On one of your next Atlanta vacations, whether here to see the sites or visit family, schedule time for one of our exciting Atlanta history tours with ATL-Cruzers. You will cruz in one of their Eco-Friendly 5 Passenger Electric Cars. For those cool fall days, they provide warm blankets for you to snuggle in while touring the city.
ATL-Cruzers Tours departs from the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau at Underground Atlanta or we can make special arrangements for you to be picked up at our Atlanta Bed and Breakfast. You will cruz by Centennial Atlanta Park, home of the 1996 Summer Olympics. Next, the Georgia Aquarium, the world’s largest aquarium with 8 million gallons of water will wow you. The New World of Coke will tempt you with one of your favorite beverages. Then it is on to one of the most visited tour sites in the United States, the Martin Luther King Center. As you head north on the Midtown Mile, you will see the Fabulous Fox Theatre. The Fox Theatre was built in 1916 as an opulent Moorish-Egyptian fantasy land for the Shriner’s. It ended up as a theatre when their plans exceeded their budget.
ATL- Cruzers heads over to Piedmont Avenue. Piedmont Avenue was where the upwardly mobile Atlanta residents built their homes in the 1890′s. The homes were designed by some of Atlanta’s most prominent and well-know architects. Our Atlanta Bed and Breakfast located at Piedmont and Sixth Street is one of Atlanta’s Landmark buildings and was designed by Walter T. Downing. The northern most point of the tour is Piedmont Park, which held the Cotton Expedition in 1895. It attracted visitors from all over the United States and 13 countries. Over 2 million dollars was spend to transform the park. Today it is one of our premier parks in the city, with The Atlanta Botanical Gardens anchoring is on the north side.
You will now head over to the High Museum of Art with over 11,000 pieces in the permanent collection. The High Museum of Art was designed in 1983 by Richard Meier. This modern building is noted for its curved facade and the light and airy atrium. As you go south on Peachtree Street toward the Margaret Mitchell House you will notice the extraordinary high-rise buildings. Each one unique in his own right. Margaret Mitchell wrote ” Gone with the Wind” in her apartment that she lovingly named “The Dump”. Lastly you will cruz thru the campus of Georgia Institute of Technology, one of the top public universities in the United States.
This holiday season they are offering a Holiday Lights Tour featuring a panaramic view of Downtown and Centeniel Park all dressed for the holidays.