Getting to Atlanta
When you are making a move from the Big D to the Gate City, you may be a bit uneasy about all the unknowns. Thankfully, Bekins Moving Solutions has you covered. We have written this handy-dandy guide to assist you every step of your journey. If you haven’t already, give us a call and let us assist you with each aspect of your move. We can gather the necessary packing supplies, help you carefully pack your items, and get them to your new place in Atlanta quickly and efficiently. Follow this comprehensive guide on moving from Dallas to Atlanta and you will be sure to have a stress-free and seamless move!
If you are moving from Dallas to Atlanta, you have a few options on how you can get there. You can drive, bus, or fly. Depending on how many people in your family, one may be more affordable than the other. The average rates of each transportation options are below:
*Cost may vary depending on gas mileage of your vehicle.
Best Pit Stops
If you have decided to make the 781-mile trek moving from Dallas to Atlanta by motor vehicle, you have a wonderful trip ahead of you! We have gathered a great list of must-see places to stop along the way.
Texas Best Smokehouse– Get one last taste of Texas BBQ on your way out of Dallas via the I-20. This place is known in Tyler as the BBQ establishment to go to when you are craving some down-home cooking. You can get brisket, grilled chicken, and/or sausage, with all the fixings.
Official Rest Stops Along I-20– Here is a website listing all the official rest stops along the I-20. These are a great place to get out, stretch your legs, and grab some refreshments.
Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge– When you want to break up the trip with a bit of an interesting stop, check out Tiger Creek. It is a 140-acre preserve dedicated to rescuing large cat species. See all types of exotic Tigers and support a great cause.
How Does Atlanta Compare to Dallas?
Atlanta is growing by leaps and bounds, as one of the top cities people are moving to. It is home to several successful Fortune 500 companies including Coca-Cola and Home Depot. Cost of living is a little cheaper than Dallas, depending on the suburb you are relocating to. The medium income in Atlanta is approximately $66,300 compared to $41,978 in Dallas. Medium home price in Atlanta and Dallas is about the same at $166,000 and $173,000 respectively. Both Dallas and Atlanta have great economies that are expected to continue booming for the foreseeable future.
Commuting in Atlanta
Atlanta is divided into multiple smaller suburbs, much like Dallas. Many people commute into the cities from the suburbs, but you can expect less traffic compared to Dallas. There are several public transportation options in Atlanta, depending on where you live. You can catch the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) bus, Atlanta Streetcar, Cobb Community Transit, or Gwinnett County Transit. Also depending on where you live, you may need to apply for a residential parking permit to park on the street. It is best to look at the street parking rules and regulations for where you will be moving.
We hope that this guide has been helpful for your plans to move from Dallas to Atlanta. If you would like Bekins Moving Solutions’ help with your relocation, give us a call today at (877) 594-1187 for a free moving estimate.