Old Fourth Ward

The Old Fourth Ward neighborhood has roots dating back to the 19th century, established as one of Atlanta’s first suburbs. Today, the historic area blending beautifully preserved homes and modern high-rises. The Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site and Freedom Park offer moving tributes to the civil rights movement. Edgy street art and a vibrant food scene also help make Old Fourth Ward a must-see Atlanta neighborhood. Your group can start your Old Fourth Ward visit at the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site to walk in the footsteps of the famous civil rights leader. See Dr. King’s childhood home and the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church where he once preached. The site’s visitor center documents the civil rights movement through films and exhibits. After exploring the history of Old Fourth Ward, spend some time in scenic Freedom Park. This large greenspace has walking trails, a nice playground for kids, and plenty of room for your group to enjoy a picnic. End your visit to the neighborhood at Ponce City Market, a mixed-use development in a former Sears warehouse. You’ll find chef-driven restaurants, retail shops, an amusement park, mini golf, and stunning city views from the rooftop.


Virginia-Highland charms visitors with its quintessential Southern charm and laid-back vibe. Located north of Midtown, it’s one of Atlanta’s more walkable neighborhoods with leafy residential streets and a bustling business district. The walkable village feel makes Virginia-Highland a favorite of locals and visitors alike. Your group can spend hours browsing the abundant shops and eateries along North Highland Avenue and Virginia Avenue. Trendy boutiques, antiques stores, and specialty shops join forces with cafes and chef-owned restaurants. Don’t miss independent neighborhood favorites like craft beer and cider at Eventide Brewing, coffee and pastries at Condesa Coffee, and cocktails and tapas at Little Trouble. After eating your way through Virginia-Highland’s restaurant scene, walk off the calories while exploring the residential side streets. See early 20th century bungalows and charming Victorians that give the neighborhood its quintessential Southern character. Let the kids run free at one of the neighborhood’s several pocket parks and playgrounds.

Little Five Points

Little Five Points transports visitors to a creative, bohemian neighborhood with an artsy, nonconformist edge. Located northeast of Downtown Atlanta where Moreland, Euclid, and McLendon Avenues meet, Little Five Points seriously marches to the beat of its own drum. Street art, unique boutiques, and an all-around alternative vibe make this East Atlanta neighborhood worth a visit. Start your group’s visit to L5P by people watching and admiring the neighborhood’s abundant street art. Whimsical murals, political art, pop culture nods, and unexpected sculptures around every corner reflect Little Five Points’ creative spirit. After taking in the art, explore the retail village filled with record stores, tattoo parlors, costume shops, comic book stores, vintage clothes, and other independent small businesses. Make sure to save some room in your stomach for L5P’s diverse culinary options. Your group can grab a slice from old-school pizza joint Vortex Bar & Grill, beers and vegan bar food at The Porter Beer Bar, or Nepalese dumplings and curry at Katmandu Kitchen & Grill. Finish off your visit with dessert from king of sweets Morelli’s Gourmet Ice Cream.

Inman Park

Inman Park provides a scenic escape from Atlanta’s city scenes with shady residential streets and a quaint business district. Developed in the late 1880s, it’s one of Atlanta’s first planned suburbs. Inman Park’s historic charm, elegant homes, and independent businesses make it a delight to explore. Start your visit along N Highland Avenue to experience Inman Park’s lively restaurant and retail offerings. North Highland is home to locally owned gems like Parish Foods & Goods, daily rotating Southern comfort food at BeetleCat, and craft beer and cocktails at The Albert. After exploring North Highland, take some time to admire Inman Park’s charming residential streets. See beautiful Queen Anne, Craftsman, and Victorian homes built in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Relax in shady Freedom Park, pet dogs in the Inman Park Dog Park, or let kids play on the playground. Don’t miss the Krog Street Tunnel, vibrantly covered in ever-changing graffiti art under the CSX railway.

East Atlanta Village

East Atlanta Village (EAV) brings a hip, artsy edge to Atlanta’s dining and nightlife scenes. Known for its melting pot of cultures and its distinctly non-corporate vibe, East Atlanta Village is a haven for creatives, music lovers, and young locals. With live music venues, creative eateries, and a lively bar scene, EAV offers an experience unlike anywhere else in Atlanta. Fuel up on delicious tacos, tamales, and tortas at neighborhood favorite Taqueria Del Sol before exploring the rest of EAV’s eclectic eateries. Try Indian street food at Chai Pani, Detroit-style pizza at Via Woodfire Grill, or stop by Holy Taco for a religious taco experience. After dinner, catch some live tunes at 529, a legendary dive bar and music venue. Or listen to local bands while bowling at the EARL music venue. Many of Atlanta’s musicians and other creatives call EAV home, helping cultivate its distinctly artsy identity.


Poncey-Highland sits where two major Atlanta thoroughfares meet, North Highland Avenue and Ponce de Leon Avenue. It blends vintage homes and industrial spaces for an artsy, eclectic neighborhood vibe. From converted warehouses to independent eateries, Poncey-Highland offers visitors plenty to explore. Start your visit at the historic Sears, Roebuck & Co. warehouse, now transformed into the buzzing Ponce City Market. It’s home to retail shops, restaurants, offices, and residential spaces. Grab lunch on the Central Food Hall’s upper floors for cuisine like Taiwanese street food at Gu’s Dumplings or coal-fired Neapolitan pizza at Amazza. After Ponce City Market, check out neighborhood staple Manuel’s Tavern. It has been an Atlanta institution since 1956, hosting locals and celebrities like President Jimmy Carter over the decades. Then walk through the residential streets to ogle Victorian homes and colorful craftsman cottages.

Grant Park

Grant Park brings together history, green space, and family fun between Downtown and South Atlanta. It provides a scenic backdrop for the world-class Atlanta Zoo and historic Oakland Cemetery while also offering ample space for outdoor recreation. Start your visit at the historic Oakland Cemetery, rested in 1850 and filled with ornate mausoleums and graves of famous Atlantans. Take a self-guided audio tour or join a guided walking tour to hear stories from Atlanta’s past. Trek through the cemetery’s peaceful pathways shaded by soaring oaks dripping with Spanish moss. Next, explore the sprawling greens of Grant Park, the city’s oldest park. Have a picnic, hike the trails, or let kids enjoy playgrounds and the interactive Splash Pad. Sports lovers can play tennis, kick around a soccer ball, or join a game of pick-up basketball. Finally, spend the afternoon getting close to exotic animals from around the world at Zoo Atlanta. See giant pandas, elephants, lions, orangutans, and other awe-inspiring creatures. Cap off your day with a ride on the zoo’s iconic SkyTrain for a bird’s eye view.

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