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125 Things to Do in and Around Atlanta

Atlanta skyline at sunset

We are excited to celebrate the 125th Anniversary of our historic Atlanta mansion, built in 1896! Inspired by this notable milestone we’ve assembled a list of 125 places to visit, things to do, and places to dine in and around our beloved city. Items are listed in no particular order; scroll through the list and write down activities that jump out to you before your next trip!

Stonehurst Place exterior with lobster sculpture

Around Stonehurst Place

World of Coca Cola

Must-Do Activities in Atlanta

Art & Culture

fine dining

Wine & Dine

Famous Swan House in Atlanta - part of Atlanta History center - ATLANTA, GEORGIA - APRIL 22, 2016


Atlanta Braves stadium

Sports & Outdoors

Aquarium with fish, people in foreground

More Fun

Birmingham, AL - October 7, 2019: Observation Tower in Vulcan Park in Birmingham, Alabama

Worthwhile Day Trips

  • Kayak or go whitewater rafting down the Chattahoochee River guided by the experts at Southeastern Expeditions
  • Visit the Little White House built by Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1932, while governor of New York, prior to being inaugurated as president in 1933.
  • Recycling materials for art before it was cool was grandfather of Southern Folk Art, Howard Finster. Visit his Paradise Gardens and if you’re lucky enough to stay in the Carriage House at Stonehurst Place, see one of his original works hanging there!
  • Step back in time with a four-hour railway excursion on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway
  • Tour historic communities along the Antebellum Trail
  • Sample wine from North Georgia’s best wineries on a full-day tour

Learn More in Montgomery, AL - 2 ½ hours away

Become One with Nature in Chattanooga, TN - 2 hours away

Cheer on the Dawgs in Athens, GA - 1 ½ hours away

Walk Off the BBQ in Birmingham, AL - 2 ½ hours away

Tag us on Instagram @stonehurstplace if you visit any of the places on this list! Spend your vacation exploring unique, exciting locations near ATL, then return to your luxurious room at Stonehurst Place. Enjoy gourmet breakfast each morning, admire gallery-quality fine art and walk to nearby attractions and restaurants. Located in the lush, green Midtown Garden District, Stonehurst Place offers upscale, boutique hotel-style decor and amenities in the comfort of a B&B. Pick your perfect package today!

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