Here’s an itinerary that even Nicholas Sparks would envy. Begin with a spectacular, sparkly view of Atlanta at the rooftop lounge atop the historic Glenn Hotel. Drinks are stiff, and the crowd at the bar is usually pretty sparse until after 10. When you’re ready to move to a more intimate setting, you can share a gondola in the SkyView Ferris wheel across the street. 110 Marietta Street, glennsskylounge.com
This article originally appeared in our November 2015 issue.