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Here Are the Top Things to Do in Atlanta in December

A couple at the Atlanta Botanical Garden enjoying one of the best things to do in Atlanta in December

There’s something special about wintertime in the city. You get to bundle up in your coziest clothes, stroll along streets lined with colorful lights, and gather around for festivities. It’s an atmosphere that’s so full of holiday cheer, you can feel it in the air! 

There are two easy steps to enjoying all the magical things to do in Atlanta in December. First, browse our recommendations below. Then, access our free Travel Guide to discover even more helpful tips and make the most of your visit. It’s our gift to you — and you don’t need to wait until December 25 to unwrap it!

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Fun Activities and Attractions

If you’ve never been here during winter before, you might be wondering about the weather in Atlanta in December. Average temperatures typically range from the low to mid-50s in the afternoon and drop down to the 30s in the evening. Despite the colder weather, you can still enjoy a wide variety of fun activities. Several of them are indoors and within walking distance of Stonehurst Place! Dress in layers and take a short stroll to these attractions:

Festive Events

Of course, you can always get your fill of holiday cheer at our local celebrations, too. (It is December, after all!) Midtown Atlanta is an especially magical destination for festivities. Whether you’d like to explore a winter wonderland of twinkling lights or don a pair of ice skates and glide your way to sweet memories with your sweetheart, there’s an event for you. Here are some of the many celebrations in Atlanta in December:

Luxurious Stays at Stonehurst Place

The holiday season is when people shop tirelessly for the perfect gifts for their friends, family members, and significant others. We believe it should be an opportunity to treat yourself, too! Take a break from all the stress this December and plan a relaxing retreat to Stonehurst Place in Midtown Atlanta. 

We could go on and on telling you about the history of our inn, the original artwork on the walls, and the convenient location near the best local attractions and events. However, we’d rather focus on the experience you can expect here. In one word, we’d describe it as enchanting. Your time spent at Stonehurst Place will be remarkable, from the luxurious accommodations and amenities to the gourmet breakfasts made from scratch each morning. We even offer a variety of special deals and exclusive add-ons for booking on our website, like in-room massages to unwind after a full day in the city.

Browse our elegant rooms and suites today and reserve your favorite for December! We look forward to welcoming you to the South’s Best Inn, according to Southern Living readers.

(Header photo courtesy of the Atlanta Botanical Garden)

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