Atlanta was once known as a quietly growing city until the Olympics rolled through in 1996. The city rapidly morphed into a world-class destination and home to Fortune 500 corporations, a booming film industry and plenty of opportunities in higher education and healthcare. For us family travelers, it also means Atlanta expanded its attractions and position as a city worth seeing. Gather up the kids and head south, here’s what to do and see in Atlanta with kids.
Filled with hidden treasures waiting to be discovered, Seoul invites travelers to unearth its many gems, and Seoul Tourism Organization is here to help travelers do just that. Through thoughtfully created initiatives like the Theme Tourism County Competition, Seoul Tourism Organization works closely with local districts to identify and showcase what makes each district unique and charming in all seasons.
Atlanta quickly exploded into more than just a capital of the south, but a world-class destination in its own right. According to the Metro Atlanta Chamber, “twenty-six companies headquartered in metro Atlanta are among the 2017 FORTUNE 1000, of which 15 companies are also ranked in the 2017 FORTUNE 500.” This figure doesn’t even account for the numerous productions constantly going on around Atlanta and rapidly growing movie studios encroaching around the city borders.
Black History Month is a good time to reflect on the Civil Rights Movement and its leaders, so we visited several sites in Atlanta related to Martin Luther King, Jr., and civil rights. We found things at all these that spoke to children of various ages, but particularly to teens. And the experience led to some interesting conversations, especially after we visited the Center for Civil and Human Rights.
As the only major U.S. airline to own a flight school, United Airlines already hit a major milestone, and now the carrier celebrates another important — and historic — step as the inaugural class of United Aviate Academy pilots graduates, leading the next generation of aviators. The 51 students in the graduating class were majority, at 80 percent, women and people of color — another stride toward United’s goal of training 5,000 new pilots by 2030 with half women or POC.