6 BEST Things to Do in Atlanta

Atlanta is the city of the passion and desire with several breathtaking sights. Selected as the location of the shooting of Black Panther, its natives, including the rapper Killer Mike also call it Wakanda. The Peach State, Georgia combines everything that makes the South so attractive with fascinating landscapes from the mountains of the Appalachian Mountains to the dreamy beaches of the Atlantic Ocean.

Nowhere in the United States serves up southern hospitality mixed with big-city vibrancy like Atlanta. Georgia’s urban hub pops with a cosmopolitan restaurant scene to go with pulsing nightlife, street art, and a culture of live music that rivals anywhere in the country. Summers are hot and muggy, but locals like to cool off over a rooftop cocktail.

Atlanta is also a prime destination for sports fans. There are loads of day trips just outside the city. And the rumors are true — you actually can rent Tony Stark’s cabin from Endgame (if you’re willing to throw down for it). If you haven’t visited Atlanta, it’s high time to start planning a trip.

It has very warm hospitality, lots of history. Among the best places to visit in USA, in Georgia, you will find everything in one state. The name Atlanta brings to mind an active cosmopolitan city home to Coca-Cola, CNN and Gone with the Wind. But let the big city not deceive you. There are hundreds of exciting outdoor adventures and picturesque treasures in the villages a few hours away by car from the metropolitan area.

If you are someone who is visiting this land of great historical importance for the first time, below are some things to do in Atlanta that can make your trip to USA mesmerizing from Day One.

1. Begin your Day with a Stroll in the Centennial Olympic Park

Open from 7 AM, Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park is the core of the city for live entertainment and various art festivals. It is also a delightful place for children with a lot of activities. On your walk, you can also visit the nearby landmarks like the Georgia World Congress Center, College Football Hall of Fame and Mercedes-Benz Stadium

2. Make Reservations for the tour at the Atlanta CNN Center

Tourists can make early reservations for a 50-minutes tour of the CNN Center where they can eye the behind-the-scenes of several newsrooms themselves. For an informational dose, you can also learn the working of the weather map. Another impressive option available at the CNN Center is that you can record yourself reporting from their newsroom.

3. Grab a Sumptuous Meal at Peachtree Street

At SunDial Restaurant Bar & View, present at the top of the tallest hotel of Atlanta, a.k.a Westin Peachtree Plaza, you can enjoy flavorsome meals with some chit-chat. From this skyscraper building, you can also enjoy a spectacular view of the city.

4. Head on to the World of Coca-Cola

This Coca Cola museum is a dream come true for all the foodies where they can enjoy hundreds of beverages, and witness the story of this world-famous company. You can relive all the classic Coca Cola advertisements, a moment full of pure nostalgia and remember some great childhood memories. There's also a 4D theater present at this museum, which you would definitely not like to miss.

5. Feel One in the National Center for Civil and Human Rights

For a historical touch in your journey, you can visit either Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park or Center for Civil and Human Rights. At the Sweet Auburn district, you can visit Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth home, Ebenezer Baptist Church, and also his burial ground. At the Center for Civil and Human Rights, you can enlighten yourself on the struggle that the whole world made for freedom, women's rights, and the rights of the children.

6. End your Evening with a Pleasant Visit to the Georgia Aquarium

Georgia Aquarium is the USA's largest aquarium, which takes around 3 hours if you want to visit its every corner. From numbers of fish and marine mammals to interactive galleries, you can enjoy it all at Georgia aquarium.

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Best Time to Visit Atlanta:

You are welcome to Georgia all 12 months of the year, but to visit Atlanta, between March and May is the best time. These are the months when you can enjoy the charming spring and numerous concerts. If you have a thing for sports, you can enjoy an Atlanta Braves baseball game at the SunTrust Park in the month of April. Near the stadium, you can also find the restaurants of the city's most acclaimed mixologists and chefs.

Atlanta Travel Tips

• Buy travel insurance in advance to safeguard yourself from situations like medical emergencies, baggage loss, and theft.

• While using transportation apps like Uber, share the ride information with your family and friends. Do not share any personal information while talking to a driver or street vendor.

• Where possible, try to reserve seats in advance, which can save you from the trouble of waiting in long queues to buy entry tickets.

• Though medical facilities are easily available in Atlanta, as a visitor, it is better if you keep a first-aid kit handy.

• Bring a power bank if you are traveling long hours in a day. Doing a lot of photography will drain your phone's battery fast for which a power bank will provide back up.

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These were some amazing sightseeing places in the capital of Georgia where you can enjoy a wonderful day with no hassle. There are also several shopping malls in the city where you can shop for gifts for your loved ones. For a safe and secure journey, we suggest you buy your travel insurance.
Kalyan Panja