What To See And Do In Atlanta This Winter!

EscapeThe Frozen Tundra And Have A FunTime.

Atlanta, Georgia offers several options for travelers looking for a southern getaway this winter.

Of course, the weather is warmer down south. It may not be tropical paradise weather, but you won’t be paying astronomically high prices like you would for those destinations. You can escape the frozen tundra and have a fun time. Or if you’re looking for cooler weather this winter but you don’t want to freeze up north, check out Atlanta.
Georgia’s capital city is loaded with fun events and tours for families, couples and those who travel solo.

Book a stay around the Centennial Park District and you won’t be disappointed.

The Glenn Hotel, which has a gorgeous rooftop sky lounge, is a great option, as well as the popular Omni Atlanta Hotel. Just around the corner is the historic The American Hotel, which recently made a comeback after a $16 million dollar property-wide renovation.



Now that you know the hot spots to stay, here are some fun things and events to do this winter in Atlanta.

  • The Georgia Aquarium: From now through December 31, the main plaza transforms into a winter wonderland! You can go ‘Behind the Seas’ for additional $15 to view the backstage area of popular exhibits in a 45-minute tour. Additionally, the Georgia Aquarium is hosting Sips Under the Sea on New Year’s Eve.
  • Children’s Christmas Parade: Giant parade balloons, marching bands, floats and more are featured in this holiday event benefiting Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Bring the whole family for a festive event on December 2 that is sure to put you in the Christmas spirit.
  • College Football Hall of Fame: Visit any time this winter if you love college football. From December 9 through January 2, this great interactive venue will host “Deck the Hall,” which features treats, decorations and activities for all. Of course, the young ones will love the appearance of Santa and Fumbles the Elf.
  • Tour Mercedes-Benz Stadium: Sticking with sports, the home of the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta FC United is an incredible work of art. If you can’t make it to a Falcons football game this winter, you can still tour this amazing new stadium. Adult tickets are just $25, and the daily tours allow guests to view the locker rooms, playing field and more!
  • World of Coca-Cola: This Atlanta landmark is a must-visit for all ages. From now through January 2, it will feature life-sized holiday decorations and seasonal beverages. The entire family can have fun checking out behind the scenes of the bottle making process, the 4-D Theater and of course, the Coca-Cola polar bear!

  • Peachtree Trolley Tours: Enjoy a 90-minute narrated tour aboard a trolley as you learn Atlanta’s history and pass through the city’s must-see attractions. Tickets are $30 for adults.
  • CNN Studio Tours: Celebrate the 30th anniversary of CNN Studio Tours by going behind the scenes for a look at the newsroom operations and live broadcasts. Tickets are $15 and under.
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration: Honor the great Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a full week of events to celebrate his birthday on January 15. Various exhibits, children’s activities and concerts will occur throughout the city of Atlanta.
  • Atlanta Winter Beer Festival: Jam out to live music, sample delicious brews and tasty treats from food trucks at Atlantic Station on January 27, 2018. With over 150 beer options, as well as some wine and cider for the non-beer lover in your life, it’s sure to be a great time.

To book this winter getaway call Tyus Tours & Travel at 866-547-5362

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