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Insider Guide Atlanta

When in Atlanta, You Must

Know Before You Go

The Twisted Strawberry is the perfect Atlanta summer cocktail to drink while lounging by the pool.

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Talk Like A Local

Know the slang of the city.

The A

/ðə/ /ˈeɪ/ n.
Non-locals say "Hotlanta" when referring to the city. If you want to be a real local, call it "The A"
The A" is poppin' tonight!

Neighborhoods to Explore

Explore real southern charm in the capital of Georgia, where music, food and culture are the soul of the city.

1. OLD FOURTH WARD

History meets edgy here! Whether you are visiting the MLK Historical site or riding the Beltline, Old Fourth Ward is Atlanta’s most energetic neighborhood.

2. EDGEWOOD

Love to bar hop? The options are endless in this neighborhood packed with cool bars frequented by all the locals you want to know.

3. MIDTOWN

Get your cultured urban fix and grit of the city life while exploring the heart of Atlanta. Midtown is also home to Atlanta’s famed Piedmont Park.

4. BUCKHEAD

Chic, sassy, and lively set the tone for this posh and upscale neighborhood, where fabulous entertainment and fine dining are always within reach. Don’t leave home without the glam when you hit the scene here.

W Atlanta - Downtown
45 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
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W Atlanta - Midtown
188 14th St NE
Atlanta, GA 30361
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W Atlanta - Buckhead
3377 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
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Ultimate Access to Atlanta

Get your key to the city with tips from our Atlanta Insider.

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The Painted Pin

737 Miami Cir NE

An upscale bar combined with bowling lanes, indoor bocce ball courts, and other games.

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Go for live music on Thursdays, and the occasional celebrity spotting.

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Shops at Buckhead

3035 Peachtree Road NE

Retail therapy has never been better! Explore designer stores and a few of the city’s hottest restaurants along cobblestone streets known as the Rodeo Drive of the South.

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Take in the sunset and enjoy some libations on the rooftop of the Regent Cocktail Club. It’s the perfect ending to a successful shopping day.

Either / Or

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RETOX

Tongue & Groove Nightclub

565 Main St NE

Be ready for a once-in-a-lifetime party experience bringing live entertainment and electronic music together with creative visuals.

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High Museum of Art

1280 Peachtree St

Its renowned collection of classic and contemporary art as well as the architecture by Richard Meier and Renzo Piano is a must-see.

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Savannah College of Art and Design

1600 Peachtree St NW

SCAD Atlanta facilities include a 312,000-square-foot art and design center. It’s a great venue to explore and see young artists at work.

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The Fox Theatre

660 Peachtree St NE

With nearly 5,000 seats and more than 300 performances each year, ranging from Broadway to rock to comedy to movies.

Restaurant Eugene

Restaurant Eugene

2277 Peachtree Rd

The menu is a rare combo of the sophistication appropriate for a destination restaurant and the friendliness of a neighborhood favorite.

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Watershed on Peachtree

1820 Peachtree St

A soulful dining experience, featuring flavors from the Georgia Coast to the Louisiana Bayou and everything in between.

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1104 Crescent Ave

Great food, strong drinks, good music, and a taste of the Big Easy. A southern comfort and a great place to relax.

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Tongue & Groove

565 Main St

One of Atlanta’s premier nightclubs, with a reputation for delivering a world class nightlife experience, catering to an upscale crowd.

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Cosmo Lava Lounge

45 13th St

One of Atlanta’s most sophisticated lounges with plush decor, a state of the art sound system, and the best DJs.

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