Atlanta tours and excursions
The Atlanta Preservation Center offers guided walking tours through the historic and architecturally interesting older districts. Options include: Ansley Park, Sweet Auburn/Martin Luther King Jr District, Historic Downtown, Grant Park, Frederick Law Olmsted's Druid Hills, Inman Park, the LP Grant Mansion and Ponce de Leon Corridor.Tel: +1 404 688 3353.
Atlanta Movie Tours
Atlanta has been dubbed the Hollywood of the South thanks to its burgeoning movie and television industry. Catch some of the sites that have played host to movies such as theHunger Gamesfranchise and TV shows such asThe Walking Dead.Tel: +1 855 255 3456.
Stone Mountain Park
A huge theme park beneath a gigantic granite monolith, this place contains a resort hotel, historic inn and campsite, plus a whole host of attractions. You can soar to the summit on a cable car, slide down a winter tubing hill, ride a scenic railroad or play a round of golf. The park is 30km (19 miles) northeast of Atlanta.Tel: +1 800 401 2407.
This historic old mining town with charming shops, water wheels and a Gold Museum is the site of the first gold rush and Georgia's entry to the Appalachians. The southern tip of the long-distance Appalachian Trail lies just east of town. Dahlonega is about an hour's drive north of Atlanta.Tel: +1 706 864 3711.