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Sam & Carissa
Joined in 2014
Sam & Carissa

The Atlanta Guidebook

Sightseeing
SunTrust Park is the home of the Atlanta Braves. It's the first of its kind -- a destination that simultaneously builds and integrates a state-of-the-art Major League Baseball ballpark with a multi-use development and community. A must see!
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SunTrust Park
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SunTrust Park is the home of the Atlanta Braves. It's the first of its kind -- a destination that simultaneously builds and integrates a state-of-the-art Major League Baseball ballpark with a multi-use development and community. A must see!
Mercedes-Benz Stadium is the new world-class home of the Atlanta Falcons and the Atlanta United Soccer Club. Check out a game while you're in town!
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Mercedes-Benz Stadium
1 AMB Dr NW
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Mercedes-Benz Stadium is the new world-class home of the Atlanta Falcons and the Atlanta United Soccer Club. Check out a game while you're in town!
Delve into the fascinating undersea world of the Georgia Aquarium to encounter massive whale sharks, watch playful dolphins, and learn about the lives of beluga whales. With more than 100,000 marine animals in the largest aquarium in North America, there's no end to the undersea adventures that await your visit.
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Georgia Aquarium
225 Baker Street Northwest
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Delve into the fascinating undersea world of the Georgia Aquarium to encounter massive whale sharks, watch playful dolphins, and learn about the lives of beluga whales. With more than 100,000 marine animals in the largest aquarium in North America, there's no end to the undersea adventures that await your visit.
Sope Creek Park offers over three miles of scenic hiking, mountain biking and running trails. The park’s extensive network of trails explore the stone ruins of a paper mill destroyed by Union troops during the Civil War, now standing in multi-story, castle-like ruins.
Sope Creek
Sope Creek Park offers over three miles of scenic hiking, mountain biking and running trails. The park’s extensive network of trails explore the stone ruins of a paper mill destroyed by Union troops during the Civil War, now standing in multi-story, castle-like ruins.
Atlanta's biggest, most popular family attraction featuring dozens of thrill rides, shows, and activities.
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Six Flags Over Georgia
275 Riverside Parkway Southwest
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Atlanta's biggest, most popular family attraction featuring dozens of thrill rides, shows, and activities.
Great water park located right in Marietta, GA!
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Six Flags White Water
250 Cobb Parkway North
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Great water park located right in Marietta, GA!
The Glenn Hotel Sky Lounge has an incredible panoramic view of downtown. The $5 admission is well worth it. Cocktails are about $10.
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SkyLounge
110 Marietta Street NorthWest
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The Glenn Hotel Sky Lounge has an incredible panoramic view of downtown. The $5 admission is well worth it. Cocktails are about $10.
Jackson Street Bridge at Sunset is the perfect picture of the city! It's a rite of passage. Fun fact: The view is the same one used on those apocalyptic promos from season one of The Walking Dead.
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Jackson Street Bridge
Jackson Street Northeast
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Jackson Street Bridge at Sunset is the perfect picture of the city! It's a rite of passage. Fun fact: The view is the same one used on those apocalyptic promos from season one of The Walking Dead.
Sweetwater Creek State Park is about half an hour away in Lithia Springs. Very picturesque state park with a handful of trails ranging from one-mile (red) to 5.2-miles (white trail). 2,500 acres of trails, streams, five campsites, creeks, eight picnic shelters, a boat ramp, a bait shop, and the ruins of an old burned-down cotton mill circa the late 1800s that made an appearance in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1.
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Sweetwater Creek State Park
1750 Mount Vernon Road
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Sweetwater Creek State Park is about half an hour away in Lithia Springs. Very picturesque state park with a handful of trails ranging from one-mile (red) to 5.2-miles (white trail). 2,500 acres of trails, streams, five campsites, creeks, eight picnic shelters, a boat ramp, a bait shop, and the ruins of an old burned-down cotton mill circa the late 1800s that made an appearance in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1.
The Atlanta BeltLine is a walkable trail with parks and pathways that are dotted with public art, thriving vegetation, bars, restaurants and scenic overlooks. They host outdoor events like free yoga, art shows, and an annual lantern parade.
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The Atlanta Beltline Start
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The Atlanta BeltLine is a walkable trail with parks and pathways that are dotted with public art, thriving vegetation, bars, restaurants and scenic overlooks. They host outdoor events like free yoga, art shows, and an annual lantern parade.
King of Pops Yoga in Old Fourth Ward Park is free Tuesday evenings!
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Inman Park
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King of Pops Yoga in Old Fourth Ward Park is free Tuesday evenings!
Piedmont Park - it hosts a ton of festivals, artist markets, 5Ks, and concerts, so check their calendar ahead of time! Complete with dog parks, the Park Tavern restaurant, swimming pools, basketball and bocce courts, fishing spots, and a farmers market, Piedmont Park is basically an outdoor one-stop shop, y'all.
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Piedmont Park
400 Park Dr NE
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Piedmont Park - it hosts a ton of festivals, artist markets, 5Ks, and concerts, so check their calendar ahead of time! Complete with dog parks, the Park Tavern restaurant, swimming pools, basketball and bocce courts, fishing spots, and a farmers market, Piedmont Park is basically an outdoor one-stop shop, y'all.
Food scene
The Market Village in the heart of the city of Smyrna, unmatched in appeal and village atmosphere. If you’re looking for a bite to whet your appetite while shopping in the Smyrna Market Village, check out these popular spots: Atkins Park Tavern Moe’s Southwest Grill Shane’s Rib Shack The Corner Taqueria Village Sushi and Gourmet Wine Cellars Zucca Bar & Pizzeria
Smyrna Market Village
1265 W Spring St
The Market Village in the heart of the city of Smyrna, unmatched in appeal and village atmosphere. If you’re looking for a bite to whet your appetite while shopping in the Smyrna Market Village, check out these popular spots: Atkins Park Tavern Moe’s Southwest Grill Shane’s Rib Shack The Corner Taqueria Village Sushi and Gourmet Wine Cellars Zucca Bar & Pizzeria
Local favorite coffee shop in Marietta Square.
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Cool Beans Coffee Roasters
31 Mill Street
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Local favorite coffee shop in Marietta Square.
The Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar & View is Atlanta's only tri-level dining complex featuring a revolving upscale restaurant, a cocktail lounge and an observatory View Level offering a breathtaking 360-degree panorama of the magnificent Atlanta skyline.
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Sun Dial
210 Peachtree Street Northwest
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The Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar & View is Atlanta's only tri-level dining complex featuring a revolving upscale restaurant, a cocktail lounge and an observatory View Level offering a breathtaking 360-degree panorama of the magnificent Atlanta skyline.
In a nondescript building on the Westside of Atlanta, Giovanni Di Palma built his pizzeria from scraps and stones. Within weeks of opening Antico Pizza Napoletana, lines of locals, visitors and celebrities formed around the block. BYOB and community seating.
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Antico
1093 Hemphill Avenue
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In a nondescript building on the Westside of Atlanta, Giovanni Di Palma built his pizzeria from scraps and stones. Within weeks of opening Antico Pizza Napoletana, lines of locals, visitors and celebrities formed around the block. BYOB and community seating.
Best brunch spot in town!
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Highland Bakery
655 Highland Avenue Northeast
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Best brunch spot in town!
Local Latin-Asian fusion chain serving tacos, quesadillas & bowls in a relaxed, stylish space in Marietta Square.
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Taqueria Tsunami
70 South Park Square Northeast
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Local Latin-Asian fusion chain serving tacos, quesadillas & bowls in a relaxed, stylish space in Marietta Square.
Barcelona Wine Bar & Restaurant is a warm and welcoming tapas bar inspired by the culture of Spain. The ever-changing menu is focused on clean flavors, seasonal ingredients, specialties from Spain and the Mediterranean, and rustic small plate presentations created by chefs with tremendous talent. Barcelona offers an award-winning selection of wines from Spain and South America—and boasts one of the largest Spanish wine programs in the U.S.
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Barcelona Wine Bar
240 North Highland Ave NE
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Barcelona Wine Bar & Restaurant is a warm and welcoming tapas bar inspired by the culture of Spain. The ever-changing menu is focused on clean flavors, seasonal ingredients, specialties from Spain and the Mediterranean, and rustic small plate presentations created by chefs with tremendous talent. Barcelona offers an award-winning selection of wines from Spain and South America—and boasts one of the largest Spanish wine programs in the U.S.
Ponce City Market is a mixed-use development located in a historic building in Atlanta, with national and local retail anchors, restaurants, a food hall, boutiques. It's right off the Belt Line and worth the stop!
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Ponce City Market
675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
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Ponce City Market is a mixed-use development located in a historic building in Atlanta, with national and local retail anchors, restaurants, a food hall, boutiques. It's right off the Belt Line and worth the stop!
Krog Street Market is a mixed-use development located along the BeltLine trail at Edgewood Avenue in Inman Park. Cute local restaurants and shops. I particularly recommend Superica!
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Krog Street Market
99 Krog Street Northeast
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Krog Street Market is a mixed-use development located along the BeltLine trail at Edgewood Avenue in Inman Park. Cute local restaurants and shops. I particularly recommend Superica!
Daddy D'z is a funky, run-down Grant Park hole in the wall with GREAT BBQ! The owner knows you'll probably judge the place by its looks, which is why it has posted this message prominently on its website: "Remember what your momma told ya... 'Don't judge a book by its cover.'"
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Daddy D'z BBQ Joynt
264 Memorial Drive Southeast
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Daddy D'z is a funky, run-down Grant Park hole in the wall with GREAT BBQ! The owner knows you'll probably judge the place by its looks, which is why it has posted this message prominently on its website: "Remember what your momma told ya... 'Don't judge a book by its cover.'"
Victory Sandwich - You'll want to get there on the earlier side, especially at the Inman Park location, because those booths and patio benches fill up quick .The aforementioned slushies make for slower-paced exits. Small, delicious sandwiches!
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Victory Sandwich Bar
913 Bernina Ave NE
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Victory Sandwich - You'll want to get there on the earlier side, especially at the Inman Park location, because those booths and patio benches fill up quick .The aforementioned slushies make for slower-paced exits. Small, delicious sandwiches!
Fellini's - There are seven locations from Decatur to Buckhead to choose from. Delicious NYC style pizza! Each Fellini's has a patio and is open until 2 AM. It's a great spot for late night pie, and is one of the better, more tasty choices you'll make after hours.
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Fellini's Pizza
909 Ponce De Leon Avenue Northeast
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Fellini's - There are seven locations from Decatur to Buckhead to choose from. Delicious NYC style pizza! Each Fellini's has a patio and is open until 2 AM. It's a great spot for late night pie, and is one of the better, more tasty choices you'll make after hours.
Ladybird Grove and Mess Hall - Right by the Atlanta BeltLine, you can find the perfect patio. A campfire-themed restaurant done right!
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Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall
684 John Wesley Dobbs Avenue Northeast
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Ladybird Grove and Mess Hall - Right by the Atlanta BeltLine, you can find the perfect patio. A campfire-themed restaurant done right!
Gaja Restaurant and Bar - hidden in an alleyway in East Atlanta Village. Don't miss the dak (Korean style fried chicken) and the galbi (a marinated short rib that melts in your mouth).
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Gaja Korean Bar
491 Flat Shoals Ave SE
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Gaja Restaurant and Bar - hidden in an alleyway in East Atlanta Village. Don't miss the dak (Korean style fried chicken) and the galbi (a marinated short rib that melts in your mouth).
The legendary Brick Store Pub in Decatur has been the go-to tavern for anyone who loves beer and bar grub. Over 900 different kinds of booze from all over the world.
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Brick Store Pub
125 East Court Square
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The legendary Brick Store Pub in Decatur has been the go-to tavern for anyone who loves beer and bar grub. Over 900 different kinds of booze from all over the world.
Neighborhoods
East Atlanta Village - check out the intersection of Flat Shoals and Glenwood Avenues Southeast. Music venues 529 and the Earl, which are a walk down the street from each other and host two music festivals: the Atlanta Mess-Around for debauched punk in the spring and A3C. Joe's and Hodgepodge offer a diverse caffeinated drink selection.
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East Atlanta Village
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East Atlanta Village - check out the intersection of Flat Shoals and Glenwood Avenues Southeast. Music venues 529 and the Earl, which are a walk down the street from each other and host two music festivals: the Atlanta Mess-Around for debauched punk in the spring and A3C. Joe's and Hodgepodge offer a diverse caffeinated drink selection.
Che k out the boutique Wish and kitsch warehouse Junkman's Daughter. Check event listings for A Cappella and Charis Books. For music: Criminal Records has the most variety; Wax 'n Facts has vinyl, new and used, covered. And Moods Music's hip-hop, R&B, and soul.
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Little Five Points
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Che k out the boutique Wish and kitsch warehouse Junkman's Daughter. Check event listings for A Cappella and Charis Books. For music: Criminal Records has the most variety; Wax 'n Facts has vinyl, new and used, covered. And Moods Music's hip-hop, R&B, and soul.
Night Out
Little Trouble is all about atmosphere and great cocktails! Definitely worth your time, especially if you just stop in for a drink or two.
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Little Trouble
1170 Howell Mill Rd
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Little Trouble is all about atmosphere and great cocktails! Definitely worth your time, especially if you just stop in for a drink or two.
The Sound Table is a spot to go if you want to keep your finger on the pulse of the city. It's the perfect fusion of solid food, creative cocktails, and great music (catch DJ Passport for reggae on the first Sunday of each month).
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the Sound Table
483 Edgewood Avenue Southeast
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The Sound Table is a spot to go if you want to keep your finger on the pulse of the city. It's the perfect fusion of solid food, creative cocktails, and great music (catch DJ Passport for reggae on the first Sunday of each month).
The Bookhouse Pub. Has an expansive beer list. The walls are lined with books and local artist Barry Lee's Twin Peaks character illustrations. It has a chill treehouse vibe.
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The Bookhouse Pub
736 Ponce De Leon Avenue Northeast
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The Bookhouse Pub. Has an expansive beer list. The walls are lined with books and local artist Barry Lee's Twin Peaks character illustrations. It has a chill treehouse vibe.
The Fox Theater- A National Historic Landmark for Theater Shows and Concerts.
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The Fox Theatre
660 Peachtree St NE
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The Fox Theater- A National Historic Landmark for Theater Shows and Concerts.
Eddie's Attic - an intimate acoustic singer-songwriter venue. Jennifer Nettles and John Mayer got discovered at its open mic!
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Eddie's Attic
515 North McDonough Street
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Eddie's Attic - an intimate acoustic singer-songwriter venue. Jennifer Nettles and John Mayer got discovered at its open mic!
MJQ / The Drunken Unicorn Club has a garage-door and cave-like entry. Its a grungy dance club without a VIP section or dress code. Check this spot out for underground rock, hip-hop, and electro acts.
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MJQ Concourse
736 Ponce De Leon Avenue Northeast
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MJQ / The Drunken Unicorn Club has a garage-door and cave-like entry. Its a grungy dance club without a VIP section or dress code. Check this spot out for underground rock, hip-hop, and electro acts.
Great improv comedy!
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Dad's Garage Theatre
569 Ezzard Street Southeast
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Great improv comedy!
Looking for a place to unleash that inner rock star with friends? Reserve a stylish private Karaoke room at MIC'S! You're guaranteed a fun evening!
MICS Karaoke
6035 Peachtree Rd
Looking for a place to unleash that inner rock star with friends? Reserve a stylish private Karaoke room at MIC'S! You're guaranteed a fun evening!