Margaret Mitchell's one and only novel, "Gone with the Wind," was born in an apartment in this turn-of-the-century Tudor Revival mansion. Now a museum on the National Register of Historic Places, the house offers visitors a tour that tells the story of the author, the Pulitzer Prize-winning book and the making of the movie.
Step back in time in Atlanta's most tangible link to the past, Oakland Cemetery. This historical park is the final resting place for many Civil War soldiers, golfing legend Bobby Jones, and "Gone With the Wind" author Margaret Mitchell.
Going to the Starlight Six Drive-In Theater is like taking a step back in time. You turn off your headlights, tune the movie in to your car radio and kick back and enjoy movies on the really big screen.
Step into a world of magic and serenity at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, where features like the Fuqua Orchid Center treat visitors to a rare collection of high-elevation orchids never before grown in the southeast. General Admission: $21.95 Children Admission: $15.95 (free for children 3 or younger)
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Desiree Miller is a national television producer and writes about Family Fun Travel on her web site, www.StressFreeBaby.com, and contributes to TravelingMom.com.