Unique Things To Do In Atlanta

As an Atlanta native, I love everything about this city because there are a lot of things to do in Atlanta. Atlanta has a valued history and many historical places to attract the visitors. The beauty of these historical places and landmarks give an image of the city’s past accompanied by a blooming urban setting.  Key Historical places include:

  • The King Center (birthplace of Martin Luther King)
  • Atlanta history center is located in Buckhead, was made in 1926 is an important feature of Atlanta History Museum (one of the largest museum in Southeast area)
  • Kenan Research Center
  • Two historic houses(Swan house and Smith Family Farm)
  • The Centennial Olympic Park

A look into unique things to do in Atlanta!

Outside of visiting historical places, there are many opportunities to explore Atlanta in a unique way.

If you’re feeling adventurous, Atlanta has no shortage of driving opportunities. About 45 mins south of Downtown Atlanta is the Atlanta Motor Speedway, located in Hampton, Ga. There you can race a Ferrari or Lamborghini or drive a Nascar Stock Car.

A look into unique things to do in Atlanta!

For the foodie lovers, you will not be disappointed. Enjoy a top rated food tour of Decatur, one of Georgia’s oldest cities. You can experience 4 restaurants and 2 novelty shops for under $70. If want to be more hands on, try a cooking class. You can learn how to eat and cook more healthy by taking a cooking class from Chef Megan McCarthy. You will learn how to include “superfoods” in your everyday lifestyle. You can also learn how to cook a 4 star meal in your home or Atlanta rental.

For those looking visiting Atlanta on a romantic getaway there are a few experiences you can schedule such as a sunset plane ride around the city. If you just want to relax and be pampered you can schedule a couples massage at Exhale Spa in Midtown, Atlanta.

A look into unique things to do in Atlanta!


There is a lot to choose from in Atlanta which will probably warrant additional trips. You can purchase these experiences in advance so that you can organize your trip ahead of time. What kind of activities would you like to experience in Atlanta? Comment below!


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Kim H.

Kim H. is the creator and chief editor for Work Hard Travel Well. Born and raised in College Park, Ga. She is a true "FILA" :) and UGA Alumna. Go Dawgs!