Oakland Cemetery – This historical park is the final resting place for many Civil War soldiers, golfing legend Bobby Jones, and “Gone With the Wind” author Margaret Mitchell.
Jimmy Carter Library and Museum – Learn about Carter’s administration and personal life at this extensive library and museum situated amid 30 acres of gardens, lakes and waterfalls.
High Museum of Art – A beautiful porcelain-enameled building designed by famed architect Richard Meier that houses American, European and African art, as well as decorative art and photography. Take your time as the museum features a permanent collection of over 11,000 pieces.
Where to Eat in Atlanta, Georgia:
We’ve rounded up some interesting choices for Atlanta ranging from fine cuisine to BBQ. There are plenty more to choose from in the Atlanta area.
Rathbun’s – This restaurant is owned by celebrated chef Kevin Rathbun and is one of the most popular eateries in the Atlanta area. Popular dishes include: Thai Rare Beef Salad, Hamachi, and Roasted Bone Marrow just to name a few.
Fatt Matt’s Rib Shack – Great ribs and live blues music to boot! A favorite BBQ joint among locals and tourists alike.
Fox Bros. BBQ – Featuring live music and award winning barbecue. Their menu features everything from pulled pork, ribs and brisket, and even smoked chicken and turkey.
Sun Dial – This unique restaurant features a beautiful view over the downtown Atlanta area and it rotates! The Sun Dial’s menu features items as varied as beef tenderloin to North Georgia Mountain Trout.
Where to Go Out in Atlanta, Georgia:
Looking to spend a night on the town, here are several recommendations that will get you started.
Fado – Featuring a hand milled bar, a “Grand House” area with an oversized fireplace, and Celtic art inspired by St. Patrick’s arrival in 432 A.D. One unique feature is the rooftop patio complete with stone walls and large murals depicting Ireland’s rugged landscape. In the winter guests will enjoy the outdoor patio with the heated floor.
Hole in the Wall – The name might turn off most, but this popular night club and bar was voted Atlanta’s Best Dance Club three years in a row (2006, 2007. and 2008) by Insite Magazine and CitySearch.com.
Sutra Lounge – Voted one of the top 100 nightclubs in the country for 2008 by Nightclub and Bar Magazine. Sutra Lounge features some of the hippest dance music and great customer service.
Brewhouse Café – Located in the hip bohemian area of Little 5 Points, the Brewhouse Café is home to many craft brew. The outdoor patio is great for people watching.
Atlanta, Georgia Shopping:
Once all the sight-seeing and night life excursions are through, be sure to save some time for shopping. There are several great places for shopping in the Atlanta, Georgia area.
Lenox Square – Home to mainstays such as Neiman Marcus, Macy’s, The Gap, and Bloomingdales. Other stores include Coach, Cartier, and Urban Outfitters.
Atlantic Station – Nostalgic and cutting-edge at the same time, Atlantic Station covers about 10 square blocks, clustered around Central Park. Retailers range from IKEA and Dillard’s to Banana Republic and Z Gallerie.
Buckhead – A commercial district with many specialty shops and strip malls. Buckhead features boutiques, gift shops, and several fine restaurants.
Atlanta, Georgia is a beautiful and historic city that features vacation attractions that are both historically significant and entertaining. The Atlanta area features great shopping, wonderful cuisine, and exciting night spots that will cater to everyone’s tastes.HALAMAN SELANJUTNYA >>