In second, Stone Mountain Park offers unique outdoor entertainment and activities throughout the year for the whole family. Located on 3,200 acres of natural beauty, you won't want to miss dozens of fun annual events such as Spring FUN Break, Summer at the Rock, Yellow Daisy Festival, Indian Festival and Pow-Wow, Stone Mountain Christmas and Snow Mountain.
The Varsity is a staple in the Midtown skyline as you pass through on I-75/I-85. They're famous for their chili-smothered hot dogs, burgers and fries since 1928. The experience at our third place winner is only complete with a Frosted Orange.
A landmark is defined as a significant building or place that is easy to see and recognize, usually of historical importance. Atlanta has these important markers in abundance, including our famous runner-ups: Historic Oakland Cemetery (Intown), Georgia State Capitol (Intown), Homage to King (Intown), Krog Street Tunnel (Intown), BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Atlanta (Gwinnett) and Cherokee Memorial (North Fulton).
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While we recognize the landmarks that we know and love, we also tip our hats to these things that you won't find in Atlanta anymore.
According to a recent ranking, though it has stood the test of time, there is one Atlanta landmark that visitors and locals and alike could do without.
If you want to connect with historic sites across the state, visit these five places that are sure to get you in touch with the state's history.