Atlanta The Essential
The commercial center of the American Southeast, Atlanta sprawls atop a high granite ridge against a leafy backdrop of wooded hills. From its gleaming downtown skyscrapers to the pricey boutiques of the ritzy Buckhead enclave, contemporary Atlanta serves up a smorgasbord of cultural, entertainment, shopping and dining opportunities. Turner Field, built in the heart of town to accommodate track events of the 1996 Summer Olympic Games, is now home to the Atlanta Braves baseball team. In Midtown you'll find myriad facilities housing the city's renowned arts organizations, including Atlanta Symphony Hall, the Alliance Theatre and the High Museum of Art.
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