Atlanta, a historical and yet very contemporary city, is the heart of the South and home of famous ‘Gone with the Wind’ author, Margaret Mitchell.
The city’s newest addition is the Georgia Aquarium, the world’s largest. With 8 million gallons of fresh and marine water, and more than 100,000 animals representing 500 species from around the globe, your students are sure to see things they’ve never seen before!
Atlanta, site of the 1996 Summer Olympics, has a magnificent 21-acre Olympic Park featuring the eyecatching Fountain of Rings and various artworks which you can visit after your CNN tour.
Steeped in the history of the South, Atlanta’s historic sights offer visitors a trip back in time. Visit Stone Mountain Park and let your students use up some energy climbing Stone Mountain, or visit the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site.
Atlanta’s Fernbank Science Center, offers students the opportunity to view a star show at the planetarium or take a stroll through the Atlanta Zoo and watch handlers feed the Giant Pandas.
|Day One – Itinerary for 3 Day / 2 Night Student Tour of Atlanta|
|AM||Arrival into Atlanta|
|Meet Son Tours staff member
Introductory Tour of Atlanta
|10:00a||CNN Studios Tour|
|12:00p||Lunch at the CNN Center at own expense|
|Visit Centennial Olympic Park|
|2:00p||Sky ride at Stone Mountain|
|Free time at Stone Mountain|
|7:00p||Dinner at Stone Mountain|
|8:30p||Laser Show at Stone Mountain
if available during your timeframe of visit
|10:00p||Check-in at hotel/Security arrives|
|Day Two – Itinerary for 3 Day / 2 Night Student Tour of Atlanta|
|7:30a||Hot breakfast at convenient
|9:00a||Meet guide at Cyclorama|
|12:00p||Lunch at the Varsity at own expense|
|1:30p||Tour of the Capitol Building|
|3:30p||High Museum of Art|
|6:00p||Dinner at Mall ($8 cash allotment)|
|Shopping at Lenox Mall|
|8:00p||Return to hotel|
|Day Three – Itinerary for 3 Day / 2 Night Student Tour of Atlanta|
|7:30a||Check out of hotel|
|8:30a||Hot breakfast at convenient
|9:30a||Martin Luther King Center Ebenezer
Baptist Church Martin Luther King’s Gravesite
|12:30p||Lunch and free time in Atlanta Underground at
|3:00p||World of Coke|
|6:00p||Dinner at Old Country Buffet|
|PM||Depart for travel home|