Welcome to Atlanta, GA!

We hope your time at the Conference is a pleasant one and that you have time to enjoy the local attractions!

Links to Local Information:


Cobb Travel and Tourism www.travelcobb.org Information for local vendors will be available at Registration





Atlanta Braves and  Turner Field The Atlanta Braves play from  April through September at Turner  Field. The Braves  Museum and Hall of Fame features more than 600 Braves artifacts and photographs that trace the team’s  history from its 1871 beginnings in Boston to Atlanta.

Atlanta Botanical Gardens: With more than 30  acres of gardens, forest, wildflower trails, and a 10,000 square-foot Fuqua  Orchid Center, the Atlanta Botanical Garden is one of Atlanta’s most beautiful  attractions. The Canopy Walk, a 40-foot high suspension bridge creating a  treetop walking trail is the garden’s latest addition. Visitors will also enjoy  the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen and soothing sanctuary of the Cascades  Garden.

Atlanta  History Center The Atlanta  History Center features 32 acres of gardens, wildlife trails and woodland  areas. The complex includes the 1840s Tullie Smith Farm and the fully restored  1928 Swan House mansion. The museum offers exhibitions on the Civil War,  African-American heritage and Southern folk art, with a wing dedicated to the  1996 Olympic Games.

Centennial Olympic Park Home of the 1996  Olympic Games and the world’s largest Olympic Ring fountain, Centennial Olympic  Park provides year-round entertainment including concerts, festivals  and family activities. If you want to explore more things to see and do around  the park, City  Segway Tours are entertaining and unique options for family fun. This  self-balancing personal transport device lets you glide through Atlanta with  ease! Riders 12 years of age and older can experience tours of all kinds,  including the Legends & Lore Tour, Evening Glide and more.

Georgia  Aquarium Dive  into a one-of-a-kind aquatic experience at the Georgia Aquarium, where imaginations go to play. At the world’s  largest aquarium, you’ll discover graceful beluga whales, spectacular whale  sharks, playful penguins and aquatic animals from around the globe.

Hard  Rock Cafe Rock your way to the Hard Rock Cafe Atlanta to experience  exceptional “Love All, Serve All” service and delicious food within a living  museum of authentic, rock music memorabilia.  Check out our Rock Shop  where you’ll find Hard Rock branded merchandise not available anywhere else.  Located in the heart of  downtown within walking distance from the Georgia Aquarium, Centennial Olympic  Park and all the major downtown hotels makes Hard Rock Cafe the ideal choice  for a memorable dining experience!

Inside  CNN Studio Tour Tour the core of  CNN Worldwide for an up-close look at global news in the making. This 55-minute  guided walking tour offers behind-the-scenes views of Atlanta’s CNN studios and  an exclusive glimpse of news and broadcasting in action.

Martin  Luther King Jr. National Historic Site & Sweet Auburn District The area of Sweet  Auburn served as the thriving center of Atlanta’s Black enterprise from the  1890s to the 1940s. At the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site,  explore his birth home, historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, and The King Center,  where Dr. King’s Nobel Peace Prize is displayed. The crypt and gravesite of Dr.  King and his wife, Coretta Scott King, are also located here.

Margaret  Mitchell House The three-story Tudor  Revival mansion in Midtown was the home of author Margaret Mitchell, where she  wrote the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, Gone  With the Wind. The house offers tours, a museum and shop, as well as a  literature series.

World  of Coca-Cola Experience the  intriguing World of Coca-Cola! The museum features a multi-sensory 4-D theater,  an extraordinary 1880s soda fountain, and unique live-action bottling line,  plus an opportunity to sample nearly 70 different beverages from around the  world.