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College Park, United States

College Park is a city with historic buildings and famous educational institutions

Typical food

Dishes you can't miss

<p>Fried chicken</p>,College Park, United States

Fried chicken

Battered pieces of chicken fried in oil and served with mashed potatoes.

<p>Hamburger</p>,College Park, United States

Hamburger

Made with beef, vegetables, and seasonings.

<p>BBQ meat</p>,College Park, United States

BBQ meat

Char-grilled cuts of beef or pork marinated in barbecue sauce.

<p>Smoked salmon</p>,College Park, United States

Smoked salmon

Salmon exposed to burned cedar smoke and prepared in various ways.

Typical food of College Park, United States

The cuisine of College Park has been influenced by the cuisine of Atlanta, which adopts cooking methods from the Southern United States of America

College Park is a city that has adopted cooking methods and ingredients from the cuisine of the Southern United States of America, providing its own dishes with a sophisticated touch of identity. Beef and chicken are a fundamental part of the gastronomic creations in this city.

In College Park you can find everything, from casual dishes to fast food prepared in a gourmet style. One of the main dishes is fried chicken, which is breaded and fried in oil, usually served with mashed potatoes. The BBQ-style meat is made with chunks of beef or pork prepared on the grill with barbecue sauce, a dish that you cannot miss. The region has restaurants that sell from hamburgers to smoked salmon with goat cheese, an option for the most demanding palates.

Weather

Useful Tips

  • -The summer is mild, we recommend bringing comfortable clothes and walking shoes, as well as sunscreen and sunglasses

    -It rains almost all year round in College Park, so we suggest you to bring a light jacket and a rain jacket or an umbrella

    -College Park has cold winters, remember to pack your coat, a warm sweater or a jacket, thermal clothing, a hat, a scarf, and gloves

The weather in College Park, United States

College Park is a city with a cool climate with rainfall nearly throughout the year, having warm summers and cold winters with possibility of snowfall

What to bring by season

The annual average temperature in College Park is 13 °C (55 °F) and its climate is classified as temperate and humid, since it rains almost all year round. Summer temperatures can reach highs of up to 25 °C (77 °F) in July and August. If you are going to visit this destination during the warm season, you should pack comfortable clothes, walking shoes, sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat or a cap. It is a good idea to bring a light jacket since the evenings can be chilly.

College Park is characterized by having cold winters with high chances of snowfall. The coldest months are December and January, when the temperature can drop down to -5 °C (23 °F). If traveling to College Park in winter, you should pack winter clothing, including a warm sweater, a jacket, a hat, a scarf, gloves, and non-slip shoes.

Overview

About College Park, United States

College Park is a city in Georgia, located only 15 kilometers (9.3 mi) south of Atlanta and 4 kilometers (2.4 mi) from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL), one of the busiest airports in the world. This destination offers several lodging options for all budgets and multiple restaurants to try international specialties. Conveniently, College Park metro station is connected to the metro station of the airport and Garnett station in downtown Atlanta.

The city owes its name to two important educational institutions established in this area. Georgia Military Academy, nowadays Woodward Academy, is the largest private school in the United States, and Cox College, a private women's college that operated between 1842 and 1934, now housing the City Hall. College Park has more than 800 properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the United States.

College Park offers a quiet environment to relax and its attractions include four parks full of trees, where you can rest from the stress of big cities. Barret Park, Jamestown Park, and Brenningham Park, surrounded by the Wayman & Bessie Brady Recreation Center, are the most recognized parks of the city. Visitors can do outdoor activities and enjoy a family picnic.

This city is home to the Georgia International Convention Center, which is a modern complex with first-class facilities which hosts conventions, exhibitions, and events. Golf enthusiasts will find College Park Municipal Golf Course, a challenging nine-hole course with hills and slopes.

***The official currency of the United States is the United States Dollar (USD).