There’s so much to see and do in the ATL Airport District and beyond! Here are a few hand-picked local spots we know you’ll love.
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When you want to stay close, we’ve got everything you need right here.
Looking for a first-class microbrewery experience? Stop in for a locally-crafted brew at Arches, right around the corner in Hapeville. Enjoy the art gallery in the tasting room or take your pint out back for some fresh air.MAP WEBSITE
Located in Historic Downtown College Park, Brake Pad is the perfect place to refuel between flights. Enjoy a beer and one of the best burgers in town on their patio.MAP WEBSITE
Drip-Thru Coffee in College Park offers more than just a quick caffeine fix. They serve only the freshest, locally roasted organic coffee, along with a selection of tea, smoothies, pastries, and snacks from their double-sided drive-thru.MAP WEBSITE
This eclectic pizza chain is known for their delicious stone-baked pizzas and their funky, laid-back atmosphere that is fun for visitors of all ages. With vegan and gluten-free menu options, it’s the perfect place to satisfy everyone’s cravings.MAP WEBSITE
For a taste of Bangkok right here in the District, visit Spoon at Paper Plane in Hapeville. You’ll savor traditional Thai dishes inspired by the owner’s family recipes in a chic, modern dining room. A private reception area upstairs is available for small gatherings. Need more space? Inquire about renting out the entire restaurant for your event.MAP WEBSITE
Elegant restaurant featuring seasonally driven new American food plus views of the Porsche test track.MAP WEBSITE
The Corner Grille
Craving Cajun spice? The Corner Grille is a College Park community favorite because of its modern, relaxed atmosphere, and menu of unpretentious American cuisine with Cajun influences. Breakfast is served until 4pm daily!MAP WEBSITE
Virgil's Gullah Kitchen & Bar
Sample authentic flavors of Gullah Geechee cuisine, featuring a fusion of West African, Caribbean, and Southern influences. With its warm hospitality and soulful dishes, Virgil's Gullah Kitchen & Bar in Historic Downtown College Park is a must-visit dining destination.MAP WEBSITE
Voted as one of the best American cuisine restaurants in Georgia in 2021 and 2022, Volare Bistro in College Park never disappoints. They update the menu seasonally and use only the freshest ingredients.MAP WEBSITE
Check out our restaurant dining guide for more great grub in the area.DOWNLOAD
THINGS TO DO
Atlanta's longest running & most eclectic pofessional theatre is located here in Hapeville! Be sure to catch a show at this fun, professional community theatre.MAP WEBSITE
Chick-fil-A Backstage Tour
Enjoy a fun, storytelling experience about the fascinating histroy, culture, and calues of Founder S. Truett Cathy and so much more!MAP WEBSITE
Delta Flight Museum
Located at Delta’s Atlanta headquarters the Delta Flight Museum offers a one-of-a-kind experience allowing guests to explore exhibits inside their historic Boeing 767, The Spirit of Delta, fly the only Boeing 737 flight simulator open to the public in the US and more!MAP WEBSITE
Gateway Center Arena @College Park
As the official home of the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream and the Atlanta Hawks G-League team, the College Park Skyhawks, the Arena is the perfect place to catch a game in the District where it’s basketball season year-round.MAP WEBSITE
Porsche Driving Experience
Across the street from Hapeville’s Kimpton Overland Hotel, fans of high performance vehicles can get behind the wheel on this 1.6-mile circuit. (Fans of the MCU will recognize this location as the Avengers compound.)MAP WEBSITE
DEALS IN THE DISTRICT
Check here for current discounts, deals and packages that are only available through the ATL Airport District CVB.
3731 Main St, College Park, GA 30337, Yoyo Ferro's colorful and whimsical mural, next to Fresh from Earth Herb Tea BarMAP
3468 N Fulton Ave, Hapeville, GA 30354, Charmaine Minniefield's Flowers Divine mural, located on the side of Hapeville City HallMAP
5041 Union St, Union City, GA 30291, William Mitchell's Coca-Cola Mural, on the side of the Styles by Monica salon building.MAP
Things Will Be Great
What’s an Atlanta visit without visiting Atlanta? See everything downtown has to offer, just 10 miles up the road.
Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame
With more than 50 high-tech interactive exhibits and a 45-yard indoor field to run around on, this attraction balances on the line between “museum” and “shrine.”MAP WEBSITE
Home to the largest tanks in the world, the Georgia Aquarium is the place to see whale sharks, otters, penguins and more.MAPWEBSITE (Discount Link)
National Center for Civil and Human Rights
This eye-opening museum connects the U.S. Civil Rights Movement to today's human rights challenges.MAP WEBSITE
Check out West Midtown, 15 minutes north, where the cool, artsy kids hang out.
138-acre mixed-use destination featuring dozens of retailers (like Athleta, Nike Unite, and Forever 21), restaurants (like California Pizza Kitchen), rotating exhibits, a bowling alley and a movie theater.MAP WEBSITE
Chattahoochee Food Works
This 31-vendor, 26,000 square-foot food hall and events space is the poerfect place to indulge in Atlanta's exciting food scene.MAP WEBSITE
When you’re as obsessed with bowling as you are football, how do you decide between them? You don’t—you play both at the same time. in additon to the 20 Fowling lanes, guests can also enjoy 40 + TV’s, a 70 Foot full bar, and an outside courtyard with games, seating and two additional Fowling lanes.MAP WEBSITE
Known to locals as a distinguished drinkery, duckpin bowling, and gaming parlour, this entertainment venue is where camaraderie meets rivalery.MAP WEBSITE
A perfet place for family outtings, this tech-infused mini golf venue features chefs & bartenders that will tantalize your taste buds with flavors from around the globe.MAP WEBSITE
Enjoy climate-controlled hitting bays for year-round comfort with HDTVs in every bay and throughout this sports bar and restaurant.MAPWEBSITE
Inman Park AKA
Old Fourth Ward
An up-and-coming neighborhood just east of downtown, about 12 miles away.
From exhilarating natural wonders to enriching cultural moments and beyond, Illuminarium delivers a sensory experience like no other by fully immersing you in the world’s most extraordinary experiences.MAP WEBSITE
Krog Street Market
Equally-trendy historic building that now houses a food hall and shops. Check out Superica, The Little Tart Bakeshop, Richard’s Southern Fried and more—and don't miss the graffiti-filled Krog Street Tunnel nearby.MAP WEBSITE
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park
Considered Atlanta’s top tourist destination, this national park includes MLK’s birth home, historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, the King Center and more.MAP WEBSITE
Ponce City Market
Uber-trendy converted warehouse that contains a popular food hall with excellent options like Batter Cookie Dough Counter, Skyline Park, H&F Burger, and Honeysuckle Gelato. Individual and group tickets are available for The Roof, with food, entertainment and carnival games.
Live It Up In
Upscale shopping, dining and more on the north side of Atlanta proper—approximately 25 minutes north.
Atlanta History Center
If you’re looking for history, knowledge and adventure, check out the Atlanta History Center featurng 33 acres of historic houses, gardens, & award winning exhibitions.MAP WEBSITE
LEGOLAND Discovery Center
LEGO's family entertainment center, featuring interactive displays, toys and exhibits, a playground, a 4D LEGO cinema, a high-flying spinning ride, and of course a LEGO store. Group bookings available.MAP WEBSITE
This mall includes high-end shops, specialty boutiques and eateries, such as Neiman Marcus, Louis Vuitton and Prada.MAP WEBSITE
HERE, THERE AND
These signature attractions are all over the map—but well worth a visit.
Atlanta Botanical Garden
Experience spectacular gardens, plant collections and art exhibits as you stroll the peaceful trails of our beautiful botanical gardens.MAP WEBSITE
Fernbank Museum of Natural History
This eye-opening indoor-outdoor experience offers numerous interactive exhibits, old-growth forest trails and an IMAX theater. Various presentations take place each day from up-close animal encounters to live science demos, so take a look at their calendar to plan the best day to go.MAP WEBSITE
High Museum of Art
The High is the leading art museum in the Southeast, with a permanent collection of over 18,000 pieces from all over the world and throughout history. Choose your path through the exhibits wisely—one day isn’t enough to take everything in.MAP WEBSITE
Historic Oakland Cemetary
Gardens, history, art, and architecture fill Oakland Cemetery. Historic Oakland Foundation partners with the City of Atlanta to preserve, restore, enhance, and share Oakland Cemetery with the public as an important cultural resource and as an island of tranquility in the heart of the city.MAP WEBSITE
Six Flags Over Georgia
Atlanta’s largest, most exciting theme park is about 20 minutes’ drive west and offers 290 acres of thrilling rides for all ages. Check the website in advance to see what ticket or pass discounts might be available.