Originally written by RootsRated for Atlanta CVB
Posted October 7, 2021
The Best Things To Do in Atlanta’s Top Parks
Atlanta is filled with green space to explore, but you may not know about these activities at some of the city's most popular parks.
Posted September 16, 2021
The 10 Best Easy Hikes in the Atlanta Metro Area
Outdoor lovers will enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings and variety of terrain when exploring the 10 best easy hiking trails in the Atlanta metro area.
Posted September 1, 2021
7 Must-Do Chattahoochee River Adventures Near Atlanta
Outdoor adventures abound around the Chattahoochee River. Check out these 7 things to do around the Chattahoochee River on your next visit.
Posted October 30, 2018
Fun Day Trips near Atlanta: Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
Located about 23 miles northwest of downtown Atlanta, in Marietta, Kennesaw Mountain brings together history and nature.
Posted September 26, 2018
Spend a Day at Morningside Nature Preserve
Truly one of Atlanta’s "hidden" gems, the Morningside Nature Preserve is a much-appreciated but often overlooked natural retreat nestled within the city.
Posted July 31, 2018
Best Things to Do at Piedmont Park
Piedmont Park, a 200-acre green space just north of downtown Atlanta, is home to dozens of music and food festivals, sports fields, playgrounds, dog parks and more.
Posted December 5, 2017
4 Must-Visit Parks Within 30 Minutes of Downtown Atlanta
Heading out of the city for a nature-rich adventure is hardly a hassle. Within a half-hour drive of Atlanta are incredible parks.
Posted November 6, 2017
7 Georgia Hikes With Amazing Views (Within 3 Hours of Atlanta)
With the North Georgia mountains just hours from the heart of Atlanta, there's no shortage of monumentally scenic views for city dwellers.
Posted September 14, 2017
A Guide to the Perfect Do-It-Yourself Food and Drink Tour of the BeltLine
The Eastside Trail is hands-down the most popular of Atlanta’s BeltLine paths, and there's good reason: Along its two miles are some of Atlanta's best bars and restaurants.
Posted July 25, 2017
7 Awesome Outdoorsy Things to Do with the Kids in Atlanta
Atlanta is overflowing with parks, green spaces and other opportunities to get outdoors -- so it’s no surprise that you can find a wide variety of family-friendly attractions.
Posted July 24, 2017
Take It from These Locals: Atlanta Has a Lot to Offer in the Outdoors
Find out what there is to see and do outdoors in Atlanta.
Posted April 27, 2017
The 8 Best Things to Do in the Atlanta Outdoors this Spring
Yes, Atlanta is a big city, but there are lots of opportunities for outdoor adventures.
Posted November 14, 2016
7 Ways to Get Outside in Atlanta this Fall
The crispness of fall comes as a welcome relief to the summer heat in Atlanta.
To North Georgia and Back: A Lovely, Leafy Mini Road Trip to the Mountains
There's a gorgeous patchwork of fall colors to see from Atlanta to North Georgia, but the quality of sights all depends on the route you take.
Posted November 9, 2016
7 Best Running Trails Near Atlanta for Late Fall
Fall's cool, crisp temperatures make the season prime time for all sorts of outdoor adventuring.
Posted May 2, 2016
Weekend Guide to Biking in Atlanta
Updated April 2020Note: At this time, because of social distancing and restrictions related to the coronavirus it is not possible to experience the cultural attractions mentioned here.
Posted April 28, 2016
Weekend Guide to Paddling by Day and Music by Night in Atlanta
Georgia is home to 10 major river basins, one of which,the Chattahoochee River Basin, flows right through Atlanta, and that's music to the ears of any paddling enthusiast.