What to Do around The Westin Atlanta Perimeter North
Collected by Westin AFAR
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.
1440 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA
The unassuming gated building is truly an undiscovered Atlanta museum that highlights the importance of the city's prominent Jewish citizens. The Breman Museum is a part of the Selig Center, which has its own library and archives and regularly...
121 Baker St NW, Atlanta, GA 30313, USA
2800 Cobb Galleria Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30339, USA
Atlanta's premier performing arts venue opened in 2007, and cost $145 million to build. The 2,750 seat facility hosts traveling Broadway shows, musicians, comedians, ballet, opera, and special events. You may also recognize the building from its...
1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA
One of the South’s top art institutions, the High Museum was established in 1905 with a collection of European works. Over time, it has expanded to include modern art, regional artists, and rotating exhibits on everything from designer...
9135 Willeo Rd, Roswell, GA 30075, USA
The community-supported Chattahoochee Nature Center is tucked between Marietta and Sandy Springs along the Chattahoochee River. The 127-acre park has hiking trails, wildlife walks, gardens, and an interpretive center. It’s a good place to spot...
235 Sandy Springs Cir, Sandy Springs, GA 30328, USA
Held every Saturday afternoon April through November, the Sandy Springs Farmers' Market brings fresh produce to suburbanites. In addition to the fruits, vegetables, meat, and eggs, vendors sell artisan food products like specialty cheeses, olive...
801 Atlanta St, Roswell, GA 30075, USA
Red Baron’s Antiques is known in the region for selling the most unique and quirky antique pieces around. While auctions are their main focus, bringing in buyers from around the country, the store imports pieces from Europe, so you never know what...
1305 Indian Trail NW, Atlanta, GA 30327, USA
Want to get away from the hustle of the city? The Palisades is where you need to go! With trails in East and West Palisades, there's a path for everyone. Meander through bamboo forests, follow along the Chattahoochee river, or hike up to lookout...
290 Hilderbrand Dr, Atlanta, GA 30328, USA
If you’re into live jazz, here is your hotspot. Here you’ll find vibrant music just about every night of the week. Cafe 290 serves food as well, with plenty of bar favorites, like lemon pepper chicken wings and mozzarella sticks. Parking can be...
3652 Roswell Rd, Atlanta, GA 30342, USA
Want to see some quality shows at Atlanta's longest running comedy club? Head to The Punchline in Sandy Springs to hear the best of the best. Offering at least two shows each night, you can't go wrong! With performers like Eddie Murphy, Richard...
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...
5064 Nandina Ln, Atlanta, GA 30338, USA
The craft beer industry has taken off in Atlanta within the last few years, particularly establishments selling growlers, or draft beer in to-go jugs. Moondog Growlers opened three area locations within the last two years, in Marietta, Dunwoody,...
1998 Delk Industrial Blvd SE, Marietta, GA 30067, USA
While most of Atlanta's breweries are "ITP," or inside the perimeter, Red Hare Brewing Company is the newest kid on the beer block, located in nearby Marietta. They've recently become the first Georgia brewery to sell their beer in cans....
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...
4Lowry Hall, 3rd Floor, 4484 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30319, USA
Oglethorpe University, founded in 1835, has an unexpected art museum in one of its libraries that has constantly changing exhibitions. The fifth floor galleries opened in 1993 and have hosted works by internationally renowned artists including...
5450 Interstate N Pkwy, Sandy Springs, GA 30328, USA
Cochran Shoals is one of the most popular areas of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, which stretches through metro Atlanta. The flat trails are great for runners and views of the river and woods make exercise even more enjoyable....
234 Hilderbrand Dr, Sandy Springs, GA 30328, USA
The intimate music venue has different styles of music for every night of the week, ranging from bluegrass to blues to polka and everything in between. Steve’s serves as a place for up-and-coming artists to showcase their talents at open mic...
6050 Sandy Springs Cir, Sandy Springs, GA 30328, USA
If you’re feeling out of balance you can enjoy drop-in classes at Peachtree Yoga Center for only $15. Each class is 90 minutes long and visitors can choose from a variety of levels available throughout the day. They even offer yoga in Spanish and...
1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
This Smithsonian affiliate museum on the campus of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention teaches visitors about the importance of public health and the organization's purpose. The museum opened in 1996 in coordination with the Centennial...
1280 W Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA
Located in a city with a thriving arts scene, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra has made a name for itself thanks to performances that appeal to all age ranges. Beloved performances include Peter and the Wolf and their POPS series. The ASO has won 27...
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