Atlanta Up Close Tour

Atlanta -- premiere city of the American Sunbelt! Legacy Tours follows the trail of Atlanta's history, beginning with its rapid rise from the ashes of the Civil War to host city of the Summer Centennial Olympic games!

Relax on a comfortable motor coach as your tour guide shares the following sights of Atlanta's vibrant and impressive skyline: CNN Center, Phillips Arena, the Inforum, Coca-Cola Company World Headquarters, Underground Atlanta, Georgia Dome Stadium, Georgia World Congress Center, Turner Field and the gold domed Georgia State Capitol. Additional sites include venues from the Centennial Olympic Games, including Centennial Olympic Park, Olympic Stadium, Olympic Village, and much, much more. Enjoy a walk through Peachtree Center, a mega futuristic urban complex.

Our journey continues with a drive down Auburn Avenue and the Martin Luther King Historical District, the most visited attraction in the entire state of Georgia. See Dr. King's tomb, Ebenezer Baptist Church, the Civil Rights Museum and Dr. King's birth home.

Our journey continues down world famous Peachtree Street where you will see the Fabulous Fox Theater, Georgia Institute of Technology, Woodruff Arts Center, Colony Square and Richard Meir's award winning High Museum of Art.

You will delight in touring the stately mansions of Buckhead, the premiere residential area in the Southeast. The area is home to many of our captains of industry, including the Coca-Cola Mansion, the Governor's Mansion and the elegant Swan House. Many of the mansions were designed by America's premiere classical architect, Philip Shutze.

The tour may include visits to additional attractions: CNN Studios, World of Coca-Cola, The Cyclorama, The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library, Georgia's Governor's Mansion, Underground Atlanta, Stone Mountain, Atlanta History Center, Margaret Mitchell Museum, High Museum of Art and much, much more. Your orientation tour will give a good overview of our sprawling metropolis. You will leave Atlanta knowing why the city is called the "Gate City of the South".