Atlanta today is the economic and cultural center of the Southern United States. It offers a traditional charm with a modern flair. The city is filled with attractions and activities, including the Georgia Aquarium (the world’s largest), the Atlanta Olympic Park the beautiful Atlanta Botanical Garden. Atlanta is also rich in history with the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site and the Pulitzer Prize winning Author of "Gone with Wind", Margaret Mitchell commemorated by display of her Home and Museum.

Atlanta also has stellar performance venues that showcase the Atlanta Opera, the Atlanta Ballet and Atlanta's renowned Symphony Orchestra. Before or after the show, Atlanta's selection of fine restaurants offer a selection of the best food in the South.

Facts

Population

434,771

Currency

$1 dollar (USD) = 100 cents

Opening hours

Stores are open from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Banks: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Newspapers

Atlanta Journal Constitution Creative Loafing (local events) The Hudspeth Report (provides updates on the dining and entertainment scene every month)

Tourist information

Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau Address: 233 Peachtree St. NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta Open hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Tel: +1 404 521 6600

Travel to Atlanta

Take one of Etihad Airways’ flights to Atlanta and discover one of the cities in the USA with the most to offer in terms of fun, entertainment, and culture. You will find relaxing urban gardens and courtyards, original monuments and historic neighbourhoods offering a glimpse into this region’s colonial past.

Top 5 Things To Do in Atlanta

  • Go for a walk on the wide pavements of Centennial Olympic Park and refresh yourself in its unique Fountain of Rings, the precursor of the Fountains of Bellagio in Las Vegas
  • Admire the masterpieces of Monet and Bellini and look around the halls of the High Museum of Art, one of the greatest museums in the United States
  • See the birthplace of Martin Luther King Jr. in Sweet Auburn, an impressive historic neighbourhood dating back to the beginning of the last century
  • Discover the Millennium Gate, a huge triumphal arch of almost 25 metres encircled by precious sculptures of Alexander Stoddart
  • Enjoy the biggest collection of orchids in the United States at the Atlanta Botanical Garden

Plan Your Atlanta Holiday

Located in the South of the United States, Atlanta has hot summers characterised by high humidity and temperate, rainy winters. The best times to book your tickets to Atlanta, therefore, are for the months from March to June and September to November. Thanks to Etihad Airways you won't have problems finding flight deals to Atlanta at this time.

If you book in advance, you can also find cheap hotels in Atlanta and enjoy a myriad of events, such as the Atlanta Film Festival which has taken place in March or April since 1976, or the Atlanta Jazz Festival in May, which brings together nationally renowned musicians.

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