Explore Six Flags and Other Atlanta Attractions
Whether your idea of fun involves the crack of a bat, the adrenaline rush of a roller coaster or getting up close to wildlife, you’ll find plenty to do in the Atlanta area. The Country Inn & Suites, Smyrna is a short drive from many top Atlanta and Cobb County attractions. Test your courage with the thrill rides at Six Flags Over Georgia, eight miles away, or see the Atlanta Braves play at Turner Field. Visit downtown Atlanta to explore CNN’s world headquarters or experience the fascinating World of Coca-Cola. Animal lovers won’t want to miss Zoo Atlanta, home to some of America’s only giant pandas, or the impressive Georgia Aquarium that ranks as the largest aquarium in the western hemisphere. Discover the following Atlanta-area attractions:
- Atlanta Braves (9 miles)
Catch all the excitement of Major League Baseball at Turner Field, home of the Atlanta Braves. Originally built for the 1996 Olympics, Turner Field features state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment for a great game experience.
Phone: +1 (404) 577-9100
- Centennial Olympic Park (10 miles)
This expansive park is a great place to walk, jog, picnic or catch a live concert. Children love the splash center in the beautiful Fountain of Rings, which also features light and music shows.
Phone: +1 (404) 222-7275
- CNN Tour Atlanta (10 miles)
Take a tour of CNN’s impressive global headquarters and learn how the fast-paced world of news reporting works. The expansive atrium features a food court and the world’s longest freestanding escalator.
Phone: +1 (404) 827-2300
- Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre (4 miles)
This premier arts center features Broadway shows, operas, ballets and concerts by world-class performers.
Phone: +1 (770) 916-2800
- Georgia Aquarium (10 miles)
You won’t want to miss this impressive aquarium—one of the largest in the world—that features majestic whale sharks, manta rays, sea otters and bottlenose dolphins.
Phone: +1 (404) 581-4000
- Six Flags Over Georgia (8 miles)
Experience the thrill of coasters including the Mind Bender, Goliath and Superman: Ultimate Flight. You can also cool off at the waterpark or hang out with the Looney Tunes gang.
Phone: +1 (770) 739-3400
- World of Coca-Cola (10 miles)
Discover the history of one of the world’s most recognizable and best-loved brands. This interactive museum features vintage Coca-Cola memorabilia, a re-creation of the bottling process and the opportunity to taste Coca-Cola products from around the globe.
Phone: +1 (404) 676-5151
- Zoo Atlanta (14 miles)
Watch a family of gorillas, feed parakeets by hand, and visit panda twins Mei Huan and Mei Lun at this family-friendly zoo that is home to more than a thousand animals.
Phone: +1 (404) 624-9453