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Tips For Travel To Atlanta – Georgia

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I have not had the pleasure of visiting this vibrant city other than its ✈ airport
on a few occasions, while in transit to another destination. For me, the first thing that
comes to mind is catching a ⚾ major league baseball game and sampling some of the local
Georgia cuisine.

Below, are just a few …

🌺 Atlanta Georgia Travel Tips 🌺

from my 📝 collaborating guest writer, great for those visiting Atlanta for the
first time.

The Capital of the 🍑 State of Georgia and with the largest population of approximately
445,000, the City of 🏙 Atlanta has much to offer visitors any time of year.

Taking A Trip To Atlanta – A Great Choice

 

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Atlanta is so many cities packed in one ; it’s prepared to satisfy the pickiest gourmands,
the most incorrigible history buffs, the habitual adventurist and even the certified
shop-o-holics! 

Atlanta is full of southern charm and sunny faces, there is never a dull moment in this
bustling metropolis. With a thriving restaurant scene, exciting concerts and an eclectic theater
line-up, there will be plenty of activities to keep you awake and alive throughout the night
in this dashing city.

Atlanta Georgia Skyline

There are bunch of unique things to do in Atlanta like a tour of the media behemoth CNN where
you can be a reporter for one day!

Or you can head to Bennett Street that will feed you with your daily dose of artsy and
experimental with its array of antique shops and art deco vibe.

The Martin Luther historic site is sure to evoke deep-seated sentiments and the gigantic panorama
of the Battle of Atlanta at Cyclorama will definitely awaken the patriotic in you!



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Atlanta Georgia Skyline
 
Atlanta evokes so many emotions in the visitor; it’s welcoming, warm and will leave a
smile on your face each time you think about it!

 

Hotlanata – Not Just A Nickname

USA Temperature Map

Boy, can Atlanta make you sweat!

Summers here are unforgiving, 🥵 sweltering and keep reminding you that you are way
down south. So, if you decide to visit during summers, pack appropriate clothes and drink
gallons of water!



Book Your Hotel Room Way In Advance

Hotel Neon Sign

Atlanta is the preferred destination for many conventions that take place throughout the year,
so you might find hotels fully booked if you do not plan in advance.

Racism Is So Passé

Atlantans have long moved past their so called ‘racial biases’ and quite honestly, have little
time to delve on such futile mentalities.

Most people here are polite and accepting, so don’t fret about being treated as an outcast,
if you are of a different origin. Don’t believe the rumors or the isolated incidents that are
common throughout America.

Invest In An Atlanta City Pass

Atlanta Georgia Travel Planning Tips

If you want to make most of your time in Atlanta and wish to visit its numerous attractions;
invest in an 🎫 Atlanta CityPASS® that will save you big bucks in admission fees.

Avoid The Rush – Visit In Winter Months

If you are still in the process of planning your trip, consider this: Winter hotel tariffs in
Atlanta are almost 30% cheaper than those during rest of the year.

Almost all attractions are open during winter too, and additionally you don’t have to face
the scalding heat of Atlanta summers!

Buy Day Passes For Public Transport

Planning to use the public transport in this sprawling city?

Go for a daily or weekly pass. Even though, MARTA is quite cheap, buying a daily or weekly pass
will save you quite a lot of precious moolah. Day passes start at just $9 a day with weekly passes costing around $24.



Save Yourself From Hypertension – Don’t Drive Here!

Atlanta Traffic

Traffic in Atlanta will drive you through the roof of your car; it’s noisy, chaotic and frankly,
over the top messy!

If you have a choice, avoid driving here and stick to 🚉 public transport while in
the city.

Dread Downtown After Dusk

Atlanta Georgia Travel Tips
Downtown gets quite deserted at night and has been known to have many panhandlers. Avoid walking
alone and stick to well-lit and crowded areas.

The Ambassador Force of Downtown Atlanta, is a group of individuals who patrol the streets
and have direct access to police. They will be happy to escort you anywhere you need to go.

Also, if you need directions or information to virtually anywhere in the city, they will
help you out.

Feast On Local Delicacies

Mary Mac's Tea Room

A trip to Atlanta is incomplete without trying the delectable southern specialties of –
Grits and Sweet Tea. How about some fluffy buttermilk biscuits to go with it?

Sounds promising? It is! 🙂

Head to Mary Mac’s Tea to experience heaven in your mouth!

Catch An Atlanta Braves Professional Baseball Game

Atlanta Braves Baseball

Atlantans take their sports very seriously!

If you happen to visit during the months of April to September, most of the dinner-table
conversations will revolve around baseball games and the fate of the beloved
🧢 Atlanta Braves team. Catch a game at; Turner Field and be blown away by the patriotism
of the crowd!

 

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Below, I’ve included the Official Tourism Guide Website for the 🌆 City of Atlanta.
Here you can access much more detailed information on what to see and do in this vibrant city.

🗺 Be sure to check out the {Google Map} box at the bottom of this post for the cities
exact location. 🗺

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🍑 Atlanta Georgia Tourism Guide 🍑

Guest Author at Gr8 Travel Tips

I am happy to present this collaborative guest post in the hopes of offering some interesting
travel inspiration and helpful information to you as well. If you have any updated information
you would like to pass on for those visiting Atlanta, please do send me an …
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and I will be sure to add it to this post. 🧐
 
When visiting the city, be sure to get yourself a CityPASS® for great savings on many major
attractions the city has to offer.

We did just that, on our visit to New York City and it was great!

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😎 Safe and Healthy Travels! 😎

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✨   Did You Know …

“The State Of Georgia In The USA Was Named For King George II of England.”

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