Exploring Atlanta: Places You Cannot Miss
Dynamic and modern, in all adheres to the high-tech style, this city manages to maintain its charm, elegance and historical roots. What are the best places to visit in Atlanta?
Start your trip with car rental
Traveling around the city using car rental in Atlanta airport is the most convenient way to see all the sights of Atlanta. However, you must take into account the traffic jams that usually arise from 6:30 to 9:30 and from 15:30 to 18:30, as well as the complexity of parking in the center. To rent a car in Atlanta you should:
- be 25 years old (in some companies a car can be rented even if you are 21 years old);
- have a driver’s license about 2-3 years;
- have a passport (simple or/and international);
- have a valid credit card.
Actually, in the car park of the Atlanta airport there are different car models for every situation, taste and budget. Therefore, offices of car rental in Atlanta offer economic Toyota Yaris Sedan for 224 euros, Jeep Renegade (326 euros), as well as luxury Mercedes E-class for 500 euros per and Dodge Challenger for 900 euros per week.
Watch the World of Coca-Cola
It is a fact that this is the only museum Coca-Cola in the world. It is placed in the city, where the history of this aerated drink has begun. Now it is produced in 200 countries, and is one of the most expensive brands in history. The museum is made in the style of Coca Cola with huge bottles, posters and symbols. The museum also has two cinemas, which broadcast documentary films about the drink and commercials. Moreover, you can taste Cola from different countries.
Meet the dinosaurs
The Fernbank Museum is perhaps one of the mandatory visiting points in Atlanta. The permanent exhibition A Walk Through Time in Georgia tells about the formation of the climate and the landscape of modern Georgia, from dinosaurs to the modern animal world. In the central hall, there is a permanent exposition Giants of the Mesozoic, consisting of reconstructed skeletons of dinosaurs.
See the marine world in the Georgia Aquarium
Located in the heart of the city, the Atlanta Aquarium is one of the main modern attractions and the largest aquarium in the world! It contains more than 120 000 living exhibits, belonging to more than 500 different species. The most impressive inhabitants of the aquarium are whale sharks, beluga whales, Dolphins and manta rays. There are five thematic expositions in the aquarium. Very spectacular view! Take a car from any car rental in Georgia and move to inspect the representors of the ocean depth.
Have a walk in the Botanical Garden
This garden is one of the most beautiful places in the city at any time of the year. The city oasis in the city center includes a forest park, gardens, and flowerbeds with various flowers. Here you can admire an unimaginably beautiful and rich exposition of orchids, an original exhibition of cacti in a large tropical section. It’s warm, humid and stuffy, but very interesting. Do not remain without attention the hanging pedestrian bridge, which is 180 meters long.
Rest in the Centennial Olympic Park
The Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta was built in honor of the Olympic Games in the state of Georgia in 1996. Residents come here to relax, take a breath of fresh air and admire the large musical fountain of zigzag shape, which is surrounded by the flags of countries that participated in the 1996 Summer Olympics. The park is decorated with various sculptures.