The capital of Georgia and the state’s largest city, Atlanta was originally a railroad town and gateway to many remote corners of the Southeast.
Only expanding in connectivity and financial and commercial reach since, and now home to the world’s busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, this Eastcoast hub is buzzing with business, entertainment, and southern charm. Glowing with world-class chefs, successful entrepreneurs, and media moguls, The Peach City boasts beautiful weather nearly year-round and is renowned as one of America’s best cities to visit and live.
Learn about the American civil rights movement of the 1960s and the global human rights movement at The National Center for Civil and Human Rights in downtown Atlanta. The museum sits near the not-for-profit Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, a historical resource center and community institution founded by his wife, Ms. Coretta Scott King, in 1968.
A fine-dining experience in the urban westside, and inarguably one of Atlanta’s best, reserve a table at Bacchanalia for Forbes-Recommended New American cuisine in an industrial-chic setting. Specializing in distinct four-course meals, a fresh organic-produce-dependent menu, and elite wine pairings, this gem features talk-of-the-town plates as flavorful as they are colorful.
Spring may bring the region’s best weather but the autumn months boast a kaleidoscope of colors well worth the compromise. While hiking and camping are a prominent part of the culture, feel free to indulge in a condensed experience on the Appalachian Foothills Parkway, weaving through 60-miles of some of Georgia’s most pristine forests, falls, vineyards, and farms.