Hometown of Martin Luther King Jr and an important platform in the American Civil War, Atlanta is laced in history. With the Georgia Aquarium and various museums, Atlanta holidays have something for all interests.
Things to Do in Atlanta
- Anyone interested in the Civil Rights Movement should check out the Sweet Auburn Historic District. It has the Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site and some gorgeous murals inspired by the man himself.
- Take a stroll through the Atlanta Botanical Gardens and admire some the enchanting landscaping. Visit in winter and you’ll find the grounds sprinkled with sparkling Christmas lights: an irresistible sight.
- Be sure to visit Zoo Atlanta, one of four zoos in America where you can see giant panda cubs. Featuring a 24-foot climbing wall and petting zoo for children, Zoo Atlanta is a perfect trip for families.
- Step back into the 1920s with a visit to the Fox Theatre. Featuring Broadway musicals, comedy shows and dance companies, the Fox Theatre is decorated in the gilded style of its early days.
Best Time to Visit
Sep-Oct: When the city see little rain, plenty of sunshine and the temperatures are comfortably warm. Atlanta weather tends to be hot and humid, with the exception of winters. Winter temperatures can drop as low as freezing.
Visit in May and take in a show at the Atlanta Jazz Festival, one of the largest free jazz festivals in North America. The festival begins in April and culminates each Memorial Day weekend, with an outdoor festival featuring jazz artists from all over the world.
If you visit in September, be sure to drop by the Yellow Daisy Festival in Stone Mountain Park. One of the best arts & crafts shows in North America, the Yellow Daisy Festival features over 400 artists and crafters, a Men's Den, a Children's Corner, and live music.
Why We Love It“My top pick for families would have to be the Georgia Aquarium. It’s so cool, and great for kids. Also the Sweet Auburn Historic District is not to be missed!”
Orla Tooher, Sales Executive