Atlanta Educational Tours
Located in the heart of the South, Atlanta boasts a blend of the historic and the contemporary. Our educational tours offer students an experience that is a unique combination of the past and the present – many of the city’s attractions offer a trip back in time to the Civil War or the Civil Rights movement, while others allow classes to experience many modern-day achievements in science, sports, and entertainment.
Find the Best Things to Do in Atlanta with Son Tours
The licensed educational tour operators at Son Tours offer a full-service student travel tour experience – from planning a customized itinerary and handling billing through our online portal to escorting students at each site and ensuring class safety with private security. We’re dedicated to making the planning process simple, personalized, and hassle-free so that students can have a fun, safe, and educational travel experience. Learn more about everything we offer here.
Atlanta Tour Highlights
- Georgia Aquarium: Students can visit the largest aquarium on the planet, home to more than 100,000 animals and 500 different species, including beluga whales, penguins, manta rays, sea lions, and even whale sharks.
- Margaret Mitchell House: The home of the famous author is located in midtown Atlanta, where students can discover the interesting life of this Pulitzer Prize-winning author and witness where she wrote Gone with the Wind.
- Centennial Olympic Park: Experience Atlanta’s lasting legacy to the city’s 1996 Summer Olympics at this 21-acre park, including a visit to the famous Fountain of Rings.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site: Here, students can see the reverend and Civil Rights leader’s birthplace, church, and final resting place, all while remembering his voice and his message.
- Fernbank Science Center: Science becomes an adventure here, where students can view the planetarium, observatory, and visit the many exhibits and activities.
- Zoo Atlanta: Take a stroll through this accredited zoological park to see hundreds of different animals from around the world. Students may even have a chance to watch handlers feed the Giant Pandas.
- CNN Center: Tour the inside of this global network’s international headquarters, where the main newsrooms and studios for many of the news channels are located.