Skydiving in Atlanta
is the largest Southern metropolitan area
and is the capital of the great state of Georgia. Summers in Atlanta are very hot, with temperatures
occasionally exceeding 100 degrees. The winter weather is typically mild, with occasional light snow and
freezing temperatures. Over the past 20 years, the population of Atlanta has steadfastly risen due to
economic boosts and expanding suburban residential areas.
When traveling to this great
Southern city, you will find so much to do. The nightlife districts are nationally known. There are 4 major
sports teams (MLB, NBA, NHL, NFL) that attract fans from all over the region. There is endless shopping and fine
dining options throughout the city. And for those that love the performing arts, you’ll be happy to know Atlanta
is home to a thriving entertainment and performing arts industry.
If you’re a thrill seeker,
Atlanta has something perfect for you – skydiving. There are some
great local skydiving companies that will let you see the city from a different viewpoint. To learn more about those companies, please see below.
Tandem skydiving and experienced jumping alike approximately 40 miles east of Atlanta and just a short drive from the University of Georgia in Athens. Skydive Monroe is the ONLY skydiving location on the east side of Atlanta.
Atlanta Skydiving Center is perfect for new and experienced jumpers alike. If this is your first jump, you will have the option of a tandem skydive or an
accelerated freefall (solo jump). If you choose the latter, you
will be required to take a 6 hour training class prior to your jump.
Located in surrounding
Thomaston, Georgia, Skydive Atlanta provides a thrill seeker’s dream adventure. Experienced and inexperienced jumpers are welcome. And when you’re ready to become a certified skydiver, they have training
Soar through the Georgia
skies and view the Atlanta skyline from above. Skydive Georgia will
take you on an adventure of a lifetime. First-timers are welcome,
and experienced jumpers will find this jump to be amongst their favorites.
Thrill Planet is a national
company that provides some of the best thrill rides around. Amongst
their top rides are their skydiving adventures. Book your jump
online or call the number above.
When you’re finished with
your skydiving adventure, you’ve probably worked up a large appetite. The following are our picks for best places to eat dinner in
Six Feet Under (Grant Park and West
If you’re craving a tasty
seafood dish, you’ve come to the right place. Six Feet Under serves
up only the finest seafood the deep South has to offer. The food is
delicious and the atmosphere is equally good.
The Varsity (5 area locations)
The Varsity is the world’s
largest drive-in restaurant, and has been serving up tasty burgers and hot dogs since 1928. You’ll step back into the 1930’s when you’re at this Atlanta area
Agave Restaurant (Cabbagetown / Grant Park /
Agave serves up delicious
southwestern eatery at reasonable prices. The atmosphere is
outstanding, and so is the service. Book your dinner online at
least 2 hours in advance. Groups and private parties are
Enjoy your vacation in
Atlanta. Make sure you check out all there is to offer in this
historic Southern city. The above skydiving options are amongst the
best in the region. They views are scenic and each one of those
companies has an impeccable record of safety. The restaurants
listed are amongst our favorites, but you can’t venture to the South without visiting a Waffle
House. They’re all over town, so if you get those late night
munchies, stop by the nearest Waffle House.