visitors to a vibrant and diverse cross section of life in the Atlanta of years past. The Center’s History Museum houses one of the largest collections of Civil War artifacts and memorabilia in the nation!

 

High Museum of Art
No trip to Atlanta would be complete without a stop at the leading art museum in the Southeastern U.S. , showcasing more than 14,000 works of art in its permanent collection. The High hosts a broad anthology of 19th-and 20th-century American and decorative art; significant holdings of European paintings, a growing collection of African American art and burgeoning collections of modern and contemporary art, photography, folk art and African art. The HMA is also dedicated to supporting and collecting works by Southern artists, honoring its quiet beginnings in a stately home on Peachtree Street!

 

Georgia Aquarium
To date, this magnificent water world has drawn more than eleven million enthusiastic visitors to its excellent exhibits, housing an impressive mega-menagerie of inhabitants in over ten million gallons of fresh and marine water. Incredible acrylic passageways guide you through the shadowy depths where giant whale sharks and manta rays drift and dine away their days; fascinating touch pools introduce you to wiggling sea stars, stingrays, lively shrimp and others. Meet weedy sea dragons and playful, pale Beluga Whales!

 

World of Coca Cola
Coke fanatics on Atlanta getaway may want to leave room on the ol’ agenda for a few hours of refreshing enlightenment at World of Coca Cola, where an awesome collection of special Coke exhibits are ready and waiting to entertain, inspire and educate. Take a stab at recreating the actual Coca Cola formulation, grab a cool, fuzzy hug from beloved mascot “Polar Bear” and sip endless samples at the Freestyle Fountain!

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Visitor Center
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Visitor’s Center has been a global destination, rich resource center and community institution for over a quarter century. Nearly 1,000,000 people each year make the pilgrimage to the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site to learn, gain inspiration and pay their respects to Dr. King’s enduring legacy. Touring these landmark facilities, which include the wonderful Visitor’s Center, one can learn about Dr. King's remarkable life, his lifelong dream and his influence on others through examining a series of informative exhibits and site guide features.

 

Fernbank Museum of Natural History
Conveniently located just East of Midtown Atlanta, Fernbank Museum invites guests on an expedition to another time and place; this fantastic, fossil-floored refuge from the day- to-day tenders an absolutely immersive experience unlike any other! A host of permanent features and exhibitions in addition to a thrilling series of ever-changing special presentations and an IMAX theatre treat visitors to the Museum to an exhilarating and entertaining voyage across the boundless universe of educational discovery.