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Atlanta, GA

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Georgia’s capital is one of the lushest cities you’ll ever see. A plethora of trees are spread across the cityscape, cooling the streets and creating a unique atmosphere where nature and an urban lifestyle exist symbiotically. Home to the Braves, Hawks, and Falcons, you can take pride in the professional sports teams of Atlanta and enjoy the game at Turner Field or the Georgia Dome. With a diverse international community, an assortment of restaurants, and distinct shops at your fingertips, everyone can find something to love about Atlanta.

Getting Around in Atlanta, GA

Atlanta has a strong network of public transportation in addition its many interstate highways. Though car is the primary mode of transportation, its Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) includes the 8th busiest subway system in the country as well as numerous city buses. Cycling has almost doubled in popularity since 2009 as a major mode of transport, and continues to grow with over 226 miles of bike lanes planned to open by 2020.

74
Walk Score®
"Very Walkable"
59
Transit Score®
"Good Transit"
The average commuter time in Atlanta is:
20 to 24 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 6.66%
  • 14.96%
  • 2.32%

High Museum of Art

<p>Atlanta is home to numerous museums and cultural centers, including the High Museum of Art, the APEX (African American Panoramic Experience) Museum, the Atlanta Cyclorama and Civil War Museum, and the Fernbank Museum of Natural History. Whether you're into folk art or photography, there's surely something that will pique your interests in the Gate City. For a nice savings on five of the top attractions, check out the Atlanta CityPASS and visit the Zoo, the World of Coca Cola, and more with just one convenient pass.</p>

History in Atlanta

<p>History buff? Atlanta has a rich history to explore at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center and the famous Oakland Cemetery. Ready for a walk in the park? The Centennial Olympic Park is loaded with fun, seasonal events like the Holiday in Lights in the winter and live music and Fourth of July celebrations in the summer.</p>