Top 10 Attractions in Atlanta

Last week, DECA association advisors joined together in the host city of the high school 2014 DECA International Career Development Conference: Atlanta, Ga. The advisors were delighted to have the opportunity to explore the city, visit attractions and get a feel for what ICDC would be like in Atlanta.

Since it just doesn’t seem fair for only the association advisors to have had a sneak peek at all the great attractions the city of Atlanta has to offer, here is your own cheat sheet to making your Atlanta visit count next May.

  1. World of Coca-Cola

Located in Downtown Atlanta, the World of Coca-Cola will get you closer than ever to the secret formula that creates the distinct and delicious taste of Coke. Plus, you can taste Coke products from around the globe. Learn more.

  1. Georgia Aquarium

Just a short walk will take you deep into the ocean as you experience beluga whales, manta rays, whale sharks and more in this 10-million gallon aquarium. Learn more.

  1. SkyView Atlanta

Tired of walking around Atlanta trying to get the lay of the land? Then take a ride on this ferris wheel and see the city from 20-stories in the air! Learn more.

  1. Braves Museum & Hall of Fame/Turner Field

While in Atlanta, you just have to see a Braves game! Enjoy a hot dog, explore the Hall of Fame and try to catch a fly ball in this historic stadium. Learn more.

  1. Inside CNN Studio Tour

Discover how the top stories from around the globe are delivered straight to you from the CNN studio, located in Downtown Atlanta. Learn more.

  1. The Fox Theatre

Since 1929, The Fox Theatre has been delighting audiences with live performances, blockbuster movies and year-round tours. Stay tuned for any announcements on ticket sales through DECA during the conference. Learn more.

  1. LEGOLAND Discover Center Atlanta

The ultimate destination for any LEGO fanatic, the LEGOLAND Discovery Center includes master classes from the LEGO Master Model Builder and a 4D cinema. Learn more.

  1. Lenox Square

If you need some retail therapy after your day of competition, Lenox Square is your haven. Over 250 retailers should ease your ICDC stress in no time. Learn more.

  1. Six Flags Over Georgia

Standing in front of your competitive event judge will be nothing compared to the rush you'll experience twisting and turning on an exhilarating roller-coaster! Learn more.

  1. ZOO Atlanta

Go ape-crazy here as you see the over 1,500 animals, including pandas the largest collection of gorillas and orangutans in the country! Learn more.

Many of these attractions are within walking distance or require a short, $3 trip on the MATRA public transportation system.

Get ready to Make It Count in Atlanta and start planning your trip today!

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