Atlanta City Guide
OverviewSet your sights on the city in a forest, known for its southern charm, diverse musical heritage, rich history, and green space! Atlanta is full of hiking trails and recreational areas, such as Stone Mountain Park! Families can easily get outside without having to make a long drive, while experiencing all the city has to offer. Iconic attractions such as, the Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola Museum, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Zoo Atlanta, plus numerous other museums and historic landmarks including the King Center and the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, provide plenty of activities for the whole family.
Best Time to VisitMarch-May, with highs in the 70's and 80's. Take advantage of the mild weather while enjoying the city's outdoor concerts and activities. Lots of summer recreation and temperate weather (before the summer heatwaves arrive) make's The Big Peach even more enjoyable.
What We Love
- History lessons for frogs of all ages (both museums, tours, and monuments)
- Lots of outdoor activities to keep the whole family hoppin’
- Easy to get around (by foot, bicycle, rail system, trolley)
- As much recreation as there is history (sporting events, concerts, the aquarium, and Piedmont Park)
Fun Facts About Atlanta
- Home to the world's busiest drive-in restaurant, The Varsity.
- Atlanta has a professional team for almost every sport: Falcons (NFL), Braves (MLB), Hawks (NBA), United FC (MLS), Dream (WNBA), Swarm (NLL), and Rugby ATL (MLR).
- Atlanta holds the title of “City in a Forest”, with over 100,000 shade trees.
- The birthplace of Coca-Cola.