Atlanta is one of the best places to celebrate Easter


With Resurrection Sunday right around the corner, many might be looking for ways to honor the occasion. For Atliens, they’re exactly where they need to be, because Atlanta has been named one of the best places to celebrate Easter, according to WalletHub

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Researchers compared the 100 biggest American cities using 11 metrics across four major categories: Easter observers, Easter traditions, kids’ Easter and Easter weather.

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Atlanta was No. 6, while St. Louis and Birmingham took first and second place, respectively. 

The Peach City’s great climate and high number of Easter observers, which is the share of Atlanta’s population that recognizes the holiday, helped it earn a spot among the top 10.

It also racked up on points for most brunch spots per capita, tying with San Francisco, Las Vegas, New Orleans, Orlando and St. Louis. And it came in 5th place for best Easter weather forecast. 

Want to know how the other cities fared? Check out the map below for the full results. 

Source: WalletHub

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