Category Archives: Atlanta

It’s Not Too Late to Book Your Summer Vacation in Atlanta!

In late summer, Atlanta offers a ton of fun events for every member of the family. The city offers up delicious cuisine, historical landmarks, lively events, and perfect weather. It’s not too late to enjoy an affordable romantic getaway or family vacation in Atlanta. Why Late Summer is the Best Time Since many schools are starting classes earlier in August, late July and August are ideal times to book your summer vacation in Atlanta. Fewer people visiting the city means shorter lines at some Read more [...]

Experience Downtown Atlanta on Two-Wheels with Relay Bike Share!

Downtown Atlanta just got a whole lot more fun. Yes, Six Flags over Georgia is here. Yes, the World of Coca-Cola is minutes within reach. It’s true, we do have the Centennial Olympic Park that was home to the 1996 Olympics and we do have The Georgia Aquarium  that has over 120,000 marine animal and is ranked as the top aquarium in the U.S. But it gets better, July 9th was the launch of Relay, a bike sharing program in Downtown Atlanta that allows you to get from one place to another effortlessly, Read more [...]

The First Time Visitor’s Guide to Atlanta – White Paper

Ellis Hotel - White Paper - First Time Atlanta Originally built as the merging point between the Western & Atlantic Railroads, the city quickly established itself as a transportation hub and a national center of commerce. Well over 150 years later and Atlanta has remained the beating heart of the South. Aside from being the largest, most vibrant city in Georgia, Atlanta is also home to hundreds of world-renowned chefs, entrepreneurs, entertainers and media moguls. Still, the city manages to Read more [...]

Your Guide to Summertime Fun in Atlanta, Georgia

Summer has arrived, so you know it’s time to break out the 2-piece bikinis, the sun dresses, and the Ray Bans. It’s the best time to catch some sun, catch up with friends and take advantage of all that summer has to offer. Atlanta, with its rich culture and history, has to be on your summer travel list. With the Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, Centennial Olympic Park, and Georgia Dome, Atlanta may be the summer’s hot ticket. The ATL, as some residents know it, offers days and nights Read more [...]

Exploring Atlanta’s Most Underrated Attraction

You’ve explored Centennial Olympic Park. You’ve experienced the breathtaking city views from atop SkyView Atlanta. You’ve sampled soda from across the globe at the World of Coca-Cola and got up close and with all walks of marine life at the Georgia Aquarium. So you think you’ve seen it all, right? Wrong. There is still a lot more to discover in Atlanta, and much of it is all easily accessible from hotels in downtown Atlanta. Here is a look at some of the city’s less heralded attractions. Read more [...]

Finding All the Free and Affordable Attractions in Atlanta

If getting one of the best Atlanta hotel deals possible is a priority when you travel to Georgia, then you are probably also concerned with getting the most from your money during your stay. Atlanta is an amazing place, and it offers a broad range of exciting activities and memorable attractions to all who visit. You don’t need an impressive budget in order to enjoy yourself in this lovely Southern city. All you need is the right resource, so consider this your guide to finding all the best attractions Read more [...]

Adventuring Outdoors in Atlanta

As the last of winter gives way to spring, warmer weather is coming to Atlanta. Warm weather means more opportunities are available for you to get outside and enjoy the outdoor activities going on through the area. Visitors to Atlanta staying at any of the fine downtown Atlanta hotels can take advantage of these activities in order to get the most of their stay in the city named the Athens of the South. Here is just a small sample of all the outdoor activities to consider when staying at one of Read more [...]

Pet-Friendly Atlanta: Exploring the City with Your Four-Legged Best Friend

Since time immemorial, humans and animals have always had a relationship. How else did the old saying that “dog is a man’s best friend” come to be? Throughout history, legendary stories narrate the growing relationships between humans and their four-legged friends. It’s no surprise that many of us feel as though our pets are part of the family. For a lot of us, taking a family vacation isn’t nearly as much fun as it could be if we couldn’t share it with our favorite furry friends. Read more [...]

Walking Through Atlanta’s Winter Wonderland – Slideshow

The temperature may be a bit colder, but things are heating up this winter in downtown Atlanta. The winter season brings a unique blend of Southern hospitality that is certain to keep travelers and tourists warm no matter what the winter weather brings. Follow along as we explore some of the most exciting wintertime activities that make downtown Atlanta the place to be this season! Brave the Winter Weather with These Outdoor Activities While Atlanta’s winters may be a bit cooler, the Read more [...]

Spending a Day at Stone Mountain Park

A visit to Stone Mountain Park is a unique way to experience Georgia history and nature that you won’t want to skip out on while visiting the great city of Atlanta. Just a short drive from your downtown Atlanta accommodations, Stone Mountain Park offers a number of attractions that make it the perfect place to spend the day with the family. The focal point of the park is, of course, Stone Mountain, a massive quartz rock that features the largest bas-relief in the world. Stonewall Jackson, Robert Read more [...]