The area within Austell stands, offers visitors endless opportunities for recreational or sightseeing purposes. It's hard to narrow down the choices, but it's always best to plan ahead, and a what-to-do-and-see list may be a good idea before your trip to the city.
The attractions listed below, located in and around nearby Atlanta, will help you get a more clear idea about what the area has to offer. Check it out!
Six Flags Over Georgia is located just off I-20, west of the City of Atlanta, and it is recognized as the largest regional theme park in the Southeast. It is an Austell attraction dedicated for the young and young at heart, offering rides and thrilling delights that range from kid-friendly activities to adrenaline-pumping roller coasters that will make your heart jump out of your chest.
A fabulous, scenic piece of nature where outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy all kinds of recreational activities, including fishing and swimming. Nearby Buckfield Pond and Colleton State Park are also worth checking out.
A fun place where you and your family or friends can chill out on a hot summer day.
The Atlanta Botanical Garden, which features dozens of permanent pieces of art, including sculptures and water features, as well as dozens of beautiful, colorful, eye-catching gardens.
After visiting Atlanta Botanical Garden, why not check out this historical, romantic attraction, that features guided tours of the apartment where Margaret Mitchell wrote Gone With the Wind, a Gone With the Wind movie exhibition, showcasing the life and times of one of America's most famous authors, the museum also featuring a fabulous gift shop.
Home to a permanent art collection that is a journey through time and across continents. Collections consist of more than 11,000 pieces and include 19th and 20th century American and decorative art, significant European pieces, modern and contemporary art, photography, African art and folk art.
Atlanta's Georgia Aquarium is another not-to-be-missed attraction, featuring various exhibits, educational programs and a great 4D Theater, all showcasing the wonderful marine world, with unique natural habitats and curiosity-arousing, cute, large, small and eye-catching marine creatures.
Located in historic Grant Park, housing more than 200 species of animals from the African plains and Asian forests. Visitors will see here Bornean Sumatran orangutans, Asian small clawed otters and Sumatran tigers, plus a pair of Giant Pandas and a new panda cub, the only giant panda cub born in the U.S. The Ford African Rain Forest houses one of the largest captive gorilla populations in North America with a total of 24 gorillas. The Zoo is open daily with the exceptions of Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
Nearby major attractions include the north Georgia mountains, perfect for outdoor recreational activities, such as hiking, a very popular tourist activity in the area. For more information on the subject visit Georgia Hiking Tips !
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