Why Atlanta?

Location is everything, and Atlanta's location offers your business unmatched direct access to over 170 U.S. cities and 80 destinations around the world for your customers and your operations. Atlanta is home to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, from where over 80 percent of the U.S. consumer market is accessible via a two-hour flight from Atlanta.

 

• The Atlanta Combined Statistical Area, a larger trade area, has a

     population approaching six million and is the largest in the Southeast.

• Atlanta is emerging as an exciting leisure destination for people

     from around the world.

• Atlanta is considered to be a top business city and is a primary transportation hub of the      Southeastern United States

     via highway, railroad and air.

• Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport offers more destinations and serves more passengers than any other

     airport in the world.

• Atlanta offers access to three major interstates connecting all regions of the U.S.

     (Southeast, Northeast, Midwest, West).

• Atlanta is the rail heart of the South with two major railroad lines linking you to the rest of the U.S.

• Atlanta is directly connected via rail lines with the Port of Savannah, the 4th largest container port in the U.S.

• In addition to its business-friendly environment, Atlanta offers many activities to enrich your personal life:

     - public parks with lots of green space and trees
     - jogging trails and sports facilities
     - world-class museums, theatres and cultural venues
     - internationally-renowned restaurants and shopping

 

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Area Attractions

Founded in 1889, the zoo is Atlanta’s oldest cultural destination and is one of the oldest continuously operating zoological institutions in the United States. Zoo Atlanta houses over 1,300 animals representing more than 220 species. Home to the nation’s largest collections of gorillas and orangutans, the zoo is also one of only four zoos in the U.S. currently housing giant pandas.

Fernbank Museum of Natural History brings the world's largest dinosaurs to life and explores global cultures through a variety of hands-on exhibits. Enjoy a classy mix of culture and cocktails with Martinis & IMAX® every Friday night.

With more than 30 acres of gardens, forest, wildflower trails,and a 10,000 square-foot Fuqua Orchid Center, the Atlanta Botanical Garden is one of Atlanta’s most beautiful attractions. The Canopy Walk, a 40-foot high suspension bridge creating a treetop walking trail is the garden’s latest addition. Visitors will also enjoy the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen and soothing sanctuary of the Cascades Garden.

Part of the Woodruff Art Center, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) and its recordings have earned international acclaim with 27 Grammy Awards. If you want to listen to the divinity of the ASO under the stars, visit the new Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, located just north of Atlanta. For more music in the great outdoors, visit the Chastain Park Amphitheatre, where moonlit dinner performances featuring big music stars make for a great date night.

Major Buckhead design and cultural districts include Miami Circle, Peachtree Decorative Arts Plaza, Galleries of Peachtree Hills and Bennett Street. The Swan Coach House Gallery, located on the campus of the Atlanta History Center, exclusively features both established and upcoming Southern artists. The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia (MOCA-GA) permanently houses over 600 works by local artists in contemporary mediums.

The Atlanta History Center features 32 acres of gardens, wildlife trails and woodland areas. The complex includes the 1840s Tullie Smith Farm and the fully restored 1928 Swan House Mansion. The museum offers exhibitions on the Civil War, African-American heritage and Southern folk art, with a wing dedicated to the 1996 Olympic Games.

The charming, quirky neighborhood of Decatur is found just six miles east of downtown. Friendly, walkable and right on the MARTA line, this community is home to more than 200 boutiques, restaurants and galleries. Eddie’s Attic is a must-see for live, local musicians. Year-round festivals include the Arts Festival in May, the Beach Party in June and the Book Festival on Labor Day weekend.

The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum is an opportunity to learn about the life and work of the 39th president’s life. Explore an exact replica of the Oval Office, view special exhibits and listen to oral histories and interviews from the Carter White House. You will also trace Carter’s life from his 6th-grade report card to his 2002 Nobel Peace Prize.

The Atlanta Braves play from April through September at Turner Field. The Braves Museum and Hall of Fame features more than 600 Braves artifacts and photographs that trace the team’s history from its 1871 beginnings in Boston to Atlanta.

The Atlanta Falcons kick off the official season each September. The Georgia Dome has hosted numerous events including: the 1996 Summer Olympics, two Super Bowls, the annual Chick-fil-A Bowl and the 2007 NCAA Men’s Final Four.

Philips Arena is home to the NBA Atlanta Hawks, the NHL Atlanta Thrashers and the WNBA Atlanta Dream as well as many world-class concerts and events.

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