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Going to Atlanta What Should I see

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To see in terms of Attractions:

--Centennial Olympic Park

--I think there's a way to see the view from the Westin without staying there, but you have to pay $5 I think.

--Grant Park (the Cyclorama & Zoo Atlanta)

--Eat at The Varsity

--The Martin Luther King Memorial & Ebeneezer Baptist Church

--Underground Atlanta and the Zero Mile Post there from the original railroad that ran through the city in the 1830-40's

Someone else will have to fill you in on the clubs, bars, prices, and parking.

By the way, have you even been here before.

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You can find free parking on the street most evenings - just keep an eye on the area where you park - car theft is a problem in the city. Otherwise, park at a MARTA station & head over to downtown that way.

I'm guessing if you are going to downtown - they're playing at the Tabernacle - in that case Fairlie Poplar is a nice area of downtown to walk around.

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no they are playing at Gwinett Center. Are there parking buildings at these Marta stations? Im going downtown the next day to see whats happening in Atlanta since I have never been. I won't be downtown at night, do I still have to worry about my car?

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Ill tell you about the clubs.

I especially like the star studded Club Visions and right-across-the-street Club 112. They are located on Peachtree St. Most nights at Club Visions , you'll have lines turning around corners , but if you have the right attire and some dough you might be able to bargain your way to the front.

Then there's the compound, it's one Club divided into 3 areas or like seperate clubs.

I think it's on Brady St. or something like that.

You didn't strike me as a strip club person.

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Ill  tell you about the clubs.

I especially like the star studded Club Visions and right-across-the-street  Club 112.

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I thought that Club Visions was closed.

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Vision is currently closed for remodeling. I think they plan on reopening end of June or early July. If I had my way they would stay closed, and 112 would be next. Maybe then I wouldn't have to listen to assholes cruising on Peachtree St with their music so loud it rattles my windows...and I live on the 6th floor.

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Don't forget to pay a visit to some of the city's parks, Piedmont, Grant, and Centennial Parks are especially worth the visit.

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Vision is currently closed for remodeling. I think they plan on reopening end of June or early July. If I had my way they would stay closed, and 112 would be next. Maybe then I wouldn't have to listen to assholes cruising on Peachtree St with their music so loud it rattles my windows...and I live on the 6th floor.

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You live right next to these clubs? WOW

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You live right next to these clubs? WOW

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Yes, I live on the corner of Peachtree and 5th St. The things I have seen on Peachtree St on Fri. and Sat. nights would blow your mind.

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Yes, I live on the corner of Peachtree and 5th St. The things I have seen on Peachtree St on Fri. and Sat. nights would blow your mind.

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My wife & I used to live directly on the corner of 5th & Peachtree & directly above Eno's, about 5 years ago.

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Last time I was on accessatlanta, it required membership, as did the ajc. And I doubt if they will tell the things he is talking about. If the city isn't safe, I probably won't come down on a weekend.

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Downtown, Midtown, and Buckhead are generally safe during the day, and even at night.

Be careful of what's south of I-20, though. Grant Park's neighborhood is okay if you hgo to the right spots, because it has the Cyclorama and the Zoo.

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It's a good thing. That's where a lot of the dangerous neighborhoods are. I also might advise you to stay away from the western Atlanta neigborhoods, but you probably won't be going there.

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Another Atlanta attraction I forgot:

--In east Atlanta (the DeKalb part) we have Fernbank Museum of Natural History.

--Also try to visit the High Museum of Art in Midtown.

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Last time I was on accessatlanta, it required membership, as did the ajc. And I doubt if they will tell the things he is talking about. If the city isn't safe, I probably won't come down on a weekend.

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UP reccomends using Bugmenot to get around those pesky membership requirements.

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