When is the best time to visit our urban paradise? Many people would say that summer in Atlanta is their favorite, and we’re not surprised. It’s an opportunity to soak up the sun, attend music festivals, and explore some of our favorite outdoor attractions. If you’re planning a summer getaway, we can help! We’re happy to share our local knowledge of activities and events that will make this summer the best one yet. Just make sure you don’t leave without our free Travel Guide! It’s a complete resource to simplify your planning and help you navigate Atlanta like a pro.
Local Tips for Visiting Atlanta in the Summer
Expect Warm Days and Sunny Skies
If you enjoy warm weather, you’re going to love Atlanta in the summertime. Temperatures reach the upper 80s throughout the day and cool down to around 70 degrees in the evening. That means you can leave your jacket at home and sport your favorite t-shirt as you explore the city! Don’t forget to wear sunscreen and drink plenty of water on those hot, sunny days.
Enjoy the Best Summertime Activities
What memories will you make this summer? The possibilities are endless in Atlanta! The mixture of beautiful green spaces and charming businesses in Midtown make it especially ideal for your visit. Enjoy plenty of fun in the sun while always being a short walk from shops, restaurants, and museums to cool off indoors. Piedmont Park also provides an endless source of summer activities like scenic strolls and romantic picnics. Here are some more ideas for fun things to do during your visit:
- Atlanta Botanical Garden
- Ponce City Market rooftop
- Atlanta BeltLine trails
- Atlanta landmarks
- Midtown Atlanta nightlife
- Atlanta bicycle tours
Explore Upcoming Events
When summertime arrives, it brings a wide variety of events along with it. In other words, it’s festival season in Atlanta! Whether you’re into music, theater, artwork, or cuisine, there’s a celebration for you. Many of them take place at Piedmont Park, which is a short walk away from Stonehurst Place!
- Atlanta Ice Cream Festival | July 27
- Piedmont Park Arts Festival | August 17 & 18
- BronzeLens Film Festival | August 21 – 25
- Music Midtown | September 14 & 15
Unwind in Luxury at Stonehurst Place
Imagine kicking back with a glass of wine and gourmet treats after a fun-filled day in the city. A stay at Stonehurst Place offers that and so much more in Midtown Atlanta. Our art-filled inn is home to elegant rooms and suites and offers a convenient location near the best local attractions. Every morning begins with a gourmet breakfast, and each evening ends with a restful night’s sleep in seven layers of luxurious linens. The list goes on, resulting in an unparalleled guest experience that you can’t find anywhere else. Southern Living readers voted us No. 1 on a list of the South’s Best Inns of 2019 for a reason!
Book your stay and take the next step toward the ultimate summer getaway!