Atlanta is Georgia's largest city and to visit Atlanta is to immerse yourself in a city that has played an integral role in American culture from the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s to the Olympic Games in 1996. These days, it’s an interesting and diverse destination for both national and international travelers, most of whom begin their vacation in Atlanta at to the world’s busiest airport: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
During your trip to Atlanta, you should visit the World of Coca-Cola, a modern museum dedicated to the bubbly brown beverage and Underground Atlanta, a unique collection of shops, restaurants, and nightclubs located literally underground in the Five Points area.
If you travel to Atlanta with kids, there are plenty of family-friendly options: Six Flags Over Georgia, the Sky Zone trampoline park, the Georgia Aquarium, and Zoo Atlanta, to name a few. If you want to catch a game during your Atlanta holiday, you can see a race at the Atlanta Motor Speedway just south of the city or a Braves game at Turner Field.
One of Atlanta tourism’s best kept secrets is its thriving music scene, which ranges from young, upcoming acts at the Tabernacle or Masquerade, or perhaps something a bit more classical with the Atlanta Opera or the Grammy-winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Whatever your tastes, check out the recommendations below and start planning an unforgettable Atlanta vacation.