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Visit of Martin Luther King Jr. A 2.5-hour walking tour through the former Fourth Ward that focuses on the people and places that inspired King. 10 a.m. Friday to Monday. $40. 235 Peachtree Street, Atlanta. 470-223-2203, unexpectedatlanta.com.

Civil Rights Tours in Atlanta. A bus tour hosted by former King driver Tom Houck focuses on known and lesser-known Civil Rights locations; video memories provided by Andrew Young and John Lewis. 11 a.m. Saturday. $65. 449 Auburn Ave, Atlanta. 404-386-0992, civilrightstour.com.

Visit the Atlanta Roundabout. The tour includes important African American neighborhoods and landmarks. 2 p.m. from Thursday to Monday; 9:30 a.m. Saturday to Monday. $69; $50 from 5 to 12 years old. 265 Peachtree Center Avenue, Atlanta. 404-685-1090, roundaboutatlanta.com.

Atlanta hip hop tours. From Bankhead to Buckhead, this private tour showcases the city‘s past and present hip hop culture, as well as black contributions to the civil rights movement and film industry. 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday to Sunday. $275 to $375. 1175 Peachtree Street, Atlanta. 678-896-5663, hiphoptoursofatlanta.com.

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Discover Korean cuisine by visiting four authentic Korean restaurants on the Seoul of the South Tour. Courtesy of Explore Gwinnett.

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Discover Korean cuisine by visiting four authentic Korean restaurants on the Seoul of the South Tour.  Courtesy of Explore Gwinnett.

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Discover Korean cuisine by visiting four authentic Korean restaurants on the Seoul of the South Tour. Courtesy of Explore Gwinnett.

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Food tours

Food tours in Atlanta. Walking tours of Inman Park and Ponce Town Market with tastings at local restaurants. Inman Park South Modern Food Tour: 11am Friday-Sunday. $95; $60 for children under 12. Ponce City Market Food Hall and History Tour: 11am Saturday-Sunday; 1 p.m. Monday to Tuesday. $95. 404-822-3884, foodtoursatlanta.com.

Grant Park Past & Future Food Walk. Enjoy eight modern and southern fusion tastings from three local food stops. Includes a walk through Oakland Cemetery. 11 a.m. from Friday to Sunday. $80; $55 under 10 years old. 235 Peachtree St., Atlanta. 404-223-2203, unexpectedatlanta.com.

Downtown Atlanta Food and Cocktail Tour. See the sights and learn about the city’s history while savoring classic southern dishes. 11 a.m. from Thursday to Saturday; 12:30 p.m. Sunday. $99.99; $79.99 for under 21 or non-drinkers. 3535 Peachtree Street, Atlanta. 404-590-5278, southculinarytours.com.

Food tours of Piazza Marietta. A tasting of six Marietta restaurants, including Australian Bakery Cafe, Kiosk Colombian Restaurant and Miss Mamie’s Cupcakes. 11am-2pm Saturday. $55. 39-75 E. Park Square, Marietta. 770-425-5755, mariettafoodtours.com.

Seoul South Food Tour. Immerse yourself in Korean culture by visiting four authentic Korean restaurants. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 8, June 25, July 16, August 20, September 24. $60. 6500 Sugarloaf Drive, Duluth. 770-623-3600, exploregwinnett.com.

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Southern Culinary Tours hosts the Atlanta Brewery Tour and visits three of the city’s best breweries. Courtesy of Southern Culinary Tours/Justin Hall.

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Southern Culinary Tours hosts the Atlanta Brewery Tour and visits three of the city's best breweries.  Courtesy of Southern Culinary Tours/Justin Hall.

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Southern Culinary Tours hosts the Atlanta Brewery Tour and visits three of the city’s best breweries. Courtesy of Southern Culinary Tours/Justin Hall.

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Wine or beer tours

Atlanta Brewery Tour. Visit three of the city’s top breweries—SweetWater, Atlanta Brewing, and Monday Night Brewing—for a tasting and tour. Saturday afternoon. $64.99. 3535 Peachtree Street, Atlanta. 404-590-5278, southculinarytours.com.

Pop the Cork wine tours. Tour the vineyards of North Georgia in a luxury coach; includes lunch and snacks. Sunday Monday. $160. 1100 Peachtree St., #200, Atlanta. 404-433-2956, popthecorkwinetours.com.

Sippin’ in the Suburbs Beer Tour. Organized with Southern Culinary Tours, the tour showcases Gwinnett County’s emerging craft beer scene. 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. second Saturday. Pick up location to be determined. The tour begins at Good Word Brewing in Duluth. 404-590-5278, exploregwinnett.com.

Sipping in the Suburbs – Lawrenceville Walking Tour. Sampling tour of some of Lawrenceville’s craft breweries. Fourth Saturday of the month. 6500 Sugarloaf Drive, Duluth. 404-590-5278, exploregwinnett.com.

Ghost tours

Haunted walking tour. Walk the haunted streets of Marietta guided by a storyteller. 7 p.m. from Friday to Sunday. $20; $15 12 and under; $17 seniors and students. 39-75 E. Park Square, Marietta. 770-425-5755, marriettafoodtours.com.

Decatur Ghost Tour. Led by professional psychic medium and paranormal investigator Boo Newell, the spirit community comes to life with tales of murder, passion, vice, war and tragedy, including a stop at Old Decatur Cemetery. 8 pm From April by reservation only. $20. The tour begins at the Decatur Square Bandstand, 509 N. McDonough St., Decatur. 404-296-7771, decaturghosttour.com.

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Fans of “The Walking Dead” can make new friends on the Hollywood of the South – Atlanta Film Locations Tour. Courtesy of Dtour.

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Fans of “The Walking Dead” can make new friends on the Hollywood of the South – Atlanta Film Locations Tour. Courtesy of Dtour.

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Film and television tours

Visit Vampire Stalkers Mystic Falls. A tram ride to several private “The Vampire Diaries” filming locations. 10:00 a.m. Thursday-Saturday and Monday-Tuesday; 2 p.m. from Thursday to Monday. $55. 1143 Oak Street, Covington. 770-728-1669, mysticfallstours.com.

South Hollywood – Atlanta filming locations. Presented by DTour, the private tour shows filming locations from films such as ‘Captain America: Civil War’, ‘Black Panther’ and ‘Fast & Furious 7’. 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. from Sunday to Saturday. $125. Other film tours by the same company on the same dates and at the same cost are: “Walking Dead in the City”, “Upside Down – Stranger Things Film Locations”, “Where the Walking Dead Lives” and “Gone with the Wind – Margaret Mitchell’s Atlanta, 71 Howard St., Unit 3021, Atlanta, 404-971-7763, dtour.me.

City tours

Cruzers ATL. Provides guided city tours in electric cars and Segways. Atlanta Midtown Segway Tour: 2 p.m. Wednesday, Friday-Monday. $59. Eastside Atlanta Segway Tour: 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, Friday-Monday. 160 Ted Turner Drive, Atlanta. 404-492-7009, atlcruzers.com.

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