Free or Affordable Things to Do in Atlanta
When visiting a big city, you may think that no matter what activity you choose to do, a hefty price tag will follow. This is not the case when it comes to visiting Atlanta. Here are just five free or affordable things that you can do when in Atlanta.
Visit a Street Market
One popular activity that many tourists enjoy doing when in Atlanta is visiting a local street market. Taking a trip to the AP Krog Street Market will allow you to immerse yourself in the bustling atmosphere and authentic foods that the locals of Atlanta have to offer. You can find a whole range of foods including burgers, paleo fare and tapas as well as a wide range of beverages to quench your thirst. There are also stalls filled with gifts, flowers and souvenirs that you can purchase to take home for your loved ones.
There are miles upon miles of stunning scenery to be explored when it comes to visiting the Atlanta BeltLine. Whether you plan to walk, run or bike it, you are sure to be able to take in all the glorious sights around you. There are plenty of restaurants along the way should you need a pit stop or somewhere to relax and unwind. You will also be able to take in unique neighborhoods, edgy artwork and the wildlife of Atlanta.
Set Yourself a Challenge
If you are looking to try something different, why not put yourself through your paces and head to the Escape Room Atlanta? This attraction is one of the most popular things to do in the city, attracting locals and tourists from across the country and the world. You will need to work either alone or in a team to help solve clues and puzzles to progress from room to room. Teamwork makes the dream work, so if you are planning to head to the attraction in a group, you are sure to each thoroughly enjoy the whole experience.
Why not treat yourself to a concert, movie or show at the Atlantic Station? After doing so, you will be able to shop until you drop at all the major retailers that are housed at the station. There is also a local boutique situated in the outdoor shopping mecca that is packed with quirky and edgy items that may be of interest to you. Be warned that you may be bringing an extra suitcase home filled with all the exciting goodies you purchase from Atlantic Station.
Hit the Cemetery
Whilst visiting a cemetery may not be top of your list, the Oakland Cemetery is full of history and mystery which houses over 70,000 residents. Some of the residents include Atlanta legends like Maynard Jackson (the first black mayor of Atlanta) and Bobby Jones (pro golfer). The cemetery hosts Halloween tours, harvest hunts and regular weekend tours, so if you are looking for something a little unusual, the Oakland Cemetery might be perfect for you.
Having fun does not have to cost the earth. With a thriving and busy city like Atlanta, there are plenty of cheap, affordable and exciting activities that you can try out without worrying about the price.
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