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Atlanta, Georgia
Smoky Mountains, NC & TN | Orlando, FL
Boone, NC | Washington, DC

Tour Information

Date March 14-16, 2014
Cost $50 for 3 days
Registration deadline When Full
Price after March 7 $55
Final deadline When Full
About Atlanta:

Atlanta is the home of Martin Luther King, Jr., Coca-Cola, and CNN, and was the host of the 1996 Summer Olympics. We'll also visit Stone Mountain, the world's largest single granite rock, with a Civil War memorial sculpture on the side of it.

Planning Your Budget:


Extra Costs
the following are not included in $50 fee

  • A few meals while sightseeing
  • Entrance tickets into optional attractions

check their websites for current prices:

  • Stone Mountain Sky lift
  • Georgia Aquarium
  • Stone Mountain Museum; Jimmy Carter Museum; MLK Museum
  • World of Coca-Cola
  • CNN Studio
Arrival:

Those arrive from out-of-town must be at IFM's headquarters in Columbia, SC by 8:00 AM on the first day of the tour.  Those who wish to meet us in Atlanta must make sutiable arrangements with IFM at least one week (7 days) before the first day of the tour.  Contact IFM at info@ifmusa.org or by calling 803-799-3452.

Schedule:

Friday, March 14

Leave at 8:30 AM.  Visit Jimmy Carter Library, MLK Memorial, and downtown Atlanta.  In the evening, drive to host church and meet your host family at Community Bible Church (our host church).

Saturday, March 15

9:00 a.m. Host families bring students to church to meet bus for sightseeing.

10:00 a.m. Stone Mountain Park, one of the 1996 Olympic sites. There is a sky-lift to the top of the massive granite rock with a giant carving of the Confederate (Southern) leaders in the Civil War.

1:00 p.m. Drive to downtown Atlanta (stop and purchase lunch).

2:30 p.m. Free Time in Downtown Atlanta. Options include:

Peachtree Plaza (72nd floor observation deck )

Olympic Park and CNN

Georgia Aquarium

World of Coca-Cola - a fun museum about the world’s favorite drink, and a chance to taste many flavors.

Be certain to purchase your supper before we leave at 5:45 p.m.

5:45 p.m. Drive to meet host families at Community Bible Church. Spend evening with them.

Sunday, March 16

9:00 a.m. Attend church services at Community Bible Church.

12:00 p.m. Lunch  at host church.

1:30 p.m. Depart for home campuses. The group heading to Columbia, SC will stop at the DeKalb International Farmers' Market.