Atlanta Your Way
These unique travel recommendations are tailored for sports fans, romantics and urban explorers.
Exploring the massive (1) College Football
Hall of Fame lands you on a 45-yard indoor football field, at a fight song karaoke station and sitting in a 4-K movie theater, among other interactive activities. www.cfbhall.com Snag a guided tour of (2) Turner Field before Atlanta's MLB team, the Atlanta Braves, relocate to a new stadium in 2017. Tours include the dugout, locker room and press boxes. VIP tours include exclusive behind-the-scenes peeks. atlanta.braves.mlb.com (3) STATS features a tried-and-true American menu, over 70 hi-def TVs and tables with attached beer tap systems. www.statsatl.com Test your strength at (4) Stone Summit Climbing Gym, a sprawling indoor rock climbing gym with everything from beginner tracks to challenging overhangs. www.ssclimbing.com
The 30-acre (1) Atlanta Botanical Garden offers formal Japanese and rose gardens, woodland areas, a children’s garden, a large collection of orchids, and much more. www. atlantabg.org With designs by Richard Meier and Renzo Piano, the (2) High Museum of
Art was named one of the 10 best works of American architecture of the ‘80s. This magnificent building is the perfect setting for the museum’s collection of over 15,000 works. www.high.org (3) Canoe serves up a creative American menu among stunning views of the Chattahoochee River. www.canoeatl.com The quaint (4) Carroll Street Café is a Bohemian neighborhood hideout with an eclectic menu, including flavorful tapas, salads and entrees. Don’t miss the delicious cocktails. www.carrollstreetcabbagetown.com
(1) Atlanta Streetcar‘ s 2.7-mile route makes 12 stops downtown, bringing you within steps of many can’t-miss attractions, restaurants, nightlife and historic sites. streetcar.atlantaga.gov Popular with runners and cyclists, the 210-acre (2) Freedom
Park is located along Freedom Parkway and stretches from Boulevard to Ponce de Leon to the north, and Candler Park Drive to the east. www.freedompark.org A once-decaying ring of rails is now the (3) Atlanta BeltLine, transforming this former railroad into a network of parks, trails and transit, passing through 45 neighborhoods. beltline.org Explore Marietta, a suburb of Atlanta, by tasting your way through some of the city’s most beloved restaurants on the three-hour (4) Marietta Food