Tag Archive: Georgia

Jun 12

Atlanta Cyclorama: Civil War Museum

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Atlanta Cyclorama is a quick stop to a very unique attraction.  The Atlanta Cyclorama is home to one of the world’s largest oil painting which spans over 350 feet long and over 40 feet high.  Done it 1885-86 and put on display in 1893 the painting tells the battle of Atlanta in way that was …

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May 28

Chickamauga National Military Park

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Chickamauga National Military Park is located near the border between Georgia and Tennessee and memorializes two major battles of the Civil War.  It was also a great stop for us as we drove from Atlanta to Chattanooga on our way to the Tennessee Aquarium.  My wife and I were in a bit of a time …

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May 20

Atlanta History Center

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There is so much to see and do in Atlanta it is hard to decide what to see and what to save for a second trip to this southern gem of a city.  We highly recommend spending some time at the Atlanta History Center, one of the nicest state/city history museums we have ever been …

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May 07

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

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Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is located just on the outskirts of the greater Atlanta metro area and is one of the few attractions in the area that is free.  The Kennesaw Mountain national Battlefield Park is the site of a Civil War battle that took place from June 19th, 1864 to July 2nd 1864 …

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Apr 26

Michael C. Carlos Museum: An Atlanta Gem

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Michael C. Carlos Museum was a real find for us on our visit to Atlanta, Georgia.  While the Michael C. Carlos Museum was not the highlight of our trip, that would probably either be seeing the baby pandas at the Atlanta Zoo or the whale sharks at the Georgia Aquarium, but unlike those other two …

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Apr 10

Georgia Aquarium: A Whale of a Good Time

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Getting the chance to see the Georgia Aquarium along with seeing giant panda cubs at the Atlanta Zoo were the two main reasons we took a family holiday to the Atlanta area.  While the Georgia Aquarium did not disappoint the rather steep price of a ticket took away some of the excitement of visiting one …

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Apr 02

Gone with the Wind Museum:

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The Gone with the Wind Museum was not all that my wife hoped it would be, but she enjoyed the visit to the museum.  Not being a fan of the movie myself I could have gone for nice walk around the town square in Marietta and been perfectly happy.  Now I have the best wife …

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Apr 01

Atlanta Zoo: They have Panda cubs too!

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The Atlanta Zoo is a wonderful zoo experience that is the ideal size for families with young children.  At 40 acres the zoo is large enough to have a high number of quality exhibits, but small enough a visitor is not worn out by a visit.  Zoo Atlanta has over 1,000 animals from more than …

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Mar 28

Panda Cubs: Atlanta Zoo

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When planning our vacation we decided to ask our little girl where she would like to go and she had only one place on her precious little mind which was the zoo.  It probably did not help that we asked her a week after we went to our local zoo, but nevertheless if she wanted …

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