Georgia Aquarium

1.2 miles from Summit location

Experience the world beneath the waves.  Tens of thousands of animals call Georgia Aquarium home.  See them for yourself!

As a nonprofit – and the largest aquarium in the western hemisphere – we’re committed to inspiring awareness and preservation of our ocean and aquatic animals around the globe.  Our mission it so treat every animal with love and care, and concentrate our research and conservation activities where they matter most.

World of Coke

1.5 miles from Summit location

Welcome to WOrld of Coca-Cola in Atlanta!  Spend the day interacting with multiple exhibits, learning about the storied history of the iconic beverage brand, and sampling more than 100 different beverages from around the world.

Atlanta Symphony

1 mile from Summit location

Atlanta Symphony has shows both days of the Summit:

The Grammy Award-winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s 75th Anniversary Season will bring people together through the transformative power of music.  The ASO is as unparalleled and vibrant as the city we represent.

  • September 11 – Buddy Guy
  • September 12 – Indigo Girls

Atlantic Station - Shop, Dine, Events

1.5 miles from Summit location

Atlantic Station is an upscale commercial and residential area. At its heart is the open-air Atlantic Station mall, with popular fashion and home decor stores. Cultural institutions include the Millennium Gate Museum, with temporary art exhibitions, and the Robert C. Williams Paper Museum. Near the Georgia Institute of Technology campus, old-school diners serve breakfast and burgers.

Skyview Atlanta

1.5 miles from Summit location

Towering nearly 20 stories above Centennial Park, the SkyView Ferris wheel features 42 climate-controlled gondolas providing guests with breathtaking panoramic views of downtown Atlanta and the surrounding metropolitan area. Those looking for an even more enhanced experience will enjoy our VIP gondola boasting Ferrari style seats, glass floor and a longer flight time. With our convenient location just steps from many of Atlanta’s most popular attractions, SkyView Atlanta is the perfect compliment to your downtown adventure.

The Varsity

“What’ll ya have… What’ll ya have?” There’s no friendlier greeting than the one you’ll receive when you step up to the counter at The Varsity. And that’s just the beginning of what makes The Varsity so special. There’s not a faster, fresher, or more fun-filled dining experience like it anywhere! Gordy family-owned and operated since 1928, The Varsity is a downtown Atlanta institution, and The World’s Largest Drive-in Restaurant.

Visiting The Varsity before a big game, or anytime for a quick, delicious meal is more than just dining out, it’s experiencing an iconic part of Atlanta’s culture. Now, with six locations and growing, The Varsity is the nearly ninety year-old fun place to eat that keeps getting better with age.

Multiple locations in Atlanta metro area.

Beltline - Walk and Eat, Art Installations

As one of the largest, most wide-ranging urban redevelopment programs in the United States, the Atlanta BeltLine is building a more socially and economically resilient Atlanta with our partner organizations and host communities through job creation, inclusive transportation systems, affordable housing, and public spaces for all.

Multiple access points – see website.  Gateway Trail is 2 miles from Summit location.

Piedmont Park - History, Conservation

2 miles from Summit location

Community park with historic meaning to the Atlanta area.  Trails, exercise, water sports, community garden and more await.

Ponce City Market - Dine Around

2 miles from Summit location

Ponce City Market breathes new life into the historic Sears, Roebuck & Co. building in Atlanta. The classic structure, which is the area’s largest adaptive reuse project, has been reinvented as a vibrant community hub housing the Central Food Hall, various shops, flats and offices, all while pointing back to the roots of its inception. The market infuses vigor and excitement into this historically-significant structure, located in one of Atlanta’s most cherished neighborhoods.

Atlanta Botanical Garden - Thursday’s, Cocktails in the Garden

1.5 miles from Summit location

Since the Garden opened its doors in 1976, it has become the emerald jewel in the crown of Atlanta culture. The Garden is an ever-evolving destination where the horticulturally-minded, nature-inspired and fun-seeking families come together to feel human again.

Renowned plant collections, beautiful displays and spectacular exhibitions make the Atlanta Botanical Garden the loveliest place in the city to visit. An urban oasis in the heart of Midtown, the Garden includes 30 acres of outdoor gardens, an award-winning Children’s Garden, the serene Storza Woods highlighted by a unique Canopy Walk, and the picturesque Skyline Garden.