The Georgia Aquarium says it's on track to have 1.5 million visitors in its first 140 days of operation. That would quicken the pace for downtown Atlanta's newest attraction. It took the fish tank 98 days to reel in its first million visitors. The aquarium predicted 2.4 million visitors during its first year.
Six Flags Over Georgia also is riding a wave of enthusiasm. The amusement park on Atlanta's west side is reporting its new hypercoaster, Goliath, is attracting record numbers of thrill seekers.
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