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Skydiving in Atlanta Georgia

     

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. 

 

Skydive Monroe 

 

770-207-1122   SkydiveMonroe.com 

The 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.

 

AtlantaSkydiving Center 

 

770-684-DIVE   http://ascskydiving.com 

The 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. 

 

Skydive Atlanta 

 

800-276-DIVE   http://www.skydiveatlanta.com/ 

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 classes available. 

 

Skydive Georgia 

 

770-684-3483   http://www.skydivegeorgia.com/ 

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 

 

800-943-4025         http://skydiving.thrillplanet.com/ 

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 Atlanta. 

 

Six Feet Under (Grant Park and West Side) 

 

404-523-6664         http://www.sixfeetunderatlanta.com/ 

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) 

 

404-881-1706         http://www.thevarsity.com/ 

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 favorite. 

 

Agave Restaurant (Cabbagetown / Grant Park / Inman Park) 

 

404-588-0006   http://www.agaverestaurant.com/ 

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 welcomed. 

 

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.   

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