Popular Accommodations in Atlanta
Highlights in Atlanta
- Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park
- Georgia Aquarium
- Guided tour of the CNN Center
- Fernank Museum of Natural History
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Vacation rentals in Atlanta
Between the Botanical Garden and Atlanta Zoo you will spend unforgettable days in a vacation rental in Downtown, the centre of Atlanta. You will live in first-class cottages or bungalows in the immediate vicinity of the most important sights. To the north, on the Peachtree Creek River, you reside in an apartment or vacation rental surrounded by green areas, golf courses, museums and memorials. In the natural surroundings of lakes and small forests you will stay in the southwest, in the district of Princeton Lakes.
Holidays in Atlanta
Location and orientation
In the north of the state of Georgia lies the largest and at the same time capital of the region. The metropolis forms the centre of the Atlanta metropolitan region. The city has 472,500 inhabitants living in parts of DeKalb Country and Fulton Country.
Things to know
Martin Luther King was born in Atlanta in 1929. Numerous squares and buildings are named after him. Impressive is the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park, which houses several monuments. Guests can visit the birthplace, stroll along the Gandhi Promenade and learn about the civil rights movement and the role of the famous pastor at the Visitor Centre.
In 1996, Atlanta hosted the Summer Olympics.
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With 81,000 square meters, the Georgia Aquarium is one of the largest ocean aquariums in the world. More than 120,000 fish and sea creatures from 500 animal species live in the gigantic water basins. In five galleries you will find themed areas presenting tropical creatures, from cold water or from rivers. Among the spectator magnets are Beluga whales, manta rays and whale sharks.2nd look behind the scenes
CNN is the world's largest news channel with headquarters in Atlanta. The CNN Center houses several news channels and subsidiaries of the television giant. During a 50-minute tour you will see how live broadcasts are produced and learn background information about the news organisation.3rd time travel through Georgia
The Fernbank Museum of Natural History is dedicated to the archaeology and history of the state. Nine permanent exhibitions show oversized exhibits and present interesting insights into prehistoric times. Impressive skeletons are enthroned on the dinosaur square, the shell world glows colourfully and in the outdoor area paths lead through wild forests.