The luxury of being in Atlanta is the opportunity to get outside early in the year. Want to spend time outside? Here are three suggestions.
Designed by Frederick Law Olmstead, Piedmont Park is the green space city dwellers crave. Olmsted was responsible for the landscape architecture of many parks including Central Park and Prospect Park, both in New York City.
Piedmont Park offers the Green Market, fitness classes, festivals, educational walks, dog parks, fields and trails. Easy access to the Atlanta BeltLine guarantees a ‘choose your own adventure’ kind of day.
Atlanta Botanical Gardens
As the elevator door whisks you from the parking garage to the ABG level, you will be transported into a world of color and aromas that did not exist a few minutes earlier. The gardens are a colorful maze of unexpected flowers and plants.
Enter the Fuqua Orchid Center for sensory overload. See colors you wouldn’t have anticipated, enjoy the symphony of frogs and feel the warmth of a tropical climate.
The garden hosts many exhibits, events and classes. The current exhibit, Imaginary Worlds, is an incredible array of living plants formed to create magical creatures. It is the largest of its kind ever presented in the United States. Imaginary Worlds will run through October.
Now is the time to take advantage of the Ted before the stadium relocates. From my first two games, it doesn’t look like there’s a bad seat in the house.
Want to commemorate your first Braves game? Stop at a Guest Relations booth to receive a First Time Visitor’s Certificate. As for food, you’re guaranteed a wait, but the Holeman and Finch burger is worth it.
The Atlanta Braves offer 101 things to do at Turner Field. See how many you can check off this summer!