Best Atlanta Staycation Ideas This Summer

It’s officially summer, the perfect time to plan that staycation you’ve been meaning to take. With Atlanta reopening restaurants, attractions and hotels with new safety precautions in place, you can venture out worry free for a day, a long weekend or a even longer. For a true getaway experience close to home, treat yourself to a hotel package with exclusive deals and perks. Learn more at

Check out Atlanta’s top attractions. Then take a stroll on the Atlanta BeltLine for a look at some of the city’s most vibrant neighborhoods. Or venture just outside the metro area and hike a mountain trail to see the most amazing vistas. Here are some fun and safe ways to have an Atlanta staycation or weekend getaway this summer. 

Attractions, Tours and Activities

If you’re looking for specific things to do for your staycation, based on the date, check out our Events Calendar or things to do this weekend.

Explore Parks and Outdoors

Have a Fun and Safe Visit as Atlanta Reopens

As Atlanta continues to carefully reopen attractions, restaurants and hotels, here is a collection of resources for how to enjoy Atlanta safely and responsibly. While how we visit may be a little different, by following safety practices and social distancing we can still enjoy this beautiful City in the Forest.

Safety and operation procedures following COVID-19
This is your one-stop portal to learn about safety measures from CDC and local government organizations along with updates on Atlanta hotels, restaurants, attractions and transportation, including MARTA and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

Stay up to date on what’s open in Atlanta
Check the status of what is open in Atlanta and plan accordingly to account for changes to hours, operating procedures and safety measures:




Joleen Pete lives outside Atlanta with her husband and their son. On the weekends they enjoy going into the city for family fun and exploration. Joleen is the family travel and lifestyle blogger behind Love, Joleen.

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