What to Do around The Westin Buckhead Atlanta
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Buckhead is where everything hip about Atlanta collides: cutting-edge boutiques, farm-to-table restaurants, underground speakeasies, and family-friendly cafes. It's also the city's nightlife hub, with more bars and restaurants per square foot than anywhere else in town.
Chastain Park, Atlanta, GA, USA
When it comes to music, summer means one thing in Atlanta: Chastain. Local music buffs head over to Chastain Park, home to the amphitheater built in 1944. The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra started playing here in 1973, followed by famous names like...
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...
737 Miami Cir NE, Atlanta, GA 30324, USA
The Painted Pin is a new upscale boutique bowling alley and a super fun place to spend a few hours. You can rent bowling lane by the hour (2 hr max). If you don't get your name in by 7:30 on the weekends, then there is good chance you'll be...
130 West Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305, USA
A hub of preservation in the city, the Atlanta History Center is not your typical museum. The 33-acre experience features historic houses, enchanting gardens, and award-winning exhibitions, showcasing everything from Civil War artifacts to Olympic...
755 Hank Aaron Way, Atlanta, GA 30315, USA
Atlanta is a wonderful city with a lot to offer for tourists. Common attractions include the Georgia Aquarium, World of Coke, the new farris wheel built downtown, and many more. As a native to Atlanta, one of my favorite things to do is to visit a...
75 Bennett St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA
Explore the world of contemporary art from Georgia’s emerging and established artists alongside exhibits from artists from around the world at this fascinating museum. It may not be a vast space, but with a large permanent collection of some 800...
3110 Roswell Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305, USA
This music venue may have changed names a handful of times, but what hasn’t changed is the caliber of talent it brings in. It was built under its current name in 1930 as a movie theater and home of the Buckhead Symphony Orchestra. Now it hosts...
John Lewis Freedom Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA, USA
Wrap up and enjoy the best of art and nature when you take in the stunning scarlet, acid-yellow, and bold orange leaves of the beautiful fall foliage along with the excellent sculptures dotted throughout the Freedom Parkway. Make sure you have a...
3500 Peachtree Rd NE G-1, Atlanta, GA 30326, USA
Legoland has quickly become Atlanta's top attraction for kids. Located in Phipps Plaza, the city's shopping mecca, families can purchase all the Lego products next door at the store before exploring the discovery center. It includes Lego replicas...
571 South Kilgo Cir NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
In 1876, a small museum collection was started in Oxford, Ga., at the original Emory University campus. Over the years—through acquisitions, archaeological digs, and donations—the collection has grown to include pieces from ancient Greece,...
1315 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA
Located near the Woodruff Arts complex, the Museum of Design Atlanta is a 5,000-square-foot space devoted to unique design. The building itself is a contemporary marvel, and the pieces inside constantly change. A recent exhibit showcased furniture...
1150 B Peachtree Street Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA
Atlanta has a great nightlife scene, and Opera has been crowned the city’s best nightclub. Located in a 1920s opera house, the club regularly hosts internationally known DJs and electronic acts like David Guetta, LMFAO, and Paul Oakenfold, and is...
1000 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA
The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is one of 12 Fed branches in the country, and has a free fascinating museum inside. Open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the museum covers the development of American banks, the transition from bartering to...
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