in Atlanta, GA
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If you’re looking for must-see hidden spots in the area, you’ve come to the right place. We have everything you’re looking for to enjoy the town – whether for a few, fun vacation days or as a new resident. The area is full of quaint little plazas and gardens, and gorgeous cathedrals for a fun-filled afternoon with friends and family.
Among hidden treasures, you will also find important memorials and historic buildings that you won’t want to miss during your outing. Below you’ll find a detailed description of each location, along with their address, phone number, and website, to check out more information. We also have a useful map to easily plan your visit to every spot you want to hit.
Atlanta History Center
130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30305 Directions
Explore the history of the city at the Atlanta History Center. The museum features rotating and traveling exhibits, and houses six permanent exhibits that showcase relevant points in Atlanta history. Events and time periods spotlighted include the city's expansion from a rural area to a metropolis, the Civil Rights Movement in the city, and the city during the Civil War. The Atlanta History Center boasts one of the largest collections of Civil War artifacts in the world. This museum and attraction also has historic homes and gardens on its grounds, and has been teaching the public about Atlanta's history since 1926.
Buford Highway Flea Market
5000 Buford Hwy NE
Chamblee, GA 30341 Directions
Raid the racks at "Atlanta's favorite indoor flea market," the Buford Highway Flea Market. When you plan a shopping trip to this flea market, you'll have the chance to explore over 260 vendor booths, selling everything from clothing and accessories, to fresh produce and art.
Cabbage Patch Kids at Babyland General Hospital
300 NOK Dr
Cleveland, GA 30528 Directions
If you were ever a Cabbage Patch Kids fanatic, revisit your childhood at the Babyland General Hospital - the birthplace of the Cabbage Patch Kid dolls. This toyland sits on 650 beautifully landscaped acres, and you'll find that the hospital is housed in a gorgeous Southern-style home. When you visit here, you'll get to see a Cabbage Patch doll being made and then have the opportunity to take it home to add to your collection. It's a heart warming attraction for young and old.
74 Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA 30303 Directions
Check out a piece of urban Atlanta's history by visiting The English-American Building, more widely known as the Flatiron Building. The building is located in the downtown business district and was built in 1897, making it the city's oldest standing skyscraper. The exterior of the Flatiron is mostly original, though the interior has been widely remodeled. If you're into history and architecture, then you'll definitely want to see this historic building.
Yellow River Game Ranch
Lilburn, GA 30047 Directions
Get up-close to some wild animals at the Yellow River Game Ranch. Plenty of nature's creatures and photo opportunities await you here, where you will see deer, bears, cougars, goats, bunnies, buffalo, sheep and more. While you're hanging out at the ranch, you'll get to feed baby animals and see bears stand up for special treats.
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