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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House

Devour the Hot Brown at the very first Chick-fil-A

Along with the standard waffle fries, nuggets, and even the long lost coleslaw, the Hapeville Dwarf House’s full-service dining room offers burgers, hot ham-and-cheese sandwiches, and breakfast all day.
Delta Flight Museum

Tour vintage jets at the Delta Flight Museum

Just to the north of Hartsfield-Jackson on the nearly 100-year-old airline’s vast corporate campus, the Delta Flight Museum is the perfect spot for aviation fanatics, kids, and even experienced fliers slogging through a long layover.
Alliance Theatre

Watch experimental theater or catch a Broadway show before it makes it big

Indie show? The next big thing? Metro Atlanta's theater scene has something for everyone.
Northside Tavern

Relish the blues at Blind Willie’s and Northside Tavern

Though Blind Willie’s has a Cajun feel and Northside Tavern has more of a roadhouse vibe, these two mainstays have a lot in common.  Small, dark, and loud, these blues bars that are full of character—and interesting characters.
50 best things to do in Atlanta: Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Watch a game at Atlanta’s new (and improved) sports stadiums

A new professional soccer team that went to the playoffs in its inaugural year and shattered attendance records, two new stadiums, and a pro football team that was one win away from being crowned with the NFL’s highest honor—who says Atlanta isn't a sports town?
50 best things to do in Atlanta - Ponce City Market

Eat well—and get a feel for Atlanta’s neighborhoods—at the food halls

Food halls aren’t unique to Atlanta, but each of ours gives a solid snapshot of the neighborhood it calls home.
Busy Bee Cafe

Eat lunch where civil rights movement leaders once held meetings

“During the civil rights movement, we’d start our day at Busy Bee or Paschal’s,” says Andrew Young, referencing his days at the SCLC with Martin Luther King Jr. in the 1960s. “But you didn’t go to those places so much to eat as you did to meet. That’s where you found out what was going on.”
Miller Union

Or dine like a new-school Southerner

Is Miller Union a Southern restaurant? The field peas and grit fritters with country ham you’ll find on the menu seem to say so.
Colonnade

Dine like an old-school Southerner

The Colonnade still serves turkey and dressing every day of the week and has held its ground on an otherwise fluctuating strip of Cheshire Bridge Road since 1962. Or for a cafeteria-style Southern meal, head to Matthews Cafeteria in Tucker.
Polaris

Take a spin at Polaris

While you won't see as much as of the city as you can from the nearby SunDial restaurant (yes, downtown Atlanta has two rotating restaurants within a few blocks of each other), the history behind the blue spaceship-like dome perched atop the Hyatt Regency Atlanta is more storied.

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