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Atlanta for free

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Atlanta for free
You don't have to spend a bundle to find fun in Atlanta. Several options exist to educate and entertain!
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Centennial Olympic Park
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Centennial Olympic Park

Built for the 1996 Summer Olympic Games, this public park offers weekly free concerts, a dancing water fountain for the kids and a memorial quilt in remembrance of the victims of the 1996 Olympic bombing.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Atlantic Station
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Atlantic Station

Opened on October 21, 2005, Atlantic Station is set up in the style of an outdoor mall, with many choices of shopping, dining, and a 16-screen Regal movie theater. The stores include the Southeastern flagship store of Dillard's,[1] and stores such as H&M, Guess, Z Gallerie, Banana Republic, and Gap

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Piedmont Park
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Piedmont Park

This 185-acre park, home to the Atlanta Botanical Gardens and to summer festivals, is also popular with joggers.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
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Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

The museum features a display on the history of money; interactive, multimedia exhibits explaining the Federal Reserve's role in the economy; and a view of the bank's automated vault and cash processing areas. In addition, most group tours include a stop in the bank's boardroom. A tour of the museum provides in-depth lessons on the role of the Federal Reserve in the U.S. economy. Then... More

The museum features a display on the history of money; interactive, multimedia exhibits explaining the Federal Reserve's role in the economy; and a view of the bank's automated vault and cash processing areas. In addition, most group tours include a stop in the bank's boardroom. A tour of the museum provides in-depth lessons on the role of the Federal Reserve in the U.S. economy. Then, you can take a look inside our cash-processing operations, where millions of dollars are counted, sorted, or shredded daily. You'll also get a glimpse into the bank's automated vault and see the robotic transports that do the heavy lifting. Less

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Monastery of the Holy Spirit
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Monastery of the Holy Spirit

Visitors are welcome year-round to the Monastery of the Holy Spirit, the inspirational home of Georgia’s Trappist Monks. With more than 2,300 acres of contemplative space, the Monastery is less than an hour from Atlanta’s international airport. The new Monastic Heritage Center – a 17,000-square-foot, state-of-the-­art museum – is educational, interactive and kid-friendly. There is also... More

Visitors are welcome year-round to the Monastery of the Holy Spirit, the inspirational home of Georgia’s Trappist Monks. With more than 2,300 acres of contemplative space, the Monastery is less than an hour from Atlanta’s international airport. The new Monastic Heritage Center – a 17,000-square-foot, state-of-the-­art museum – is educational, interactive and kid-friendly. There is also a bonsai garden, store and cafe. At the Abbey Gift Shop, which is the largest Christian bookstore in Georgia, visitors can purchase monk-made biscotti, fruitcake and fudge, all of which the monks sell in an effort to be self-sustaining and feed the local poor. You can also see the Norman Gothic architecture of the Abbey Church and take a quiet stroll along the lake, or spend time in prayer and meditation. Less

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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