At­lanta Your Way

These unique travel rec­om­men­da­tions are tai­lored for sports fans, ro­man­tics and ur­ban ex­plor­ers.

Where Atlanta - - CONTENTS -

Sports Fans

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

Ro­man­tics

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

Ur­ban Ex­plor­ers

(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

Tour. www.ma­ri­ettafood­tours.com

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