• Graced with a lush tree canopy, the beautiful Piedmont Park downtown and the Chattahoochee River flowing through, it’s often easy to forget that Atlanta and the surrounding area is home to more than 6 million people.

• There are plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation, from hiking Stone Mountain to running or biking on Atlanta’s Beltline or strolling through the Atlanta Botanical Garden.

• With one of the world’s busiest airports and four major interstates, Atlanta has access to just about anywhere.

• Named by “Entrepreneur Magazine” as one of the best cities for millennials (although we happen to think it appeals to people of every generation!).

• Atlanta is a sports-lovers paradise and is home to the Braves, Falcons, Hawks and Atlanta Motor Speedway.

• Atlanta boasts world-class cultural attractions, including the Atlanta Ballet, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, the Fox Theatre, the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center, as well as the High Museum of Art, a division of the Woodruff Arts Center.

• There are multiple institutions of higher learning in the Metro Atlanta area, including Georgia Tech, Georgia State, Emory University and Mercer University.

Thirteen Fortune 500 companies call Atlanta home, including The Home Depot (33), United Parcel Service (47), Coca Cola, Inc. (63) and Delta Air Lines, Inc. (73).