Atlanta Black History Tour

Does your group want to find a fun and educational way to learn about black history? Atlanta, Georgia has everything that you are looking for.

Here is a sample itinerary of what is possible for your group. However, our main goal is to get the trip that is a perfect fit for you. Feel free to ask about adding or changing anything and we will do our best to make it happen!

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Sample Itinerary:

Day 1:

Zoo Atlanta
A circus owner became bankrupt and left his prized animals abandoned in the middle of Atlanta. The loving and caring citizens turned what was labeled the worse zoo in the nation into what is now a nationally accredited zoo that has something for everyone! There are so many incredible exhibits to see such as the African Savanna and the Panda Exhibit.
CNN Studio Tour
Get a better understanding of what it is like to produce a fast-paced show. Your group will go behind the scenes of Morning Express with Robin Meade and watch part of their live taping. You will go into the Control Room Theatre and Special Effects Theatre. Just in case all of this isn’t enough, each person in your group will enjoy a continental breakfast and get to take home a travel mug for proof!

Day 2:

African-American Heritage Tour
This is perfect for anyone who wants to get a better idea of black history. This guided tour takes you deep into the black history of Atlanta. You will visit the home of the first black millionaire, Alonzo Herndon, in the Auburn District. Plus you will be given time to see the birth place of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. which is now considered a national historic site.
World of Coca Cola
The World of Coca Cola has over 1200 artifacts available to the public. This 60,000 square foot building has many interactive exhibits and a 4-D multi-sensory movie to keep your group entertained. And of course you know the 7-foot Polar bear! He will be around as well giving everyone hugs.
Underground Atlanta
Underground Atlanta covers around six blocks of sight seeing and shopping, but it is also filled with cultural history and entertainment. They offer a guided tour that will take you to the historic landmarks that give you the opportunity to learn more about topics from the Civil War to Civil Rights.

Day 3:

Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site
Martin Luther King Jr. was born January 15, 1929 in the upstairs bedroom of 501 Auburn Avenue in Atlanta, Georgia. He experienced a lot in his life, both good and bad. Now his birth place is opened to the public. Your group will learn much about him through exhibits and displays that are sure to show you why he was such a prominent spokesman for civil rights.
Antebellum Plantation
At the Antebellum Plantation you will learn about over 100 years’ worth of Georgia history. Your group will take a tour of the original homes and gardens. Also, you will have to opportunity to view the 19th century’s antique collection of Georgia. A guided tour will take you through the time period of your choice and you will be sure to learn something you didn’t when you arrived.