THE RITZ-CARLTON, ATLANTA

181 Peachtree Street, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30303 USA
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Attractions

Experience the best of Atlanta at our conveniently located luxury hotel

Explore the new South - vibrant, bustling and modern – yet rich in history and tradition. The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta is the perfect place to discover all that Georgia’s capital city has to offer. Whether you are visiting for a Sunday football game or here to see the latest touring act, our luxury hotel is ideally located in downtown Atlanta near the Georgia dome and Philips Areana.

If you prefer an afternoon of exploring what lives under the sea, then the Georgia Aquarium will leave you dazzled and amazed. Whatever you choose, you’ll find the perfect combination of activities to make your time in Atlanta unforgettable.


Attractions

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Georgia Aquarium
Georgia Aquarium
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.73 miles / 5 minutes
(404) 581-4000 / Website
The world’s largest aquarium, constructed at a cost of more than $250 million, the Georgia Aquarium boasts eight million gallons of fresh and marine water and more than 100,000 animals including four whale sharks, the largest fish on the planet. Guests may contact the hotel Concierge for information and reservations for fascinating “Behind-the-Scenes” tours.

Overnight guests of The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta may enjoy deluxe accommodations, VIP un-timed total tickets to the Georgia Aquarium, American Breakfast in Atlanta Grill and valet parking with our Georgia Aquarium and Georgia Aquarium Family packages.
The World of Coca-Cola
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.73 miles / 5 minutes
(404) 676-5151 / Website
The World of Coca-Cola is brimming with interactive exhibits, a multi-sensory 4D movie, fully functioning bottling line and more than 1,200 global artifacts on view.

Overnight guests of The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta may enjoy deluxe accommodations and two un-timed tickets to the World of Coca-Cola with our World of Coca-Cola package.
CNN Center
CNN Center
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1.1 miles / 6 minutes
(404) 827-2300 / Website
Experience a guided tour of one of the world’s largest cable news networks studios and learn about the history of CNN.
Centennial Olympic Park
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.73 miles / 5 minutes
(404) 233-4412 / Website
A unique, 21-acre park nestled in the heart of downtown Atlanta, Centennial Olympic Park remains as a timeless reminder of the 1996 Olympic Games held in Atlanta.
Zoo Atlanta
Zoo Atlanta
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2.4 miles/9 minutes
(404) 624-9453 / Website
One of only four zoos in the U.S. housing giant pandas, Zoo Atlanta is also home to the nation’s largest collections of gorillas and orangutans, a renowned diversity of reptiles and amphibians, and more than 1,500 animals from around the world. Other highlights include an all-new Splash Fountain, Zoo train, carousel, interactive wildlife shows, keeper talks, training demos and behind-the-scenes Wild Encounters. Zoo Atlanta is open year-round, closing only on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Visit zooatlanta.org for more information.
Stone Mountain Park
Stone Mountain Park
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24.7 miles/40 minutes
(770) 498-5690 / Website
Stone Mountain Park is home to the world’s largest piece of exposed granite, and offers a variety of attractions, entertainment and recreation such as the Summit Skyride, Lasershow Spectacular™ and Paddlewheel Riverboat.
Atlanta Botanical Garden
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2.6 miles / 9 minutes
(404) 876-5859 / Website
Atlanta Botanical Garden showcases numerous plant collections including tropical species in the Tropical Rotunda; succulent collections in the Desert House and Andean orchids and exotic bromeliads in the High Elevation House. Tour the Orchid Center, filled with rare and fragrant species all year round or see the Japanese, Rose or Parterre Gardens all within 15 acres.
Six Flags Over Georgia
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11.7 miles / 16 minutes
(770) 739-3400 / Website
With more than ten roller coasters and “40 Fun Things for Kids”, Six Flags Over Georgia is fun for families and kids of all ages. Take a trip aboard Six Flags’ very own railway or even become a matador as you ride the bulls on the Toro Toro ride.
LEGOLAND Discovery Center
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8.5 miles / 14 minutes
(404) 848-9252 / Website
On the top level of Phipps Plaza, LEGOLAND Discovery Center brims with family fun including rides, activities and even a model of the city of Atlanta made from LEGO Bricks.
American Girl Atlanta
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24 miles / 30 minutes
888-777-0010 / Website
American Girl Atlanta is headquarters for doll outfits, accessories and furniture, a bookstore and even a doll hair salon.

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High Museum of Art Atlanta
High Museum of Art
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2 miles / 10 minutes
(404) 733-HIGH / Website
Considered as the leading art museum in the southeastern United States, the High Museum of Art has more than 12,000 works of art in its permanent collection.

Overnight guests of The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta may enjoy deluxe accommodations, American Breakfast in the hotel restaurant, two tickets to the High Museum and valet parking with our High Museum package.
Atlanta History Center
Atlanta History Center
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8.6 miles / 17 minutes
(404) 929-6300 / Website
Located on 33 acres in the heart Buckhead, history buffs will find one of the Southeast’s largest history museums, research library, archives, and two historic houses illustrating over a century of Atlanta’s history. Permanent collections span the Civil War, Southern Folk Arts, the beginnings of golf with Georgia legend Bobby Jones and a glimpse into the private collections of Atlanta architect, classicist and connoisseur Philip Trammell Schutze. Historic houses on the property include the Swan House, offering a view of the grandiose life of 1930s gentry and the Tullie Smith Farm, a typical yeoman farm in Antebellum Georgia.
Imagine It! The Children's Museum of Atlanta
Imagine It! Children’s Museum of Atlanta
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.7 miles / 5 minutes
(404) 659-5437 / Website
Imagine a place where children can paint on the wall, play in the sand, and learn all about science, math, art, dance, reading, and much more. The Museum’s permanent collection consists of bright, creative, hands-on exhibits designed to spark discovery and creative thinking.
Fernbank Museum of Natural History
Fernbank Museum of Natural History
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4.3 miles / 12 minutes
(678) 874-7102 / Website
Fernbank Museum of Natural History showcases the Giants of the Mesozoic, the world’s largest dinosaurs and a snapshot of what life was like during the Cretaceous Period. Guests may engage in hands-on exhibitions, experience a 5-story IMAX® film and even explore the development of life on Earth through the landscapes of present-day Georgia.
The Carter Center
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2.1 miles / 6 minutes
(404) 420-5100 / Website
The Carter Center was founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter. The Carter Center presents a look behind the scenes and at the frontline efforts to attain the mission of advancing peace, health and hope worldwide.

Entertainment

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The Atlanta Opera at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
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11.5 miles / 17 minutes
(770) 916-2800 / Website
The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre is a premier venue for Broadway shows, ballet, concerts, educational shows, and opera.
Concerts at Philips Arena
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.51 miles / 5 minutes
(404) 878-3000 / Website
The largest indoor concert venue in the Southeast, Philips Arena showcases entertainment stars such as Steve Harvey, Alicia Keys, Avril Lavigne, Bruce Springsteen, George Michael, Bon Jovi, Mary J. Blige, Jay Z and Barry Manilow.
Chastain Park Amphitheater
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11.4 miles / 21 minutes
(404) 733-4900 / Website
This 6,500-seat venue is annually voted Atlanta's best outdoor concert venue. The amphitheatre showcases leading and emerging pop, rock, R & B, blues, jazz, country, urban and world artists. This season’s artists include Edwin McCain, Jill Scott, Kenny G., The Beach Boys, Emmylou Harris, and more. See hotel concierge for information on tickets and transportation.

Performing Arts

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Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
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11.5 miles / 17 minutes
(770) 916-2800 / Website
The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre is a premier venue for Broadway shows, ballet, concerts, educational shows, and opera.
Center for Puppetry Arts
Center for Puppetry Arts
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3.1 miles / 12 minutes
(404) 873-3089 / Website
The Center for Puppetry Arts is known as a “magical place” where children and adults are equally entertained. Get up close and personal with puppets in the Center's Museum, which houses a collection of puppets, books, posters and videos from around the world.
The Atlanta Opera
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
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2.3 miles / 8 minutes
(404) 733-4900 / Website
With more than 200 concerts performed each year, The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra reaches nearly half a million people through its various concert series.  Their main subscription series include pops series, family concerts, and a full summer schedule including classical, pops and complimentary parks concerts.
Atlanta Ballet
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2.6 miles / 10 minutes
(404) 873-5811 / Website
The Atlanta Ballet is the oldest professional dance company in America. The company’s performances combine traditional and contemporary with classic ballets and new choreography.

Shopping

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Atlantic Station
Atlantic Station
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3.3 miles / 13 minutes
(404) 876-2616 / Website
With more than 130 acres, Atlantic Station is known for its pedestrian traffic, wide boulevards, sidewalk cafes and expansive parks. Shop, dine and end your night with a movie at Regal Cinemas.
Lenox Square/Phipps Plaza
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9.1 miles / 14 minutes
(404) 233-6767 / Website
Anchored by luxury retailers Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom and Bloomingdale’s, and brimming with designer boutiques such as Burberry, Cartier, Gucci, David Yurman, Jimmy Choo, Judith Leiber, Louis Vuitton, Polo Ralph Lauren, St. John, Salvatore Ferragamo, Stuart Weitzman, Tiffany and Versace, these malls are the premier shopping destinations of the Southeast.

Sports

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Turner Field
MLB's Atlanta Braves at Turner Field
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2.73 miles / 10 minutes
(404) 827-1700 / Website
Home to the Atlanta Braves, Turner Field also offers baseball fans guided tours of the Braves Museum and Hall of Fame, dining at the 755 Club or the Chop House and a fireworks display after the game. See hotel concierge for information on tickets and transportation.
Georgia Dome
NFL's Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome
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1.35 miles / 5 minutes
(404) 223-INFO / Website
The largest cable-supported dome in the world, the Georgia Dome is home to the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons and also hosts the Atlanta Football Classic, the SEC Football Championship Game and the Chick-fil-A Bowl.
NBA Teams at Philips Arena
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.51 miles / 5 minutes
(404) 878-3000 / Website
Sport's fans may watch professional NBA teams play the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena. See hotel concierge for information on tickets and transportation.

Aquarium Package

Visit the Georgia Aquarium, just steps from our hotel or with our complimentary shuttle.