Atlanta is one of the Top Student Destinations

Its time to plan the all-important class trip. Youve already conquered the capital and taken a bite out of the Big Apple; now youre looking for something fresh, fun and fabulous. Recently named one of the top student destinations in the U.S. by the Student Youth Travel Association, Atlanta is an exceptional city for students.

HISTORICAL HAPPENINGS

Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site

Atlanta is known as the birthplace of the civil rights movement for a reason. The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site is a four-block treasure trove of historical significance. Visit the place where Martin Luther King, Jr. lived, worked, worshiped and is buried. There is no fee associated with the site and a U.S. park ranger will guide your tour.

Harriet Tubman African American Museum

The Harriet Tubman African American Museum features a permanent exhibit of vintage photographs, historical documents and works of art from the Tubmans collection and is widely considered one of the Souths most important cultural institutions.

Centennial Olympic Park

The Centennial Olympic Park is a 21-acre public park in downtown Atlanta and was the home of the 1996 Olympic Summer Games. Concerts, events and attractions are the centerpieces of the countrys largest downtown park developed in the last 25 years. Your students may not have been alive for the games, but theyll appreciate the legacy left behind!

AWESOME ATTRACTIONS

World of Coca-Cola

One of the coolest attractions in Atlanta is the World of Coca-Cola a museum highlighting the history of one of Americas favorite beverages. Students can tour, explore and taste samples from around the world. The famous Coca-Cola Polar Bear will be on hand for photos as well!

Atlanta Movie Tours, Inc.

The kids will geek out on their favorite shows and movies as Atlanta Movie Tours, Inc. brings them all to life. Pick a tour and get the behind-the-scenes scoop on the best productions to come out of Atlanta!

Stone Mountain Park

Stone Mountain Park is a spectacular 3,200 acres of natural beauty and fun! Your students can Ride the Ducks, or take a high speed Swiss cable car ride for incredible views of the Atlanta skyline. A ropes course, dinosaur exhibit, farmyard, scenic railroad and even an historical homes tour can be part of your adventures (depending on the season).

Georgia Aquarium

You cant go wrong with a visit to the nations largest aquarium. Georgia Aquariums 10 million gallons of fresh and salt water house the largest single aquarium habitat in the world and more aquatic life than any other aquarium in North America- incredible!

CNN Studio Tours

Take a 50-minute guided tour of the worlds first 24 hour all news network. Students will love the behind-the-scenes look at how broadcasts are produced and sent to viewers around the world. Ted Turner was definitely on to something!

PHENOMENAL FOOD

Hard Rock Caf

Hard Rock Caf is a master at knowing what kids like, from colossal, mouthwatering burgers to the sights and sounds of rock and roll! Hard Rock Caf Atlanta caters to groups of 15 or more and can offer a dedicated menu- including those legendary burgers, golden, breaded chicken tenders, gooey mac and cheese, smoky pulled pork or a classic Caesar salad. The portions are monstrous (perfect for teens) and each meal is topped off with a warm and fully-loaded chocolate chip cookie. If you prefer alternative choices, theyll work with you to design a menu that will perfectly satisfy the needs of your student group.

Pittypats Porch

Located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, Pittypats is a charming choice for the best in southern comfort food. If the group is looking for a taste of authentic southern cooking and hospitality, reserve a spot at Pittypats.

When youre ready for a change to the usual class trip itinerary, Atlanta is a superb option. Its a destination packed with unique, historical and student group-friendly attractions you and your students will love!

Kaleidoscope Adventures, a leader in student travel, is ready to help plan your Atlanta trip. More than 25 years of experience and a former teacher at the helm means KA is equipped to handle your every need with ease. Trust the experts at Kaleidoscope Adventures to make your class trip one your students will remember for years to come! Contact KA at (800) 774-7337 or email info@kaleidoscopeadventures.com.