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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.

  • wine and cheese

    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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  • soda bottles

    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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  • inside newsroom behind the camera

    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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  • drummer in small town fourth of july parade

    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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  • atlanta skyline

    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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  • little boy walking on line during ropes course

    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 georgia

    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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