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Attractions in Fulton County

There’s no shortage of things to do here. Fulton County is the center of activity for residents and visitors to the entire metro area. Whether it’s a family outing, date night or weekend staycation, there is plenty to discover and enjoy in Fulton County. Some of our recommendations include:

Atlanta Botanical Garden
A 30-acre urban oasis in the heart of Midtown, the Garden features an award-winning Children’s Garden, the serene Storza Woods highlighted by a unique Canopy Walk, and the picturesque Skyline Garden.
Atlantic Station
– Atlantic Station offers shopping in 30+ stores, dining choices for every taste, and a wide selection of activities and attractions, including the Millennium Gate Museum and the Bowlero.
Center for Puppetry Arts
– One of the few puppet museums in the world, the Center is home to more than 5,000 puppets and artifacts and produces more than 600 performances a year.
Chick-Fil-A College Football Hall of Fame
– This hall of fame is an interactive attraction devoted to college football. It includes an indoor football field, 50+ engaging exhibits and a shrine to the greatest ever to play or coach the game.
Georgia Aquarium
– The nation’s largest aquarium is home to whale sharks, beluga whales, penguins, sea lions and dolphins, among other creatures of the deep.
Historic Oakland Cemetery
– Atlanta’s oldest public park and the final resting place of many of the city’s most noted citizens is filled with history and gardens, sculpture and architecture, ancient oaks and magnolias, and is the final resting place for many of Atlanta’s most noted citizens.
Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza
– Upscale shopping in Atlanta’s Buckhead area is on the itinerary at these homes for such retailers as Bloomingdale’s Nordstrom, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Michael Kors and many others.
Little Five Points
– This Bohemian commercial district is filled with indie stores for vintage clothing, vinyl records and cool gifts, dive bars, ethnic and vegan eateries, The Variety Playhouse, street musicians and wall murals.
Porsche Experience Center
– Whether you test your driving skills on world-renowned race tracks in the Simulator Lab, immerse yourself in the Porsche brand culture with a visit to the Heritage Gallery, or put down rubber on the 1.6-mile driving course, you’ll enjoy the famed functionality that only a Porsche can offer.
SkyView Atlanta
– Towering nearly 20 stories above Centennial Park, the SkyView Ferris wheel’s 42 private gondolas provide guests with breathtaking views of downtown.
Sweet Auburn District
– Once the commercial center of Black Atlanta, the Sweet Auburn District is home to the APEX Museum, historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park, the King Center and the Martin Luther King Jr. Birth Home.
World of Coca-Cola
– Sip more than 100 Coca-Cola products from around the world as you take in the history of the world’s favorite beverage.
Zoo Atlanta
– Zoo Atlanta is one of only three zoos in the U.S. housing giant pandas and is home to one of North America's largest zoological populations of great apes.

Fulton County is also home to pro sports arenas, parks and trails, music and arts venues, and museums of practically every variety.

Within minutes of Fulton County, there are even more attractions, from the amusement rides at Six Flags Over Georgia to Egyptian mummies at Emory University's Michael C. Carlos Museum and dinosaur skeletons at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History. Explore all that’s in and around Fulton County at Discover Atlanta.