Atlanta Black History and Culture Half-Day Small-Group Tour

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USD6900

Free cancellation

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

Duration4 hours
Guide LanguageEnglish
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About

Atlanta is known as 'the Black Mecca' for its wealth of African-American culture and history—and this half-day, small-group tour offers a comprehensive introduction to the city's key neighborhoods, landmarks, and more. Pick between morning and afternoon tour times, meet your guide in Downtown Atlanta, and travel in an air-conditioned vehicle. You'll see neighborhoods like Sweet Auburn, will visit local Civil Rights landmarks, will immerse yourself in Black arts and culture, and more.

Highlights

Learn all about Atlanta's Black culture, history, and traditions
This small-group tour is capped at 12 participants for a personal feel
See more of Atlanta in less time when you travel via air-conditioned vehicle
Visit African-American neighborhoods, Civil Rights landmarks, and more

Itinerary

Built of the 1996 Olympic Games considered the attraction hub of Atlanta. World of Coke, Georgia Aquarium, CNN and others.
Heart of Atlanta! Where Atlanta began.
-Amazing unknown facts!! See Five Points District and the Birthplace of Coca Cola
Atlanta's Government Center
-Atlanta City Hall
-Fulton County Courthouse
-Georgia Depot
The Olympic Stadium & Torch and relive the 1996 olympic moments. Amazing unknown facts! Fulton County Stadium, Baseball legend Hank Aaron and Historic Summerhill
Fun Stop for selfies and group photos
***Note: Visitors are only allowed to enter the studio welcome entrance area after 5pm Friday, all-day Sat & Sun and holidays per Tyler Perry mgmt.
The Original Madea House that Tyler Perry filmed popular movies like "Diary of a Mad Black Women and Family Reunion.
West End Atlanta-One of Atlanta’s spiritually rich and pro-black historic neighborhoods. Popular local black-owned businesses, Beautiful Victorian Homes, Beautiful Street Arts Murals
Atlanta oldest bookstore and culture center
*Great street art murals and famous black-owned businesses
HBCU's-Atlanta University Center (Largest Consortium of black colleges in the country) Morehouse College, Spellman College, Clark Atlanta University, Morris Brown College, Interdenominational Theological Center, Morehouse school of Medicine
-Famous Film locations
Cruising through the Centennial Olympic attractions and see the great views of Mercedes Benz stadium, CNN Center, State Farm Arena, and Downtown Atlanta's beautiful skyline.
Atlanta’s hidden jewel for eclectic, laid-back, rich art gallery scenery.
-Paschal’s Restaurant
-(OLG) Old Lady Gang Restaurant
-The Glam Shop
-Frost Bistro & Bar
-Escobar Restaurant & Tapas
-The Castleberry filming Back lot of famous movies & TV shows
Once Atlanta’s richest Negro Street in the world.
-Woodruff Park, Atlanta Daily World (1st black daily newspaper)
-Atlanta Life, Apex Museum, Royal Peacock,
- SCLC Headquarters, Historic Black churches
-Beautiful Civil Rights art murals
-Famous Movie locations
See historic Civil Rights landmarks from schools, restaurants, businesses to Civil Rights headquarters to Civil Rights soldiers residences.
*Atlanta’s historic gem! Lunch stop Great food and snack options from Independent/family-owned eateries like Soul food, BBQ, New Orleans, seafood West African & Asian cuisines, wide selections of herbs & spices and much more.
Grady Hospital
Butler Street YMCA
Home to one of the greatest freedom fighters, Dr. MLK Jr! See
Ebenezer Baptist Church, MLK’s Birth Home, The King Center
The Visitors Center and more
Historic Old 4th Ward District known for beautiful street art murals and Eclectic Bar District.
-The Swag Shop, Esca Seafood & Bar, Cafe Circa Resturant & Bar
Harold’s Chicken & Ice Bar, Fin & Feathers, BQE Resturant & Lounge

Inclusions

Bottled water
Driver/ Local Tour guide
In-vehicle air conditioning
3-4 stops for exploring and selfies (lunch-stop is optional)

Exclusions

Gratuities (suggested)
Food
Child Car Seat
Parking rates range $10-$30 Parking lots are located about one block from Atlanta Marriott Marquis

Additional Information

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
  • Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel is the meet-up location for all travelers. Good location that's using using Marta train riders, Uber/Lyft drop offs. The hotel has comfortable lobby seating, clean bathrooms, and Starbucks (opened 6am-1pm only) Parking is available, but isn't free! The parking garages and lots are located about one block from the hotel. Parking rates range $10-$30. Most important to arrive 20 minutes before tour departure.
  • Tour operates in all weather. Umbrella or rain poncho is recommended for for light rain. For extreme weather conditions, please call the phone number on your voucher to reconfirm tour operation.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
  • The morning tour starts from 9:30am-1:30pm and the afternoon tour 2:15pm-6:15pm

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

  • No refund is possible if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity start time.