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Samsad Milia Description of the places I liked in Atlanta Traveling is one of my favorite things to do. Since I have been staying in the US, the rate and scope of my traveling increased. I make frequent trips, both short and long during the holidays, summer or other vacation. I have visited many places throughout the United States among which, my trip to Atlanta, Georgia was a recent one. In Atlanta, there are many places to go and sights to see.

For example: Six Flags over Georgia, Stone mountain Park, Atlanta Botanical Garden, and the Atlanta[->0] Braves Stadium, Atlanta Botanical Garden are all in or near the city of Atlanta are some of them. Six Flags over Georgia is a theme park[->1]. This park is just in the corner of Atlanta. As I recall, I can’t think of anything that they don’t have which other theme parks can have. Everything containing from sweet treats to fun rides was exciting. Six Flags provides many activities for all ages.

It is not at all uncommon to see famous cartoon characters, such as Bugs Bunny, roaming around the park. Older children and adults who possess strong stomachs may enjoy riding the various roller coasters available. For example, The Ninja, was my favorite. The Ninja goes up and down steep hills and even loops upside down. Six Flags also has water rides available to keep people cool. My favorite was Thunder River. I was lucky enough to get caught under the waterfall. Six Flags also has games to play and many souvenir shops.

As for the sweets I mentioned earlier, the funnel cakes are absolutely delicious. I would highly recommend Six Flags to any of my friends as a place to go when visiting the Atlanta area not only because of its beauty but also for its great look, services and wonderful atmosphere. Stone Mountain Park is another tourist attraction near Atlanta. The park is located in Stone Mountain, Georgia. Not only is it a fun place to visit, but it is also historical. This mountain is the largest exposed piece of granite in the world.

The face of the mountain was carved by the same man who carved Mt. Rushmore; however, he did not finish it. The carving, which is located on the top of the mountain, remained unfinished until it became a state park. The establishment of Stone Mountain State Park took place in 1963. The carving represents three key figures of the Confederacy riding their horses. The men included are Ulysses Grant[->2], Robert E. Lee, and Jefferson Davis. The width of the carving is three-hundred yards. Along with historical museums, the park has campgrounds and horseback riding.

Stone Mountain Park also has a water park with a beach and a beautiful golf course. My favorite activity, however, was the laser show. The laser show takes place on the face of the mountain and it is absolutely thrilling. Many shows take place on the holidays, such as July 4th. Stone Mountain Park was also a main focal point for the 1996 Olympics. There were seven events that took place in the park. Last, but definitely not the least, is another wonderful place I have had the chance to visit there is the Atlanta Braves Stadium. I spent most of my time there while I was visiting Atlanta.

The stadium is always packed with rowdy Braves fans wearing various forms of Atlanta paraphernalia. There are many concession stands which serve hot dogs, pizza, nachos, and cold drinks. It is exciting to see all of the players dressed in uniform, not to mention the usual overweight coaches. The Braves games have been increasingly interesting over the past few years. Another exciting thing to do while at a Braves game is to get autographs. The players and former players usually give them out before the game. For instance, I received Terry Pendleton’s autograph.

He wrote, “Keep on pulling for us Dear. ” I will always keep that to remind me of the wonderful year they had. In conclusion, there are so many places to visit in Atlanta. Although I wasn’t able to visit them all, out of the ones that I visited, Six Flags, Stone Mountain, and the Atlanta Braves Stadium were absolutely fabulous. I had my whole family including my husband; daughter and son along with some friends and each of places I described offer various forms of fun for all ages. For instance, Six Flags offer kiddies rides as well as rides for the older children and adults.

Stone Mountain Park offers horseback riding and laser shows which very well suited most of us. Lastly, the Braves Stadium offers great food and famous autographs and not to mention: great games! I traveled to Las Vegas, California, Oregon, New York, Florida and some other most popular destinations within the US but none of them were as exciting and fun for me as Atlanta was. [-;0] – http://www. 123helpme. com/search. asp? text=atlanta [-;1] – http://www. 123helpme. com/search. asp? text=theme+park [-;2] – http://www. 123helpme. com/search. asp? text=ulysses+grant