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Summer 2005 NABC—July 21-31 in Atlanta GA

Atlanta History Center
130 West Paces Ferry Road N.W. Atlanta , GA 30305-1366 Phone: 404-814-4000
The History Center is located on 33 acres in the heart of Atlanta's Buckhead district and includes: one of the Southeast's largest history museums; two historic houses illustrating over a century of Atlanta's history; a two-acre midtown campus which houses the Margaret Mitchell House & Museum; and a series of gardens unique in both design and horticultural presentation in the metropolitan area. 

Atlanta Botanical Garden, Inc.
1345 Piedmont Avenue, N.E. Atlanta , GA   30309 Phone: 404-876-5859
Atlanta Botanical Garden, the most beautiful spot in Atlanta, is 30 acres of outdoor display gardens, the Children's garden & Storza Woods, along with an incredible permanent display of tropical orchids in the Fuqua Orchid Center & Conservatory, home to rare and endangered tropical & desert plants .

Atlanta Braves - See Turner Field

Centennial Olympic Park
265 Park Avenue West , N.W. Atlanta , GA   30313 Phone: 404-223-4412
Located in downtown Atlanta , this 21-acre legacy from the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games features The Fountain of Rings with four shows daily.

The Center for Puppetry Arts
1404 Spring St. N.W. at 18th Atlanta , GA 30309-2820 Phone 404-873-3391
A vibrant, 25-year-old organization dedicated to the art form of puppetry. Kermit the Frog and Jim Henson cut the ribbon to open the Center on September 23, 1978. Over the past 25 years, we have served millions of people throughout the United States .

Chateau Elan Winery & Resort
100 Rue Charlemagne Braselton , GA   30517 Phone: 678-425-0900 Toll Free: 800-233-WINE
A 16th century-style French Chateau is the focal point of this 3,500-acre resort which contains vineyards, a winery, golfing, health spa and more.

CNN Studio Tour
1 CNN Center Atlanta , GA   30303 Phone: 404-827-2300 Toll Free: 877-4CNN-TOUR
Take a tour behind-the-scenes of the global headquarters of CNN. Advance reservations are recommended and tour times subject to change.

The Cyclorama & Civil War Museum
800 Cherokee Avenue, S.E. Atlanta , GA   30315 Phone: 404-624-1071
The Atlanta Cyclorama has been on display in Atlanta since 1893. It is the longest running show in the United States . A cyclorama is a large cylindrical painting. It is theater-in-the-round. Nowhere can the true drama of the Civil War battle of Atlanta be more appreciated than at the Cyclorama. The thrilling Cyclorama allows visitors to step back to July 22, 1864 and experience the Battle of Atlanta . The heroism of soldiers fighting bravely for causes they believed in is brilliantly portrayed as the painting, foreground figures, music and narrative combine to astonish the visitor.

Fernbank Museum of Natural History
767 Clifton Road, N.E. Atlanta , GA   30307-1221 Phone: 404-929-6300
Encounter prehistoric creatures, cultural treasures, hands-on science, exotic shells, a living aquarium and the world's largest dinosaurs. Enjoy Martinis & IMAX on Friday nights (Jan-Nov) with live music, artistic cocktails, dinners, desserts and films in the IMAX Theatre. Special exhibitions in 2005 include Frogs: A Chorus of Colors, Grossology and Totems to Turquoise.

Fernbank Science Center
156 Heaton Park Drive, N.E. Atlanta , GA   30307-1398 Phone: 678-874-7102
One of the nation's largest planetariums with Observatory, Exhibit Hall and Forest with walking trails.

The Fox Theatre
660 Peachtree Street N.E. Atlanta , Georgia 30308 Phone: 404-881-2100
Atlanta's Fox Theatre, originally the Yaarab Temple Shrine Mosque, was designed in the late 1920's as headquarters for the 5,000-member Shriner's organization. To generate additional funding, the Shriners worked out a deal with movie mogul William Fox, who at that time was building movie "palaces" in Detroit , St. Louis , Brooklyn and San Francisco . The Fox stands today as a fiercely protected landmark and a nationally acclaimed theater with almost 4,000 seats.

Georgia Dome
1 Georgia Dome Drive, N.W. Atlanta , GA   30313-1591 Phone: 404-223-9200
The world's largest cable-supported dome was the site of the 1994 & 2000 Super Bowls and events for the 1996 Olympics. Tours are available Tuesday thru Saturday on the hour from 10a.m. to 3p.m. Call 404-223-TOUR for more info.

Georgia International Horse Park
1996 Centennial Olympic Parkway Conyers , GA   30013 Phone: 770-860-4190
Toll Free: 888-860-4224
Since opening its gates in September of 1995, the Park has already served as the equestrian venue for the largest sporting event in the world: The 1996 Centennial Olympic Games. Our Park was the setting for all equestrian events, as well as the first ever mountain bike competition and the final two events of the modern pentathlon of the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games.

Georgia State Capitol
214 State Capitol Atlanta , GA   30334 Phone: 404-656-2844
An 1889 building with a dome topped with native gold, Georgia 's capitol houses many attractions. Open Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

High Museum of Art
1280 Peachtree Street, N.E. Atlanta , Georgia 30309 Phone: 404-733-4400
The High Museum of Art is the leading art museum in the Southeastern United States . It boasts a collection of over 11,000 works of art, and serves a membership of more than 40,000 households, the eighth largest museum membership in the country.

Jimmy Carter Library and Museum
441 Freedom Parkway Atlanta , Georgia 30307-1498 Tel: 404-865-7100
The Jimmy Carter Library and Museum is part of the Presidential Library system administered by the National Archives and Records Administration , a Federal government agency.

The King Center
449 Auburn Avenue, N.E. Atlanta , GA 30312 Phone: 404-526-8900
Established in 1968 by Coretta Scott King, The King Center is the official, living memorial dedicated to the advancement of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader of America 's greatest nonviolent movement for justice, equality and peace.

Margaret Mitchell House and Museum
990 Peachtree Street Atlanta , GA 30309 Phone: 404-249-7015
The docent-led tour is a one to one and a half-hour experience with exclusive photographs and archival exhibits that begin to tell the story of Margaret Mitchell beyond Gone With The Wind. The tour starts in our Visitors' Center with "Before Scarlett: The Writings of Margaret Mitchell." The tour continues into the house, through her apartment where she wrote Gone With The Wind and finally to the NEW Gone With The Wind Movie Museum .

Oakland Cemetery
248 Oakland Avenue, S.E. Atlanta , Georgia 30312 Phone: 404-688-2107
In 1850, city fathers established the new cemetery on farmland away from the bustling center of town. Today, the 88 acres of Oakland provides the third largest green space in downtown Atlanta , an oasis of beauty and calm in the midst of a busy urban center. Atlanta milestones are represented from early builders to Civil War soldiers to leaders of industry. The best known is the massive "Lion of Atlanta ," marking an estimated 3,000 graves of unknown Confederate soldiers disinterred from the battlefield.

Philips Arena
1 Philips Drive Atlanta GA 30303 Phone: 404-878-3000
A 20,000 seat stadium for basketball ( Atlanta Hawks), hockey ( Atlanta Thrashers) and major concert events.

Six Flags Over Georgia
275 Riverside Parkway, S.E. Austell , GA   30168 Phone: 770-948-9290
The South's premier family theme park featuring thrill rides, Broadway-style shows & attractions. Open weekends, spring and fall, daily during summer.

Stone Mountain Park
Highway 78 East - P.O. Box 778 Stone Mountain , GA   30086 Phone: 770-498-5600
Toll Free: 800-317-2006
Georgia 's #1 attraction offers fun for the whole family. Features the world's largest exposed granite with Confederate carving. Attractions include: Crossroads - replicates an 1870s town w/characters & skilled crafters, Georgia's only 4D theater, The Great Barn, Sky lift, Scenic Railroad, new Laser Show, shopping, dining & more!

Turner Field
755 Hank Aaron Dr S.W. Atlanta , 30315 Phone: 404-522-7630
After opening in 1997, the "Home of the Braves" has quickly become an Atlanta landmark and the benchmark for future baseball park design. Turner Field combines the nostalgia and the atmosphere of old-time baseball with a state-of-the-art environment unlike any other park.

Underground Atlanta
50 Upper Alabama St - Suite 007 Atlanta , GA   30303 Phone: 404-523-2311
Six city blocks in the heart of Atlanta that has been transformed into an urban market with 12 spectacular restaurants & more than 100 stores.

World of Coca-Cola® - Atlanta
55 Martin Luther King Drive Atlanta , GA 30303-3505 Phone: 404-676-5151
An unparalleled collection of over 1,000 articles of memorabilia tracing the rich heritage and global reach of the world's most popular soft drink. Take a virtual journey from the invention of Coca-Cola® by Dr. John Pemberton in 1886 to a spectacular series of interactive exhibits including soda fountains of the past and future where you can sample over 40 domestic and international beverages.

Zoo Atlanta
800 Cherokee Avenue Atlanta , GA 30315 Phone: 404-624-5600
The WILDEST place in Atlanta ! Zoo Atlanta is regarded as one of the finest zoological parks in the nation and one of the three United States zoos which exhibit live pandas.

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