Atlanta

Your guide to vibrant Atlanta

Culinary experiences, street art, and accommodation across different price ranges.

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January 2024
Atlanta is a vibrant city full of activities for all ages. From dining at Michelin-starred restaurants and visiting theme parks to discovering street art, multicultural flavors, and hotel rooftops, there are many ways to fill your day here. Let us guide you through some of the things you simply can’t miss when visiting this eclectic city.

ATTRACTIONS IN ATLANTA

Krog Street Tunnel Art Gallery
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A gallery in the city center

Krog Street Tunnel Art Gallery

Kartmarkør
1 Krog St NE
Atlanta
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In the artistic and historic Cabbagetown neighborhood, besides the hip brunch spots and colorful buildings, you’ll find the fabled Krog Street Tunnel Art Gallery—a long tunnel that has become one of Atlanta’s most famous landmarks. The tunnel is full of graffiti and eclectic, colorful street art that is constantly updated, making it a great place to keep coming back to.

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The magic of plants

Atlanta Botanical Garden

Kartmarkør
1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta
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The Atlanta Botanical Garden is an adventure for the whole family. The garden consists of a unique collection of plants, from Japanese gardens to beautiful rose gardens and tropical plants. Take a stroll among beautiful trees, discover spectacular art installations, or book a guided tour to learn all about plants and nature.

World of Coca Cola
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Discover the magic of Coca-Cola

World of Coca-Cola

Kartmarkør
121 Baker St. NW
Atlanta
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World of Coca-Cola is an attraction for Coca-Cola lovers, or those who just want to learn all about the iconic drink, created in Atlanta back in 1886. World of Coca-Cola gives you a glimpse into the history of the world-famous brand through interactive exhibits and fun activities. In fact, World of Coca-Cola is an exciting full-day activity for all ages where you can discover the fizzy beverage’s history of advertising campaigns, packaging, and flavors.

ATLANTA’S BEST FOOD EXPERIENCES

Bacchanalia
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Atlanta’s flagship restaurant

Bacchanalia

Kartmarkør
1460 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd NW
Atlanta
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Bacchanalia has long been one of Atlanta’s most prestigious restaurants where foodies come to enjoy the creative menu of seasonal ingredients—not to mention the service, which is one of the many reasons guests keep returning. You’ll enjoy modern American cuisine with a focus on flavors and texture, such as duck confit, hand-cut pasta, and a wide range of wines from different regions. Next door is Bacchanalia’s sister restaurant, Star Provisions, which is also well worth a visit.

Favorite brunch spot

Buttermilk Kitchen

Kartmarkør
4225 Roswell Rd. NE
Atlanta
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At Buttermilk Kitchen, you can enjoy delicious breakfast and lunch favorites created from scratch. Located in the bustling Buckhead neighborhood, Buttermilk Kitchen serves up classic brunch treats like waffles, omelets, and pastries that you can wash down with a refreshing juice or coffee (or why not try several options from the generous coffee menu?).

Classic Southern food

Mary Mac’s Tea Room

Kartmarkør
224 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta
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For an authentic taste of Southern food culture, head to Mary Mac’s Tea Room, where the menu is full of traditional dishes like meatloaf, pulled pork, cornbread, and more. Mary Mac’s has been here since 1945 and it is one of Atlanta’s last surviving traditional “meat and three” restaurants, meaning you order one main course and three side dishes—a staple of Southern food culture.

WHERE TO STAY IN ATLANTA

Hotel Clermont
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Trendy boutique accommodation

Hotel Clermont

Kartmarkør
789 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
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The Clermont boutique hotel is located in Atlanta’s most central and vibrant neighborhood. The hotel is modern and stylish, but its charm, dating back to 1924, remains in the details. At the top of the hotel, you’ll find a lush rooftop that often hosts live music and parties with stunning views of Atlanta.

Family-friendly budget accommodation

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham

Kartmarkør
1840 Corporate Blvd NE
Atlanta
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Just a short distance from Buckhead, the beating heart of Atlanta, is the Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Atlanta. Here, you can stay at a reasonable price in clean rooms that have all the amenities you could want—parking, continental breakfast, and Wi-Fi. In addition, the hotel offers suites for those who want a little extra. The Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Atlanta is perfect for families with children, as kid-friendly adventures like World of Coca-Cola, Georgia Aquarium, and Atlanta Zoo are within easy reach.

Epicurean
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Hotel for foodies

​​Epicurean Hotel Atlanta

Kartmarkør
1117 W Peachtree St NW
Atlanta
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The Epicurean Hotel Atlanta is a hotel for food enthusiasts. The entire hotel is themed around food, which is a dream come true for those looking for exceptional food and wine experiences with modern, culinary-inspired décor. Enjoy memorable taste experiences in the restaurant or try a cooking class, which are also offered at the hotel.

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