"Hot-lanta" has major attractions like the Georgia Aquarium and The World of Coca-Cola museum, and summers are busy with festivals, like Atlanta Summer Beer Fest. Television shows have put a spotlight on Atlanta, like Bravo's "Real Housewives of Atlanta" and AMC's "The Walking Dead," which are filmed there, as well as Hollywood films, like "The Hunger Games." There are even movie tours.
Not only will people vacation in Atlanta this summer, they are moving in. According to Penske Truck Rental, Atlanta ranked as the top city in the U.S. to which people are moving to for the eighth consecutive year, and summer is the best time to move.
Chicago, Orlando and Atlanta also all made Priceline's list for most popular travel destinations for Memorial Day weekend 2018.
New York City and Seattle were the two other spots in Marriott's top five most searched cities for summer travel. Washington, D.C. and Austin rounded out WalletHub's list.
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