Atlanta North with Kids
Collected by Frederick Simeon
Northern Atlanta has all the advantages of the suburbs with convenience of the city. Here, you'll discover plenty of "hidden gems," from kayaking the Chattahoochee, to the local foodie and artistic scenes, to world-famous entertainment.
3188 Paces Ferry Pl NW, Atlanta, GA 30305, USA
With a name like that who wouldn’t be charmed? Fortunately the sandwiches and baked goods live up to the excitement of the name - and the coffee is fantastic too. Venture up into that magical attic and get a reading from one of the resident...
1255 Johnson Ferry Rd, Marietta, GA 30068, USA
It's not often that you find a real New York deli in the southern United States, but Bagelicious is just that. The Jewish bagel spot is covered in Yankees memorabilia and usually packed with the regulars. So what's good here? In one word:...
5785 Roswell Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30328, USA
Ariana is the only Afghan restaurant in Atlanta, and it will surprise you on all accounts! Great ambience, excellent food & very friendly staff. Moreover, there is an inspiring story behind its chef. Read here for that…...
200 Morgan Falls Rd, Sandy Springs, GA 30350, USA
Another great park for outdoor lovers is the Morgan Falls Overlook. Located at a dam on the Chattahoochee River, it’s a the place to have a picnic, let the little ones play on the playground, or to put in your kayak for a trip downstream. There’s...
5920 Roswell Rd NE A-209, Sandy Springs, GA 30328, USA
This under-the-radar museum devoted to the life of Holocaust victim Anne Frank boasts over 600 photographs and artifacts. It is free and open to the public and describes her continual influence on the world long after her death. Organized by the...
6780 Roswell Rd NE Studio D100, Sandy Springs, GA 30328, USA
Sky Gym is unlike any other gym around, offering aerial dance and yoga classes held in Cirque de Soleil–style aerial silks. Introductory classes are $19 but once you’ve learned the basics, the drop-in rate is $29 per class. You can also stop by...
220 Sandy Springs Cir, Sandy Springs, GA 30328, USA
The loyal following at this Sandy Springs cafe is truly unbelievable and there's almost always a line for lunch. Breadwinner serves up sandwiches, wraps, soups, and salads all with a healthy twist. The chicken salad and tomato basil soup are...
1140 Hammond Dr, Sandy Springs, GA 30328, USA
Straightforward Italian pasta is Figo’s specialty as the owner came from a small town outside of Florence. The casual atmosphere and reasonable prices are as inviting as the dishes themselves. You can choose from their house specialties like...
4478 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd, Dunwoody, GA 30338, USA
Named “Atlanta’s Best Ice Cream,” Morelli’s is a highly sought-after dessert. Locals rave about the salted caramel flavor, and Conan O’Brien even stopped by for a scoop when he filmed his show in town. The gourmet flavors are posted daily on the...
352 S Atlanta St, Roswell, GA 30075, USA
This unassuming coffeehouse has become one of my favorite places to work, mostly for the delicious chai lattes and free Wi-Fi—but there's much more to it than that. Land of a Thousand Hills was founded in 2005 by local Jonathan Golden, who wanted...
6032 Sandy Springs Cir, Atlanta, GA 30328, USA
Arden Zinn started juicing at her first location in Little Five Points almost a decade ago, and has since expanded to dozens of Atlanta locations, as well as having her products stocked in area grocery stores and cafes. The new Sandy Springs store...
5920 Roswell Road Northeast a108, Sandy Springs, GA 30328, USA
Named one of the best gluten-free bakeries in America, Sally’s has everything a celiac could want, but is usually unable to consume. They bake their own gluten-free breads, cakes, cupcakes, cookies, pies, and pizzas to go. The bakery also delivers...
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