This peaceful oasis includes 30 acres of gardens, an urban forest, wildflower trails, the Dorothy Chapman Fuqua Conservatory and a 10,000 square-foot Fuqua Orchid Center. A charming bridge links the main gardens to the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's Children's Garden.
The High Museum of Art is the leading art museum in the southeast. Expect a broad, diverse selection of art comprising 19th and 20th century American works, European paintings, decorative arts, African, African-American art, photography and modern and contemporary art.
In the historic city of Atlanta, golfers enjoy warm weather year-round and access to more than 60 courses in the area. With fairways diverse enough for golfers of all levels to enjoy, you'll find all the elements of a great golf vacation in Atlanta.
The Atlanta Braves are a Major League Baseball team, based in Atlanta, Georgia since 1966. The team competes in the Eastern Division of the National League, and has been a dominating force in the league, advancing to the World Series five times in the 1990s and winning the title in 1995.
When the subject is NBA tradition, the Atlanta Hawks aren't the first team that comes to mind. However, the Hawks are as venerable a franchise as any. They claimed a championship in 1958, and local fans continue to support them on as they try for another.
As one of the most creative and innovative orchestras in North America, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) serves as the cornerstone for musical performance and training far beyond Atlanta's borders, through its various concert series and its diverse initiatives in music education and outreach.
Atlanta Ballet is the oldest continuously operating dance company in the United States. It is one of the nation's premier professional ballet companies, recognized for the artistry of their dancers and their innovative programming. They are as diverse and provocative as the city they call home.
Peasant Bistro, conveniently located Downtown overlooking Centennial Olympic Park, serves fresh, seasonal cuisine with country French and Mediterranean influences. The romantic, modern setting is perfect for a special night out in Atlanta.
Voted Atlanta's best tapas restaurant, Eclipse di Luna offers live music nightly and a monthly wine tasting the first Tuesday of every month. Don't miss a chance to sip a bottomless glass of Sangria while enjoying the festive, high-energy environment.
Dining at Babette's Cafe is like stepping into Chef/Owner Marla Adams' home. She is equally as known for the incredibly creative Rustic European cuisine that she creates, as she is for her welcoming personality. Consistently rated one of Atlanta's top restaurants for the past seventeen years, Babette's Cafe feels like a world class restaurant tucked into the French countryside. The dining room offers a relaxed setting and the outdoor patio overlooks the serene setting of Freedom Park.
Both hip and comfortable, Fritti provides a most authentic Italian dining experience. Newly certified by the Verace Pizza Napoletana Association in Naples, Italy; Fritti features 26 varieties of Neapolitan pizzas prepared in hand-crafted wood-burning ovens. Fritti also offers a variety of Tuscan style wood roasted meats, great fried appetizers and refreshing salads.
Located on the main floor of the historic space, Parish serves a variety of New Orleans inspired dishes with modern twists. They have a "green" friendly approach to bringing local food to your table that pulls from the Creole and Cajun cuisines that blend French, Spanish, French Caribbean and African flavors.
Tierra is Atlanta's only authentic pan Latin bistro serving both traditional and modern cuisines of south and central America, Mexico and the Caribbean. The restaurant is owned and run by a husband and wife team of chefs who extensively research the foods of each country and region and travel throughout Latin America twice yearly to bring back new recipes and techniques. Tierra also offers an extensive list of Argentine and Chilean wines.
Acclaimed Chef Ford Fry serves up Southern farmstead cooking based on seasonal ingredients at JCT Kitchen and Bar, his restaurant in Atlanta's Westside Urban Market. JCT Kitchen provides an upscale yet casual dining experience with a menu reminiscent of family favorites that are elevated to a gourmet level. The restaurant serves lunch and dinner, while JCT's rooftop bar offers a small Southern plates menu, innovative cocktails and live music for guests to enjoy while overlooking the historic neighborhood.
Bacchanalia features contemporary American cuisine from chefs/owners Anne Quatrano and Clifford Harrison. Expect incredibly fresh and flavorful choices with masterful preparation and presentation. Bacchanalia's seasonal menu relies entirely on organic ingredients, many sourced from Anne and Clifford's farm, so that diners can have an utterly unique dining experience each time they return.
As the world's largest aquarium, Georgia Aquarium features more animals than any other aquarium in more than eight million gallons of water. Through a path of more than sixty exhibits, the Aquarium tells a global water story, with features modeled after the greatest zoos and aquariums in the world. Each majestic exhibit is designed to inspire, entertain and educate.
Zoo Atlanta inspires value and protection of wildlife through a unique mix of education and outdoor family fun. From well-known native wildlife to critically endangered species on the brink of extinction, the Zoo offers memorable close encounters with more than 1,000 animals from around the world.
Imagine It!, Atlanta's only children's museum, is the perfect place for children age eight and under and their families to learn and explore together in a safe and fun hands-on environment. Their open and interactive area is filled with unique, entertaining and educational areas to explore.
Atlanta's Central Park, Piedmont Park, with more than 180 acres, is joined with the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. Experience lush woods, Lake Clara Meer, picnic spots, skating paths and many annual events.
Housed in a turn-of-the-century mill building, The Masquerade has been known since its inception in 1989 as one of the country's most unique nightclub facilities.
Located in the Heart of Downtown, Underground Atlanta is bustling with activity, day or night. Enjoy daily entertainment by Atlanta's talented residents, homemade candy, caricature drawings and fortune telling, spectacular dining and souvenir shopping. Learn of Atlanta's past on a guided history tour. After dark, enjoy the clubs and restaurants in Kenny's Alley for a night of unforgettable entertainment.
CosmoLava boasts three levels, five bars, VIP accommodations and the hottest DJs in the city. Hit one of their three dance floors with world-class DJs spinning the latest House, Top 40, '80s Funk and Hip-Hop all on a state-of-the-art TurboSound system.
Imagine sipping a tropical cocktail while watching a flaming red sunset. Add to the ambience a few Caribbean-inspired small plates of flavorful bites. Now imagine that you only have to go as far as Johnson Ferry Road in east Cobb to have the experience. That's the idea behind Red Sky Tapas and Bar in the Market Plaza shopping center.
At Miller Brothers Ltd., they help you build a wardrobe that embodies a great sense of style, impeccable quality and lasting value. They offer made to measure suits, sportcoats, shirts and trousers, as well as a whole array of ready-made sportswear and furnishings.
Offering more choices since 1959, Lenox Square is the Southeast's premier shopping destination. Lenox Square is anchored by Bloomingdale's, Neiman Marcus and Macy's, and features nearly 250 specialty stores - shops like Anthropologie, BCBG, Bobby Jones, Burberry, Brooks Brothers, Calvin Klein, Cartier, David Yurman, Louis Vuitton, Kate Spade, and Zara.
The Bennett Street Arts and Antique District is home to premier Atlanta galleries, boasting dozens of superior art dealers and boutiques, antique furniture showrooms, artist studios and imported rug dealers. The shops carry unique items from regional watercolor paintings to Turkish rugs, from experimental mixed media art to imported English cherry wood tables. Each business in the cluster of Atlanta galleries offers a distinctive charm and specialization and creates a fusion of high quality fine art, antique furniture, decorative items and one-of-a-kind collectibles.
As the Southeast's premier upscale shopping center, Phipps Plaza is home to more than 100 specialty stores including Gucci, Giorgio Armani, Jimmy Choo and Juicy Couture. At Phipps Plaza you'll also find four full service restaurants, a food court, and a 14-screen AMC theatre.
Discover Mills is Georgia's value shopping, entertainment and dining destination. It includes the best names of in one-of-a-kind retail and manufacturer outlets, specialty retailers and category dominant stores.