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How to Spend a Long Weekend in Atlanta

So you’ve got a Friday off, and you’re not sure what to do… or maybe it’s a Monday, and it’s a holiday, and you don’t have to go into the office. it happens to all of us, and we love it when it does! Looking for ideas on how to spend a long weekend in Atlanta? Then we’ve got you covered.

At Alta at Jonquil, we’re suckers for the weekend. So for our blog this week, we’ve put together a guide for you. Here are some of your best options for a three-day getaway. Or who knows, maybe a staycation at home in Smyrna is in order. Living here in this community, we sure aren’t complaining!

  • Option One: Stay Local. Atlanta has so much to offer, maybe some things you’ve never explored, even though you live here. Smyrna’s own SunTrust Park is a fun day out, cheering on our home team! The World of Coke is a tourist attraction, but one that has a few hidden gems (and a lot of yummy soda pop) to be discovered! And the Georgia Aquarium is one of the best in the country. There’s so much in your own backyard.

  • Option Two: Get Out of Town. Whether a weekend in Savannah, driving out to the coast, or even just a day trip to do a hike at Kennesaw Mountain or somewhere else closer, a long weekend is the perfect time to get outdoors! And when you come back to Smyrna, we suggest washing down all that outdoorsy activity with some Thompson Brothers Barbecue!

  • Option Three: Mix It Up! How about a hybrid of local fun and getting out of Smyrna, too? We suggest taking a few friends to hit the road on a bit of scavenger hunt/highlight reel fun! Let each person pick an activity that is their favorite… and pick your own, too! What a great way to spend quality time on a long weekend and learn more about the things you all like… and then coming back to Alta at Jonquil at the end of the weekend to order takeout isn’t a bad idea, either. Haha!

Did we miss your favorite weekend spot? Let us know in the comments, and we’ll add it to our social media schedule. Cheers to the weekend!

Alta at Jonquil

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