Cheap Flights to Atlanta
Atlanta is a sports-loving town, providing year-round live
entertainment for thousands of fans. Home to the MLB Braves, the NFL
Falcons, the NHL Thrashers, the WNBA Dream and the NBA Hawks, it also
has a Motor Speedway that hosts NASCAR events like the Nextel Cup. In
addition, the city's has a professional men's soccer team, the
Silverbacks. The MARTA bus and rail system provides convenient
transportation to many of these teams' pro sports events.
Along with sports, Atlanta is rich with culinary and cultural
attractions. More than 500 Zagat-rated restaurants can be found in its
variety of neighborhoods, and Atlanta has its own opera, ballet,
symphony and zoo. In addition, the city's Aquarium is the largest in
the world, and one of the only places in which beluga whales can be
viewed. History buffs can visit Margaret Mitchell's mansion or tour
antebellum homes in the city's Roswell Historic District. Families may
way want to check out the Children's Museum and the Six Flags Over
Georgia amusement park.
Visitors to Atlanta receive Down Home
southern hospitality, but with big-city amenities. To take advantage of
some of its top attractions, like the CNN Inside Studio Tour and the
World of Coca-Cola, consider purchasing an Atlanta CityPass for
significant savings. Accommodations are plentiful, as Atlanta is home
to the fifth largest supply of hotel rooms nationwide. Choices range
from the swanky Ritz-Carlton and Four Seasons to the budget-friendly
When to go?
The most comfortable months are
the fall and spring - and in April and May, the lovely azaleas and
dogwoods are in bloom. July tends to be Atlanta's hottest month, and
January its coldest. The most precipitation usually comes during March.
How to get there?
About 80% of the U.S.
population lives with a two-hour flight from Atlanta (it is also the
world's busiest Airport), and more than 150 destinations have nonstop
service to/from Atlanta. From the airport, it is about a $40 cab ride