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Atlanta

201311-hd-afc-atlantaPhoto credit: Sean Pavone / Alamy

THE BEST...

THE WORST...

Cool souvenirs (#34)
Offbeat (#32)
Summer (#32)
  • denotes a Top 10 ranking
  • denotes a Bottom 10 ranking
People
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
27 Athletic/active
30 Attractive
31 Driving ability/Good drivers
28 Easy-going
26 Friendly
28 Intelligent
15 Charming local accent
32 Offbeat
29 Proud of their city
28 Sophisicated
17 Passionate sports fan
24 Stylish
19 Tech-savvy
Type of Trip
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
29 Cultural getaway
29 Family vacation
21 Gay-friendly
29 Girlfriend getaways
26 Pet-friendly vacation
31 Romantic escape
20 Wild weekend
Nightlife
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
28 Cocktail lounges
31 Happy hour
29 Live music scene
17 Nightclubs
19 Singles scene
19 Sports bars
29 Wine bars
Culture
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
24 Classical music
31 Free attractions
22 Historical sites/monuments
27 Museums/galleries
30 Street performers
25 Theater/performance art
Shopping
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
20 Antique stores
34 Cool souvenirs
23 Flea markets
18 Home decor and design stores
27 Independent boutiques
13 Luxury stores
Food/Drink/Restaurants
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
11 Barbecue
29 Cafes
29 Coffee
30 Ethnic food
24 Farmers' markets
26 Fine-dining restaurants
23 Hamburgers
28 Ice cream
26 Microbrew beer
28 Pizza
30 Sandwiches/delis
29 Street food/Food trucks
28 Sweets/desserts
Quality of Life and Visitor Experience
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
19 Affordability
32 Architecture/Cool buildings
26 Cleanliness
28 Environmental friendliness
21 Range of hotel options
29 Peace and quiet
31 People-watching
14 Professional sports
30 Public parks and outdoor access
26 Public transportation and pedestrian-friendliness
32 Safety
22 Weather
27 Wireless coverage
Best Times to Visit
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
27 4th of July
29 Christmas
28 Fall
27 New Year's Eve
31 Spring Break
32 Summer
30 Valentine's Day
24 Winter
People
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
27 Athletic/active
25 Attractive
28 Driving ability/Good drivers
25 Easy-going
23 Friendly
29 Intelligent
15 Charming local accent
30 Offbeat
31 Proud of their city
28 Sophisicated
23 Passionate sports fan
25 Stylish
26 Tech-savvy
Type of Trip
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
32 Cultural getaway
32 Family vacation
25 Gay-friendly
30 Girlfriend getaways
27 Pet-friendly vacation
33 Romantic escape
20 Wild weekend
Nightlife
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
29 Cocktail lounges
32 Happy hour
25 Live music scene
14 Nightclubs
22 Singles scene
19 Sports bars
24 Wine bars
Culture
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
25 Classical music
33 Free attractions
24 Historical sites/monuments
28 Museums/galleries
30 Street performers
28 Theater/performance art
Shopping
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
21 Antique stores
32 Cool souvenirs
18 Flea markets
14 Home decor and design stores
29 Independent boutiques
13 Luxury stores
Food/Drink/Restaurants
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
10 Barbecue
31 Cafes
30 Coffee
24 Ethnic food
24 Farmers' markets
27 Fine-dining restaurants
23 Hamburgers
33 Ice cream
22 Microbrew beer
29 Pizza
32 Sandwiches/delis
28 Street food/Food trucks
29 Sweets/desserts
Quality of Life and Visitor Experience
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
19 Affordability
32 Architecture/Cool buildings
28 Cleanliness
33 Environmental friendliness
17 Range of hotel options
25 Peace and quiet
34 People-watching
18 Professional sports
30 Public parks and outdoor access
32 Public transportation and pedestrian-friendliness
33 Safety
19 Weather
27 Wireless coverage
Best Times to Visit
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
26 4th of July
30 Christmas
28 Fall
27 New Year's Eve
27 Spring Break
25 Summer
27 Valentine's Day
23 Winter
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