Atlanta is an integral and exciting aspect of the Georgia Tech educational experience. The state's capital and home to more than three million residents, Atlanta is one of the Southeast's most vibrant, progressive, and dynamic cities. Business opportunities abound as more than 730 of the Fortune 1,000 companies have representative offices in Atlanta, including the national headquarters of the Coca-Cola Company, CNN, Delta Air Lines, Home Depot, UPS. Home to 37 other universities, colleges, and junior colleges, Atlanta has much to offer students. From its mild climate ensuring year-round outdoor activities to the hundreds of restaurants, dance, clubs, sport clubs, and cultural activities to the many professional sports teams, students rarely lack inspiration for leisure activities. In addition, nearby lakes, mountains, and beaches offer water sports, camping, rock climbing, and snow skiing.

Atlanta Skyline
Atlanta at Night
Atlanta Skyline from Piedmont Park
Inside the Fox Theater
The LaserShow at Stone Mountain Park
Zoo Atlanta
The Appalachian Trail begins in the north Georgia mountains  (60 miles N of Atlanta) and traverses the Appalchian range, ending approx. 2,200 miles away in Northern Maine
Historic 4th Ward Park, part of the new Atlanta Beltline Project
Historic Turner Field during an Atlanta Braves baseball team game
Hiking with Fido in the North Georgia mountains
The Atlanta Aquarium - just a few blocks from Georgia Tech
Little Five Points(Atlanta's alter-ego) at night
Tybee Island, near Savannah, is just a 5 hour drive away