Eat. See. Do. Atlanta, GA

Welcome to Anders Group’s weekly location spotlight where we’ll share what to EAT, SEE, and DO in some of the most popular Travel Assignment locations! Up this week: Atlanta, Georgia!

WHERE: Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta’s historic charm and walkability makes it the perfect place to take a trip to the past. Selected as one of the top destinations to visit in 2022 by National Geographic, its rich history and booming economy make Atlanta a city that should be on everyone’s bucket list.

EAT:

Superica: Enjoy delicious Tex-Mex cuisine with an old west atmosphere in the Atlanta Stove Works Factory.

Bastone: Designed to feel like an all-day happy hour, unwind surrounded by greenery and heavenly food and cocktails.

The Varsity: Visit the world’s largest drive-in restaurant which also serves more Coca-Cola in volume than anywhere else in the world.

SEE:

Martin Luther King, JR. National Historical Park: Several buildings spread throughout the city are combined in this 35-acre park including his childhood home and the Center for Nonviolent Social Change.

Atlanta Botanical Garden: Take a relaxing stroll through the blooming gardens including daffodils, tulips, crocuses, and hyacinths.

DO:

The World of Coca-Cola: Explore the history of the famous Coca-Cola beverage and sample different recipes from around the world. Discover the connection between scent and smell to point you in the right direction to your new favorite flavor.

Georgia Aquarium: As a leader in aquatic research and preservation, experience the world under the sea from African Penguins to Giant Pacific Octopus.

FUN FACTS:

  • Atlanta has been given the name “City in the Forest” with over 100,000 trees planted by the nonprofit ‘Trees Atlanta’. The National Forest Service has recognized Atlanta as the most heavily forested urban area in the country covering 48% of the city.
  • Hartsfield Jackson International Airport of Atlanta is the busiest airport in the world with over 107 million passengers every year and employs more than 60,000 people.
  • Atlanta has 71 streets with the name “Peachtree”. While there are no actual peach trees in the city, the name evolved from “pitch tree”, which is what the native pine trees were called from their sticky sap.

Have you been to Atlanta? What did you eat, see, and do? Leave your recommendations in the comments below!

Interested in visiting? Check out the current jobs in Atlanta, GA and apply today!

 

 

 

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