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Atlanta Guide

Top Things to Do and See

Atlanta is among the busiest cities in the United States. And Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is no different. Once you clear Immigration, a taxi or Uber can take you to your hotel. But if you want to dive right in to the amazing attractions as soon as you arrive, head to the Georgia Aquarium. The aquarium is centrally located to many hotels and other attractions such as the World of Coca-Cola, CNN, and a host of historically significant landmarks. Pre-book your admission at the same time you lock in your plane tickets to Atlanta to save time. The aquarium boasts one of the largest aquatic collections in the world, with tanks holding more than 10 million gallons of water. See beluga whales and the incredible live dolphin show. Or crawl through a maze of tunnels and pop in to see the African penguins. Learn about conservation efforts and what you can do to help at the state of the art 4D theatre. A great place to relax after arriving on flights to Atlanta is the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. Walk the garden paths and explore the works of art created from different flowers and plants. Rest beneath the 12-metre high canopy of trees or simply take in the sights of the city. If you want to experience more of the city’s parks, plan a botanical tour when you arrange your cheap flights to Atlanta. The tour will take you to Olmsted Linear Park, which was developed by Frederick Law Olmsted, who also designed New York’s Central Park. You’ll also be able to stroll through Piedmont Park, a 76-hectare urban green space where many outdoor music festivals are held throughout the year. You’ll also see Centennial Olympic Park in the heart of Atlanta where the 1996 summer Olympics were held. Historians travelling on flights to Atlanta should arrange a tour of the Martin Luther King Jr. Centre for Nonviolent Social Change. The centre showcases more than 10,000 documents from Dr King’s personal collection and the civil rights movement that took place in America in the 1960s. Visitors to the site come to pay homage to the King family and to be inspired by Dr King and his work. Take a private tour of the grounds for an in-depth look into the life of Dr King before enjoying a southern-style lunch at a nearby restaurant.

Cafes and Restaurants

Anyone on flights to Atlanta will be greeted by an array of foods from around the world. Atlanta is a foodie’s paradise and you shouldn’t leave without trying some of the United States’ most iconic southern foods. Arrange a Southern Foods tour when you plan your cheap flights to Atlanta. This will allow you to taste your way through the history of the south. Tours typically last a little more than three hours and stop at seven popular Atlanta eateries. You’ll taste soul food such as fried chicken, collard greens, and cornbread. A favourite stop on the tour is the low country, and highlights are sampling Creole dishes such as crawfish and gumbo. The flavourful spices and array of textures creates a memorable food experience. For those looking for more refined dining, schedule a gourmet food tour with your plane tickets to Atlanta. Eat your way through a five-course meal that includes craft alcohol pairings and off-the-menu delicacies. If you’re planning return flights to Atlanta for business or pleasure, allow a little room in your schedule for a day trip to the North Georgia wine country. Taste 14 different wines from three wineries before breaking for lunch in the charming Bavarian Alpine village in Helen, Georgia. After lunch, explore more than 200 specialty stores offering everything you’d expect from a quaint German village.

The Best Time to Visit on Flights to Atlanta

No matter what time of year you visit, it’s important to know Atlanta Airport (ATL) is the busiest airport in the world, servicing more than 100 million passengers each year. Flights to Atlanta in the middle of the summer can make for a hot and humid visit. June through August in the southern United States rarely see days below 33°C. Despite the high temperatures, summer is peak tourist season which causes an increase in hotel rates as well as the price of an airfare to Atlanta. If you plan on attending America in July or for International Fashion Week in August, book your hotel and return flights to Atlanta well in advance. You’ll want to pack a raincoat or umbrella if you’re travelling on flights to Atlanta between September through November. These months fall inside hurricane season. While massive hurricanes are not common in Atlanta, rain showers and thunderstorms are more prevalent in the city this time of year. If you want to escape the hot Australian summers, book cheap flights to Atlanta for December through February travel. The cooler winter days’ experience lows averaging 0°C and can see the occasional snow storm. The cold weather pushes out the crowds and can be the best time to find the best deals on cheap flights to Atlanta. Spring’s warmer days breathe life back into the city with days reaching up to 21°C. This is a great season to visit on flights to Atlanta and experience the outdoor activities, festivals, and live music concerts across the city.