Born & raised in ATL, there’s SO MUCH to do! Here are a few of my favorites:
Stone Mountain Park– great climb especially on a sunny day. You can get an amazing 360 view of the state!
Atlanta Botanical Gardens <– always beautiful, especially around the holidays!
Reynolds Plantation- Ritz Carlton @ Lake Oconee <–amazing weekend getaway, for both couples & girls weekend!
Piedmont Park– Lace up your shoes, grab your pup & head here. Piedmont Park has it all- running trails, sports fields, parkside restaurants, dog parks, a lush botanical gardens & skyline views. The park now connects to the Atlanta Beltline, so you can spend as much time here as you want.
Krog City Market– A main hub of the newly designed Atlanta Beltline, KCM is a good spot to park your car, grab a bite to eat, explore the market & walk or bike down the beltline.
Ponce City Market– Also a main hub of the Atlanta Beltline, PCM has so much to offer: a huge food hall, various retail stores & a rich history, this is definitely worth checking out.
South City Kitchen, upscale Southern, Midtown**my all-time favorite, fried chicken & collards a MUST!
JCT Kitchen, upscale Southern , Midtown
Two Urban Licks, American, Midtown <–super cool fusion drinks
The Optimist, Seafood, Midtown <–great date spot
Canoe, Vinings-ish <–THE perfect special occasion place
Community BBQ, Decatur
Fox Bros BBQ, Virginia Highlands. My favorite BBQ in Atl. Wings, ribs, poppers, mac & cheese etc- all fabulous!
Tin Lizzys, Mexican, various locations <–cheese dip, with jalapenos!!
Flying Biscuit, Brunch/Lunch, various locations
Double Zero*, Italy style pizza, Sandy Springs <–cut your pizza with scissors
Antico Pizza*, Italy style pizza, Midtown <– BYOB- how adorable!
* Ok these two are tied for my favorite pizza! Just do yourself a favor & try both!
Piece of Cake, Bakery, Buckhead <–best carrot cake on the planet