There is no time like the present to visit the South's largest city. In the middle of an urban resurgence, Atlanta was named one of the New York Times' 52 places to visit in 2014. Around every corner is a new attraction, restaurant or shopping opportunity.
What's New in Atlanta
If you haven't visited in a few years, you haven't really seen Atlanta. With more than $2.5 billion in development opening through 2017, Atlanta's skyline is changing as frequently as the seasons. In 2014, Atlanta saw the downtown opening of two major new attractions – the Center for Civil and Human Rights and the College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience. These new attractions sit adjacent to Centennial Olympic Park and join other entertainment options such as Georgia Aquarium and the World of Coca-Cola. 50 fun things to do.
With all the only-in-Atlanta activities around your event, you're sure to work up an appetite. In Atlanta, the dinner table is the city's social scene and award-winning chefs are reinventing Southern style with locally-sourced menus and down home inspiration. Atlanta serves up dishes from the new kitchen of the old South, putting a new spin on grandma's traditional favorites. Where to eat.
Some things in Atlanta haven't changed, and that's how easy it is to get into town. Atlanta is America's most accessible city with direct, non-stop service to more than 150 US destinations – 80 percent of those within a two-hour flight. It's also the second busiest for international flights. And with the MARTA station located inside the airport, visitors can roll into town without a car.
Whether it's award-winning theater, blockbuster concerts or festivals, Atlanta has something for everyone. With so many things to see and do, it's easy to see why Atlanta is one of the most popular travel destinations in the Southeast. View Atlanta attractions.