About Atlanta


emory signEmory University is located in the beautiful Druid Hills area of Atlanta. With a population of over four million people, Atlanta is one of the nation's most dynamic cities, serving as the business and transportation center of the Southeast. Located only one hour from Lake Lanier and two hours from the North Georgia Mountains, Atlanta is home to some of the best white-water rafting in the eastern United States. The city offers tremendous recreational opportunities for individuals, couples, and families.

Sports enthusiasts will appreciate Atlanta's commitment to professional and amateur athletics. The city is home to major league baseball, football, basketball teams and hosts the largest 10K race in the world held annually on July 4.

atlanta1Cultural offerings include the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, opera and ballet companies, High Museum of Art and Emory's Michael C. Carlos Museum, showcased in Archeology magazine, along with a variety of events in the visual arts, music, and theater.


The Atlanta-Montreux International Music Festival is held here annually. Take a look at the King Center, Carter Center, Fernbank Science Center and Natural History Museum, as well as Atlanta's colleges and universities, arts organizations and museums, professional sports teams, outdoor activities and restaurants. Also of interest are the Web sites for nearby vacation spots including Hilton Head, South Carolina; Sea Island, Georgia; and the Callaway Gardens.

 

City Guides:

About Atlanta
AccessAtlanta
Atlanta.net
Atlanta Magazine
CitySearch
Creative Loafing
Fodor's: Miniguides
Hello Atlanta
Midtown Atlanta
Yahoo Travel Guide:atlanta 
 
Arts:
Alliance Theater
Atlanta Ballet
Atlanta History Center
Atlanta Lyric Theatre
Atlanta Opera
Atlanta Symphony
Center for Puppetry Arts
Carter Center
Cyclorama
Fernbank
Fox Theatre
High Museum of Art
Horizon Theatre
PushPush Theatre
Rialto Center for the Performing Arts
Stone Mountain Park
Theatre In The Square
Zoo Atlanta


Government:
Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
City of Atlanta
Fulton County
State of Georgia 

Live Music:
venues
96 Rock
99X Worldwide
 
Media:
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Atlanta Magazine
Creative Loafing
 
Transportation
MARTA
Real Time Atlanta traffic
 
Outdoor Activities:
Atlanta Botanical Gardens
Atlanta Ski Club
Callaway Gardens
Chattahoochee Nature Center
Chattahoochee River
Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites
GORP - Atlanta Outdoors
Lake Lanier
Piedmont Park
Renaissance Festival
Road Atlanta
Stone Mountain Park
White Water
 
Sports:
Atlanta Braves (baseball)
Atlanta Dream (women's basketball)
Atlanta Hawks (men's basketball)
Atlanta Falcons (football)
Atlanta Motor Speedway
Atlanta Silverbacks (soccer)
College Football Hall of Fame
Golf
Peachtree Road Race
 

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