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

  • Save 9% 5-Hour Atlanta Sightseeing Bus Tour
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    Atlanta City Tour by Electric Car169 Reviews

    Duration: 1 Hrs 30 Mins

    Newcomers and Atlanta veterans alike can enjoy a comfortable driving tour of Atlantas key attractions. A guide chauffeurs a g...

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    Atlanta CityPASS100 Reviews

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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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  • 'From Civil War to Civil Rights' - Private Atlanta History Tour
    'From Civil War to Civil Rights' - Private Atlanta History Tour4 Reviews

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    Tour Like a Local as you experience apersonalized walkinganddriving tourthat follows the history of Atlanta from a major Civi...

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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 37.05 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 47.92 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 38.27 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 45.1 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 34.8 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 37.23 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 27.83 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 27.04 (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 62.5 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 61.54 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 67.93 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 59.55 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 56.74 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 67.42 (High)
    • Attacks 57.97 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 70.28 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 60.71 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 59.89 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 51.36 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 69.51 (High)
  • Living in Atlanta - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Atlanta is 172.03 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 35.68 (Low)
    • Climate Index 89.73 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 43.32 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 45.72 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 71.75 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 64.11 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.67 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 150.54 (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 36.75 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 76.52 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 40.06 USD

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

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