Emory University is located in the beautiful Druid Hills area of Atlanta. With a population of over four million people, Atlanta is one of the nation's most dynamic cities, serving as the business and transportation center of the Southeast. Located only one hour from Lake Lanier and less than two hours from the North Georgia Mountains, Atlanta is home to some of the best white-water rafting in the eastern United States. The city offers tremendous recreational opportunities for individuals, couples, and families.
Sports enthusiasts will appreciate Atlanta's commitment to professional and amateur athletics. The city is home to major league baseball, football, basketball teams and hosts the Peachtree Road Race, the largest 10K race in the world, held annually on July 4.
Cultural offerings include the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, opera and ballet companies, High Museum of Art, Emory’s Michael C. Carlos Museum, showcased in Archeology magazine, along with a variety of events in the visual arts, music, and theater.
The Atlanta-Montreux International Music Festival is held here annually. Take a look at the King Center, Carter Center, Fernbank Science Center and Natural History Museum, as well as Atlanta's colleges and universities, arts organizations and museums, professional sports teams, outdoor activities and restaurants. Also of interest are the Web sites for nearby vacation spots such as Savannah and Tybee Island, (4 hour drive from Atlanta) Georgia, Hilton Head, South Carolina (4 hour drive); Sea Island, Georgia; and the Callaway Gardens (2 hour drive) near Columbus, GA.
The Atlanta area is also well known for gourmet dining and ethnic restaurants whether you are in midtown, downtown, Buckhead, Decatur, Virginia Highlands, Emory Village or the new Emory Point mixed-use area, Little Five Points, or the north side.
For more information about moving to Atlanta, visit here: http://www.med.emory.edu/gme/housestaff/transportation_emory_card.html
Yahoo's Guide to Atlanta
Arts: Alliance Theater
Atlanta Civic Center
Atlanta History Center
Atlanta Lyric Theatre
Center for Puppetry Arts
High Museum of Art
Rialto Center for the Performing Arts
Stone Mountain Park
Theatre In The Square
Government: Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
City of Atlanta
State of Georgia
Live Music: 96 Rock
Media: Atlanta Journal Constitution
Real Time Atlanta traffic
Outdoor Activities: Atlanta Botanical Gardens
Atlanta Ski Club
Chattahoochee Nature Center
Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites
GORP - Atlanta Outdoors
Stone Mountain Park
Sports: Atlanta Braves
Atlanta Motor Speedway
Peachtree Road Race
Interested in a weekend trip to the Georgia coast? http://savannahvisit.com/ and http://savannahvisit.com/getaways
The Emory Family Medicine Clinic, home of the Family Medicine Residency Program is in Dunwoody. Investigate the Dunwoody area at: http://www.dunwoodyga.gov/home.aspx and http://www.dunwoodyga.gov/splash.aspx?gclid=CKG71_uB_bQCFQHonAodQj4AXA and http://www.city-data.com/city/Dunwoody-Georgia.html (includes private and public schools)
The Family Medicine affiliated Hospital is Emory University Midtown Hospital. The website with location and map are here: http://www.emoryhealthcare.org/emory-university-hospital-midtown-atlanta/index.html