Both Atlanta and Cleveland share many attributes common to urban living, but you'll find that your host city is definitely a product of the New South. There's a blending of cuisines, culture and style that is uniquely Atlanta. In one day, you can tour the Cable News Network (CNN) Tower, take in the one-of-a-kind World of Coke, and enjoy the wonders of the Georgia Aquarium. Also downtown, you'll find the Centennial Olympic Park and the towering SkyWheel.
Atlanta's interesting activities aren't limited to one area. Down I-75 South, you'll find the NASCAR Atlanta Motor Speedway, and the Gone With the Wind Museum. Around the perimeter loop, known as I-285, you'll find the wonders of Stone Mountain Park and the shopping fun of the Galleria and Lenox Square.
The kids will like the panda bears at Grant Park Zoo, and the dinosaurs at Fernbank Museum of Natural History. If you're a fan of spectator sports, you will find choices at Turner Field, Phillips Arena and the Georgia Dome.
Hints and Tips
The flight between Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is only one and a half hours, leaving you plenty time to go exploring in your rental car once you land.
If you arrive hungry, you can dine and unwind in the Little Five Points neighborhood or Decatur's charming downtown. For nighttime excitement, you'll find many choices at Underground Atlanta, such as Sutra Lounge.