Another excursion on our City Pass while in Atlanta was a CNN Studio Tour. We knew that this would be a great activity to squeeze in between other events. They start a new tour about every 10 minutes and they last about an hour. Up until a few years ago they didn’t allow small children, but we found out while on the tour that they have lifted that restriction. We kinda wished for our tour, they’d bring it back.
The tour starts off with a long ride up the world’s longest escalator at 196 feet long; 8 stories high. From there you learn about how an International broadcasting network runs. You’ll see how a teleprompter works, as well as the now retired green screen for weather maps and the new technology that is now used. You’ll find out why you won’t see Wolf Blitzer or Anderson Cooper in the Atlanta studio.