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Atlanta, Georgia

southern charm and sophistication

One of the global cities, Atlanta presents an authoritative culture based on historic success.
Museums are amongst its main attraction, the World of Coca-Cola being the most popular. Stone Mountain is a natural appeal thanks to its carved cliff, travellers visiting the theme park in large numbers, whilst the zoo in Atlanta is one of only four in the US to house giant Pandas.

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Visit Atlanta, Georgia

Start your Atlanta road trip! Visit the big city full of southern charm, rich history and robust with heritage. Georgias capital is the home of the Civil Rights movement and has seen big changes in American history.

Where is Atlanta, Georgia?

Atlanta is the capital of Georgia, found in the heart of the American south.

What to do in Atlanta Georgia?

Check out auburn Avenue, the birth home of Dr Martin Luther King and the King Center are found here. Explore the life of the legendary civil rights leader in this museum of MLK’s life and teachings. Piedmont Park is another local’s favourite. There are often events and celebrations held here as it is amongst the nations largest urban parks. The Georgia Aquarium, The World of Coca-Cola museum and CNN Studio Tours are other favourites topping our road trip list!

Where to go next…

As you drive from Atlanta you can make your next stop in Chattanooga, just under two hours drive from the city. Home of the Tennessee Aquarium, the Appalachian Trail and loads of Civil War Sites. You could go to the Great Smoky Mountains from here, just 3.5 hours drive, or you could head to the coast and stay in beautiful Charleston which is 4.5 hours drive.

Where to stay in Atlanta?

Downtown is the heart and soul of the city. If you don’t have too much time here, Downtown is the place to stay to be in the midst of it all. Old Fourth Ward is a vibrant area, with new energy, a few minutes outside of Downtown and brimming with culture.

What to eat in Atlanta Georgia?

No deep south road trip would be complete without eating your way through as much southern goodness as possible! Southern food is an absolute staple amongst the locals and tourists alike, as well as the some of the very best BBQ in the country.

When is the best time to visit Atlanta?

Fall can be hit or miss with the foliage remaining on the treetops, March through to May will give you mild weather in comparison to the hot and humid summers.

Top tips for your Atlanta road trip… Don’t forget to pack your raincoat. There is often heavy rainfall through the city, most common from September to October – but that’s nothing we’re not used to!

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Southern Belle Loop

Great Smoky Mountains NP, BRP, Asheville, Charleston, Hilton Head, Savannah & Atlanta

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Blue Ridge Cruiser

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Ultimate Deep South

Great Smokies, Nashville, Memphis, Natchez, New Orleans, Pensacola Beach, Savannah, Charleston & Atlanta

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