Buckhead makes for an unforgettable high-end experience. (📷 James Duckworth,

Eat and Play in the A: 6 Spots in Buckhead Atlanta

Buckhead has long been the place Atlantans go to shop, eat and enjoy the city. Head north from Downtown to find this swanky neighborhood and all it has to offer. Visitors and locals alike enjoy making a day in this posh part of town.

For more inspiration, check out our Buckhead neighborhood guide.

What To Do in Buckhead

Visit the Swan House at Atlanta History Center.

Atlanta History Center is the place to go for any history buff. With rotating exhibits dedicated to showcasing historic artifacts, stories and photographs from Atlanta and the world, it’s easy to get lost on the campus. Outside the museum, find the Swan House and Smith Family Farm, each with its own stories to tell.  

Buckhead Village District is a high-end shopping oasis. (📷 James Duckworth,

Shop till you drop takes on another meaning in Buckhead. With high-end shopping at Phipps Plaza, well-known brands at Lenox Square mall and upscale boutiques at the Buckhead Village District. Any savvy shopper feels right at home here.  

LEGOLAND Discovery Center is a creative wonderland. (📷 LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta)

If visiting Atlanta with a younger kids, let their creativity shine at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta. They will get immersed in a 4D movie, test their building skills on the earthquake tables and get an in-depth look at the LEGO Factory.  

 What To Eat in Buckhead

You’ll be glad you dined at King + Duke in Buckhead. (Photo by Andrew Thomas Lee)

Owned by chef Ford Fry, the King + Duke features a 24-foot open hearth and a passion for cooking over wood. Ingredients speak for themselves when cooked over an open fire.


If pasta is your passion, you can’t go wrong at Ecco Buckhead. (📷 Ecco Buckhead)

Ecco Buckhead brings European flair to the heart of Atlanta. Charcuterie, Italian-inspired flatbreads and pasta dishes make up this menu. 

For seafood lovers with impeccable taste, Atlanta Fish Market is here for you.

Looking for great seafood in Atlanta? It’s hard to miss Atlanta Fish Market with the larger-than-life fish sculpture out front. Diners can choose from the catch of the day, fresh sushi or a variety of shellfish.   

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