|Atlanta History Center|
Atlanta, in many ways, takes tourists and locals on an exploration of the city from its origins to what's happening tomorrow. Attractions like the Atlanta History Center (photo) tell Atlanta's rich history in captivating detail. And events like Dragon*Con bring tens of thousands of space-traveling aliens to downtown Atlanta.
Coming up, the Atlanta Botanical Garden is sprouting its first "Atlanta Blooms!" exhibition starting March 22; Georgia Aquarium will be opening its new Dolphin exhibit in early 2011; and Fernbank Natural History Museum opens its