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Be a Tourist in Your Own Town

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You don’t need to travel very far to find some really fun things to do this Spring in your own backyard.  We have taken many different types of tours in Georgia and I always end up learning something new, or finding a hidden gem restaurant I wasn’t aware of.  Read on to find out some of our favorite tours and activities in Atlanta and the surrounding areas.

If you are a fan of The Walking Dead, Stranger Things or Marvel Movies then you HAVE to check out Atlanta Movie Tours.  Hop on board their comfy buses and be transported to the places where many famous films and TV series have been filmed.  We did the Big Zombie tour that takes you through downtown Atlanta and shows the roads and areas where Rick Grimes (character from Walking Dead) rode a horse in the city and on the interstate.  Our tour guide was actually an extra in the series, so he had a lot of great insider info to offer about the show.  Get in, Geek out!  https://atlantamovietours.com/

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Food Tours Atlanta is a great way to see the beautiful neighborhood of Inman Park, and they also do tours in Ponce City Market.  Inman Park is THE neighborhood to eat in Atlanta! On this tour you will taste delicious eats at Krog Street Market , and exciting local restaurants along the Beltline Eastside Trail.  You’ll get to sample everything from black pepper biscuits and gravy to Food Network’s favorite Asian dumplings. As you walk among old Victorian homes that dot the tree lined streets and you will see some of the eclectic art along the Atlanta Beltline Trail.

The Ponce City Market tour is inside Atlanta’s biggest and best food hall.  You will eat a mouthwatering cheeseburger from a James Beard award winning chef where they even have homemade ketchup and mustard.  You’ll also hear some history about the hidden springs that was under the building and also gander at some of the best street art in the city along the Beltline.  https://www.foodtoursatlanta.com/

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If you want to see the city of Atlanta in a fun and unique way, then ATL-Cruzers is what you need to do this Spring.  They offer Electric cars, Segway and E-bike tours in many different areas of the ATL…you will cruz through Old Fourth Ward- Birthplace of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Midtown and also GA Tech campus areas.  The guides are quite knowledgeable about the history of the neighborhoods and can answer any in depth questions you may have while on the tour.  The also offer super fun Segway tours in Eastside and Midtown, where you will see many iconic landmarks and enclaves such as Cabbagetown, Oakland Cemetery and Grant Park.  Check out ATL-Cruzers, you won’t be dissapointed.  https://www.atlcruzers.com/

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If you love local craft beer, then you have to jump on board the Marietta Beer Bus!  This is a FREE shuttle that goes on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month from 2pm-830pm.  Hop on and visit several great local breweries to include- Red Hare, Schoolhouse, Treehorn Cider, Ironmonger and Glover Park Brewery just to name a few.  Did I mention the bus is FREE to ride, so just take an Uber to the closet location and get an armband to board the bus and let the fun begin!  Beer is available for purchase at all the breweries, but the the bus is no cost.  Have more questions, visit http://mariettabeerbus.com/

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