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Atlanta: 1.5-Hour Highlight Trolley Tour

1. Atlanta: 1.5-Hour Highlight Trolley Tour

Explore all the most popular and historic areas of Atlanta, the capitol of the south on this guided trolley tour. Discover top attractions like the area where Martin Luther King was raised and greenspaces like Inman Park and Ansley Park. Hop aboard the Trolley in Atlanta’s downtown and hear the stories and history of this southern metropolis. This trolley tour is an excellent way to get the lay of the land and open your eyes to all the things you can do in Atlanta. Cuise by the Old 4th Ward, the neighborhood where Martin Luther King Jr. grew up, which is now filled with artisanal restaurants and stores. Discover areas such as Centennial Olympic Park, Inman Park, and Ansley Park.

Atlanta: Martin Luther King Historic District Walking Tour

2. Atlanta: Martin Luther King Historic District Walking Tour

Hear the story of Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement in a way that you’ve never heard it before. Walk the same streets that MLK once walked. Visit the places where he worked, lived, and worshipped. Even Atlanta natives will gain a deeper understanding of the community’s contribution to American history on this moving tour. Listen to amazing stories of civil rights leaders that seamlessly weave through the history of MLK, the movement, and the city of Atlanta. Learn about Dr. King with a visit to the Freedom Hall of the King Center. Step into the Ebenezer Baptist Church, the church where MLK served as co-pastor with his father. Visit Prince Hall Grand Lodge, which was the headquarters of the SCLC during the 1960s. Take in the phenomenal views at the Jackson Street Bridge. By the end of the tour, you'll walk away with a deeper understanding of Martin Luther King.

Atlanta: Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

3. Atlanta: Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

Experience Atlanta, Georgia, on a self-guided tour via an app that functions as a guide, narrator, and map in one. This tour has been developed by local guides, creative writers, and professional voice artists. The walking tour begins at Centennial Olympic Park. Learn about the 1996 Olympic Games and the shocking bombing that went unsolved for an entire year. Enjoy animated videos that let you visualize what you cannot see, such as different centuries or interior rooms. Swing by the World of Coca-Cola, Atlanta’s most popular attraction. Experience all sorts of quirky exhibits, colorful tidbits of history, and coke flavors from around the world. After that, stop at the Georgia Aquarium, the largest aquarium in the United States. See enormous whale sharks and more thanks to the aquarium’s 10-million-gallon tank. Continuing downtown, hear about the Great Atlanta Fire of 1917. Learn about the astonishing blaze that left a whopping 10 percent of the city homeless. If you know where to look, you can still find evidence of the fire. Keep exploring downtown and tune in to the city’s entertainment business, from Hollywood to hip-hop. If you want to get a birds-eye view of Atlanta’s gorgeous downtown, hop on board the SkyView Atlanta Ferris wheel next. Pass the APEX Museum, dedicated to Black history in Atlanta. Then, turn back the clock to a time before the Civil Rights Movement, when half of Atlanta’s population wasn’t allowed to vote. Step into the Martin Luther King Jr. Historical District and walk to his birthplace, Auburn Ave. Hear the whole story of King, from his formative years to his studies in the ministry and, finally, his world-changing activism. Stop by the World Peace Rose Garden and a statue of Mahatma Gandhi. Learn Gandhi’s importance to King and the Civil Rights Movement as a whole. Next, walk to the International Civil Rights Walk of Fame. Hear about King’s shocking assassination and his enduring legacy. Finally, visit the King Center, hear about Coretta Scott King, and conclude your tour at the home of King’s birth.

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What people are saying about Centennial Olympic Park, Atlanta

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3.5 / 5

based on 3 reviews

OMGOODNESS I so wish this was our 1st activity at the beginning of our visit. This tour was so awesome and loaded with so much information about Atlanta. After doing this tour my daughter and I had even more ideas of sites we wanted to visit. There is soooo much to do. After this trip I wish we had more time to do more. If you can make this tour your first active during your visit. It was great!!

This was the best tour we’ve been on. We travel quiet a bit and so these tours. Emily our tour guide was phenomenal. She really did a great job telling us about the history of MLK along with other African Americans in the community.

Great guide with lots of fun facts! All the essential highlights of Atlanta in this tour. Definitely recommend as a quick way to dip your feet into Atlanta’s rich history and unique attractions.

Right on time and the ppl on the bus were nice and very funny. We’re willing to take questions. There was a game (college) so that made things a little more difficult

Great tour of the city for 1.5 hrs. Tour guide was very knowledgeable. Learned a lot of history in short amount of time.