If you have more time...
The Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center also provides great options for lovers of plants, animals and nature. The nearby Georgia Aquarium is the largest in the Western Hemisphere and includes tens of thousands of animals. Meanwhile, Zoo Atlanta was established in 1889 and is home to a wide variety of wildlife. The Atlanta Botanical Garden offers a children’s garden and a number of other specialty gardens and exhibits not to be missed by garden aficionados.
Lovers of 19th and 20th-century American art won't want to miss the High Museum of Art, home to a renowned collection of 15,000 works of art. The High Museum's architecture by Richard Meier and Renzo Piano is also noteworthy.
Explore the flavors of Krog Street Market, a high-quality food hall and market where you can shop, wine and dine. Taste everything from sushi to Southern-fried chicken.
Experience a taste of elegance at City Winery, an urban winery which doubles as a music venue, combining concerts by artists like Elvis Costello who play surrounded by wine casks. The wines are made from grapes harvested at night and shipped in a refrigerated container at 35 to 45 degrees.
The Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center concierge team contributed to this article.