Kate is a fashionista shopaholic. She always knows which color is the new black and will find the accessories to match at savvy shopping destinations around Atlanta.
Find Kate at Buckhead’s glitzy Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza as she shops for oversized totes, stylish stilettos, clutches and belts. She strolls the street in Atlanta’s beautiful, tree-lined neighborhoods looking for boutique bracelets, boots and bangles. Outlet shoppers have nothing on this girl, who seeks out the best deals on day trips right outside the city.
Atlantic Station offers a city within a city feeling to all its visitors with a walkable streetscape-style setting with brick paved streets and a Central Park. Great boutiques, sidewalk cafes, hip restaurants reign at Atlanta’s new Main Street. Atlantic Station has a Regal Cinemas 16, lots of festivals, concerts and TWELVE® Hotel. Free shuttles are available from the Arts Center MARTA Station.
Buckhead’s Legendary Shopping Experience
Expect more Buckhead luxury than ever with the addition of the new 35,000 square foot Neiman Marcus wing at Lenox Square. Legendary shopping in Buckhead takes on new meaning with specialty retailers Calvin Klein, LUSH, Shabby Chic and Zara coming on the scene, exclusive to the Atlanta market only at Lenox. Additional retail anchors include Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s, complemented by designer boutiques Hermes, Cartier, David Yurman, Late Spade, Montblanc, St. John and Salvatore Ferragamo.
Dining in Buckhead has always topped the list for visitors to this luxurious community. Now, you can experience the Ultimate Dining package, thanks to the Buckhead Life Restaurant Group and Buckhead’s top hotels.
City of Decatur
Walkable, friendly Decatur, six miles east of downtown Atlanta, has more than 200 boutiques, restaurants and galleries. Head to the square for outdoor concerts, the Decatur Arts Festival in May, the Decatur Beach Party in June and the Decatur Book Festival Labor Day weekend. Eddie’s Attic provides live entertainment nightly. The best part? Decatur is right on the Marta line.
Little Five Points
It’s one of the coolest spots on the map. A bohemian hangout with a rich mix of art, theater, and shopping, it has been the epicenter of all things alternative for many years. 7 Stages Theatre, Horizon Theatre, Variety Playhouse, Star Community Bar (with a shrine to Elvis) and many pubs and nightlife places are available.
Marietta Historic District
Take a walking or driving tour of Marietta’s five National Register Historic Districts. Visit the square, with specialty and antique shops, nightspots, restaurants, Theater in the Square and Glover Park. Tour three heritage museums with the Marietta Heritage Passport or take a ride through history on the Historic Marietta Trolley.
Roswell Historic District
Take a walking tour of Roswell starting at the Historic Roswell Visitors Center or tour the antebellum homes such as Bulloch Hall, the childhood home of former United States President Theodore Roosevelt’s mother, or Smith Plantation built in 1845 and fully furnished in period pieces belonging to the original family.
Shopping for Outlet Malls?
North Georgia Premium Outlets in Dawsonville is Georgia’s first and only premium outlet center. This center offers current-season merchandise from 140 stores. The Atlanta Link offers a Shopping Shuttle, which transports you from downtown hotels. If you’re heading north on I-85, be sure to make a stop at one of the three outlet malls outside of Atlanta: Discover Mills and Tanger Outlet Center, with locations in Commerce and Locust Grove.
The latest fashions and today’s trends can be also found across Peachtree at another exquisite Simon property – Phipps Plaza. Phipps spells luxury with stores like Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, Tiffany & Co., Jimmy Choo and more. If you like art and antiques, don’t forget Miami Circle known around the world for its museum quality antiques, estate jewelry, rare book galleries, and show rooms of unique lighting. The Bennett Street District in south Buckhead, also boasts some of the best antiques and art in Atlanta. Last but not least, The Galleries of Peachtree Hills houses 24 distinctive antique and art galleries in a five-building complex designed in classical French style.
This community east of Midtown is best known for its restaurants, pubs, galleries and interesting shops. Local favorites include Murphy's, La Tavola, Noche, Blind Willie's blues bar and 20th Century Antiques.
Located at the junction of I-85, State Road 120 and Sugarland Parkway, Discover Mills has 1.2 million square feet of retail space and offers entertainment venues and varied dining options including AMC Theater and Jillian’s, and stores including Adidas, Eddie Bauer, Guess?, Neiman Marcus Last Call, Off 5th – Saks Fifth Avenue, Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, Strasburg Children and Bebe.
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