If you are looking to get out of Dallas for a few days without having to spend the night on a plane, Atlanta, GA, offers some unique attractions. To fly from Dallas to Atlanta, you can easily travel to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) by car or public transportation. Direct flight time is approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes.
Atlanta is known as a business destination, but it offers attractions for the vacationer as well. The World of Coca-Cola is a treat to soft drink aficionados and offers free samples. The Margaret Mitchell House and Museum allows visitors to see the home and writer's studio of the creator of Gone with the Wind. The Georgia Aquarium displays hundreds of marine species, while news media junkies can visit the CNN headquarters.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is the world's busiest airport. Upon arriving in Atlanta, you will have little trouble finding affordable local transportation services; the city's public transportation service, MARTA, has a subway station and a bus route that service the airport. The city's annual average high is 70 degrees, and the annual average low is 50. As with much of the southeastern United States, the city has a high amount of rainfall, averaging almost 48 inches. While you will likely not need to pack for cold weather, rain gear is recommended.
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