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A Guided Tour of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site

Almost a million people make the pilgrimage to Atlanta each year to pay tribute to the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Since 1980, the National Park Service has maintained the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, which includes the graves of King and his wife, the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, the King Birth Home, and Historic Fire Station No. 6.

Sunner Time by artist Nellie Mae Rowe. Photo © Nellie Mae Rowe [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

African American Arts and Heritage in Atlanta

Atlanta has been called “the crown jewel in the story of black America” for good reason. The city’s distinction as a crossroads for equal opportunity dates back generations, due in no small part to the concentration of historically black colleges (the largest in the country) and long legacy of African American entrepreneurship and innovation. This unique heritage is also a major draw for tourism; no matter what the calendar says, it’s always Black History Month in Atlanta.

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Moon Atlanta

Journalist Tray Butler offers up his best advice on enjoying Atlanta, from the bustling financial Downtown district to the fabulous flavors of Little Five Points and East Atlanta and beyond. Butler offers unique trip strategies for a variety of travelers, such as “The Two-Day Best of Atlanta” and “New South, Old Flavors.” Including expert coverage […]

The Atlanta Pride Parade.

Atlanta for LGBT Travelers

Atlanta has long been recognized as the gay capital of the Southeast, a tolerant oasis that draws queer residents and tourists from all over the country. Find information on bars, clubs, gay-friendly shops, and more.

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Atlanta’s Best Restaurants

From the best local landmark to the most buzzed-about restaurant to the best contemporary southern eatery to be found in Atlanta, this best of list from author Tray Butler will get you ready for a gastronomic adventure.