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Atlanta Slang

Planning a trip to Atlanta, Georgia? Brushing up on a little Atlanta slang before...Read More

Atlanta with Kids: A Perfect Family Day

While Atlanta, Georgia may not be the first city you think of when planning a...Read More
While other cities in the South homogenized as they modernized, Atlanta remains true to its roots with its authentic down-home accent and its honied insouciance. Its quick emergence as regional capital and later as a world city—it’s the home of CocaCola and CNN among others—attracts residents that are diverse and accomplished. Despite all the transplants, Atlanta keeps one foot firmly grounded in the past even while it invents the future: it played a crucial role in both the Civil War and the civil rights movement. That drive to forge ahead while remembering and respecting the past colors the city’s offerings for visitors. Atlanta travel is great for everyone: couples, businessmen and women, families, etc. It has family friendly attractions that are pure fun—like the World of CocaCola—while others, such as the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site and the Georgia Aquarium, inspire and educate. It has a growing culinary scene and the shopping and nightlife that go with its cosmopolitan ...See More status. On first glance, Atlanta is a typical large, bustling American city, but underneath the area is progressive and cultured. Atlanta travel will prove to be exciting, educational and even a bit surprising. On your Atlanta vacation, be prepared: You will have fun and you will learn something, but be careful—you may find yourself longing to move here after just a couple of days. See Less
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