Atlanta Off The Beaten Path

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    Cabin on the Pond
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    The Pond view from the hot tub
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Atlanta

  • 1. North Georgia Mountains & Waterfalls

    Using Blue Sky Cabin Rentals ( we snagged a last minute getaway to Ellijay and "The Cabin on the Pond", a one bedroom with 2 twin beds in the loft and a queen in the master,...

  • 2. Interesting Parts of Town

    Nothing like the market days in European cities, but a start can be seen on Saturdays in Morningside. It has just started this year and offers organically grown fruits and vegetables, flowers as well...

  • 3. Stone Mountain

    stone mountain park is located east of downtown atlanta on US 78 between atlanta and snellville. stone mountain is famous for it's huge carving of jefferson davis, robert e. lee, and stonewall...

  • 4. Callaway Gardens

    If you are needing a nice day trip from Atlanta and go to Callaway Gardens, make sure and save some time for the Butterfly Center---over 1000 butterflies from more than 50 species flutter around...

  • 5. Sports

    Catch a Georgia Tech University Yellow Jackets football game at Bobby Dodd stadium. Park at the varsity and walk west towards the statdium. Just follow the crowd. Parking is $10.00 at the Varsity....

  • 6. Zoo Atlanta

    Zoo Atlanta: If you've got kids (or are a kid at heart) this is a good visit. A great zoo with a pair of attractions. Their names are Lun-Lun and Yang Yang - Giant Pandas. Also on view is Slasher the...

  • 7. Six Flags

    Six Flags over Georgia is an great amusement park just west of Atlanta on I-20. It's part of the Six Flag chain of parks that stretches from the east coast all the way to Six Flags Magic Mountain in...

  • 8. Martin Luther King

    Martin Luther King´s home and grave is located a bit outside downtown Atlanta. But there are signs leading on a historic trail to his house. Also visit the museum close to the grave. It has great...

  • 9. Cool new arcade in Underground ATL

    There is a cool new arcade in Underground ATL. It's a huge arcade named PAC-MAN PLAY Arcade. It has like 50+ games of all kinds and has a store where you take...

  • 10. Dillard in NW Georgia

    It is a family style restaurant, place to stay and relax in a small community of only this complex. The specialty is the food. The presentation was good, with...

  • 11. Cleveland-Home to the CAbbage Patch Kids

    Babyland General Hospital-This is the home and long time-35 year tradition of the Cabbage Patch dolls. Yep, after nearly 20 years of being away, someone...

  • 12. kennesaw

    the historic town of kennesaw is an interesting side trip when visiting the atlanta area. of interest to the tourist is kennesaw's museum of civil war...

  • 13. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefied State Park

    Kennesaw mountain is a short drive from Atlanta and is located just west of Marietta. The park was the site of two major civil war battles during Georgia's...

  • 14. Where the hippies meet the punks

    Actually everyone is welcome in Little 5 Points in East Atlanta. It's got tattoo shops, crystal shops, leather and lace and Birkenstocks. I love it, even my...

  • 15. Ride a bike

    It might sound scary, but Atlanta has some great places for biking. You can bike around Piedmont Park if you want to play it safe, or you can go out and see a...

  • 16. kennesaw mountain battlefield park

    kennesaw mountain battlefield park is located northwest of downtown atlanta off of I-75 exit 269. between june 19 1864 and july 2 1864 this was the site of a...

  • 17. roswell

    roswell is an affluent suburb of atlanta located on the northern edge of the atlanta urban sprawl. roswell has a charming downtown historic district with a...

  • 18. marietta

    marietta is a suburb in the northwest corner of the atlanta urban sprawl. this charming town has a very nice town square that is lined with shops, restaurants,...

  • 19. State parks & lakes, High Falls = GA's Best Secret

    Serenity abounds at High Falls lake and state park. Some people like to fish, others like to kayak, some like to putter around on their pontoons, and still...

  • 20. Pasaquan---St EOM Memorial

    Pasaquan is a property that was developed into a piece of art, kind of similar to Howard Finster's Gardens, if you have been there. St EOM, or Eddie Owens...

  • 21. Sweetwater Creek State Park

    This place has ruins from the Cival War era---a mill on a large Creek which has trails and interactive areas all along the banks of Sweetwater Creek. The Mill...

  • 22. Atlanta Book Exchange

    Atlanta Book Exchange is located across the street from political hub Manuel's Tavern in Poncey-Highlands and just up the street from new Poncey-Highlands...

  • 23. Dwarf House - Chick Fil A

    Dwarf House is the original home of Chick Fil A, so if you're dying to order a burger and straight fries at Chick-Fil-A, now's your chance!Features the same...

  • 24. decatur

    decatur is a historic town located about 10 miles east of downtown atlanta. decatur offers a number of civil war historic sites, an excellent selection of good...

  • 25. paces ferry

    paces ferry was located on the chattahoochee river between modern day buckhead and vinings in northwest atlanta. during the atlanta campaign on july 17 th 1864...

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