Travel with FedEx: Atlanta, GA

We’ve asked members of the FedEx family to help guide you on your travel adventures this year. Here you will find insider advice from our team members on the places they frequent and why they think these locations are hot spots you should add to your road trip checklist. Check out this section, which highlights Atlanta and all of the great things the city has to offer. Stay tuned for more cities!

Ametruis Knox

Ametruis Knox is a Ramp Operations Manager for FedEx Express. She’s worked for FedEx for 19 years and lives in Atlanta.

Favorite part of working at FedEx:

“My favorite part of working at FedEx is the ability to mentor through transparency while integrating passion, integrity and empathy. It’s a great feeling to witness growth through inspiration.”

#1 Travel Tip

“Always plan ahead (do your research) and leave with a souvenir!”

Top 5 things to do in Atlanta, GA

1. Martin Luther King National Historic Site

2. Georgia Aquarium

3. World of Coca-Cola Museum

4. SkyView Atlanta

5. Centennial Olympic Park

  • Martin Luther King Jr.’s National Historic Site covers roughly 35 acres and consists of incredible places that contributed to MLK’s formative years. The tomb of legendary civil rights activists Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King can be found in the Sweet Auburn District.

  • The Georgia Aquarium resides in downtown Atlanta and houses tens of thousands of fish and sea creatures. The aquarium’s incredible collection of whale sharks was the first-ever attempted international import from Taiwan and was accomplished through air, truck, and boat.

  • The World of Coca-Cola Museum welcomes more than 1 million guests per year who flock to the venue to see Coca-Cola’s influence on culture over several decades, as well as art from Andy Warhol, Norman Rockwell and Howard Finster.

  • See Atlanta from 20 stories up above Centennial Olympic Park. You can ride SkyView Atlanta in your own climate-controlled gondola to see panoramic views of the city. For those not afraid of heights, the VIP gondola even has see-through seats and walls.

  • The Centennial Olympic Park was a gathering place during the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. The establishment of the park opened the door to new construction in the area including The World of Coca-Cola and the Georgia Aquarium. Remarkable views of the park can be seen from across the street on the Ferris wheel, SkyView Atlanta.