Things to do in Atlanta
Located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, The Westin Peachtree Plaza is just steps from Atlanta's most visited venues and top Atlanta attractions such as the Georgia Aquarium, Centennial Olympic Park, and World of Coca-Cola. Discover the multitude of attractions on the Atlanta map, and our Concierge will be delighted to assist you with directions or to book reservations or tours to any of the exciting things to do in Atlanta.
0.5 km/0.3 miles
The Georgia Aquarium instills in its guests a new appreciation for the world’s aquatic biodiversity. With millions of gallons of water housing thousands of different species of marine life, the Georgia Aquarium is an entertaining, intriguing and educational experience for guests of all ages.
The Atlanta BeltLine
4.3 km/2.7 miles
Formerly a railway corridor around the core of Atlanta, the BeltLine is a multi-use trail designed to improve transportation, add green space, and promote redevelopment of the area. The BeltLine, which links Atlanta parks and neighborhoods and is often used for temporary art installations, is a beautiful way to get to know everything the city has to offer. Check it out along our BikeWESTIN biking route!
Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site
1.7 km/1.1 miles
See where Martin Luther King Jr. lived, worked, and preached in the heart of Atlanta. Featured along our BikeWESTIN biking route, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site consists of several buildings including Dr. King's boyhood home and his lifelong church as well as a visitor center with exhibits and memorials.
Connected to The Westin Peachtree Plaza
AmericasMart has been one of the US' leading wholesale trade centers since 1957. Within AmericasMart's 7 million square ft venue, the Atlanta wholesale trade center hosts monthly trade shows.
World of Coca-Cola
0.5 km/0.3 miles
Explore the fascinating story of the world's best-known beverage brand at The World of Coca-Cola. Experience great interactive exhibits such as a thrilling, multi-sensory 4-D movie and a fully functioning bottling line as well as a gallery of 1,200 artifacts from around the world.
Centennial Olympic Park
0.3 km/0.1 miles
Centennial Olympic Park was built in 1996 to host the 26th Summer Olympic Games. Since then, the park has been one of Atlanta's biggest entertainment venues and sees thousands of visitors daily.
Other Area Favorites
- Atlanta Botanical Garden 2.6 miles
- National Center for Civil & Human Rights 0.5 km/0.3 miles
- College Football Hall of Fame 0.8 km/0.5 miles
- CNN Center 0.7 km/0.4 miles
Entertainment and Convention Venues
Arts & Culture
Don't miss out on Atlanta's vibrant arts scene! From priceless art exhibits to award-winning theatrical producitons, Atlanta has it all.
- Imagine It! The Children's Museum of Atlanta 0.5 km/0.3 miles
- Rialto Center for the Arts 0.4 km/0.2 miles
- High Museum of Art 4 km/2.5 miles and accessible by MARTA
- Fox Theatre 1.6 km/1 mile
Popular Atlanta Restaurants
Make sure you save time to experience the famous downtown Atlanta restaurants when you stay at The Westin Peachtree Plaza.
- Front Page News
- Vortex Bar & Grill
- Surin of Thailand
- South City Kitchen
- CNN Center
- Fox Theatre
- Georgia World Congress Center
- Rialto Center for the Arts
- Centennial Olympic Park
- College Football Hall of Fame
- Georgia Aquarium
- Georgia Dome
- Philips Arena
- World of Coca-Cola
- Botanical Gardens
- Imagine It! Children's Museum
- National Civil Rights Museum
- The High Museum of Art
- The Varsity