Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia. It is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, with a population of roughly 5 million. Atlanta is considered a global city, with a diverse economy and was the host of the 1996 Summer Olympic Games. The city is characterized by its rolling hills and dense tree coverage, earning its nickname “City in a Forest”.
We hope that you enjoy your stay in Atlanta. While you’re here, feel free to explore any of the following attractions. This list is for informational purposes only, and does not imply any endorsement by The Carter Center or any of the event sponsors: The World of Coke Museum, The Georgia Aquarium, CNN Studio Tour, The High Museum of Art, Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, Virginia Highland, Decatur, Stone Mountain Park , Atlanta Zoo, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Piedmont Park, and the National Center for Civil and Human Rights.