Atlanta Attractions and Discounts
Explore the site of #CDECAICDC 2020
In just a few months, Collegiate DECA will be embarking to Atlanta, Georgia for the 2020 International Career Development Conference! As you study for your career cluster exam, review performance indicators and perfect your presentation, be sure to look forward to exploring all that our host city has to offer!
Whether you’re a foodie, a sports fanatic, or you just want to play tourist, there’s something for everyone in Atlanta. Take a look at just some of the possibilities for your entertainment while in the city:
Unique Atlanta Experiences
Centennial Olympic Park
Take a stroll through the park while listening to a self-guided audio tour on your phone, or just enjoy the area. Centennial Olympic Park is the gathering sight of the 1996 Olympic Games and a close walk to some of Atlanta’s most popular attractions.
World of Coca-Cola
Learn all about the history of the company and interact with various exhibits. Even though you’re just traveling to one city, visit the World of Coca-Cola to get a taste of cola from over 100 countries!
Want to see all of the city without experiencing the heat and humidity? Climb aboard the 200-foot Ferris wheel to get a full view of Atlanta while in an air-conditioned gondola.
Sports and Entertainment
College Football Hall of Fame
Tackle on a 45-yard indoor football field and enjoy over 50 exhibits. Take your whole chapter or association with you to learn all about the history of your favorite college football teams.
Sports Venue Tours
Enjoy an evening of baseball as the Atlanta Braves take on the division rival New York Mets on April 24 at 7:20 p.m. Discounted group tickets are currently available to DECA attendees in the Grandstand Infield seating location for $16/ticket.
Six Flags Over Georgia
If you want to experience a bit more adrenaline, visit Six Flags. With over 40 attractions, from rollercoasters to water park rides, you’ll be sure to find the thrill you’re looking for!
History and Education
CNN World Headquarters
Learn all about the history of CNN at its global headquarters and take a studio tour for a behind-the-scenes look at how a news broadcast is produced.
Delta Flight Museum
Delta is one of the largest U.S. airlines and is also headquartered in Atlanta. Their museum is open to the public where you can explore historic aircraft and rare aviation artifacts.
Dive into all that this aquarium has to offer, including hundreds of species and thousands of marine animals. Georgia Aquarium was the world’s largest aquarium up until 2012, but is still the largest aquarium in the U.S.
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Sweet Auburn Curb Market (Municipal Market)
Sweet Auburn is a historic district in Atlanta closely associated with the Civil Rights movement. The Curb Market is inclusive of fresh produce, eateries, seafood and more!
Ponce City Market
Once a Sears store, Ponce City Market now houses a food hall, apartments, offices and various shops. You won’t be at a loss for things to do when choosing to dine here.
Krog Street Market
Built into a 1920’s warehouse, KSM has a variety of unique food options. It is also located along the BeltLine trail, so after fueling up, explore the art installations along the trail or take a tour to learn all about the BeltLine project.
There is no shortage of activities for you to partake in during your downtime at #CDECAICDC. We hope you’ll join us in Atlanta in April!
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