This golf club has a rich history and a distinct reputation on the golf circuit. Over 40 regional and national champions have emerged from this prestigious course. Bobby Jones and Charlie Yates went on to win the British Amateur championships as well. It has played host to over 17 major championships, such as the 1950 U.S. Women's Amateur, 1963 Ryder Cup, 101st United States Amateur Championship, and the PGA TOUR Championship. It has an 18-hole golf course and a clubhouse designed by architect Harry Leslie Walker. There's also a special enclosure reserved only for members. For more details and directions to the course, you can visit the website.
327 St. Paul Avenue Southeast Atlanta Preservation Society Atlanta, GA 30312 +1 404 688 3353
The Atlanta Preservation Society offers tours of nearly all of the prominent neighborhoods in Atlanta. Tours include Ansley Park, Inman Park, downtown, and attractions such as the Fox Theatre. More than just a litany of landmarks, this local outfit shows visitors the nooks and crannies that give Atlanta its true personality. Prices are USD10 for adults and USD5 for seniors and students. See website for scheduling details and group tour information.
One of the nicer public layouts in the city, Browns Mill is a diamond in the rough of south Atlanta. The course has four lakes, generous greens and is always well maintained. Watch out for the tough twelfth hole. Tee-times accepted up to one week in advance. Features such as Club house, driving range, golf carts, instruction, junior programs, league tournaments, locker rooms, pro on site, pro shop, putting/chipping, rental clubs, snack bar, training facilities, are included here.
966 West Paces Ferry Road North West Pace Academy Atlanta, GA 30327 +1 404 262 1345
The Pace Academy Fine Arts Center is located within one of Atlanta's finest educational institutions, the Pace Academy. Built in 1990, this center has been the epicenter of all cultural activities not just to the school; events held here are open to the general public at large. This venue is sufficiently equipped to take on events like concerts, recitals, readings, lectures and more. Call for details.
75 Bennett Street Suite A2, TULA Art Center Atlanta, GA 30309 +1 404 367 8700
Also known as MOCA GA, the Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia was opened in 2000 by David Golden who took it upon himself to set up a center where Georgia's local artists had a platform to showcase their works. Representing close to 200 artists, the permanent collection boasts of nearly 600 pieces of art which span across folk art, minimalism, paintings and digital pieces too. Check the website calendar for a list of upcoming events.
Campus Loop Road Kennesaw State University Kennesaw, GA 30144 +1 678 797 2555
Since its opening in the October of 2007, the Dr. Bobby Bailey & Family Performance Center has been the venue of several prominent local musical performances. Though primarily used as a rehearsal hall by the Kennesaw State University's Music department, the venue also acts as a performance space, though mostly used by the department for showcasing the talents of its young musicians. The main performance hall has 600 odd seats and has acoustic curtains and acoustic doors that allow for better acoustical performance. Besides acoustics, the Bailey Center, as it is commonly referred to, also comes equipped with superbly functional lighting, sound and staging equipment. For more information please see the website or contact the venue.
3085 Black Rock Mountain Parkway Mountain City, GA 30562 +1 706 746 2141 / +1 800 864 7275
All visitors to Atlanta should take at least one excursion to the scenic hills of North Georgia and, Black Rock Mountain is a great choice for just such an adventure. With ten cottages and four primitive, secluded backpacking sites, you'll have plenty of chances to take in the remote beauty. Picnic sites and a recreational lake are also available, plus day hiking trails for the less adventurous. The park is located 120 miles (194 kilometers) northeast of Atlanta. Take US 441 to Black Rock Mountain Parkway into Clayton, Georgia.
Tallulah Gorge Scenic Loop Tallulah Falls, GA 30573 +1 706 754 6020
If your home, cabin, or personal collection is in need of a piece with rustic charm and idyllic beauty, this gallery in the North Georgia mountains is the place to find it. The newly renovated showroom can be found on the breathtaking Tallulah Gorge Scenic Loop, offering views of God's country that no doubt inspired many of the works. The gallery features distinctive folk art and paintings in all mediums by regional artists.
791 Mimosa Boulevard Roswell, GA 30075 +1 770 552 6339
This museum's collection isn't limited to Georgia history, but instead strives to teach visitors about world events. It has a sister museum called the Teaching Museum South in Hapeville, which highlights completely different themes, making each worthy of its own visit. At Museum North, you can see an exhibit on First Ladies of the White House and a Holocaust remembrance. There is also plenty of Georgia history on display, such as an authentic log cabin and a turn-of-the-century courtroom. Admission is free, but reservations are required.
2970 Georgia Highway 190 Pine Mountain, GA 31822 +1 706 655 5870
Roosevelt came to this town after learning of the healing springs that promised to ease the painful symptoms of his polio-induced paralysis. In honor of the extensive period of time he spent here during his presidency, the state of Georgia dedicated 10,000 acres (4050 hectares) of natural woodlands in his name. The park features rental cabins, camping facilities and a swimming pool cut from mountain stone. The lakes encompassed by the park offer many outlets for fishing, boating, and other water sports.
This 1200 seat theater is located on the campus of
Georgia Tech, and runs its annual performing arts series from September through April. The comprehensive program features representative works in numerous disciplines from many different cultures each season. Upcoming ...
The Carter Library & Museum sits on 35 landscaped acres
just east of downtown where the Virginia Highlands meet Inman Park. The complex consists of five interconnected pavilions that house the offices of the former President, research and foundation ...
One of the best ways to see a city is
on foot. Expert guides from the Atlanta Preservation Center can help you do just that. Focused on preserving Atlanta's historic treasures, the Center offers tours of key buildings and ...