Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is a half-hour drive along the I-85 from Georgia State University. Nashville, TN, Charlotte, NC, and Montgomery, AL, are all within a four-to-five-hour drive from Atlanta.
The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park is where you'll find the childhood home of this legendary American hero, along with the Baptist church where he was a pastor. Centennial Olympic Park was created for the 1996 Olympic Games and offers a beautiful escape from the busyness of downtown Atlanta.
Whatever you're interested in, Atlanta probably has a museum for it. The High Museum of Art, World of Coca-Cola, Swan House at Atlanta History Center, Museum of Design Atlanta, and the Center for Puppetry Arts are some of the choices here.
Atlanta's also a great place to party. Little Five Points, a haven for alternative music, is a clear choice for the hipster crowd, while Buckhead is more upscale, with plenty of cocktail bars and more exclusive clubs. Midtown features many of the city's most popular clubs and is a favored destination among the city's students.