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Atlanta 5 Hour City Tour by Air-Conditioned Bus

1. Atlanta 5 Hour City Tour by Air-Conditioned Bus

Tour Atlanta from the comfort of an air-conditioned bus. Visit everything from Downtown to Buckhead with stops at Civil War Battleground sites and the Swan House. Take a walk along the BeltLine and admire the Buckhead mansions. From Peachtree Center, head to the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park for an in-depth look at the life of Dr. King. Continue to Krog Street Market and witness the reinvention of Inman Park and the Old Fourth Ward neighborhoods. Walk along the BeltLine trail and admire the public art installations. Stop at the booming Ponce City Market - the area's largest adaptive reuse project which houses the Central Food Hall and various shops. Treat yourself at the CNN Center before continuing to Buckhead. Relax on the bus and let your guide take you on a tour of the homes of the rich and the famous in this beautiful neighborhood. See other historical sites, including The Swan House which was featured in "The Hunger Games."

Atlanta: Food Tour of Inman Park and the Atlanta Beltline

2. Atlanta: Food Tour of Inman Park and the Atlanta Beltline

Experience delicious Southern Food in all its wondrous forms, from traditional to modern - often with a twist. This small-group tour only takes you to locally-owned restaurants who have won "best-of" awards for their food. In total, visit 6 award-winning restaurants with tastings at each. Some tastings will be smaller, others will be larger, but in total it equals a satisfying lunchtime meal, so come hungry! Atlanta is a city of small, interconnected neighborhoods, and historic Inman Park is one of the city’s most beloved. Over the years, it's become one of the city’s premier foodie destinations. While walking between restaurants, you'll meander through the street of Inman Park and hear the history of how this posh suburb from the 1890s became blighted in the 1960s before being resettled by urban pioneers who renovated the dilapidated Victorian homes, bringing the neighborhood back to its former glory. Then, you'll get the chance to explore the city’s rich arts scene as you walk along the Eastside Trail of Atlanta’s Beltline. The former railroad tracks have been transformed into a pedestrian trail winding through the city. This takes you over to the Krog Street Market, voted one of the country’s top food halls, offering a variety of delicious eats. This will be the final stop on the tour - about a 15 minute walk from where it started.

Atlanta: Private City Highlights Tour

3. Atlanta: Private City Highlights Tour

Climb into a private vehicle and begin your tour of downtown Atlanta. Begin on Peachtree Street located along Atlanta’s main thoroughfare and home to one the South’s oldest private clubs, several historic churches, and the site of the deadliest hotel fire in US history. Then head into the Fairlie Poplar Historic District - the commercial heart of the city which contains a range of architectural styles popular in the late 19th and early-20th centuries including Atlanta's Flatiron Building. Then head to the Centennial Olympic Park to see The World of Coke, Georgia Aquarium, National Center for Civil Rights, and CNN. Finally, witness the imposing Mercedes Benz Stadium which is home to the Falcons and Atlanta United. Continue the tour with a drive through midtown, where you will see the apartment where the Pulitzer-Prize winning author Margaret Mitchell wrote Gone With The Wind. Admire the Fox Theater & Georgian Terrace, a lavishly restored 1920's movie palace. Head into the Ansley Park neighborhood known for its winding roads, beautiful landscaping, and a variety of architecture predominantly from the early 20th-century. Finish this section of the tour at Piedmont Park and the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. Next, see some of the finest architecture in the city in the exclusive neighborhood of Buckhead and Tuxedo Park including the 1920's Swan House which featured in The Hunger Games movies. See numerous sites related to the life of Martin Luther King Jr., the leader of the Civil Rights Movement and step inside the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library. Make a quick stop in the Ponce City Market which hosts a vibrant mix of restaurants, shops, apartments, and offices. End the tour with a drive through the Eastside district of the city. Pass by Cabbagetown, one of the 1st textile processing mills built in the South and the restored mansions at Inman Park. End the day with a tour of Grant Park - Atlanta’s oldest city park, home to Zoo Atlanta and a large collection of restored Victorian and Craftsman homes.

Atlanta: Gone With the Wind & Margaret Mitchell Private Tour

4. Atlanta: Gone With the Wind & Margaret Mitchell Private Tour

Start the tour with a visit to Margaret Mitchell's House, the apartment where the Pulitzer-Prize winning author lived and wrote Gone With The Wind. Next head to The Georgian Terrace, the historic hotel where the film's premiere party was held in 1939. Continue on with a tour through Inman Park where you will see the site of the Battle of Atlanta which featured prominently in the novel. Marvel at some of Atlanta's grandest Victorian homes during your tour through the surrounding neighborhood. Next, head over to Oakland Cemetery, the garden cemetery which is the final resting place for thousands of Civil War soldiers as well as Margaret Mitchell and her family. Continue the tour with a drive along Peachtree Street and visit the location on Atlanta's major thoroughfare where Margaret Mitchell met her untimely death. Finally, end the tour with a stop in Ansley Park, the historic, tree-lined neighborhood where Margaret Mitchell was born.

Atlanta: Grant Park Past & Future Food Tour

5. Atlanta: Grant Park Past & Future Food Tour

Delve into the future of Southern cuisine while exploring Atlanta’s deep past in this fun food tour through one of Atlanta’s oldest neighborhoods. Try 8 modern and Southern fusion tastings from 3 locally owned food stops on a 2.5 to 3-hour small-group tour, including a jaunt through historic Oakland Cemetery. Start out with a tasting at a restaurant and then proceed to beautiful Oakland Cemetery; full of history and gardens, sculpture and architecture, ancient oaks and magnolias. Next, stop for a flavorful cocktail, and another tasting. Lastly, finish with a mouthwatering dessert at a bakery which has received a James Beard Award for their delicious treats. After a 1.2-mile walk, end the tour in the same place you started from.

Atlanta: From Civil War to Civil Rights Private Tour

6. Atlanta: From Civil War to Civil Rights Private Tour

Start the tour with a stop at Cabbagetown - a historic cotton mill-town established in the late 19th century which still retains its unique and historical architecture. Then head over to Inman Park to see the site of the Battle of Atlanta. Marvel at the many decorative Victorian homes in the neighborhood including the home of the founder of Coca Cola.  Next, continue on to Oakland Cemetery - a garden cemetery which is the final resting place for various historical figures including Civil War soldiers, the author of Gone with the Wind, and the founder of The Masters Golf Tournament. Visit numerous locations associated with the life of Martin Luther King Jr., the leader of the Civil Rights movement including his birthplace, church, and final resting place. Finally, end the tour at Sweet Auburn Curb Market - Atlanta's only public market located on what was known in the early 20th century as the richest African-American street in the world.

Atlanta: A City in a Forest Private Nature Tour

7. Atlanta: A City in a Forest Private Nature Tour

Start the tour at Piedmont Park and the Botanical Gardens in Atlanta's Central Park. The 189-acre urban green-space is home to more than 30 acres of botany including a 40-foot-tall canopy walk through the forest. Next, continue on to the Ansley Park neighborhood which was the birthplace of Margaret Mitchell. Admire the winding roads, beautiful landscaping, and a variety of architecture predominantly from the early 20th-century.  Next head over to the Olmsted Linear Park which was developed by Frederick Law Olmsted, landscape architect of NYC’s Central Park. This impressive park is known as the 'front yard' to stately homes in the Druid Hills neighborhood. Finally, explore Grant Park, the oldest park in the city and home to Zoo Atlanta. The 131-acre park is surrounded by the largest collection of Victorian cottages and Craftsman bungalows in the city.

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Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 18 reviews

This was the best experience ever! I was having difficulty finding the meeting point and someone in the office called me and gave me easy directions to the bus. The bus driver is a very friendly and warm person and an excellent driver, I must add. The tour guide is a charming, funny, and very friendly. The guy knows every inch of Atlanta and it’s history. I will definitely go on this tour again. Money well spent!!!

My experience on this tour was amazing. My party and myself really enjoyed ourselves and got the opportunity to see many beautiful homes and parts of the city. I would most definitely recommend this tour to family and friends. The tour guide was also a joy and very informed and fun.

This was our first trip at Atlanta and I would highly recommend this tour. Our guide, Don and bus driver, Pam were Excellent! It was pouring down rain for the trip but I am so happy we made the tour. We viewed places we would Never have seen on our own. Loved it!!

Super cozy walk with fun and exciting tasting. A really good Guide who was very good at telling a lot about the area and the history behind Beltline and all the exciting old houses.

Food was delicious and the guide was knowledgeable and enthusiastic. 10/10 would recommend!