Atlanta has quite of bit of shopping places that attract tourists from all over the world. The interesting and fortunate bit is that there are shopping opportunities for all. Not only does Atlanta boast of swanky malls with all the big brands selling their high-end products, but it is also home to some spectacular amount of street markets selling almost everything that one can imagine. This is definitely a blessing for people who backpack their way into alien lands and want to take back some little memorabilia home to remind them of their interesting journey. As for the malls, they mostly target the flights that fly in from other continents. Here, one can get almost anything and that includes not just shopping spots, but eating places and entertainment zones such as movie theaters.
In the state of Georgia shopping is an important activity and the list of shopping places is endless. One only needs to take a pick. However, with local street shops, it is always advisable to go armed with a local acquaintance. This is because they would know the actual cost of items and would be able to guide the tourist in the right choice of things. Apart from shopping places, Atlanta also has a wide range of sightseeing spots that are popular haunts for tourists and local people alike. There are a large number of museums that can be very informative for those who are interested in learning more about the history of the city. Since Atlanta is the birthplace of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., it has his memorial as well as his home preserved as a national relic. This is called the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site. The museums themselves carry quite a lot of information regarding the American civil war in which the city was so passionately involved.