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Flights from Washington DC to Atlanta
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Airports in Washington DC
Washington DC is served by 3 major airports. These are Washington Dulles International Airport, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, and Washington National Airport. Washington Dulles International Airport is situated around 42 kilometers away from the downtown Washington DC. Owned and operated by Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, the airport is serves Washington metropolitan area. Both passenger & cargo services are provided from here to various regional and international destinations including Moscow, Paris, Delhi, Tokyo, Vienna, London, San Francisco, Orlando, Boston, and more. Passengers can easily commute to and from all these airports using metrorail, Silver Line Express Bus, Shuttle Bus Service, rental cars, taxi services, and Washington flyers.
Atlanta is the capital of the state of Georgia, US. The city is identified with some crucial battles of the American Civil War, Civil Rights Movement, the childhood house and the final resting place of Martin Luther King Jr., the host of 1996 Summer Olympic Games and home-grown market leader Coca Cola. Atlanta is also a hub of modernist architecture and film and television production. Some popular attractions here include Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site, the World of Coca-Cola and Georgia Aquarium.
Things to do in Atlanta
Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site
The Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site is an iconic box bracket of several buildings related to the noted US civil rights activist, Martin Luther King, Jr. Its premises include his childhood home, the church where he was baptized and his final resting place. The Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site also contains a museum that depicts all major developments of the American Civil Rights Movement in chronological events through several priceless memorabilia. This later leads visitors to a memorial dedicated to Mohandas K. Gandhi and the ‘International Civil Rights Walk of Fame’, the latter remembers some other lesser known pioneers of social justice.
The World of Coca-Cola
The World of Coca-Cola is a first-rate museum showcasing the history of Coca-Cola Company. It is located close to the place where Coca Cola’s inventor and noted pharmacist, John Pemberton had devised the original formula for Coca-Cola formula in 19th century. The museum also wows its visitors with many exhibits about the secret formula of Coca-Cola, a 4D movie that shows how Pemberton’s formula clinched worldwide fame and success, and a counter where visitors can choose to taste 60 different flavors of Coca Cola.
The Georgia Aquarium is one of the largest aquariums in the world and the only such facility outside Asia that houses whale sharks. It is home to more than 100000 animals across more than 700 species in 10 million US gallons of marine and salt water. These animals are displayed in seven galleries and are displayed in several exhibits like the Tropical Diver, Ocean Voyager and Cold Water Quest. Some popular attractions here are beluga whales, California sea lions, bottlenose dolphins and manta rays.
Best Time to fly to Atlanta
The best time to fly to Atlanta is the summer season from late May to August. Mercury hovers around high 80s deg F during this period and maximum daylight hours let the visitors enjoy the city’s attractions and cultural events like Atlanta Food & Wine Festival and Atlanta International Fashion Week that happen in June and July respectively. Those wishing to save on some money on their trip to Atlanta can visit the city during the winter, and one may have to brave through ice storms and freezing cold during this season. One can also attend cultural festivals like Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl and Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Celebration that take place in December and January respectively.