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Things to do in Atlanta

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Art Museum
“The High Museum of Art, located in Atlanta, is a leading art museum in the Southeastern United States. Located on Peachtree Street in Midtown, the city's arts district, the High is a division of the Woodruff Arts Center. In 2010 it had 509,000 visitors, 95th among world art museums.”
  • 307 locals recommend
Park
“If you enjoy a great time in the park then you will love piedmont park! Grab some food and blanket and enjoy your day here ! A must do in ATL!”
  • 249 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
“A great place with shops, stores and restaurants in the heart of Downtown ATL.”
  • 260 locals recommend
Garden
“Great place to be surrounded by nature within a city! Beautiful floral sculptures and fountains. Park connects to Piedmont Park which has scooters & e-bikes available for a charge through App. Parking available at a cost. They also have coffee shops and a nice restaurant inside. ”
  • 149 locals recommend
Garden
“The Atlanta Botanical Garden is a 30 acres botanical garden located adjacent to Piedmont Park in Midtown Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Incorporated in 1976, the garden's mission is to "develop and maintain plant collections for the purposes of display, education, conservation, research and enjoyment.”
  • 60 locals recommend
Pet Store
“The park itself it pretty big. You can park your car there in the parking garage accessed via the Botanical Gardens or Evelyn street. ”
  • 48 locals recommend
Café
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“Late night food European-style coffeehouse with more than 800 beverages & 70 pastries, plus crepes, burgers & more. Outdoor tables available.”
  • 79 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Best Pizza in town!! Price not cheap but you can BYOD bring your own drinks! It’s a Little Italy Corner that includes Espresso bar and Gelato Creamery!”
  • 79 locals recommend
Bar
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“Local favorite open late for all your after concert needs lol. Feel free to soak up your suds with one of their Big Burgers or drink more from their beer on tap. Your call but a good late evening spot. ”
  • 60 locals recommend
Building
“Midtown is a busy commercial area and a vibrant arts hub. The High Museum of Art shows world-renowned works in a striking modern building, while Margaret Mitchell House offers tours of the former home of the “Gone With the Wind” author. Peachtree Street is a hotspot for comedy, bars and big-name shops, with eating options ranging from street food to fine dining. Large, leafy Piedmont Park offers walking trails.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Route
“Wonderful urban trail for walking, biking, running, etc, with access to the best restaurants & shopping.”
  • 76 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Casual Brunch less than a block from the studio. Stays pretty busy and they don't take reservations so get there early!”
  • 59 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“Outstanding local events are hosted here from symphonies to comedies. Beautiful architecture! ”
  • 45 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“The United States' largest organization dedicated to the art form of puppetry.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Cinema
“If you love movies it will be hard for you to be late to your show time! this is literally outside the front of the building. It will take you no time at all to walk over to the theater from this home!”
  • 27 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
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“A buzzing dance club set in a renovated opera house, with regular DJs, VIP service & a dress code.”
  • 28 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Café
“Late night food European-style coffeehouse with more than 800 beverages & 70 pastries, plus crepes, burgers & more. Outdoor tables available.”
  • 79 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Best Pizza in town!! Price not cheap but you can BYOD bring your own drinks! It’s a Little Italy Corner that includes Espresso bar and Gelato Creamery!”
  • 79 locals recommend
Bar
“Local favorite open late for all your after concert needs lol. Feel free to soak up your suds with one of their Big Burgers or drink more from their beer on tap. Your call but a good late evening spot. ”
  • 60 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Casual Brunch less than a block from the studio. Stays pretty busy and they don't take reservations so get there early!”
  • 59 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“One of my favorite beer garden's to relax in. Great views of the Piedmont Park. ”
  • 45 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
“Celebrating over 18 year as one of Atlanta's favorite restaurants, South City Kitchen Midtown specializes in contemporary Southern cuisine with a sophisticated twist. Combining the energy of Atlanta with the warmth of a Southern home, the restaurant is nestled in an updated, historic bungalow on the city's famous Crescent Avenue. Dine on local Southern favorites such as shrimp and grits, buttermilk fried chicken, she-crab soup, fried green tomatoes and banana pudding while enjoying the view of our exhibition kitchen or the city skyline on one of the best patios in the city. This truly is dining the way the new South intended.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Steakhouse
“Sleek Southern outpost of famed NY-based steakhouse chain with cocktails & grilled meats.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bar
“Classic neighborhood bar. They have a free comedy every Saturday night at midnight!”
  • 30 locals recommend

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