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Staff Favorites

From the best fairs and festivals to our favorite annual events, our staff delights in sharing insider intel with guests like you. Read on to find out what we love about Atlanta.

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    A Day at the Atlanta Botanical Garden

    July 06

    There is no better time than now to be surrounded by natural beauty and see for yourself why the Atlanta Botanical Garden is a world-renowned attraction. 

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    Sips Under the Sea at the Georgia Aquarium

    March 02

    On March 20th, the Georgia Aquarium is hosting an adults-only cocktail party! Gather your friends and co-workers for a 2000s-themed party and hang out with the sharks.

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    Don’t Miss the 8th Annual Beer, Bourbon, and BBQ Festival

    February 03

    BBQ lovers rejoice—we know just the place to go for some authentic flavor. On February 29th at Atlantic Station, the 8th Annual Beer, Bourbon, and BBQ Festival is coming to town.

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  • two friends drinking coca cola

    Explore The World of Coca-Cola

    January 06

    Need a break from all of the business meetings you have scheduled? We know the perfect escape—located on Baker Street, check out the World of Coca-Cola museum and interactive experience. Functioning more like a Coca-Cola-themed campus, the museum is dedicated to showcasing “the world’s most famous and most loved beverage brand.”

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    Atlanta Chinese Lantern Festival

    December 02

    There’s always an exciting event happening in beautiful Atlanta, and The Chinese Lantern Festival is happening right now at the Southern Company Amphitheater, running through January 5th from 6 pm to 11 pm every night. 

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    Grant Park Wine & Cheese Festival

    November 01

    Gather your family and friends and come on out to Grant Park on November 9th! Who doesn’t love an excuse to indulge in endless wine and cheese? 

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    Atlanta’s Halloween Half Marathon Series

    October 01

    Can you believe that Halloween is right around the corner? If you’re looking for a fun and festive event this year, we've got you covered.

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    Tour World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta

    September 02

    Atlanta is a city full of museums and interactive experiences. One of the most popular destinations for families and solo travelers is the famed World of Coca-Cola. 

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    See How It’s Done at CNN Studios

    August 05

    Media is such a part of our day-to-to lives that we forget that it’s a relatively new art form, both socially and technologically speaking. Did you know that 24-hour television networks only became the standard in the 1980s?

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    Happy Birthday, America! Celebrate at the Dunwoody Parade

    July 01

    Atlanta is known for its patriotic and celebratory spirit, and Dunwoody is no exception to that. Dunwoody’s Annual Fourth of July Parade, hosted by the Dunwoody Homeowners Association and the Dunwoody Reporter, has become a huge hit in recent years with last year’s parade drawing over 32,000 spectators and 2,500 participants.

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    Virginia-Highland SummerFest 2019

    June 03

    Get in the frame of mind for hot days, balmy nights, and some good old fashioned Southern fun at the Virginia-Highland SummerFest!

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    3 Fun Facts About Atlanta

    May 01

    Atlanta has a storied past filled with tales of triumph, expansion, and pride, all of which aid in the unique atmosphere of our city. Some of the more interesting facts about Atlanta tend to be lost in the pages of history. We’ve gathered a few here to show you why our city is uniquely, beautifully Atlanta.

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    Top Reasons to Visit SunTrust Park

    April 01

    If it’s your first time to Atlanta, then our hotel is the perfect launch point to explore the “Gate City of the South,” starting with SunTrust Park, not far from our hotel in Dunwoody.

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    Treetop Quest Adventures in Dunwoody

    March 04

    Just a short drive from our hotel lies Treetop Quest, Atlanta’s premier aerial adventure park.

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    Lake Lanier: Atlanta’s Freshwater Beach

    February 13

    Beach bums, rejoice: The Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter may be hundreds of miles from the ocean, but you can still find sand, sun, and fun in the time it takes for breakfast to settle.

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