Feel the buzz of this sprawling city, more than just a south-eastern hub for travel and transport. Visit the enormous Georgia Aquarium, a top site for visitors, or trace the life and history of Martin Luther King Jr. at the National Historic Site, site of his childhood home and final resting place. Of course, the city is also HQ to Coca Cola and CNN; both organisations offer interesting tours for visitors.
4h06m to Nashville
1h00m to Nashville
Let your ears guide you in this mecca of country music. The Grand Ole Opry House is a must-stop for a show, and the Country Music Hall of Fame will enthrall fans. One of the great pleasures of visiting Nashville is simply to stumble upon a great music act quite by accident. Stop by The District for country dancing, live music and beers, and check out the food trucks roaming the streets for eclectic cuisine.
3h09m to Memphis
2h55m to Memphis
Feel the beat in Memphis, a centre for American blues, soul, and jazz music. Beale Street’s where it’s at with live performances in the many bars and restaurants that line the city’s most famous street. On the edge of town, pay a visit to Graceland, the much-loved home of the “King,” Elvis Presley, its décor unchanged since his untimely death. For a glimpse of the birth of gospel and rhythm, visit the Memphis Rock n’ Soul Museum.