Atlanta

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  • Welcome to Atlanta! Now Get Lost!

    Mar 6, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Beautiful city, lots to do
    Cons: Easy to get lost, highways are confusing

    Summary: A few weeks ago I had to go to Atlanta for some training. My hotel was about 30 miles north of the airport and my training was in a hotel about 20 miles north of my hotel. This meant a lot of time spent in my car. Unfortunately, it meant about 4-5 hours ... read more

  • Eight Things To Do When Visiting Atlanta, Ga

    Nov 8, 2012 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: The hometown of mrroland; An eclectic mix of things for you to do
    Cons: Excepting The Very Hot Summers (and traffic), not a one

    Summary: Having grown up in Atlanta, I believe I am qualified to recommend  a few different things to do--that the whole family can enjoy--should you ever (and, you should) decide to visit the Capital of Georgia and Home of the 1996 Summer ... read more

  • World of Coca-Cola - loved it!

    Jul 6, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent Movie, fun place, lots of memorabilia
    Cons: Expensive

    Summary: My family and I went to the World of Coca-Cola in the fall of 2007 and had a great time. It was a little more expensive than I had anticipated, but once we were inside we agreed that it was worth it. I also wasnít sure that my kids would like it, since ... read more

  • One week in Atlanta : Tips and major sights

    Jan 31, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Food, world-class museums, nice weather.
    Cons: Hard to get around without a car.

    Summary: I recently visited Atlanta for the second time, after spending two years in school there, in the late 1990's. Here is a list of popular sights, suggestions and comments that might serve you for planning a weekly (more or less) vacation in the capital ... read more

  • Atlanta: Boom or Bust?

    Sep 16, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to drive around. Hot girls, good music.
    Cons: Traffic, not ready for population boom

    Summary: I came to Atlanta in the summer of 2005 for college. I attend Georgia State University in downtown Atlanta and so far school has been a pleasurable experience. As for the city itself I could sum it up by saying after one year here you've pretty much done ... read more

  • Hotlanta...

    Oct 30, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Just about everything
    Cons: Summertime heat is killer!!

    Summary: Atlanta rocks. Plain and simple. Ive been to Atlanta 6 times and have loved it each and every time. Im a huge music fanatic and Atlanta has some of the best independant musicians out there. Ive been to major sporting events in Atlanta as well ... read more

  • Heres Whats Really In Atlanta

    Mar 10, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Six Flags, Malls, Coke Cola Tour, Cnn tour lots of things to do
    Cons: Their are quite a few cons but quite a few of pros as well.

    Summary: This city is weird you wonder is it growing or is the downtown area not growing and its just strictly surburban areas growing. With that being said. Atlanta has become the Major city for the south. Any person in the south will tell you these things if ... read more

  • Welcome to Atlanta where the homeless sleep.

    Jun 11, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Lots to do.
    Cons: Roads are confusing and can lead you into the ghetto. Lots of homeless people.

    Summary: I first went to Atlanta in the beginning of 2001 for my girl scout troops end of the year trip. Our ... read more

  • Eat a Peach

    Oct 9, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Nice architecture, good family activities, generally friendly service
    Cons: Too hot and too many one way streets

    Summary: Having recently spent a week in Atlanta for a wedding, I enjoyed my time in the city, especially the air conditioned parts thereof. As a roller coaster junkie, my favorite attraction of Atlanta is nearby Six Flags over Georgia, where my Six ... read more

  • Atlanta - not bad really

    Jul 22, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Many beautiful trees. Good roads. Lots of things to do.
    Cons: Traffic. Summer heat. Southern charm lost.

    Summary: At the outset, I must mention that I am not a native Atlantan, but my sister lives there, so I have visited it several times at different times of the year. Atlanta, like most large areas, has a little of everything. The good: lots of lush ... read more

  • MARTA BUS AND RAIL - THE GOOD THE BAD AND THE UGLY

    Jun 2, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Trains are FAST and stations have FREE parking
    Cons: Bus Service is SLOW shuts down around midnight then you have to drive or walk

    Summary: INTRODUCTION Atlanta's MARTA (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority) System helps residents and visitors of Atlanta to move quickly and easily around the Atlanta Central Business District. Contrary to all of the "SUBURBAN ... read more

  • Worth a Visit

    Apr 4, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: great parks, world class zoo, great shopping
    Cons: humid in summer, traffic

    Summary: I have lived in Atlanta for the past few years, and I recommend the city to anyone looking for a modern city with old southern charm. If you want to live like an 1920's Hollywood star, the Georgian is the place to stay. Legends like Clark Gable stayed ... read more

  • Downtown in August (CNN, Coke, Underground)

    Aug 7, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: CNN Studio Tours, World of Coke, Underground, Olympic Park
    Cons: Parking fees, traffic, attractions close by 6pm on weekends

    Summary: After relocating to Atlanta over 4 years ago, we only realized we had not seen most of the sights until we had family from out of state visit us. We had only been to: - Stone Mountain - CNN Studio VIP Tour - Underground - ... read more

  • Atlanta: How Can Jesus Be Lost With So Many Churches to Choose From? *

    Jun 20, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: lots to see and do
    Cons: too many churches?

    Summary: During my latest trip to Atlanta, I was stopped outside of a Marta station and I was asked where a particular church was located. Ten minutes later, as my husband and I waited for his cousin to meet us, another gentleman asked us for directions to a ... read more

  • Atlanta's Natural Side

    Jun 15, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Lots to do, great climate, good restaurants and shopping.
    Cons: Traffic, pollution

    Summary: I've lived in Atlanta two separate times in my adult life. The first time I moved there in 1988-1992 and then again between 1996-1999. I can look at it through two different perspectives, having lived there and vacationed there as well. I love ... read more

  • Fatlanta

    May 18, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Greater Atlanta Area
    Cons: The City of Atlanta

    Summary: There are many appealing things about Georgia. However, Atlanta is not one of them. For a city of this size, it should have more to offer. The cut and dry of it is that Atlanta lacks depth. There arenít many things that I could think of, ... read more

  • Atlanta's Beautiful!!!!!

    Apr 29, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Beautiful,Stone Mountain State Park,Atlanta Underground,Very Historical
    Cons: None

    Summary: I went to Atlanta in March and one of the first things I noticed was that everybody is so nice and most of the hotels are very nice.Once you get to Atlanta there's many things to do.You can go to Stone Mountain State Park in the 18th century train ... read more

  • Underground Atlanta

    Dec 30, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: great shopping, great nightlife and parties
    Cons: not for children at night, crowded

    Summary: *This is a resending of a review I wrote when Epinions froze causing some of the review not to go through.* Underground Atlanta has a plethora of shopping establishments just waiting for an eager consumer to come and indulge. How many ... read more

  • The World Of Coca-Cola

    Dec 30, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: cute souvenirs, interesting history
    Cons: advertisements are all you see basically

    Summary: Located in Underground Atlanta, The World of Coca-Cola is the end-all-be-all of beverage advertising. First off a little history on Coca-Cola. Coca-Cola was first invented by a pharmacist named Dr. John Pemberton in 1886. He was trying to ... read more

  • Hmmm... "Arm Pit Of The South"?

    Dec 17, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Location to other area attractions. Not far from mountains or coast.
    Cons: Traffic, air quality, lack of inner-city attractions.

    Summary: For anyone who has read other reviews I've done, you'll find this one to be rather vague and "harsh". It's a bit long-winded, too. I apologize. As a matter of fact, to some who have written other reviews about Atlanta, they'll probably label ... read more

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