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Atlanta rests in the northern part of Georgia in what is known as the Piedmont in the country. Much of Atlanta’s geography can only be described as groups of rolling hills flanked by jagged mountains and a coastal flat. Because of this unique landscape, Atlanta became southern America’s heart of transportation since the 19th century. The city’s highways, railroads and airport have made it very accessible both to businessmen and tourists; Atlanta is truly very attractive for several trade industries. Visitors of the city will find a wide assortment of accommodations including Atlanta vacation rentals, hotels and bed and breakfast lodges.
Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, Atlanta has gone a long way from the time when General Sherman burned it down during the Civil War. Modern-day Atlanta is now home to a diverse variety of neighborhoods, effective transportation structures and massive population of more than half a million. It’s also home to plenty of corporate headquarters of major international companies. But being a corporate magnet never stopped Atlanta from also being one of the cities entertainment destinations; a considerable number of entertainment areas are sprawled all over the city, including Six Flags Georgia, Atlanta Civil War Cyclorama and the world’s largest indoor aquarium.
Some of the best times to visit Atlanta are during spring and autumn seasons. The city is abundant with pink azaleas and white dogwood blossoms throughout spring and relaxed, sultry temperatures during summer. When planning to visit the city, don’t forget to check our library of Atlanta vacation rentals for some of the best accommodations available.
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