Girls’ Vacation Idea: Fun Places to Go With Your Friends in Atlanta
Is there anything more fun than a girls’ trip? We think not. Get your besties on the phone, research fun vacation ideas for friends and start planning your next getaway. While you’re putting together your vacation itinerary, you’ll want to consider these fun places to go with your friends in Atlanta.
The Fox Theatre
The Fox Theatre is a vintage movie palace restored to its former glory as a jewel of a spot for concerts, private events, Broadway shows and more. If you can coordinate your girls’ trip with an event or tour at the fabulous Fox, you must.
High Museum of Art
Art lovers (and others) will enjoy visiting the High Museum of Art. The High offers world-class permanent and temporary exhibits from around the globe, in addition to special events.
Unique Spa Treatments
I know a spa treatment (or two) is top of my list when girlfriends come to visit. Here are some terrific and unique options right here in Atlanta.
Best Cocktails in Atlanta
Dinner and drinks always make the list of things to do when on a girls’ trip. Fortunately, Atlanta is full of topnotch dining spots and terrific spots for unique and tasty cocktails. Check out our list of the best cocktails in Atlanta.
Bars and Nightclubs
If you and your friends enjoy nightlife then you’ll want to check out this list of great places to go out for dancing, cocktails and fun. Not on this list, but a favorite of mine, is oAK Atlanta, located right near all the major attractions in Downtown Atlanta.
Ponce City Market
Ponce City Market is a must-visit for shopping and eating. For a unique and fun experience with fantastic views, head up to the roof to Skyline Park for boardwalk-style games, food and drinks.
Atlanta History Center
The Atlanta History Center is a stunning spot and must-visit for any visitor to the area. There are many events at the facility but even on non-event days it’s a great place to see the sights with friends and take amazing pictures as a memento of your trip. Grab new Southern fare and cocktails for lunch at Swan Coach House.
One of the things we love best about Atlanta is the availability of beautiful parks all over the city. They offer a wide variety of activities in addition to just being great places to take a walk or enjoy a simple picnic with friends. Piedmont Park is a great place to picnic after touring Atlanta attractions in Midtown.
Atlanta Botanical Garden
Atlanta Botanical Garden is a city treasure, home to many beautiful areas and specialty gardens. It is the perfect spot for a leisurely day with friends, including lunch on the grounds.
Stone Mountain Park
If you and your girlfriends are outdoorsy types, a stop at Stone Mountain Park is on the must-do list. Hike or bike the park or take the Summit Skyride tram to the top of the mountain to enjoy the views.
Nothing could be as ubiquitous as brunch on a girls’ trip (yes, please!). Here’s where to find the best brunches in Atlanta.
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