Quality Suites Buckhead Village
505 Pharr Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
Phone: (404) 262-7880
Fax: (404) 262-3734
In the heart of Buckhead, Garden Hills Park offers the perfect place to take the kids for a day of summer fun. The park has a small baseball/soccer field, a playground and a swimming pool. The swimming facilities are quite large and attended by several lifeguards. Yearly memberships are offered, or a daily fee can be paid. While the park is open year-round, the pool operates only from Memorial Day through Labor Day. See website, or call for more details.
Atlanta History Center is a great spot for history buffs. This comprehensive museum complex was founded in 1926 and chronicles the region's history which includes sections on the Civil War, Civil Rights movement, Southern folk crafts, Atlanta's expansion and much more. Spread across 33 acres (13.5 hectares), it consists of the Atlanta History Museum, Swan House, Tullie Smith Farm (Smith Family Farm), Margaret Mitchell House, Centennial Olympic Games Museum, Kenan Research Center and six beautiful gardens. It has various programs, festivals and events going on throughout the year. Considered to be among the biggest history museums in the country, each space is unique and distinct, giving a glimpse of an era bygone and stories to enthrall everyone. The Margaret Mitchell House is a hub for authors and amateur writers as it hosts yearly creative writing programs to keep the legacy of the celebrated writer, whose novel Gone with the Wind, is among the most loved books. Don't miss this center when in Atlanta.
A photographer's dream come true, the Swan House is one of the most picturesque sights in Atlanta. Take a tour of this historic mansion built in 1928, and also stroll past the beautiful fountains and well-manicured gardens. The location is available for private hire too. This is a perfect place to spend some time in solace.
Established in 1847, this mammoth cathedral has served as the seat of Atlanta's Episcopalian diocese for more that 150 years. The most peculiar aspect of the church's design is the Hall of Bishops, a 40-foot (12-meter) hexagon that features 11 circular paths that form a sort of labyrinth, meant to represent the pilgrimages of the Middle Ages. Tours of the facility are offered on Sunday mornings, or by appointment during the week. Services are also held daily throughout the week, with a special Spanish service on Sundays at 1:30p.
This residence was built in 1910 for the Andrews family and is an architectural anchor of the affluent Peachtree Heights neighborhood. Although the name of the original architect has been lost, the famed architectural team of Ivey and Crook was responsible for the substantial expansion that took place in 1928, which was commissioned by the Dunn family. The Tudor Revival style of the home is reminiscent of old English manors, with half-timbering casement windows.
The Cathedral of Christ the King keeps company with several churches on a scenic stretch of Peachtree Road in Buckhead. Its aged, stone exterior and stained glass windows have positioned the stately church as a local landmark since 1936. Seat of the Atlanta Catholic Diocese, the cathedral offers weekend services. The venue has a capacity of 700 persons.
Have you ever seen over 2 million Lego bricks under one roof? If the answer is in negative, Legoland is your destination. Enjoy the interactive Lego laser ride, watch the 4D cinema, learn the Lego secrets and see some iconic landmarks in MINILAND. This is a one-stop entertainment destination for all Lego lovers.
This 24,000-square-foot (2230-square meter) modern mansion has been home to the state's governors since 1968, when the mansion was rebuilt in the Greek Revival style. The two-story home features a library and a ballroom that comfortably seats 150 for dinner. Furnishings and paintings are neoclassical and feature many collections from Georgia artists. The second floor is the family's private residence and includes a large suite for visiting dignitaries. The free tour is self-guided, although hosts are available in each room to explain items of special significance. A virtual tour is available on the website.
The Peachtree Park is a magnificent site that encompasses a mammoth total area cover of 200 acres (81 hectares). The site is located in close proximity to the Buckhead Community of the city of Atlanta in Georgia State. It is a significant site near the Peachtree Road and the North Buckhead. The site is a fine model that depicts serenity and picturesqueness on its whole. The Peachtree Park Historic District is a monumental district and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Relocating from Colorado to Atlanta in 1997, Sweetwater Brewery has brought a western flavor to the burgeoning Georgia microbrewery scene. As many as six different kinds of beer are brewed under the Sweetwater label at any given time, depending on the season and the progress of new recipes. The company's impressive brewing and bottling facility also offers tours. While most people enjoy the interesting and informative tour, the most popular stop is the last, where guests are invited to partake of a sampling of recent batches.
The whole of Bennett Street is lined with galleries, antique shops, rug sellers, cafes, restaurants etc. The antique shops have stuff from Britain, Ireland, Italy and France, reproductions as well as originals. This street also is a witness to many events, parties and launches throughout the year. The galleries include paintings from contemporary to fine art, photographs etc, an entire day can just go by visiting galleries. This street is the perfect place to be if you love shopping as well as enjoy art and fine food at the same time, all can be found here. This fusion of shops create a unique charm that distinctly belongs to Bennett Street.
This log cabin in the midst of the city is one of the oldest houses. Named for original owner Samuel Goodwin, the home is open for free tours every third Sunday. Goodwin came to the area from South Carolina in 1837 and built the house along the Echota Indian Trail on a 600-acre homestead. The family cemetery, home to five generations of Goodwins, is located nearby amid sprawling magnolias. Lynda Martin, the great-great-great-great granddaughter of Goodwin, currently lives in the house and leads the monthly tours.