If you’ve forked over the money to go to Super Bowl LIII, you might need to stay under budget while exploring Atlanta. Luckily there are loads of activities, restaurants and bars around the city visitors can do for cheap.
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Nine places to enjoy on the cheap in Atlanta
- The Starlight Drive-In Theatre: The old-fashioned drive-in and flea market costs $9 for adults and children over 10, while kids five to nine years old are just $1. The theatre features the newest movies on several screens.
- Hammonds House Museum: The museum features 350 pieces of African American artwork from the mid-19th century. It’s on a quiet, residential street on the West End, a potentially welcome break from Super Bowl chaos. Tickets are $7 for adults, $3 for students and free for children 12 and under.
- The Sun Dial Restaurant: The 360-degree view of the city makes the $20 shrimp and grits worth it. Families can dine with children before 8 p.m.
- Disc Golf: Head to Perkerson Park to play a round of disc golf the whole family will enjoy.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Park: Admission is free to see the activist’s birthplace, among other buildings and exhibits.
- Historic Oakland Cemetery: The cemetery and garden park is near downtown and is the burial ground for many of Atlanta’s founders. General admission is free, and private tour prices start at $12 per person and $6 for students or seniors. Golf cart tours are $60.
- Silver Comet Trail: Take a hike or bike ride on this 61.5-mile trail just 13 miles from Atlanta. Using the trail is free.
- Anne Frank in the World: The exhibit is free to the public and features more than 500 photos and a replica of Frank’s room. The self-guided tour takes about an hour and a half.
- Clay’s Sports Cafe: Grab a beer and hang out with other Super Bowl fans at this neighborhood spot.
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