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Visiting Atlanta this summer just got even sweeter! There are great savings on many hotels throughout the metropolitan area. Take advantage of these prices by booking a room at a luxury hotel today and make sure this vacation is one that will not be forgotten.
Whether this is your first visit to Atlanta or you’re a local, there is always something new to see and do in the area. With a plethora of activities, you will not be bored. Make sure to check out the Botanical Garden, Georgia Aquarium, Zoo Atlanta, Georgia Dome and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, to name a few.
Atlanta has more to offer than the Georgia peaches. While you can certainly find some great traditional meals, make sure to step outside your comfort zone and try something new. With everything from Steakhouses to Southern Cuisine, there are many options when it comes to great food.
Known as “The Beverly Hills of the East,” Buckhead is one of the most renowned and fashionable neighborhoods in Atlanta. Being home to office buildings, hotels, condos and neighborhoods, Buckhead is still filled with tourists and locals alike who flock to the area for shopping and dining.
Housing the largest of three business districts, the Historic Business District, as well as many of the most famous tourist attractions, Downtown Atlanta is full of history and fun for all ages. The Centennial Olympic Park, Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola and National Health Museum, is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to things to see and do in Downtown.
Getting its name from the five-point intersection that once met in the town, Little Five Points is known for the alternative culture it brings to Atlanta. Little Five Points is known as the Bohemian center of the Southern United States. An annual summer street festival paired with local dining such as The Vortex and the Flying Biscuit Cafe draw crowds year-round.
Atlanta offers many different tours and things to do in order for visitors to experience as much of the city as possible. See Atlanta on the streets on a City Segway Tour or experience it from a different view at the Above Atlanta Skydiving Center. The city is also filled with theaters and entertainment centers for those who like to experience the area on two feet.
Listed as one of the “1,000 Places to Visit Before You Die,” the 10 million gallon, Georgia Aquarium is home to 500 different species of animals and is the World’s largest aquarium. Experience exhibits such as the Cold Water Quest, the Ocean Voyager and the Tropical Diver.
Take a trip through the history of the world’s most famous beverage brand, Coca-Cola at the World of Coca-Cola. Learning about everything from the history of the secret formula to seeing Coca-Cola being bottled, visitors gain a new perspective. And to top it off, visitors get to sample over 60 different products from around the world.
Published by Denielle D'Ambrosio on Feb 27, 2014
The states largest city and capital, Atlanta, GA, can boast itself as a thriving business center with an eclectic mix of residents back dropped by a city with southern roots. With a flare for the arts, Atlanta offers visitors and residents a wide selection of museums, classical music venues and a thriving theatre scene. A major city means major sports teams. Catching an Atlanta Falcons, Hawks or Braves game can make for a thrill of a lifetime. Visit one of the numerous restaurants or tourist attractions Atlanta has to offer. As one of the south’s largest cities, you will never be short of something to experience and enjoy.
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