Atlanta is a very popular educational tour destination! Many unique and exciting sites and attractions await student groups who trek to Georgia's beautiful capital city. Home to the Olympic games in 1996, Atlanta is the site of some of the most well-known household names in America. Coca-Cola is headquartered here as are CNN, Home Depot, UPS, Delta Airlines, and other major corporations. From business education to economics, architecture, sociology, medicine, and more Atlanta's metropolitan destinations are perfect to include in any student trip.
Atlanta also has a rich history dating all the way back to pre-Civil War era and beyond. Originally created as a railroad hub, Atlanta is one of very few cities in the U.S. which are not located on a major river. During the Civil War, Atlanta became a major distribution hub and the target of a Union campaign. During the Civil Rights Movement, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. worked tirelessly as a Civil Rights leader here, bringing peace, liberty, justice, and human rights to the nation's people. His memorial is now a National Historic Site and is toured by countless visitors who come to learn more and to pay homage to this great man. Margaret Mitchell, author of Gone with the Wind, was also born in Atlanta. Today, you can tour the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum where you will learn about the author and also get to see movie memorabilia.
Atlanta has a lot to offer students looking for education on a school trip. There is so much to see and do! Amazing museums, historical sites, and activities all await your visit. From the world famous Georgia Aquarium to Zoo Atlanta, the High Museum of Art, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, and more, Atlanta has everything you could want in an educational destination plus more!
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