Southeast USA Attractions

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Kona Skate Park, Florida
  8739 Kona Avenue - Jacksonville, FL              
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The oldest operating skatepark in the country, celebrating over 30 years of the best outdoor skating in Jacksonville Florida. Kona is also a full service Skate Shop providing equipment, footwear, and clothing. Combining superior products with a highly knowledgable staff, the shop is able to provide customers with the information necessary to get the right product every time. Whether you're new to skateboarding or a seasoned pro, the Skate Shop at Kona has what you're looking for.
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Wild Adventures, Georgia
  3766 Old Clyattville Road - Valdosta, GA              
Wild Adventures, the nations largest and fastest growing privately owned theme park. The park is continually growing and there is always something interesting to tell the public.
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Ripley's™ Aquarium, South Carolina
  1110 Celebrity Circle - Myrtle Beach, SC              
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Located in Broadway-at-the-Beach, an entertainment and dining complex that features restaurants, rides, shops and the 85,000 square foot Ripley’s Aquarium.
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Old Town, Florida
  5770 W. U.S. Highway 192, Suite 324 - Kissimmee, FL              
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American Classics and Muscle every Friday Sponsored by Pepsi-Cola®, this car show features show-quality vehicles from 1964-1979.
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Whirlin' Waters, South Carolina
  Hwy 78 University Boulevard - North Charleston, SC              
Featuring:
Otter Bay - A kiddie pool area with a 6 lane racer slide, sprays and a total of 10 different interactive features
Lily Pad Lagoon - A toddler play area with a shallow pool and 3 different spray geysers
The Big Kahuna - A wave pool offering 27,000 square feet and many different types of wave action
Riptide Run- A mat racer slide delivering 347 feet and 6 lanes of sliding
Tubular Twister- A multi-slide complex with three different selections of thrilling spills, each approximately 300' in length
Big Splash Tree House- A Tree House Play Structure with 66 interactive play elements including pinwheels, troughs, 4 body slides, jets, waterwheels, and a giant bucket which dumps 1,000 gallons of water from above
Rollin' River- A lazy river featuring 870 feet of relaxation A Corporate Picnic Area for group and company outings (group packages, prices and menus available).
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Jacksonville Landing, Florida
  2 Independent Drive - Jacksonville, FL
             
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The Landing hosts more than 350 events each year including Florida/Georgia Weekend Celebrations, the annual Christmas Tree Lighting, New Year’s Eve and Gator Bowl Celebrations, St. Patrick's Day and July 4th. Weekly events include live weekend entertainment in the center courtyard offering a variety of music including classic rock, oldies, contemporary, jazz, and top 40. The Landing also hosts a myriad of events for the community such as charity walks and runs and the Earth Day Ecology Fair. There is always something going on at The Jacksonville Landing, and a complete list of all Landing events can be found in the events section.
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Family Kingdom, South Carolina
  300 South Ocean Blvd. Myrtle Beach - Myrtle Beach, SC              
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Free to Enter Park...Visit Myrtle Beach's most popular Amusement Park with over 30 fun-filled rides to choose from! Freefall 110-feet on our newest attraction - the Slingshot Drop Zone! Ride our thrilling all-wooden roller coaster, the Swamp Fox and the largest Ferris Wheel in the state of South Carolina.

Myrtle Beach's Only Oceanfront Waterpark - Splash your way to some of the "coolest" fun on the Grand Strand, visit Myrtle Beach's only oceanfront Water Park! There are three wet and wild water flumes, one with a 185 foot drop, plus two exhilarating speed slides, two intermediate speed slides, and a spacious 400 square foot Lazy River with waterfalls.
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The Peace Center, South Carolina
  300 South Main St - Greenville, SC              
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Great performances are even better at The Peace Center. Architecturally and acoustically it is an amazing place to see a show! In fact, many of the world’s top performers look forward to returning again and again, and consider The Peace Center one of their favorite places to play. One artist’s representative recently called it, “a jewel.”
The Peace Center is at the heart of Greenville’s award-winning downtown. So, you can start your experience before you arrive on our campus, and continue well past the final encore, by enjoying the city’s shops, restaurants, and coffee houses, or simply taking a stroll down Main Street or along the Reedy River.
From white glove service to spacious leg room for every seat, The Peace Center was built for comfort—and The Peace Center staff works hard to make sure every performance is special.
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Disney World, Florida
   - Orlando, FL              
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Walt Disney World Resort is the largest and most visited recreational resort in the world, containing four theme parks, many themed hotels and numerous shopping, dining, entertainment and recreation venues. Owned and operated by the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts segment of The Walt Disney Company, it is located in Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake, Florida, outside the city limits of Orlando. The property often is abbreviated Walt Disney World, Disney World or WDW.
The 25,000 acre (101 km²) property is the world's largest theme park resort, although significant land has been sold off for housing and other developments, including land now occupied by the Disney-built (but not owned) community of Celebration. It once covered approximately 30,000 acres or 47 square miles (120 km²), about the size of San Francisco or Manchester, or twice the size of Manhattan. Fonte
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Speed Park Motorsports, Florida
  201 Fentress Blvd - Daytona Beach, FL              
"Our facility is here to meet your needs whether you are looking to cruise around one of our 3 Go-Kart tracks, fly down Nitro Alley in one of our Dragsters topping speeds of 75mph or enjoy our 7,000 sq. ft. Arcade we have something for everyone including a Bounce House for the little ones."
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Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Georgia
  1280 Peachtree Street, N.E. - Atlanta Symphony Hall - Atlanta, GA              
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The orchestra performs more than 200 concerts each year, with its main subscription series augmented by pops series, family concerts, and a full summer schedule including classical, pops, and free parks concerts. Its educational concerts for young people are consistently sold out and, along with outreach initiatives in schools and community centers, serve more than 50,000 youngsters annually.
Music Director since 2001, Maestro Robert Spano has led an innovative period for the ASO that has included commissions for video and animated installations in the concert hall as well as video interviews with living composers and a greater emphasis on contemporary repertoire.
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Scott Aquarium, Mississippi
  115 Beach Blvd. - Biloxi, MS              
The J. L. Scott Marine Education Center endeavors to enlighten the citizenry to produce a cadre of well informed and knowledgeable stewards of our coastal ecosystems. The Center supports a career based working environment utilizing formal, non-formal, free-choice learning and higher education strategies focusing on the coastal ecosystems of the northcentral Gulf of Mexico to promote careers in marine sciences and foster community involvement.
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Dollywood, Tennessee
  1020 Dollywood Lane - Pigeon Forge, NY              
Unique as its namesake Dolly Parton, Dollywood is a one-of-a-kind Smoky Mountain Family Adventure! Spanning 125 acres and nestled in the lush foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, near Gatlinburg, Dollywood is one of the most popular family vacation destinations. Thrill to spectacular Dollywood theme park rides including the award-winning wooden roller coaster The Thunderhead™-the wildest ride in the woods. Family vacation fun features kiddie rides and 10 new family attractions in our expanded Country Fair area. Dollywood's live entertainment showcases the best in country, bluegrass, mountain and gospel music with more than a dozen stage shows. Master craftsmen demonstrate centuries-old crafts including blacksmithing, glass blowing and wood carving. Dollywood is also home to four of the South's largest festivals-Festival of Nations™, KidsFestsm, the new National Harvest & Music Celebration and Smoky Mountain Christmas. No matter what time of year you visit, Dollywood offers something special for every member of the family! Buy your tickets today!
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Georgia Dome, Georgia
  One Georgia Dome Drive - Downtown Atlanta - Atlanta, GA              
The largest cable-supported domed stadium in the world, opened in 1992. Located in downtown Atlanta, the Dome is the home venue for the Atlanta Falcons, host to Super Bowl XXVIII and XXXIV, host of the gymnastics and basketball events for the 1996 Olympic Games and host to both a Men's and Women's NCAA Final Four.
Annually, the Dome hosts the Bank of America Atlanta Football classic, the SEC Football Championship and the Chick-fil-A Bowl. The Dome is equipped to handle large non-sporting events which include everything from major trade shows to concerts by such entertainers as the Rolling Stones and Backstreet Boys to religious events by such ministers as Billy Graham and T.D. Jakes.
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Atlanta Botanical Garden, Georgia
  1345 Piedmont Ave. NE - Atlanta, GA              
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Get to know the Atlanta Botanical Garden's numerous themed plant collections. These gardens grow throughout the Garden and are cultivated for their preservation and in harmony with their place in the ecosystem.
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Zoo Atlanta, Georgia
  800 Cherokee Avenue, SE - Atlanta, GA              
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Striving to inspire the citizens of Atlanta and Georgia and all visitors to the Zoo to value wildlife on Earth and to help safeguard existing species through conservation.
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Moore-Webb-Holmes Plantation, Alabama
  Route 1 Box 260 - Marion, AL              
Seven miles west of Marion, you may visit the site of one of Alabama’s last active plantations, one which has been in the same family since the early 1800s.
Most of the buildings are original to the site, and much of the handiwork of William Moore “the wagon maker” can be seen. Historic papers, a deed signed by Andrew Jackson, and other items of interest may be viewed in the Country Store. Farm equipment, such as wagons, plows, planters, hay rakes, and other pieces, may be seen also.
Come visit and see some some american history up close!
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Imagination Station, North Carolina
  120 Turner Street - Southern Pines, NC
             
Bring your child to a play experience unlike any other around!! At Imagination Station the sky is the limit as your children play in a simulated" grown-up" world. Fabulous stations with endless possibilities for fun and learning! The Sun is always shining at Imagination Station, Inc. a creative play experience!!
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Elvis Presley Birthplace, Mississippi
  306 Elvis Presley Drive - Tupelo, MS              
The Birthplace of Elvis Presley in Tupelo, Mississippi is the only location in the world where you can see, feel and touch where the King of Rock & Roll began his musical journey.
Only in Tupelo can you walk into the room where he breathed his first breath, take a stroll to his favorite location as a boy to relax looking over Tupelo, and see first hand how it all shaped this young boy from Mississippi into the international rock & roll music legend he is today.
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Wet 'n Wild Emerald Pointe Water Park, North Carolina
  3910 South Holden Road - Greensboro, NC              
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When you think summer, think Wet‘n Wild. The largest water park in both the Carolinas is the place to cool off, get sun and have fun. With over 36 rides and attractions, there's something for everyone…from mild to wild…from tots to seniors. It's family friendly and the young kids (and mom and dad, too) will have a great time in Splash Island and Happy Harbor, our two large children's areas. When you're ready to kick back and relax after enjoying the over 3 million gallons of water fun, Wet‘n Wild Emerald Pointe offers an abundance of lounge chairs and shaded areas.
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Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Alabama
  Twenty 32nd Street North - Birmingham, AL              
Sloss Furnaces produced iron for nearly 90 years, which gave rise to the city of Birmingham, AL. Now recognized as a National Historic Landmark, Sloss Furnaces with its web of pipes and tall smokestacks offers us a glimpse into the great industrial past of the South and the nation.
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North Carolina Zoo, North Carolina
  4001 Zoo Parkway - Asheboro, NC              
Located just south of Asheboro, the North Carolina Zoo is seated on a 1,500 tract of land in the Uwharrie Mountains. Approximately 500 acres of this property have been developed into one of the largest "natural habitat" zoos in the United States. You won't find cages made of steel and concrete here! Our animals are given enclosures that mimic their natural habitats to include trees, ponds, rocks, grass and dirt.
The North Carolina Zoo grew from an idea initiated by the Raleigh Jaycees in 1967. Through a series of fund-raising events-including at least one professional football game-the site was selected and secured to be close to the center of the state. We are 75 miles east of Raleigh, 25 miles south of Greensboro and 75 miles northeast of Charlotte.
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Point Mallard Park, Alabama
  P.O. Box 488 - Decatur, AL              
Point Mallard Park offers the great outdoors like you've never experienced it before! Hidden among North Alabama‘s wooded pines, the 500-acre family park lets you stay in tune with nature 365 days a year. Come play 18 holes on one of the South‘s best golf courses, stay in our 25-acre, wooded campground, visit America's first wave pool at our Waterpark, and/or cool off in the indoor ice skating rink!
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Greenville Zoo, South Carolina
  150 Cleveland Park Dr - Greenville, SC              
The Greenville Zoo is a 14-acre facility featuring hundreds of wildlife from all over the world including giraffe, monkeys, giant tortoises and elephants. Join us on a wildlife adventure through the zoo’s beautifully landscaped acres filled with up close and personal views of its residents! Through engaging programs, educational events and animal exhibits, the Greenville Zoo provides a wonderfully wild experience for the entire family that will keep you coming back all year long!
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Alabama Sports Hall of Fame, Alabama
  2150 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. - Birmingham, AL              
Over the last thirty-five years, the ASHOF has become the benchmark for other Halls of Fame across the country, with over 5,000 sports artifacts elegantly displayed in the 33,000 square foot building. Out of ESPN’s list of the top 100 athletes of the century, five out of the top fifteen greatest ever are in the ASHOF: Jesse Owens, Hank Aaron, Joe Louis, Willie Mays, and Carl Lewis.
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Geyser Falls Water Theme Park, Mississippi
  209 Black Jack Road - Choctaw, MS              
Mississippi's #1 family attraction, Geyser Falls is a 23-acre water theme park located in Philadelphia MS. After entering the park, the excitement begins as you pass Geyser Flats with bubbling fountains, gurgling water pools and multiple spouting geysers. Inside the park, the endless attractions keep families entertained all day long with the little ones begging to go back.
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Jackson Zoo, Mississippi
  2918 West Capitol St. - Jackson, MS              
The mission of the Jackson Zoo is to provide visitors with a quality recreational and educational environment dedicated to wildlife care and conservation.
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Nashville Shores, Tennessee
  4001 Bell Road - Hermitage, TN              
Beautiful white sandy beaches along 14,000-acre J. Percy Priest Lake make for great fun or a kicked-back place to relax in the sun. Plus our activity-packed Big Splash pool area promises buckets of fun for young and old. The Wacky Pond Kiddie Pool will keep little ones entertained for hours. Our seven water slides offer thrills for every kid—especially the kid at heart—with nearly 700 feet of twisting, turning fun. Choose a pontoon boat or personal water craft and set a course for refreshing pleasure. Rent by the hour, half-day or day... or inquire about renting a slip for your boat at the Nashville Shores Yacht Club and Marina.
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Ghost Town, North Carolina
  US Hwy 19 - P.O. Box 369 - Maggie Valley, NC
             
Nestled at the foot of the Great Smoky Mountains in Maggie Valley, Ghost Town offers rides fit for the youngest buckaroo to the bravest outlaw. Ghost Town also features staged gunfights, live music and shows, crafts, food and lots more fun.
Step back into the Wild West at this timeless, family-fun destination located in a beautiful mountain setting surrounded with breathtaking views. Ghost Town in the Sky has something fun for all ages.
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Marine Life Oceanarium, Mississippi
  P.O. Box 4078 - Gulfport, MS              
Marine Life Oceanarium has been educating and entertaining families for over forty-eight years. Interactive exhibits, thrilling shows, educational sessions, train tours of the harbor area, and just plain fun are all part of the Marine Life experience.
No trip to the Mississippi Gulf Coast is complete without spending a few hours at Marine Life. Centrally located in Gulfport, Mississippi, Marine Life is just where you need it to be...close to hotels, beaches, restaurants, shopping, and casinos.
We are open year round, except for Christmas and Thanksgiving holidays, so you will never catch us in an "off season". And don't let unpleasant weather keep you away. Our shows and attractions are sheltered from the weather. So what are you waiting for? Come visit the largest family attraction in Mississippi!