The best Outdoor Activities in Atlanta (Georgia)

Inman Park
  • Inman Park

    Inman Park is a neighborhood on the east side of Atlanta, Georgia, and its first planned suburb. It was named for Samuel M. Inman.
Piedmont Park
  • Piedmont Park

    Piedmont Park is an urban park in Atlanta, Georgia, located about 1 mile (1.6 km) northeast of Downtown, between the Midtown and Virginia Highland neighborhoods. Originally the land was owned by Dr. Benjamin Walker, who used it as his out-of-town gentleman's farm and residence. He sold the land in 1887 to the Gentlemen's Driving Club (later renamed the Piedmont Driving Club), who wanted to establish an exclusive club and racing ground for horse enthusiasts. The Driving Club entered an agreement ...
Atlanta Botanical Garden
  • Atlanta Botanical Garden

    The Atlanta Botanical Garden is a 30 acres (12 ha) botanical garden located adjacent to Piedmont Park in Midtown Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Incorporated in 1976, the garden's mission is to "develop and maintain plant collections for the purposes of display, education, conservation, research and enjoyment."
Georgia Aquarium
  • Georgia Aquarium

    225 Baker St NW (at Luckie St NW) Atlanta, GA 30313 United States
    Georgia Aquarium is an entertaining, intriguing and educational experience for guests of all ages. While promoting a fun and enjoyable learning experience, the Aquarium instills in its guests a new appreciation for the world’s aquatic biodiversity.
Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park
  • Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park

    The Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park consists of several buildings including Martin Luther King Jr.'s boyhood home and the original Ebenezer Baptist Church, the church where King was baptized and both his father Martin Luther King Sr. and he were pastors. These places, critical to the interpretation of the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy as a leader of the American Civil Rights Movement, were included in the park when it was established on October ...
SkyView Atlanta
  • SkyView Atlanta

    168 Luckie St NW 30303 Atlanta GA United States
    We are open every single day of the year, unless there are weather or general maintenance issues. Please be sure to check our Facebook page for day-to-day updates on our regular hours. Adult - $13.89+tax Senior - $12.50+tax Military - $12.50+tax Child - $9.26+tax (Each Gondola must have an Adult riding with the children) Payment Methods: Cash, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover credit or debit cards. For more information visit our website at www.SkyViewAtlanta.com For group or event sales please contact events@skyviewatlanta.com. Follow on ...
Joystick Gamebar
  • Joystick Gamebar

    427 Edgewood Ave SE Atlanta, GA 30312 United States
    Joystick Gamebar -- the only spot in Atlanta dedicated to classic arcade games and delicious cocktails. Every game is only a quarter so raid your son's piggy bank and hold off on laundry an extra week because you've got beer to drink and high scores to conquer!
Westside Reservoir Park
  • Westside Reservoir Park

    Westside Park is a proposed park in the City of Atlanta to be located on the site of the former Bellwood Quarry. The park is between Johnson Road and Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway and between the neighborhoods of Bankhead and West Midtown and immediately to the northeast of the neighborhood of Grove Park. Westside Park will be a major green space project of the Atlanta BeltLine master plan. The park will have trail connectivity to the BeltLine, as well as ...
Grant Park, Atlanta
  • Grant Park, Atlanta

    Grant Park refers to the oldest city park in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, as well as the Victorian neighborhood surrounding it.
Ponce de Leon Beer Festival
Freedom Parkway
  • Freedom Parkway

    Freedom Park is one of the largest city parks in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The park forms a cross shape with the axes crossing at the Carter Center. The park stretches from west-east from Parkway Drive, just west of Boulevard, to the intersection with the north-south BeltLine Eastside Trail, to Candler Park, and north-south from Ponce de Leon Avenue to the Inman Park/Reynoldstown MARTA station. Freedom Parkway, a four-lane limited-access road, runs through the park west-to-east from the Downtown Connector ...
Ponce de Leon Park
  • Ponce de Leon Park

    Ponce de Leon Park ( PONSS də LEE-ən; also known as Spiller Park or Spiller Field from 1924 to 1932, and "Poncey" to locals, was the primary home field for the minor league baseball team called the Atlanta Crackers for nearly six decades. The Crackers played here in the Southern Association (1907–1959) and the International League (1962–64). It was also home of the Atlanta Black Crackers who captured the second half championship of the Negro American League in 1938. The ballpark ...
Ansley Park
  • Ansley Park

    Ansley Park is an affluent residential neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia, located just east of Midtown and west of Piedmont Park. When developed in 1905-1908, it was the first Atlanta suburban neighborhood designed for automobiles, featuring wide, winding roads rather than the grid pattern typical of older streetcar suburbs. Streets were planned like parkways with extensive landscaping, while Winn Park and McClatchey Park are themselves long and narrow, extending deep into the neighborhood. Ansley Golf Club borders the district. The neighborhood was ...
Woodruff Park
  • Woodruff Park

    Woodruff Park, named for Robert W. Woodruff, is located in the heart of Downtown Atlanta, Georgia. The park's 6 acres (2.4 ha) are north of Edgewood Ave, between Peachtree Street NE and Park Place NE. The park includes two fountains, a performance pavilion, and several monuments.
Falcons Landing
Home Park, Atlanta
  • Home Park, Atlanta

    Home Park is a neighborhood of Atlanta in Georgia, USA. It is bordered on the south by Georgia Tech, on the west by the railroad yards adjacent to Marietta Street and Brady Avenue, on the north by 16th Street at Atlantic Station, and on the east by Techwood Drive at I-75/85 (the Downtown Connector). The neighborhood is known as West Midtown Atlanta since it lies on the west side of the Downtown Connector. The residential district is bordered by Northside Drive, Techwood ...
Washington Park, Atlanta
  • Washington Park, Atlanta

    Washington Park is a historically black neighborhood in northwest Atlanta encompassing historic residential, commercial, and community landmark buildings. It is situated two miles (3 km) west of the central business district of Atlanta. The combination of gridiron and curvilinear streets is a result of the neighborhood having been developed from four separate subdivision plats. One of these plats created Atlanta's first planned black neighborhood, while the other three were abandoned by white developers and adopted by Heman Perry, an early ...
Edgewood / Candler Park station
  • Edgewood / Candler Park station

    Edgewood / Candler Park is a train station in Atlanta, Georgia, on the Blue Line of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) rail system. It is also a part-time terminus station on MARTA's Green Line. The station opened on June 30, 1979. This station was proposed to be the final connecting point between the Eastbound Train (now known as Blue Line) and Proctor Creek Lines (now Green Line) before it shifted toward North Central DeKalb. Two stations for that area ...
Atkins Park
  • Atkins Park

    Atkins Park is an intown neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia, nestled in the southeast corner of the neighborhood of Virginia-Highland, west of Briarcliff Avenue and north of Ponce de Leon Avenue ("Ponce"). It consists of just three streets - St. Louis Place, St. Charles Place, and St. Augustine Place - as well as an internal sidewalk known as Malcolm's Way (in honor of the local citizen most associated with it) that bisects them from St. Charles to St. Louis. It was ...
Inman Park / Reynoldstown station
  • Inman Park / Reynoldstown station

    Inman Park / Reynoldstown is a train station in Atlanta, Georgia, serving the Blue Line of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) rail system. It also serves part-time on the Green, and has two side platforms and two tracks. This station opened June 30, 1979. The station primarily serves the communities of Inman Park and Reynoldstown and is located near the Edgewood Retail District. Bus service is provided at this station to Virginia-Highland, Little Five Points, East Atlanta Village, Georgia ...
Centennial Park District
  • Centennial Park District

    The Centennial Park District, formerly the Luckie-Marietta District, is a district of Downtown Atlanta named after the walkable neighborhood and entertainment district that surround Centennial Olympic Park. The district was originally created in 2007 by Legacy Properties, in support of their redevelopment projects in the district. However, "Luckie Marietta" was used by a wide range of Atlanta media to refer to the district. The district was rebranded the Centennial Park District and is now under the management of Central Atlanta ...
Hurt Park (Atlanta)
  • Hurt Park (Atlanta)

    Hurt Park is a small park in downtown Atlanta in the triangle between Edgewood Avenue, Courtland Street, and Gilmer Street. It is named after banker, real estate, and streetcar developer Joel Hurt. When Hurt Park opened in 1940, it was the first public park in downtown Atlanta since the 1860s and represented one of the great achievements of Mayor William B. Hartsfield’s first administration. The park was part of a 1937–1942 "transformation of [the city's] aging Municipal Auditorium and the ...
Peters Park (Atlanta)
  • Peters Park (Atlanta)

    Peters Park was a planned but never realized neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia, located on the site of today's Georgia Tech campus. Had the neighborhood actually been established in 1884-5, Peters Park would have been Atlanta's first garden suburb, preceding Inman Park, the first to feature winding roads, a lake and a planted boulevard.
John Howell Memorial Park
  • Chosewood Park

    Chosewood Park is a neighborhood in southeast Atlanta, Georgia in the United States. It is located south of Peoplestown and Grant Park, west of Boulevard Heights and Benteen Park, northwest of Thomasville Heights and the Atlanta federal penitentiary, and northeast of South Atlanta and Lakewood Heights. It is situated directly on the path of the Atlanta Beltline, which has begun to acquire and develop properties along the rail lines in the Chosewood corridor, including the Boulevard Crossing Park. The neighborhood is ...