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      There are plenty of things to do in Atlanta. Out Six Flags way.. not as

      much.

      Just to get a feel for Atlanta, picture a big circle. That is the

      Perimeter that rings around the central metro Atlanta area. Cutting

      through the middle of the circle east to west is I-20. Six Flags is

      outside the perimeter on I-20 west. Now picture the bisected circle

      halved again north/south. That is I-85/75 or the downtown connector.

      I-75/85 are one road through most of the perimeter until just about out

      of it north and south. Then it splits back to individual roads.

      Heading south, I-75 goes east down into Florida and I-85 goes west to

      Alabama through Montgomery and into the Florida panhandle. On the north

      side of the connector I-75 splits west and goes into Tennessee and I-85

      splits est and heads into the Carolinas.

      Where I-20 and the downtown connector intersect is right about smack dab

      in the middle of downtown Atlanta. For me personally, for a hotel, I

      would look around the Cobb Galleria area. Where I-75 north intersects

      I-285 the perimeter. It is a bit of a drive (maybe 30-60 minutes

      depending upon traffic) to Six Flags, but in my mind worth it.

      Look here to see a map of it

      https://www.metroatlantachamber.com/metro-map.html.

      <https://www.metroatlantachamber.com/metro-map.html> The green roads are

      the interstates.

      As far as stuff to do. In downtown Atlanta you could catch a Brave’s

      game you can get cheap tickets at the window. There is the Aquarium,

      the World of Coca-Cola, the Atlanta Zoo (we have a baby panda), the

      Cyclorama (a huge 3-D diorama of the Battle of Atlanta), the Jimmy

      Carter Library, mlk center, high museum of art (currently we have a

      traveling collection from the louve), tour georgia tech campus, tour the

      fox theatre, eat at the varsity (a local institution – a drive-in diner

      will real car hops. or you can eat in.) visit the cnn center and see

      live broadcasts going on. across the/ street is centennial olympic park

      and the ring fountain (fun to play in the summer!) not too far away

      from there is a hard rock cafe. visit the capital and take a self

      guided tour or guided tour of the building and the museum (free!) visit

      the atlanta botanical gardens, piedmont park, local art galleries in

      midtown and virginia highlands. in buckhead you can visit the

      governer’s mansion, the swan house (a vintage antebellum original house)

      or the atlanta history museum, check out some great restaurants or do

      some window shopping at lenox or phipps mall (very uptown shopping –

      read big $$$). visit the cnn center and see live broadcasts going on.

      across the/ street is centennial olympic park and the ring fountain (fun

      to play in the summer!) not too far away from there is a hard rock

      cafe. visit the capital and take a self guided tour or guided tour of

      the building and the museum (free!) outside the downtown/midtown area

      there is stone mountain out i-20 East. Visit Fernbank natural history

      museum, Emory campus, and Little 5 Points (a real off beat artsy

      neighborhood) all east of the down town connector but still inside the

      perimeter.

      There is a ton to do in Atlanta. It all depends on how much time you

      have and what your interests are. Check here

      <https://www.atlanta.net/50funthings/>and you can find a ton of great

      resources. Here are some more:

      https://www.atlanta.net/visitors/index.html

      https://www.atlanta.net/TourTravel/index.html

      https://www.atlantaplanit.com/

      https://www.visitmetroatlanta.com/atlanta.html

      Hope this helps! If you have other questions please feel free to e-mail

      me. I live northeast of Atlanta up I-85 north but we used to live in

      midtown/downtown. I graduated from Georgia State and my dh from georgia

      tech. we know a “little” about the area. 🙂

      hth!

      diane in ne atlanta

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