HILL­TOP HIKE

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There’s a rea­son we rec­om­mended a diner in Stone Moun­tain, and that’s so you could be close to

where you’ll em­bark on a scenic sun­rise hike. Pay the $10 park­ing fee to park in the Con­fed­er­ate Hall lot. Then, be­gin your one-mile jour­ney to the peak marked by a yel­low painted line. Once you reach the sum­mit (1,686 feet above sea level), you’ll see breath­tak­ing views of At­lanta’s glim­mer­ing sky­line and the North Ge­or­gia Moun­tains. www.stonemoun­tain­park.com Once you’ve re­fu­eled, head down­town for the 10:30 am

This 90-minute tour aboard a cli­mate-con­trolled trol­ley cov­ers many of the city’s ma­jor at­trac­tions while a re­aldeal South­ern do­cent re­counts At­lanta’s his­tory. Tick­ets: $15-$30. www.the­p­eachtreetrol­ley.com

Next up is lunch at one of our fa­vorite bar­be­cue joints:

Or­der your meal at the counter, where you can pick from chicken, pork, brisket and more ac­com­pa­nied by clas­sic sides like mac n’ cheese, col­lards and coleslaw. www.twinsmok­ers­bbq.com

A brisk walk through Cen­ten­nial Olympic Park will land you at your next des­ti­na­tion, one of the world’s largest aquar­i­ums. It’s easy to spend a day ob­serv­ing the thou­sands of aquatic species in

10 mil­lion gal­lons. Be sure to give your­self un­til the 5 pm clos­ing time to en­joy ev­ery­thing this world­fa­mous at­trac­tion has to of­fer. Tick­ets range from $33-$39. www. geor­giaaquar­ium.org

No trip to At­lanta would be com­plete with­out a visit to its shop­ping mecca, Buck­head. In just one mile you’ll find lux­u­ri­ous

mid-priced and the haute Each des­ti­na­tion of­fers an ar­ray of din­ing op­tions—from Shake Shack to True Food Kitchen.

Jeju Sauna’s soak­ing room with hot and cold baths For more in­for­ma­tion where­trav­eler.com

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