THIRD TIME’S A CHARM

The recently rebranded Waldorf Astoria affords a luxury stay smack in the heart of Buckhead

king terrace suite features space and luxury galore.

king terrace suite features space and luxury galore.

STORY: Jill Becker

The old adage “the only thing constant is change” has proven true for one upscale Buckhead hotel property. What began as the Mansion on Peachtree […]

SAVORING STONE MOUNTAIN PARK

From championship golf courses to a dazzling laser light show, this 3,200-acre local park has attractions galore

Visitors can take in Stone Mountain Park’s natural beauty in a variety of spots, from the lakeside campground to the picturesque Grist Mill to the historic covered bridge.

STORY: Karon Warren

The quarry exhibit documents Stone Mountain’s history […]

AVALON FOR ALL

Check in to Alpharetta’s Hotel at Avalon for an entertainment-packed escape

From sidewalk cafes and a movie theater to a bevy of wellknown retailers, Avalon attracts visitors from near and far.

STORY: Giannina S. Bedford

Approximately 20 miles north of Buckhead, Alpharetta is far enough away but still close enough to be the ideal location for a quick getaway from the hustle of central city life. […]

SWEET CITY DREAMS

Luxuriate in the middle of the action with a stay overlooking Ponce City Market

The Jade Loft, one of Atlanta Luxury Rentals’ properties, has a prime spot overlooking the Ponce City Market lawn.

STORY: Jennifer Bradley Franklin
Photos Courtesy of Atlanta Luxury Rentals

My husband and I have had the same conversation at least 50 times in the five years since we built our home near Brookhaven. […]

A DOSE OF COOL

Hilton’s newest Canopy by Hilton property delivers a distinctly Atlanta vibe

STORY: Giannina Smith Bedford
Photos: David Kosmos Smith

Only the fifth Canopy by Hilton to open in the U.S., Midtown’s newest hotel is doing a lot of things right. Following its parent company’s vision for each Canopy to showcase its hometown, the Canopy by Hilton Atlanta Midtown feels much more like a small ATL styled boutique hotel than […]

A WEEKEND’S WORTH OF ADVENTURE IN HENRY COUNTY

From driving a real race car to riding in a vintage aircraft, the region has thrills galore

Satisfy your need for speed by turning some laps at Atlanta Motor Speedway with the NASCAR Racing Experience.

STORY: Karon Warren

While Atlanta certainly has a lot to offer, it could be hard to find some entertainment that really gets your blood pumping. That’s where Henry County comes in. […]

CLARK GABLE SLEPT HERE!

Atlanta’s historic Georgian Terrace hotel still shines a century later

STORY: H.M. Cauley

Atlanta isn’t known for its wealth of historic architecture. Sure, we have the Swan House in Buckhead, the iconic Georgia State Capitol building downtown and the L.P. Grant mansion in Grant Park. But none of these invite visitors to unpack their bags and soak up the city’s past in as glamorous a style as The […]

A HOWLING GOOD TIME

A family weekend escape to LaGrange’s new Great Wolf Lodge

Wiley’s Waterpark features a wave pool, water slides, lazy river and splash pad.

STORY: Karon Warren

The lobby provides a place to unwind from the hustle and bustle of the resort’s water and adventure parks.

With nearly 20 locations throughout the country, Great Wolf Lodge has […]

LOTS OF LOCAL LODGING

A TONY TRIO AMONG ATLANTA’S POOL OF HOT NEW HOTELS

The opening gates of SunTrust Park are steps from the lobby of the Omni Hotel at The Battery Atlanta, providing unrivaled views of the ballpark from the hotel’s guestrooms.

STORY: Giannina Smith Bedford

New hotels are popping up all over Atlanta, and several more distinct properties are in the works. Canopy by Hilton Atlanta Midtown and […]

NORTHERN GEORGIA CHARMER

They’re not exaggerating when they say that Dahlonega is “pure gold”

No trip to Dahlonega is complete without exploring its delightful downtown square.

STORY: Jill Becker
Photos: Courtesy Dahlonega–Lumpkin County Chamber & Visitors Bureau

Any number of quaint little North Georgia towns make an excellent choice for Atlantans looking for an idyllic weekend escape, but I keep finding myself being drawn to one in particular: Dahlonega.

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