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Take a trip to this quiet outer Atlanta suburban destination where you will be perfectly situated to sample all of the outstanding cultural and urban amenities that the sprawling Georgia metropolis of Atlanta has to offer the visitor as well as enjoy the proximity to some of Georgia’s finest nature parks and premium lakeshore recreation areas. Sandy Springs is a tree lined suburban part of the Atlanta Metropolitan area located just 20 minutes from downtown Atlanta. There are plenty of local amenities such as stores and restaurants in the vicinity.A vacation rental for every traveler
Find your perfect rental property for a getaway just for two to or find a stylish, fully equipped, beautifully furnished spacious rental that will comfortably house a family or friend group of 4 to 10 guests. These vacation rentals have everything you need to make your Georgia stay as enjoyable as possible. Enjoy a tranquil walk in a nearby nature park or head into town for a day out at an exciting urban attraction surrounded by trendy urban eateries, museums and plenty of opportunities for shopping and sightseeing.
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The area and getting around
Atlanta, located in the north west of Georgia is a glittering metropolis where urban chic and multiculturalism meet southern hospitality. There are so many things for visitors to see and do in this lovely city. From the repurposed, historic, 22 mile loop around the downtown area that is known at the Atlanta Beltline where you can enjoy a multi use plant and art lined pathway to the fabulously regenerated Ponce City Market that boasts some of the best city skyline views, Atlanta has it all. You will find upmarket stores, restaurants, museums and galleries galore and the Buford Highway is a bustling avenue that offers a dizzying array of multicultural dining options. Encounter a vibrant international mix of Vietnamese, Chinese, Korean, Malaysian, Peruvian, Cuban and Mexican eateries here!Lakeside nature attractions
Sandy Springs is perfectly located for visitors to spend time in some of the breathtaking Georgia natural scenery located within easy driving distance. Enjoy lovely local attractions such as the peaceful Chattahoochee river or venture further afield where you will find wonderful options for nature retreats and days out. Red Mountain State Park just 34 minutes north nestled against the shores of lovely Lake Allatoona is a great place for fishing, swimming or boating for the whole family. There is a lovely sandy swimming beach and boat rentals available at the marina and 15 miles of beautiful hiking trails. Further north you can enjoy the scenic miles of sparkling Lake Lanier.
Travelers and activities
Sandy Springs is perfectly located to take in all that the wonderful cultural hub of the city of Atlanta has to offer. The Georgia capital city has so many world class museums to entice history and culture lovers. Some of the wonderful cultural attractions on offer include Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Park, the architecturally stunning High Museum of Art packed with priceless treasures, the incredible exhibits in the Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Atlanta History Center, the fabulous Coca Cola museum and the Delta Flight Museum. Just 20 minutes north of Atlanta you will be able to spend time in the gorgeous, Southern elegance of the beautiful historical towns of Marietta and Alpharetta. Be sure to stop by the famous Gone with the Wind museum in Marietta, perfect outing for fans of Civil War era history!Sandy Springs for water lovers
Sandy Springs offers water sport enthusiasts an opportunity to relish some of Georgia’s finest and most scenic recreational areas for watersport. The sprawling waterways of Lake Lanier and Lake Allatoona are awaiting your discovery! Here you can spend sun and fun filled vacation days enjoying the sport you are most passionate about in the great outdoors. Whether you love boating, fishing, kayaking, wakeboarding, waterskiing, pontooning, jet skiing or if a lazy, freshwater swim at Lake Allatoona’s Victoria Beach tops your list, you will find all these activities within driving distance from Sandy Springs for an action packed vacation!
Did you know that Sandy Springs is named after the fact that it was once an 1800’s watering stop for Native Americans who frequented the bubbling springs here!
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This gorgeous series of parklands is situated along a 48 mile stretch of the Chattahoochee River. This is a beautifully scenic place for gently floating down the river on a summer’s day or for fly fishing. There are thick banks of dense, wooded trees and no less than 14 gorgeous family friendly rambling loops to choose from. Meander through the sun dappled cool of the woods and along the riverbank and stop for a lovely picnic. This is a great place for leisurely kayaking, rafting, biking, hiking or bird watching!2. Lake Lanier
Lake Lanier is an enormous recreational lake that is actually the largest lake in Georgia located 44 miles north of Sandy Springs. The source for Lake Lanier’s water is high in Georgia’s Blue Ridge mountains! There is something for everyone to enjoy here and millions of visitors arrive annually to enjoy the wonderful lakeshore facilities for fishing, boating, camping, kayaking, water skiing, swimming and golfing. Lanier Islands is a gorgeous 1200 acre island resort with luxury lakeside amenities located on the chain of small islands in the lake. There are white, sandy beaches, water slides and golf in summer and the wonderful Snow Island attraction with snow tubing in winter.3. Atlanta Botanical Garden
This magnificent 30 acre garden is situated in the northwest corner of Atlanta’s gorgeous Piedmont Park. This midtown urban oasis contains rare and renowned plant collections and is a top Atlanta attraction! Spectacular exhibitions and magnificent displays such as the absolutely gorgeous giant earth goddess sculpture made of plants will delight your senses as you stroll about. There are plenty of incredible photo opportunities here in delightful corners such as the prize winning Children’s Garden, Storza Woods Canopy Walk and the tropical Fuqua Conservatory that is home to incredible tropical palms and conifers.4. Georgia Aquarium
Get ready for a mind blowing adventure taking in the glorious world of marine life! Georgia Aquarium is one of the largest and foremost oceanarium complexes in the world. Here you can expect to see more than 100000 animals from 500 species in seven stunning galleries. The Predators of the Deep Tank is absolutely incredible. This is a very popular Georgia tourist attraction so arrive early to avoid the crowds. There is a wonderful dolphin and sea lion presentation as well as a 4D theater experience that will have you sitting on the edge of your seat!!5. Atlanta’s Fox Theater
Enjoy a tour of one of Atlanta’s most beloved and iconic cultural landmarks. Be prepared to be dazzled as you step inside the quirky, extravagant, retro interior that was inspired by the over the top opulence of the fabled Egyptian temple at Karnak, Luxor and Spain’s Alhambra in Granada! A guided tour will take you through more than 10 visually stunning historical locations within the building where you can admire the grand scale and sumptuous colors of the interior and see the world’s largest theater organ. Be sure to look up at the incredible stars and clouds on the painted ceiling. You may even decide to buy tickets to a fabulous show later on to make the most of your visit!