Atlanta

Atlanta Travel Guide

The Sweet Auburn Curb Market has been located on Edgewood Avenue, in the very heart of Atlanta, since it first opened for business back in 1918.

When performing artists like Lil Wayne, Nelly, and Akon have shows in town, Compound is where they come to party. Young patrons dress up to code to enter this huge club on the Westside, where ladies usually enter for free before midnight.

Atlanta's sweet young things don glitter gear, stiletto heels, and designer blue jeans to shake their stuff on Loca Luna's large, high-energy dance floor.

The Victorian neighborhood of Grant Park (just south of Downtown) is home to the world's largest oil painting: the Atlanta Cyclorama, a 19th-century circular mural that depicts the Civil War's Battle of Atlanta.

This Buckhead cigar bar has the allure of a 1920’s speakeasy, complete with a “hidden” location and exclusive access. Outside the entrance sits an antique red London phone booth, where patrons must enter the secret code before they are allowed through the door.

Located in the vibrant Little Five Points district, Stefan's lays claim to being Atlanta's oldest vintage clothing store. Since 1977, the boutique shop has been selling evening 1920’s evening gowns and men's three-piece suits from the '40's and '50's.

In addition to annual trips to her native Germany, Elisabeth Landry travels extensively to other European countries each year, allowing her to offer accurate, first-hand advice in regards to local hotels, restaurants, and tour guides.

Founded in 1983 by climbing enthusiast and retired knee surgeon Peter "Treeman" Jenkins, TCI was the first school of its kind to offer expert instruction in the art of recreational tree climbing.

A 2005 expansion by Renzo Piano—not to mention a subsequent partnership with the Louvre in Paris—has brought the southeastern U.S.'s preeminent art museum to a whole new level in the past few years.

Calorie counters might want to stay far away from James Chalifoux's boutique, where all manner of decadent treats are made with creamy, custom-blended chocolate.

The world's largest aquarium is one of Atlanta's absolute must-visits. More than 60 different exhibit tanks here hold some eight million gallons of water—and the most incredible variety of sea creatures you'll ever see under one roof.

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