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Unexpected Atlanta Tours provide unique city tours and Atlanta food tours.
King Historic District Tour
Track the fascinating life of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement in a fast-paced, memorable 2.5 hour walking history tour. We’ll see Ebenezer Baptist Church and the King Center. Then, we’ll venture to unexpected locations even locals don’t know.
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Some of Our Thrilled Customers
“Such a great break from the craziness that is work right now.”Jess K., Emory
“WOW! Team was creative. They went above and beyond to create an experience unlike any other!”Mike L., Liberty Mutual
“The tour was AWESOME! Everyone was raving about it.”Nicole A., Morrison Living
“I love food tours and try to take them in every new city. This was truly the best one I've ever had the pleasure of taking. Tons of delicious food samples. Plus a truly friendly and knowledgeable local to lead the way! You should take this tour!”Tripadvisor Reviewer
“I've been on over 20 food tours both inside and outside the US. This was easily one of the best food tours I've EVER been on. I judge a food tour primarily on 2 characteristics--quality of the food and quality of the tour. Both were way above and beyond expectations.”Tripadvisor Reviewer
“The Downtown Southern Food Walk explores the Civil Rights movement through southern cuisine. This is the neighborhood that people really need to be talking about.”Conde Nast Traveler
“One of the 3 food tours every local Atlantan should do. You won't find any food snobbery on this tour, just memorable moments for your taste buds.”Atlanta Journal Constitution
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On our food tours, experience Atlanta food and drink tastes. Try rave-worthy local restaurants in 2 to 3 hours.
Our guides are experts in Atlanta’s history and culture and can’t wait to share the unknown stories of our city with you.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Yes. Tickets must be purchased in advance on our website. Because Atlanta tours sell out quickly, we suggest purchasing tickets early.
Our tours are located near the city’s biggest attractions. Easily experience Atlanta by adding on another activity.
The Grant Park Food Walk is within 0.25 miles to the:
- Atlanta Zoo
- Atlanta Beltline
Also, the Oakland Cemetery tour looks at Civil War sites.
The King Historic District Tour is focused on the Civil Rights Movement. It includes a tour through:
- Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site,
- the King Center,
- and past the King Birth Home.
The Downtown Southern Food Walk is 0.5 miles away from:
- Centennial Olympic Park,
- the World of Coca-Cola,
- the Georgia Aquarium,
- the National Center for Civil and Human Rights,
- the CNN Center,
- Mercedes Benz Stadium, and
- the ATL-Cruzers Atlanta segway tour location.
That being said, all tours are far from the Atlanta Braves at Suntrust Arena and the Atlanta History Center.
The King Historic District Tour walks by the King Birth Home. But, we DO NOT go inside the King Birth Home. Guides can share with you how to get tickets to enter the Birth Home.
We do our best to keep our tours running on schedule. Sometimes, our tours run 30 minutes late. Please keep that in mind as you schedule activities for the rest of the day.
Our walks involve over 2 hours of walking, standing, and eating. Some children may have limited attention span. This tour may not be a good choice for them.
Yes, all of our tours are wheelchair accessible. There may be a few small places with curbs. Generally, we will do our very best to assist everyone.
No, pets are not allowed on the tour except service animals.
Atlanta is one of the safest urban centers in the country. That being said, please take general precautions. First, always lock your doors. Second, do not leave any valuables in cars. Third, please be aware of your surroundings at all times.
Check out our list of favorite Atlanta hotels here. But, honestly, there are so many cool places to stay in the city. Try the historic Stonehurst Place or the funky Decatur Alpaca Cottage. If you want to stay right near the tours, we recommend the Candler Hotel which is a short walk or on the Streetcar line.
Food Options for Food Tours
A food tour combines food, history, sightseeing, and culture. This is an all-inclusive experience. You pay one price and we take care of everything else!
We eat small portions at several different restaurants. This winds up being a nice meal. Most guests find it sufficient for a nice lunch.
Yes! We can provide options for most dietary restrictions with advance notice. Please indicate your diet restrictions when you book your tickets.
Vegetarians, gluten-free, and pork-free are, for example, common food alternatives.
Our food samplings are preselected to create an incredible experience. They highlight the best of the city and our cuisine.
For that reason, we cannot make last minute substitutions while on the tour.
But, we offer many tastings on each tour. So, we are sure you will enjoy many of our tastings!
Yes. All guests must purchase a ticket whether they plan to eat or not. Non-paying guests will not be able to join the tour for any reason.
Yes. We offer sample alcoholic drinks on all Atlanta food tours. Those drinks vary. We also offer non-alcoholic options.
Vegetarians love our food tours. Luckily, vegetables are a big part of Southern food. For example, at Six Feet Under, instead of shrimp and grits, we offer asparagus and grits.
The walks range from 1 to 2 miles on easy, flat ground. But, we suggest that you wear very comfy shoes!
Of course! We welcome cameras and filming throughout the tour. After the tour ends, we provide pictures of you, too.
Yes. There is free parking near the starting points.
Yes. All tours start near a MARTA (metro) station.
The Downtown Southern Food Walk ends 2 miles away from the start location. The tour ends in front of the Atlanta Streetcar.
The Grant Park Food Walk and King Historic District Tour end at the start location.
Yes! We operate rain or shine. After all, the food and historic sites are always awesome.
Very rarely, we will cancel the Atlanta walking tours due to severe weather forecasts.
Atlanta gets hot in the summer time! We try our best to keep our guests cool. But, we suggest that guests wear cool clothing. And, please carry a bottle of water.
Yes. Restrooms are available during the Atlanta walking tours. But, right now, there is NO restroom at the start of the King Historic District Tour.
Yes, all of our tours include Atlanta’s world famous street art. Additionally, you will get insight into Atlanta’s growing art scene.