Visit Atlanta - Best of Atlanta

Propelled into people’s imagination the whole world over by Margaret Mitchell’s Gone With the Wind, Atlanta lives up it’s romantic heritage with the charm of the old south blending smoothly into the modern world. The city has seven major districts. Decatur upholds the small town feel of Old Atlanta but infuse it with beautiful pathways, boutiques, bars and restaurants.

East Atlanta is alternative. South Atlanta is home to Atlanta braves and the airport. Buckhead and Midtown are ruled by nightlife and business. Commerce and politics go down in Downtown. West Atlanta is rich in homes and history. Altogether the city combines the best of weather, culture, food, history and romance.

Atlanta Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Atlanta tips for your visit

  • It is important to say ‘Hi’ when you meet someone. A handshake, a hug or a nod is not necessary unless they do so.
  • Do maintain a good eye contact while shaking hands. Americans are very particular about this.
  • An appointment should be taken while visiting someone.
  • Do get a small gift for someone you are going to meet.
  • Try and avoid taboo topics like suicide, polygamy, abortion, race, religion etc.
  • When you are going to a restaurant, do wait in front of the door, till the waiter leads you.
  • Don’t ask personal things like income or assets to anyone.
  • Don’t give white lilies as gifts.
  • Don’t remove your shoes when you go somewhere. It is considered to be a sign of disrespect.
  • Don’t smoke in front of others without permission.
  • Don’t use much make up in public.
  • Don’t forget greeting children.
  • Don’t ask for toothpicks in any restaurant.

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Atlanta Tours for you

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Atlanta

  • Hot Atlanta City Sightseeing Tour
    Hot Atlanta City Sightseeing Tour

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    Go sightseeing through Atlanta and take in historical sites and learn about Atlanta's rich history from your local guide. Atl...

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  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Ride To The Airport
    Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Ride To The Airport New on TripHobo

    Duration: 1 Hrs

    If you are Traveling Into or Departing from Atlanta, Georgia through The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Internatio...

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  • Atlanta CityPASS
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    Atlanta's most famous attractions at one amazing low price with plenty of time to take advantage of the savings!

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    Athens Puzzling Adventure New on TripHobo

    Duration: 3 Hrs

    Turn Athens into a game while partaking on a 2-hour Walking Adventure. Your smartphone will act as your guide, while you...

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Facts and Stats for Atlanta*

  • Pollution Statistics in Atlanta

    Know the pollution level of Atlanta before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 39.29 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 49.4 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 39.53 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 44.89 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 35.8 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 38.41 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 28.72 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 27.91 (Low)
  • Atlanta: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Atlanta for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Atlanta.

    • Burglary and Theft 65.22 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 64.52 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 70.48 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 61.81 (High)
    • Car Stealing 59.34 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 69.78 (High)
    • Attacks 61.02 (High)
    • Drug offense 72.55 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 57.26 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 22.61 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 62.63 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 54.52 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 71.77 (High)
  • Living in Atlanta - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Atlanta is 169.65 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 33.82 (Low)
    • Climate Index 89.74 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 45.08 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 45.76 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 72.26 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 64.37 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.7 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 149.81 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Atlanta

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Atlanta

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 78.27 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 39.76 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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