Atlanta Travel Guide

Encompassing a collection of different museums and historic buildings within easy walking distance of one another, the Martin Luther King, Jr., National Historic Site provides a definitive look at the life of the great native-Atlantan civil rights leader.

Olympic Pedigree: Dutch racer Bart Brentjens won a gold on the Atlanta track, site of the Olympics’ first-ever mountain biking competition.


Gene Lashley believes that to truly know a destination, you should see it for yourself. Specializing in luxury cruises and adventure travel, the founder and CEO of Century Travel employs first-hand knowledge while planning individualized tours and vacations.

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.

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.

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.

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.