About Atlanta


Let's have a look around into background of Atlanta
  • County: Fulton, DeKalb
  • State: Georgia
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 33.749249
  • Longitude: -84.387314
  • Time zone: Eastern Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5 hours

Weather in Atlanta

  • Climate: Humid Sub-Tropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: Late May to August

Location

Atlanta is the capital and the most populous city in the US state of Georgia. Atlanta has a total population of 472,522 (2016 Census).

Distance from Atlanta center to Airport

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the main and the busiest airport in the world in terms of passenger boarding. It serves over 88 million passengers annually.

Driving Distance: 10 miles / 16 km

Driving Time: 16 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish and Korean.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Harts-Field Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak via Crescent
  • Road: Bus: Emory University

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: $5 Minimum
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5

Nearby Tourist Cities




Birmingham

Location

Location – Birmingham is a city in the state of Alabama.

Weather
  • Climate: Humid Sub-tropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March through May/September through November
Tourist Attractions
  • The Birmingham Museum of Art 
  • McWane Science Center
  • Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark




Charlotte

Location

It is the largest city of the state of North Carolina and 17th largest of the U.S.A. with a population of about 809,958 (2014 Census)

Weather
  • Climate: Humid Subtropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to May (Spring Season) and September to November (Fall Season)
Tourist Attractions
  • The Bank of America Stadium
  • Historic Rosedale Plantation
  • Jerry Richardson Stadium




Nashville

Location

It is the capital and the largest city in the State of Tennessee, with a population of about 684,410 (2016 Census). Nashville is located on the Cumberland river in the north central part of Tennessee

Weather
  • Climate: Humid Sub-Tropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: April to October
Tourist Attractions
  • Gaylord Opryland resort and Convention Center
  • Parthenon
  • Nashville Zoo at Grassmere

Emergency Contact Numbers in Atlanta city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: 1 800 872 7245 (Amtrak)
  • Airport: +1 800 897 1910 (Harts-Field Jackson Atlanta International Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 404 605 5000 (Piedmont Atlanta Hospital)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Atlanta

  • Winter Beer Festival
  • Black History Month Parade
  • Atlanta Film Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • Georgia Aquarium
  • World of Coca-Cola
  • Atlanta History Center

Theatre & Concerts

  • Fox Theatre
  • Woodruff Arts Centre
  • Alliance Theatre

Visit Top Restaurants in Atlanta

  • Aviva by Kameel
  • Bone's Restaurant
  • Capital Grille

Top Shopping Centers in Atlanta

  • Lenox Square
  • Phipps Plaza
  • Westside Provisions District

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • High Museum of Art
  • Kendeda Canopy
  • Piedmont Park

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Ghetto Burger – Ann's Snack Bar
  • Margherita D.O.P – Antico
  • Beef Rib – Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q

Sports Club

  • Atlanta Braves – Baseball
  • Atlanta Falcons - Football
  • Atlanta Hawks – Basketball

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $ 3.
  • Taxi: $ 2.55 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 1479.34
  • Cheap meal: $ 15
  • Gasoline: $ 0.60 / liter
  • 3 course meal: $ 50
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