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Flying To Atlanta With American Airlines

American Airlines flights to Atlanta make it easy to experience a wonderful Atlanta vacation that the whole family will treasure. From the pristine waters to majestic mountains, you'll find a wealth of things to do in Atlanta that focus on the area's heritage and gorgeous great outdoors.

Things to Do in Atlanta

With American Airlines flights to Atlanta, it's easy to discover the city's Southern charm. There are also a wide number of things to do in Atlanta for the entire family. Those who love history will discover this city is full of significant sites. Those who love to shop can while away entire days discovering not only tony shopping centers but also quaint boutiques. And those who love to find favorite new chefs will learn that there are plenty of restaurants and nightlife spots in Atlanta that are downright tantalizing. An Atlanta CityPass is a great way to see the best of everything in town and save while doing it. Interested in flying to Atlanta? Here are our tips on what to know before you go.

Tops on our list of activities in Atlanta for history buffs is a visit to the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site. You can visit the home where Dr. King was born (at 501 Auburn Avenue) on a tour led by a park ranger (it's part of the National Park Service network). The tours, however, are filled on a first-come, first-served basis, so waste no time registering in person at Freedom Hall at The King Center (at 449 Auburn Avenue), since each tour is capped at 15 people. You'll also want to visit Ebenezer Baptist Church (at 407 Auburn Avenue), where Dr. King preached. Auburn Avenue is on the Atlanta Segway  Tour if you'd rather ride than hoof it.

If you like to shop until you drop, drop in the Buckhead neighborhood for high-end shops. Looking for something more local, with a unique artisan flair? Then head over to historic Virginia Highland (at the intersection of North Highland Avenue and Virginia Avenue). Here you'll find seven distinct areas offering clothing boutiques, sidewalk cafes and art galleries. Spending an afternoon meandering this section of town is one of our favorite activities in Atlanta.

Gourmands can sample their way through the city, because restaurants in Atlanta restaurants offer everything from haute cuisine to down-home, Southern-style home cooking. Whichever you're in the mood for, and everything in between, can easily be found and savored during your stay in Atlanta. And you can always sit down and have a glass of ice-cold sweet tea while you decide which of our exciting things to do in Atlanta is next on your list.

With American Airlines, it's easy to fly to Atlanta and explore the city's many charms. Book your trip today!

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