• Georgia Aquarium  - Atlanta, Georgia

    Georgia Aquarium - Atlanta, Georgia

    The Georgia Aquarium is the largest aquarium in the Western Hemisphere with 10 million gallons of fresh and marine water, and tens of thousands of animals. It features one of the largest single aquatic habitats and one of the most abundant collections of aquatic life in the world. The seven distinct galleries and more than 100 exhibits represent aquatic environments ranging from arctic to tropical waters and feature one of the most diverse assortments of aquatic animals anywhere.

  • Georgia Aquarium  - Atlanta, Georgia

    Georgia Aquarium - Atlanta, Georgia

  • Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum - Atlanta, Georgia

    Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum - Atlanta, Georgia

    Come visit the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and follow the path of a boy born in rural Georgia, who became President of the United States of America. The library is filled with documents, photographs and other media used by researchers to study the different aspects of the Carter administration. The museum has exhibits that span the life of the Carters, from the fields of Plains, Georgia, to the Oval Office of the White House.

  • Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum - Atlanta, Georgia

    Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum - Atlanta, Georgia

    Jimmy Carter's rise to the presidency was one of the most remarkable ascents in American political history. He was all but unknown to the public through much of 1975. Less than a year later, he was his party's candidate for president. Like no campaign since, it was largely the effort of family and friends - some were tireless campaigners and shrewd political advisors. The entire primary campaign cost about $11.5 million.

  • CNN Studio Tours - Atlanta, Georgia

    CNN Studio Tours - Atlanta, Georgia

    Take a ride up the world's largest freestanding escalator as you begin your exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour of CNN. You will take a 50-minute walking tour with your very own guide through the halls of CNN's headquarters and receive an inside look at how a live broadcast is produced and sent to viewers around the world. From a glass-walled observation tower, you'll see writers composing new scripts, operators positioning cameras, and maybe even a live broadcast. From the historic first newscast to the now living legacy, learn how CNN became the worldwide leader in news.

  • CNN Studio Tours - Atlanta, Georgia

    CNN Studio Tours - Atlanta, Georgia

  • College Football Hall of Fame - Atlanta, Georgia

    College Football Hall of Fame - Atlanta, Georgia

    95,000 square feet. A 45-yard indoor football field. More than 50 engaging and interactive exhibits. A shrine to the greatest to ever play or coach the game. All in the heart of downtown Atlanta. Make a memorable entrance through the Entry Tunnel, then marvel at the impressive Helmet Wall, featuring helmets from all 765+ college football teams.

  • World of Coca-Cola - Atlanta, Georgia

    World of Coca-Cola - Atlanta, Georgia

    Welcome to the World of Coca-Cola! Prepare to experience the real stories behind the world’s most famous and most loved beverage brand.

  • World of Coca-Cola - Atlanta, Georgia

    World of Coca-Cola - Atlanta, Georgia

    Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of Coca‑Cola as you are surrounded by artifacts from yesterday and today. The Loft is home to a mix of nearly 200 historical and international artifacts that represent more than 125 years of Coca-Cola memories. There are also more than 30 different countries represented in the Loft from France to Korea to Zimbabwe.

  • SunTrust Park - Atlanta, Georgia

    SunTrust Park - Atlanta, Georgia

    SunTrust Park is the perfect marriage of classic ballpark feel, modern amenities and southern hospitality, which creates a fan experience unlike any other. An intimate setting of 41,000 seats is designed to maximize sightlines, making every seat feel like the "best in the house."

  • SunTrust Park - Atlanta, Georgia

    SunTrust Park - Atlanta, Georgia

    SunTrust Park, the home of the Atlanta Braves is the first of its kind -- a destination that simultaneously builds and integrates a state-of-the-art Major League Baseball ballpark with a multi-use development and community.

  • SunTrust Park - Atlanta, Georgia

    SunTrust Park - Atlanta, Georgia

    Since 1995, I've been cheering on the Atlanta Braves and finally made my pilgrimage to Braves Country.

  • SunTrust Park - Atlanta, Georgia

    SunTrust Park - Atlanta, Georgia

  • SunTrust Park - Atlanta, Georgia

    SunTrust Park - Atlanta, Georgia

  • SunTrust Park - Atlanta, Georgia

    SunTrust Park - Atlanta, Georgia

  • SunTrust Park - Atlanta, Georgia

    SunTrust Park - Atlanta, Georgia

  • Zoo Atlanta - Atlanta, Georgia

    Zoo Atlanta - Atlanta, Georgia

    Learn about endangered species around the world...and find out how easy it is to make an individual difference.

  • Zoo Atlanta - Atlanta, Georgia

    Zoo Atlanta - Atlanta, Georgia

    Zoo Atlanta is currently home to North America’s largest population of gorillas. Western lowland gorillas live in troops led by a dominant silverback, several adult females, and their offspring.

  • Zoo Atlanta - Atlanta, Georgia

    Zoo Atlanta - Atlanta, Georgia

    Orangutans are highly endangered as a result of habitat loss and the black market trade for infants as pets.

  • Zoo Atlanta - Atlanta, Georgia

    Zoo Atlanta - Atlanta, Georgia

    Giant pandas represent Zoo Atlanta’s most significant investment in wildlife conservation. Fewer than 1,900 giant pandas are estimated to remain in the wild in China’s Sichuan, Shaanxi and Gansu provinces. Of these, more than 1,200 live inside nature reserves, eight of which are supported by Zoo Atlanta.

  • Zoo Atlanta - Atlanta, Georgia

    Zoo Atlanta - Atlanta, Georgia

    See, feed and touch one of the largest living tortoise species in the world.

  • Zoo Atlanta - Atlanta, Georgia

    Zoo Atlanta - Atlanta, Georgia

    Meeting the ancient giants of Aldabra Atoll.

  • Churchill Downs - Louisville, Kentucky

    Churchill Downs - Louisville, Kentucky

    Horse racing in Kentucky dates back to 1789, when the first race course was constructed in Lexington. Almost 100 years later, in 1875, Churchill Downs officially opened its gates in Louisville, and began its tradition as "Home of the Kentucky Derby" and the longest continually running sporting event in America.

  • Churchill Downs - Louisville, Kentucky

    Churchill Downs - Louisville, Kentucky

    The World's Most Legendary Racetrack. Just its name inspires romantic images of spectators dressed in their Sunday best sipping on mint juleps as thoroughbreds race past them. Recent travelers agreed – Churchill Downs, the racing facility that hosts the annual Kentucky Derby, is just as idyllic as you might have imagined. In fact, visitors said that if there's only time for one stop in Louisville, this Central Avenue racing complex is the place to go. The racetrack occupies 147 acres, featuring a one-mile dirt, oval racetrack and a seven furlong turf race course. Thoroughbred racing, the Kentucky Derby, and the Kentucky Oaks have run continuously at Churchill Downs Racetrack since 1875. In addition, Churchill Downs Racetrack has hosted the Breeders’ Cup World Championship eight times.

  • Keeneland - Lexington, Kentucky

    Keeneland - Lexington, Kentucky

    Spending a day at Keeneland is one of the favorite pastimes of many Lexingtonians. A National Historic Landmark, Keeneland features beautifully landscaped grounds that are open to the public every day. Fans and horsemen alike are welcome to enjoy its spectacular racing, attend one of its annual horse sales, or simply visit the grounds and celebrate Keeneland’s timeless beauty.

  • Keeneland - Lexington, Kentucky

    Keeneland - Lexington, Kentucky

    Keeneland horse race track jockey statues.

  • Keeneland - Lexington, Kentucky

    Keeneland - Lexington, Kentucky

    For lovers of racing, little compares to an afternoon (or evening) at the track. The sport is best experienced in the flesh, and Keeneland's large grandstand offers diverse perspectives to enjoy this pursuit.

  • Keeneland - Lexington, Kentucky

    Keeneland - Lexington, Kentucky

    With a fantastic view of the track, watch the excitement of Keeneland Racing in individual reserved seats, equipped with backs and armrests. Ticket Details Wednesdays,Thursday, Friday, Sunday: $10 per person Saturday: $20 per person

  • Keeneland - Lexington, Kentucky

    Keeneland - Lexington, Kentucky

    Celebrating 80 years of racing tradition, Keeneland is truly a jewel in the thoroughbred industry. Located in the heart of the Bluegrass region, Keeneland is at once both historic and cutting edge, and is the pulse point for a significant global business.

  • Keeneland - Lexington, Kentucky

    Keeneland - Lexington, Kentucky

    With its tranquil setting and lovely stone fences and buildings, Keeneland - a National Historic Landmark - is one of the most genteel and beautiful racetracks in the world. Live thoroughbred racing takes place Wednesday through Sunday from April to October. The annual horse sales at Keeneland are also world-renowned and literally attract the "crowned heads of Europe."

  • Keeneland - Lexington, Kentucky

    Keeneland - Lexington, Kentucky

    Behind every legend lies an impossible dream.

  • Keeneland - Lexington, Kentucky

    Keeneland - Lexington, Kentucky

  • Keeneland - Lexington, Kentucky

    Keeneland - Lexington, Kentucky

    Unlike Churchill Downs, I loved the accessibility of Keeneland. I literally could walk around and respectfully observe the comings and goings of the jockeys and their fearless thoroughbreds, without being questioned.

  • Keeneland - Lexington, Kentucky

    Keeneland - Lexington, Kentucky

    Dozens of horses were on site at Keeneland, preparing for their morning training.

  • Keeneland - Lexington, Kentucky

    Keeneland - Lexington, Kentucky

    A surprise dog sighting at Keeneland.

  • Kentucky Scenic Byways - Lexington, Kentucky

    Kentucky Scenic Byways - Lexington, Kentucky

    Old Frankfort Pike is designated a state scenic byway and encompasses 16 miles of gorgeous thoroughbred horse country just outside of Lexington. This route passes through six National Register Historic districts, multiple thoroughbred horse farms, dry laid stone fences and a wide variety of native trees that cover the road in a beautiful canopy in the summer.

  • Kentucky Scenic Byways - Lexington, Kentucky

    Kentucky Scenic Byways - Lexington, Kentucky

    What better way to experience Kentucky than by driving its many scenic tours and byways. Some of the most beautiful drives in the country pass through areas that reveal insights into the culture, music, history and characters that have shaped the Bluegrass State.

  • Kentucky Scenic Byways - Lexington, Kentucky

    Kentucky Scenic Byways - Lexington, Kentucky

    Old Frankfort Pike is designated a state scenic byway and encompasses 16 miles of gorgeous thoroughbred horse country just outside of Lexington. This route passes through six National Register Historic districts, multiple thoroughbred horse farms, dry laid stone fences and a wide variety of native trees that cover the road in a beautiful canopy in the summer.

  • Town Branch Distillery - Lexington, Kentucky

    Town Branch Distillery - Lexington, Kentucky

    Town Branch Distillery opened in 2012 as the ­first new distillery in downtown Lexington in more than a century and is named for Lexington’s Town Branch stream, the waterway rich with limestone that once enticed numerous distillers to set up operations along its course.

  • Town Branch Distillery - Lexington, Kentucky

    Town Branch Distillery - Lexington, Kentucky

    Town Branch is infused with a golden amber honey color, which is an inviting introduction to this masterfully crafted bourbon. Pleasant woody and oaky aromas lead into caramel, toffee, brown sugar, and hints of cherry. Distilled by our nation’s first president at Mount Vernon and the most popular whiskey until Prohibition, rye whiskey is being revived with Town Branch Rye — a style of whiskey with a history as rich as its flavor. Enjoy the spicy floral aroma, then the light, spicy rye notes of vanilla and oak finishing with a peppery, warm dry finish.

  • Town Branch Distillery - Lexington, Kentucky

    Town Branch Distillery - Lexington, Kentucky

    Award-winning Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale is a unique sipping beer with the distinctive nose of well-crafted bourbon. Kentucky Ale is aged for up to six weeks in freshly decanted bourbon barrels from some of Kentucky’s finest distilleries. Carefully crafted by Alltech’s master brewers, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout builds on the success of its barrel-aged brother, the beloved Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale. Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout is brewed and aged with Alltech Café Citadelle Haitian coffee and aged in world-famous Kentucky bourbon barrels.

  • Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory - Louisville, Kentucky

    Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory - Louisville, Kentucky

    The Louisville Slugger Museum is home of the World's Biggest Baseball Bat and offers interactive and interesting exhibits along with a bat factory tour and batting cages. Soaring 120 feet into the air, the Big Bat was hoisted into place on October 21, 1995. Built locally by Caldwell Tanks, it is made of carbon steel and hand painted to look like wood. The World's Biggest Bat weighs 68,000 pounds. It is hollow, and could hold 30,000 gallons of water. The Big Bat is an exact scale replica of Babe Ruth's bat. The signature belongs to Bud Hillerich, who made the first Louisville Slugger bat in 1884.

  • Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory - Louisville, Kentucky

    Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory - Louisville, Kentucky

    It takes a special place to craft the Official Bat of Major League Baseball. Experience history-in-the-making as you stroll through the factory where world famous Louisville Slugger baseball bats used by MLB star players are made.

  • Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory - Louisville, Kentucky

    Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory - Louisville, Kentucky

    What were some of the bat “extremes” used by players? Edd Roush of the Cincinnati Reds used the heaviest bat, a 48 ounce piece of timber. Billy Goodman, who won the batting championship in 1950 while with the Boston Red Sox, used the lightest bat. He used a 30 ounce bat to win the batting crown.

  • National Civil Rights Museum - Memphis, Tennessee

    National Civil Rights Museum - Memphis, Tennessee

    Noted as one of the nation's premier heritage and cultural museums, the National Civil Rights Museum is steadfast in its mission to share the culture and lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement and explore how this significant era continues to shape equality and freedom globally. Established in 1991, the museum is located at the former Lorraine Motel, where civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. Through interactive exhibits, historic collections, dynamic speakers and special events, the museum offers visitors a chance to walk through history and learn more about a tumultuous and inspiring period of change.

  • National Civil Rights Museum - Memphis, Tennessee

    National Civil Rights Museum - Memphis, Tennessee

    Dr. King spent the last hours of his life in Room 306.

  • National Civil Rights Museum - Memphis, Tennessee

    National Civil Rights Museum - Memphis, Tennessee

    Did the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom succeed? The March on Washington vastly exceeded its organizers' expectations. It drew more people and got more media attention than anyone could have hoped. It remained peaceful. It prompted President John F Kennedy to strengthen safeguards against employment discrimination in his civil rights bill. And it provided Dr. King with a platform to share his vision of a democratic society.

  • National Civil Rights Museum - Memphis, Tennessee

    National Civil Rights Museum - Memphis, Tennessee

  • National Civil Rights Museum - Memphis, Tennessee

    National Civil Rights Museum - Memphis, Tennessee

    The Lorraine Foundation, the precursor to the National Civil Rights Museum, reconstructed the room in 1982.

  • Sun Studio - Memphis, Tennessee

    Sun Studio - Memphis, Tennessee

    Sun Studio. It’s well-known in the music industry as "The Birthplace of Rock 'N' Roll" and the most famous recording studio in the world. Opened by rock pioneer Sam Phillips in 1950 as the Memphis Recording Service, this national Historic Landmark is where superstar musicians like Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, B.B. King, Howlin' Wolf, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison and countless others started their recording careers.

  • Sun Studio - Memphis, Tennessee

    Sun Studio - Memphis, Tennessee

    Step back in time to when legends like Elvis, Johnny Cash, and Jerry Lee Lewis recorded albums that made their mark on the history of music.

  • Sun Studio - Memphis, Tennessee

    Sun Studio - Memphis, Tennessee

    Sun Studio's musical heritage and collection of one-of-a-kind memorabilia make for an unforgettable stop while you're in Memphis.

  • Sun Studio - Memphis, Tennessee

    Sun Studio - Memphis, Tennessee

    After a couple of years operating as a recording studio for hire, Sam Phillips started his own label, Sun Records, and the explosion of rock & roll put his little yellow label on the map. He recorded and released early records by Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Roy Orbison. And when a truck driver from Tupelo, Mississippi wandered into the studio in 1954 to “see what he sounded like,” Elvis Presley walked out with his first record.

  • Sun Studio - Memphis, Tennessee

    Sun Studio - Memphis, Tennessee

    Take a guided tour of the most famous recording studio in the world, the Legendary Sun Studio, the "Birthplace of Rock ‘n' Roll," where the blending of blues and country music exploded in the big bang of rock ‘n' roll heard around the world.

  • Sun Studio - Memphis, Tennessee

    Sun Studio - Memphis, Tennessee

    Founder Sam Philips, a self-taught producer, didn't know the rules, so he broke them all, blending musical styles, cranking up that amp and using lots of echo to create a new kind of music that rocked the world.

  • Sun Studio - Memphis, Tennessee

    Sun Studio - Memphis, Tennessee

    Delve into more than 50 years of fascinating history on your guided tour of Sun Studio.

  • Sun Studio - Memphis, Tennessee

    Sun Studio - Memphis, Tennessee

    The studio walls and ceiling are covered in acoustical tiles installed for soundproofing in 1949. Sam Phillips custom-designed the tile installation for this room based on his research on acoustical design, and built “the latest and finest sonocoustic studios.” It was one of the first music recording studios that took acoustics into consideration in its design.

  • Sun Studio - Memphis, Tennessee

    Sun Studio - Memphis, Tennessee

    Sun Studio is one of the most famous and important recording studios in the world for a very good reason—this is the place where the blending of blues and country tunes gave birth to rock 'n' roll. Experience outtakes from recording sessions and touch Elvis Presley's first microphone, while admiring the priceless memorabilia.

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