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4 Bucket List Places to See Before Parting Ways With Atlanta


Graduation season is finally here, and it’s as bittersweet as ever. Sure, you’re excited to see your friends off or spread your own wings, but you’ll also miss your home, HERE in Atlanta. To help ease the graduation transition, HERE Atlanta has compiled a list of bucket list activities to check off before you leave Atlanta.

Craving a Sweet Drink? Check Out Sweet & Fresh

Hopefully, you’ve already found this restaurant and catering service, seeing as it’s around the corner from your apartment, but if not, there’s no time like the present to give it a try! Sweet & Fresh offers some of the most delicious smoothies and bubble tea in Atlanta, and they also serve yummy appetizers. Grab some friends and head over – it won’t be a long walk.

Looking For a Show? Visit the Fox Theatre

This historic performing arts theater has been around since 1928, and it still hosts plays, concerts, and performances almost every week. Guided tours are also available for those who want an in-depth look at the historic theater. Only a few blocks away from your front door, this venue is sure to provide you with an Atlanta experience you won’t forget anytime soon.

In the Mood For Southern Comfort? Try Mary Mac’s Tea Room

This 1945-era restaurant is a longtime fixture in downtown Atlanta and serves up Southern classics like fried green tomatoes and okra, shrimp and cheese grits, and pan-fried cube steak. If you’d like to invite a crowd, Mary Mac’s also offers private rooms for pre-booked parties. Head on over and fill up on Southern specialties!&

Want a Day of Fun For Anyone? Head to the Georgia Aquarium

The Georgia Aquarium is one of the world’s largest aquariums, and it’s less than a mile from your apartment at HERE Atlanta. This aquarium is home to all kinds of marine life, from sting rays to beluga whales. If you’re feeling particularly adventurous, you can even arrange a cage dive with sharks. This is an Atlanta attraction you definitely don’t want to miss.

We hope this list has given you an idea for what to do before saying goodbye to Atlanta. For more ideas and info about the city, visit our HERE Atlanta blog.


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