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2016 Annual Convention

Exploring Our Host City: Atlanta

As you plan your trip to Atlanta this November, there will be plenty to see and do at the Convention but this great city is also worth exploring. Here are a few resources to help you begin to plan.

Highlights

20 Free Things to Do in Metro Atlanta (Official Georgia Tourism & Travel Site)

Hidden Atlanta (Cover story for Atlanta Magazine, February 2015)

Atlanta on the Cheap (features daily discounts on events and tourist sites)

20 fun things to do with kids in Atlanta (Atlanta Magazine, May 2016)  

Food

Atlanta's 10 Hottest New Coffee Shops (Zagat, April 2016)

The Hottest Restaurants in Atlanta Right Now, September 2016 (Eater Atlanta)

Cheap Eats: 11 Wallet-Friendly Meals in Atlanta (Eater Atlanta: July 2014 – Check to see if these are still open!)  

Atlanta’s Best Cheap Eats (Southern Living) 

Books

Best Independent Bookstores in Atlanta (CBS Atlanta, February 2016)

History

Center for Civil and Human Rights 

9 Key Stops on a Civil Rights Tour of Atlanta (Atlanta Convention and Visitor’s Bureau)

Art

High Museum of Art 

Frye Art Museum 

Farnsworth Art Museum 

Museum of Design Atlanta 

Georgia Museum of Art 

Walking Tours

Guided Walking Tours (Atlanta Preservation Center)

Atlanta Walking Tour: Downtown (National Geographic)

5 easy hikes to Atlanta's hidden waterfalls (Atlanta Journal Constitution, Sept. 1, 2016)

Exercise

Best Atlanta running trails – our top 10 favorite runs (Atlanta Trails)

Local Running Spots (Atlanta Track Club) 

11 Free Places to Exercise in Atlanta (Thrillist) 

Essentials

Atlanta Weather Forecast 

Hospitals in Atlanta 


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