About Atlanta- Things to Know

About Atlanta- Things to Know

About Atlanta- Things to Know

About Atlanta- Things to Know

Atlanta is a vibrant active city with a rich history. The yellow daisy festival and the Fourth of July fireworks held at Stone Mountain are not to be missed. Kennesaw Mountain is a great place to hike trails. This was a famous Civil war battlefield and to this day people visit to walk the paths looking for shells. There are also films shown here and lots of memorabilia about the war.

About Atlanta- Things to Know - Atlanta Skyline

About Atlanta- Things to Know – Atlanta Skyline

 

Also, be sure to stop and see the new Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta. It is one of the largest in the world and filled with a colorful array of fish. When you visit Atlanta be sure to stop by the “World of Coca Cola.” Atlanta is where Coke was created and there is a tour to see that will let you sample coke from around the world. Remember also that the Olympics were held in Atlanta and now there is an Olympic Park to see.

About Atlanta- Things to Know - Gone With The Wind

About Atlanta- Things to Know – Gone With The Wind

There are many songs about Atlanta such as “Oh, Atlanta” by Bad Company or “Hot Lanta” by the Allman brothers. A favorite song that comes to mind is “A Rainy night in Georgia”. Atlanta is mentioned in many other songs¬† as well and in the movie “Gone with the Wind.”

Some interesting facts about Atlanta are that over 30 roads in the city have the word Peachtree in it. Also, the dogwood trees there have large pink and white flowers. The magnolia tree there is also beautiful with its deep green waxy leaves and large white sweet scented blooms.

Some quotes about Atlanta are funny. More than one man has said the quote “Frankly, my dear I don’t give a dam. ” from Gone with the Wind. Other quotes about Atlanta are ” Hot Lanta” and ” Get high at the Museum ” ( The High Museum of Art). These and other quotes about Atlanta appear on t shirts in the malls.

About Atlanta- Things to Know

About Atlanta- Things to Know

Some more interesting facts about Atlanta are that the main crops are peanuts, cotton and peaches. Many people in Atlanta love grits for breakfast and boiled peanuts and sweet tea. They set jars of tea out in the sun to make sun tea which is popular.

A lot of songs about Atlanta have blue grass roots. Some were songs sung on plantations
and lasted. Several country and western singers have come from Atlanta. Travis Tritt is one singer that started there.

Georgia-Aquarium-Atlanta

Georgia-Aquarium-Atlanta

Atlanta is a city mixed in culture and race. It is a blend of the best of everyone. The songs about Atlanta pay tribute to the variety of the life there.

A few more interesting facts about Atlanta are listed here. The suburbs around Atlanta are usually included in the city when discussing it. These are Marietta, Roswell, Kennesaw, Oakwood and Sandy Springs. There are beautiful blue lakes near Atlanta. Lake Lanier and Lake Altoona are the nearby lakes to go boating and camping on.

Centennial Olympic Park Atlanta

Centennial Olympic Park Atlanta

Atlanta is well known for its beautiful plantations and southern belle charm. It is a city that should not be missed. Please visit this wonderful “Capital of the South” and experience the charm for yourself!

 

About Atlanta- Things to Know

About Atlanta- Things to Know

 

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