Welcome to Atlanta

Things to Do [Activities]
  • Georgia Aquarium (225 Baker St. NW: about 1 mile away)

    • Description: The Georgia Aquarium is the largest aquarium in the Western hemisphere, with more than a hundred thousand animals showcasing 500 species on the planet. Less than 1 Mile from the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, the aquarium is home to many fascinating creatures such as beluga whales, bottlenose dolphins, and whale sharks.

    • Adult general admission ticket cost: $45.95

    • How to get there:

      • UberX (from Hotel to Aquarium): $varies [about an 8 minute drive]

      • Lyft (from Hotel to Aquarium): ranges from $6 to $8 [about an 8 minute drive]

      • Walking from Hotel to Aquarium: free! [about a 22 minute walk]

  • The World of Coca-Cola (121 Baker St. NW: about 0.8 miles away)

    • Description: Explore the history of the world's favorite soft drink at the World of Coca-Cola located around the corner from the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel at Pemberton Place. From an interactive 4D movie to a tasting room with Coke's drinks from all over the world, the World of Coke is a must-see attraction for families and foodies alike.

    • Adult general admission ticket cost: $17.00

    • How to get there:

      • UberX (from Hotel to Coca-Cola World): $varies [about a 7 minute drive]

      • Lyft (from Hotel to Coca-Cola World): ranges from $6 to $8 [about a 7 minute drive]

      • Walking from Hotel to Coca-Cola World: free! [about a 17 minute walk]

  • National Center for Civil & Human Rights (100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd NW: about 0.9 miles away)

    • Description: The National Center for Civil & Human Rights is one of the top attractions in downtown Atlanta. Documenting the history of the civil rights movement in an engaging and thoughtful way, the center prides itself on promoting a "safe space" for visitors to participate in an ongoing dialogue about the quest for fundamental human rights.

    • Adult ticket cost: $19.99

    • How to get there:

      • UberX (from Hotel to Center): $varies [about a 9 minute drive]

      • Lyft (from Hotel to Center): ranges from $6 to $8 [about a 9 minute drive]

      • Walking from Hotel to Center: free! [about a 19 minute walk]

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site (450 Auburn Avenue NE: about 1 mile away)

    • Description: The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site features a collection of buildings in Atlanta that recreate the story of Dr. King's incredible journey as a progressive force in the civil rights movement. When you stay at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, you will have convenient access to the center, located six minutes away by car.

    • Adult general admission ticket cost: free!

    • How to get there:

      • UberX (from Hotel to Historic Site): $varies [about a 6 minute drive]

      • Lyft (from Hotel to Historic Site): ranges from $6 to $8 [about a 6 minute drive]

      • Walking from Hotel to Historic Site: free! [about a 20 minute walk]

      • Bus (from Hotel to Historic Site): $2.50 for a one way trip [about 4 minutes on the bus, and about 7 minutes walking]

        • From Hotel, walk 0.3 miles (about 7 minutes) to the Auburn Ave. at Courtland Street bus stop; take bus #3 Auburn Avenue – Helene Mills SR Center for 5 stops and get off at Jackson Street NE at Old Wheat Street NE; walk 433 feet (about 2 minutes) to arrive at destination

  • Centennial Olympic Park (265 Park Avenue West: about 0.9 miles away)

    • Description: Venture around the corner from the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, where the heart of Atlanta lies: the famed Centennial Olympic Park, a landmark from city's 1996 Olympic Games. The 21-acre park is free to all and frequently hosts community events.

    • Adult general admission ticket cost: free!

    • How to get there:

      • UberX (from Hotel to Park): $varies [about an 8 minute drive]

      • Lyft (from Hotel to Park): ranges from $6 to $8 [about an 8 minute drive]

      • Walking (from Hotel to Park): free! [about a 16 minute walk]

  • High Museum of Art (1280 Peachtree St. NE: about 3.5 miles away)

    • Description: The High Museum of Art, located in Atlanta, is a leading art museum in the Southeastern United States. Located on Peachtree Street in Midtown, the city's arts district, the High is a division of the Woodruff Arts Center.

    • Adult general admission ticket cost: $14.50

    • How to get there:

      • Uber X (from Hotel to The High): $varies [about a 12 minute drive]

      • Lyft (from Hotel to The High): ranges from $6 to $8 [about a 12 minute drive]

      • MARTA train (from Hotel to The High): $2.50 for a one way trip [about 6 minutes on the train, and about 12 minutes walking]

        • From Hotel, walk 0.3 miles (about 9 minutes) to the Peachtree Center MARTA station; from there, take the Gold Northbound toward Doraville Station and exit at Arts Center Transit Station (4 stops). Then, walk 0.2 miles (about 3 minutes) to the destination.

  • CNN Center (1 CNN Center: about 0.9 miles away)

    • Description: CNN's multi-channel output to the world is broadcast on large screens around the center. Studio tours are available and include demonstrations of the technologies such as Chroma key and teleprompters, as well as visits to viewing galleries overlooking the newsrooms and anchors of CNN InternationalHLN, and CNN en Español.

    • Adult general admission ticket cost: $15.00

    • How to get there:

      • UberX (from Hotel to CNN Center): $varies [about a 9 minute drive]

      • Lyft (from Hotel to CNN Center): ranges from $6 to $8 [about a 9 minute drive]

      • Walking from Hotel to CNN Center: free! [about an 18 minute walk]

  • Atlanta Botanical Gardens (1345 Piedmont Avenue NE: about 3.7 miles away)

    • Description: The Atlanta Botanical Garden is a 30 acres botanical garden located adjacent to Piedmont Park in Midtown Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The mission of the Atlanta Botanical Garden is to develop and maintain plant collections for display, education, research, conservation and enjoyment.

    • Adult general admission ticket cost: $21.95

    • How to get there:

      • UberX (from Hotel to Gardens): $varies [about a 16 minute drive]

      • Lyft (from Hotel to Gardens): ranges from $6 to $8 [about a 16 minute drive]

      • Public transport (from Hotel to Gardens): $2.50 for a one way trip

        • Option 1 [about 6 minutes on the train, and about 33 minutes walking]

          • From Hotel, walk 0.3 miles (about 9 minutes) to the Peachtree Center MARTA station; from there, take the Red Northbound toward North Springs Station and exit at Arts Center Transit Station (4 stops). Then, walk 1.2 miles (about 24 minutes) to the destination.

        • Option 2 [about 4 minutes on the train, about 7 minutes on the bus, and about 11 minutes walking]

          • From Hotel, walk 0.3 miles (about 9 minutes) to the Peachtree Center MARTA station; from there, take the Red Northbound toward North Springs Station and exit at Midtown Transit Station (3 stops). Walk (about 1 minute) to the Midtown Bus Station and take bus #27 Cheshire Bridge / Lindbergh Station for 10 stops (about 7 minutes), exiting at Piedmont Avenue NE at The Prado.

Places to Eat [Dining at the Sheraton Atlanta]
  • Collage (Located in the center of Sheraton Atlanta, Collage is a casual breakfast and lunch restaurant offering buffet style food as well as delicious a la carte menus.)

  • Fandangles Restaurant and Bar (The elegant yet relaxed Fandangles Restaurant & Bar, overlooking our pool and gracious garden courtyard through floor-to-ceiling windows, offers a health-conscious "Southern Evolution" menu with distinct regional and local flavors. Head to the third floor of our hotel for a dining experience that can't be beat at Fandangles.)

  • Deli (The Deli—located next to Link@Sheraton—is a casual eatery with dining tables and an outdoor seating area. Pick up a Starbucks® Coffee and a breakfast sandwich in the mornings, and light bites throughout the day with plenty of lunch and dinner options as well.)

Places to Eat [Dining in Atlanta]
  • The Sun Dial (210 Peachtree St. NW: about 0.4 miles away)

    • Description: Situated on the uppermost floors of The Westin Peachtree Plaza, The Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar & View offers unparalleled views and a distinct Atlanta dining experience that makes the most of the city’s proximity to local, farm-to-table ingredients. A tri-level complex, The Sun Dial features an upscale restaurant, a cocktail lounge and an observatory level with a breathtaking 360-degree panorama of the magnificent skyline from 723 feet above.

    • How to get there:

      • UberX (from Hotel to The Sun Dial): $varies (about a 4 minute drive)

      • Lyft (from Hotel to The Sun Dial): ranges from $6 to $8 (about a 4 minute drive)

      • Walking from Hotel to The Sun Dial: free! (about an 8 minute walk)

  • CrazyAtlanta Travel Restaurant & Bar (182 Courtland St. NE: about 0.1 Crazy Atlanta mile away)

    • Description: Located in the heart of downtown, CrazyAtlanta Travel Restaurant & Bar is the first to open since our debut in 2015. Our crazy Chef Leo Carrasco and George Malagón give their word, offering the most famous and recognized street food dishes from all over the globe. We have our CrazyDrink menu and a diverse food selection to chose mex and you name it. Come to CrazyAtlanta Restaurant and Bar, and share your story…we want to know where you’re from.from, because we welcome you from everywhere and anywhere! Southern wings, New York pizza, wraps, gyros, tex-

    • How to get there:

      • Walking from Hotel to Crazy Atlanta: free! (about a 2 minute walk)

  • Alma Cocina (191 Peachtree St. NE: about 0.3 miles away)

    • Description: Enjoy delicious dishes and fantastic service at our upscale Downtown restaurant – there’s nothing else like it in Atlanta. Bright, fresh ingredients and regional influences shine through lunch tortas and taquito spreads, our seasonal guacamoles and salsas, and traditional chicken mole Oaxaca full of rich flavor. Sample from the most diverse tequila selection in the city and an inventive cocktail list while we deliver a destination dining experience to remember.

    • How to get there:

      • Walking from Hotel to Alma Cocina: free! (about an 8 minute walk)

  • Bacchanalia (1198 Howell Mill Road NW: about 4.1 miles away)

    • Description: This contemporary American restaurant serves five to seven course meals at a prix fixe. Bacchanalia maintains its status as one of the top rated restaurants for over 20 years through its superior service and excellent food.

    • How to get there:

      • UberX (from Hotel to Bacchanalia): $varies (about a 15 minute drive)

      • Lyft (from Hotel to Bacchanalia): ranges from $8 to $10 (about a 15 minute drive)

  • Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q (1238 DeKalb Avenue: about 3.2 miles away)

    • Description: Look no further for mouthwatering barbecue located in the Candler Park neighborhood of the city. This Atlanta staple serves award-winning ribs, wings, BBQ sandwiches, and much more.

    • How to get there:

      • UberX (from Hotel to Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q): $varies (about an 11 minute drive)

      • Lyft (from Hotel to Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q): ranges from $6 to $8 (about an 11 minute drive)

  • The Optimist (914 Howell Mill Road: about 3.0 miles away)

    • Description: One of renowned Chef Ford Fry's award-winning restaurants in the city, The Optimist is Atlanta's best seafood and oyster bar downtown. The restaurant prides itself on bringing the taste of the sea to this landlocked city.

    • How to get there:

      • UberX (from Hotel to The Optimist): $varies (about a 14 minute drive)

      • Lyft (from Hotel to The Optimist): ranges from $6 to $8 (about a 14 minute drive)

  • Rathbun’s (112 Krog Street: about 1.7 miles away)

    • Description: Kevin Rathbun's flagship restaurant serves classic American dishes infused with decadent flavors in its location as a renovated warehouse. Perfect for special occasions, Rathbun's is just eight minutes from the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel.

    • How to get there:

      • UberX (from Hotel to Rathbun’s): $varies (about an 8 minute drive)

      • Lyft (from Hotel to Rathbun’s): ranges from $6 to $8 (about an 8 minute drive)

      • Walking from Hotel to Rathbun’s: free! (about a 35 minute walk)

 

 

 

NCFA

National Council For Adoption

225 N. Washington Street

Alexandria, VA 22314

703.299.6633

Our vision is a world in which all children everywhere have nurturing, permanent families.

Learn more at
AdoptionCouncil.org

CONTACT US

MEET OUR PREMIER SPONSORS

— Silver Sponsor —

commercepayments_342with368 (2)_edited.p

© National Council For Adoption 2019