The capital of Georgia and the "New South", Atlanta has risen to secure a place as a definite must-see on any USA travel itinerary.
Home of media giant CNN, soft drink giant Coca Cola, and a booming bustling Downtown district, major Atlanta tourist attractions also happen to boast the world's largest aquarium and a world-class botanical garden.
Great shopping, fine eateries and Southern barbecue, history and hospitality are also on the travel menu that combines family-friendly attractions with "Hotlanta" nightlife.
Also count among its attractions Atlanta's contributions to American pop culture -- as the setting for "Gone with the Wind", "Driving Miss Daisy", and more recently (for zombie fans) the TV hit "The Walking Dead".
Around the Web, take the virtual tour of the central Atlantic coast metropolis that writer W.E.B. DuBois called "south of the North, yet north of the South..."
More about Atlanta around the Web:
Atlanta Travel Guide - Get acclimated at the official site featuring all the major attractions, hotels & restaurants, event calendar, maps, transportation & neighborhood guides.
to Downtown Atlanta - Insider's guide for moving there,
pleasure trips or doing business in the heart of the city including
commuting guides, architectural tours, dining, history, nightlife
and lots more.
Walking Tours - Highlights & directions for self-guided
tours covering many of the major historic & architectural
must-sees, from Frommers.com