Atlanta Travel Guide

In Atlanta, Marcus climbs aboard a stolen train that nearly changed the Civil War, meets witnesses of Mark Barton’s mass shootings, and trains with a local SWAT team.


Activities
Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History
Marcus meets with Mike Bearrow, curator at the Southern Museum, to climb aboard the historic locomotive The General, stolen by Andrews’ Raiders during the Civil War.
  • 2829 Cherokee Street
  • Kennesaw, GA 30144 US

Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History

Marcus meets with Mike Bearrow, curator at the Southern Museum, to climb aboard the historic locomotive The General, stolen by Andrews’ Raiders during the Civil War.
2829 Cherokee Street Kennesaw, GA, US
Phone: +1 770-427-2117
Cyclorama Museum
Marcus visits the historical Civil War museum to view The Texas, the mighty train that William Fuller and his men used to chase down The General.
  • 800 Cherokee Avenue Southeast
  • Atlanta, GA 30315 US

Cyclorama Museum

Marcus visits the historical Civil War museum to view The Texas, the mighty train that William Fuller and his men used to chase down The General.
800 Cherokee Avenue Southeast Atlanta, GA, US
Phone: +1 404-658-7625
Gwinnett County Sherriff’s Dept.
Marcus trains with Major Simms and his squad of the RRT, running, rappelling and roping in preparation for drug raid simulation.
  • 2900 University Parkway
  • Lawrenceville, GA 30043 US

Gwinnett County Sherriff’s Dept.

Marcus trains with Major Simms and his squad of the RRT, running, rappelling and roping in preparation for drug raid simulation.
2900 University Parkway Lawrenceville, GA, US
Phone: +1 770-619-6500
SS Airsoft Arena
Marcus and the RRT invade a training site in full riot gear and weapons to practice proper protocol for breaking up a hostage situation.
  • 4729 Nelson Brogdon Boulevard Northeast
  • Sugar Hill, GA 30518 US

SS Airsoft Arena

Marcus and the RRT invade a training site in full riot gear and weapons to practice proper protocol for breaking up a hostage situation.
4729 Nelson Brogdon Boulevard Northeast Sugar Hill, GA, US
Phone: +1 678-714-6001
Overlook One Bldg
Marcus meets with noted author Tommy Newberry to hear his first hand account of the Mark Barton shooting that took place at his office complex in 1999.
  • 2849 Paces Ferry Road Southeast
  • Atlanta, GA 30339 US

Overlook One Bldg

Marcus meets with noted author Tommy Newberry to hear his first hand account of the Mark Barton shooting that took place at his office complex in 1999.
2849 Paces Ferry Road Southeast Atlanta, GA, US
Caldwell Repair Center
Marcus simulates stealing a Cadillac Escalade that is wired with a LoJack system, in order to sense what it’s like being chased, when routed by the Georgia State Patrol.
  • 2236 Lakewood Avenue
  • Atlanta, GA 30315 US

Caldwell Repair Center

Marcus simulates stealing a Cadillac Escalade that is wired with a LoJack system, in order to sense what it’s like being chased, when routed by the Georgia State Patrol.
2236 Lakewood Avenue Atlanta, GA, US
Phone: +1 404-627-7781
Premiere Global
Millionaire entrepreneur Boland Jones, who launched WebMD and other successful start-ups, meets with Marcus to give him an insider’s view of the dot com bubble burst.
  • 3280 Peachtree Road NE
  • Atlanta, GA 30305 US

Premiere Global

Millionaire entrepreneur Boland Jones, who launched WebMD and other successful start-ups, meets with Marcus to give him an insider’s view of the dot com bubble burst.
3280 Peachtree Road NE Atlanta, GA, US
Phone: +1 404-262-8400
Atlanta Rail Line Walking Tour
Marcus walks and talks with Atlanta historians Wendy Venet and Jeff Morrison along the forgotten streets beneath Atlanta where the zero mile marker lies that started the city.
  • 15 Wall Street Southwest
  • Atlanta, GA 30303 US

Atlanta Rail Line Walking Tour

Marcus walks and talks with Atlanta historians Wendy Venet and Jeff Morrison along the forgotten streets beneath Atlanta where the zero mile marker lies that started the city.
15 Wall Street Southwest Atlanta, GA, US
Piedmont Park
Marcus visits with Nell Jones, a survivor of the Mark Barton shooting, in the pinnacle park in the heart of Atlanta.
  • 1320 Monroe Dr. NE
  • Atlanta, GA 30306 US

Piedmont Park

Marcus visits with Nell Jones, a survivor of the Mark Barton shooting, in the pinnacle park in the heart of Atlanta.
1320 Monroe Dr. NE Atlanta, GA, US
Phone: +1 404-875-7275
Kennesaw Mountain
Marcus runs the hills and valleys of historical landmark Kennesaw Mountain where 4,000 men died in battle during the Civil War.
  • 900 Kennesaw Mountain Drive
  • Kennesaw, GA 30188 US

Kennesaw Mountain

Marcus runs the hills and valleys of historical landmark Kennesaw Mountain where 4,000 men died in battle during the Civil War.
900 Kennesaw Mountain Drive Kennesaw, GA, US
Phone: +1 770-427-4686
Richard B. Russell Bldg
Special Agent Keith Cromer escorts Marcus through four locked doors to the DEA vault that houses more than 20,000 pounds of marijuana held as evidence.
  • 75 Spring Street Northwest
  • Atlanta, GA 30303 US

Richard B. Russell Bldg

Special Agent Keith Cromer escorts Marcus through four locked doors to the DEA vault that houses more than 20,000 pounds of marijuana held as evidence.
75 Spring Street Northwest Atlanta, GA, US
Phone: +1 404-581-6000
Piedmont Psychiatric Clinic
To learn what makes a man snap, Marcus sits down with the chief of psychiatry at Piedmont Hospital, Dr. Dave Davis.
  • 35 Collier Rd. NW
  • Suite M-215
  • Atlanta, GA 30309 US

Piedmont Psychiatric Clinic

To learn what makes a man snap, Marcus sits down with the chief of psychiatry at Piedmont Hospital, Dr. Dave Davis.
35 Collier Rd. NW Atlanta, GA, US
Phone: +1 404-355-2914
Peachtree Road United Methodist Church
Walking in the footsteps of mourners, Marcus explores the cathedral on Peachtree Street that gave peace to the families of the victims of the Mark Barton shooting.
  • 3180 Peachtree Road Northwest
  • Atlanta, GA 30305 US

Peachtree Road United Methodist Church

Walking in the footsteps of mourners, Marcus explores the cathedral on Peachtree Street that gave peace to the families of the victims of the Mark Barton shooting.
3180 Peachtree Road Northwest Atlanta, GA, US
Oakland Cemetery
Wandering thru the tombstones of a historic cemetery, Marcus comes face to face with the memories of Andrews Raiders who were hung for stealing a train in the Civil War.
  • 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast
  • Atlanta, GA 30312 US

Oakland Cemetery

Wandering thru the tombstones of a historic cemetery, Marcus comes face to face with the memories of Andrews Raiders who were hung for stealing a train in the Civil War.
248 Oakland Avenue Southeast Atlanta, GA, US
Phone: +1 404-688-2107

Hotels
Stonehurst Place
This 19th century mansion is located in Midtown, a historic neighborhood. The 5 rooms and suites have a modern flair and amenities like whirlpool tubs and heated bathroom floors. According to guests, the innkeepers are very nice and knowledgeable.
  • 923 Piedmont Avenue Northeast
  • Atlanta, GA 30309 US

Stonehurst Place

This 19th century mansion is located in Midtown, a historic neighborhood. The 5 rooms and suites have a modern flair and amenities like whirlpool tubs and heated bathroom floors. According to guests, the innkeepers are very nice and knowledgeable.
923 Piedmont Avenue Northeast Atlanta, GA, US
Phone: +1 404-881-0722
Wingate by Wyndham Atlanta
Located near the CNN headquarters and financial center of the city, this hotel offers wonderful accommodations and a free American breakfast buffet. Guests of the hotel say the best part is the amazing staff who take care of any needs.
  • 3600 Piedmont Road Northeast
  • Atlanta, GA 30305 US

Wingate by Wyndham Atlanta

Located near the CNN headquarters and financial center of the city, this hotel offers wonderful accommodations and a free American breakfast buffet. Guests of the hotel say the best part is the amazing staff who take care of any needs.
3600 Piedmont Road Northeast Atlanta, GA, US
Phone: +1 404-869-1100
Georgia Tech Hotel & Center
The Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center is an exceptional hotel and meeting destination. The rooms are clean and comfortable and now include wireless Internet.
  • 800 Spring Street Northwest
  • Atlanta, GA 30308 US

Georgia Tech Hotel & Center

The Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center is an exceptional hotel and meeting destination. The rooms are clean and comfortable and now include wireless Internet.
800 Spring Street Northwest Atlanta, GA, US
Phone: +1 404-347-9440
Shellmont Inn
The Shellmont Inn Bed and Breakfast is located in Atlanta's theater district. The staff is friendly and the atmosphere is upscale and sophisticated.
  • 821 Piedmont Avenue Northeast
  • Atlanta, GA 30308 US

Shellmont Inn

The Shellmont Inn Bed and Breakfast is located in Atlanta's theater district. The staff is friendly and the atmosphere is upscale and sophisticated.
821 Piedmont Avenue Northeast Atlanta, GA, US
Phone: +1 404-872-9290

Restaurants & Bars
Silver Skillet
The quintessential greasy spoon that boasts the best pie in the south hosts Marcus’s meeting with former Mayor Bill Campbell to hear his view on the Mark Barton shooting.
  • 200 14th Street Northwest
  • Atlanta, GA 30318 US

Silver Skillet

The quintessential greasy spoon that boasts the best pie in the south hosts Marcus’s meeting with former Mayor Bill Campbell to hear his view on the Mark Barton shooting.
200 14th Street Northwest Atlanta, GA, US
Phone: +1 404-874-1388
Manuel’s Tavern
At this shadowy bar, known for clandestine meetings, Marcus connects with two undercover FBI agents to hear how they have infiltrated the Mexican drug cartels.
  • 602 North Highland Avenue NE
  • Atlanta, GA 30307 US

Manuel’s Tavern

At this shadowy bar, known for clandestine meetings, Marcus connects with two undercover FBI agents to hear how they have infiltrated the Mexican drug cartels.
602 North Highland Avenue NE Atlanta, GA, US
Phone: +1 404-525-3447
Seasons 52
Seasons 52 is a fresh grill and wine bar that invites guests to discover the sensational flavors of a seasonally-inspired menu and award-winning international wine list in a casually-sophisticated ambiance.
  • Various Locations
  • Atlanta, GA 30305 US

Seasons 52

Seasons 52 is a fresh grill and wine bar that invites guests to discover the sensational flavors of a seasonally-inspired menu and award-winning international wine list in a casually-sophisticated ambiance.
Various Locations Atlanta, GA, US
Fogo De Chao
An authentic Brazilian steakhouse that serves more than 15 cuts of meat with continuous tableside service. Be sure to also visit the gourmet salad bar.
  • 3101 Piedmont Road Northeast
  • Atlanta, GA 30305 US

Fogo De Chao

An authentic Brazilian steakhouse that serves more than 15 cuts of meat with continuous tableside service. Be sure to also visit the gourmet salad bar.
3101 Piedmont Road Northeast Atlanta, GA, US
Phone: +1 404-266-9988
Antico Pizza Napoletana
Inspired by his visit to his grandparents’ village outside of Naples, Giovanni Di Palma opened Antico Pizza Napoletana. Using this traditional style of preparing pizza Antico’s offers a variety of pies including cheese, veggie, lasagna and more.
  • 1093 Hemphill Avenue Northwest
  • Atlanta, GA 30318 US

Antico Pizza Napoletana

Inspired by his visit to his grandparents’ village outside of Naples, Giovanni Di Palma opened Antico Pizza Napoletana. Using this traditional style of preparing pizza Antico’s offers a variety of pies including cheese, veggie, lasagna and more.
1093 Hemphill Avenue Northwest Atlanta, GA, US
Phone: +1 404-724-2333

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