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Buckle up for a wild ride around a 1.6-mile circuit designed to mimic a winding country road. At one of only two Porsche Experience Centers in the country, you can drive yourself or ride shotgun with a pro driver.
For more than 60 years, elected officials, journalists, and gadflies of all stripes—though let's be honest, mostly Democrats—have traded gossip, hectored televised debates, and licked legislative wounds at the watering hole that’s become a living museum of Georgia political history.
The 825-foot-tall hunk of granite surrounded by 3,200 acres of state-owned park is a historic and adventurous spot for a daytrip. Take a shaded hike or a cable car to the top for an impressive view of the landscape, ride a 1940s-era Army Duck on Stone Mountain Lake, or explore the treetops on an adventure course of ropes and swinging bridges.
Looking for a vintage camera to perch on your bookshelf? A midcentury modern end table? A bucket of spoons or a taxidermied pheasant? You’re bound to find something intriguing when this market pops up at the Atlanta Expo Center each month.
It's artistically creepy, romantically isolated, and naturally scenic. Off an industrial stretch of Moreland Avenue, the 1.6-mile Doll's Head Trail curves through Constitution Lakes' marshy ponds, peaceful lake views, and boardwalks ideal for birdwatching. But it's the eeriness of the scuffed doll heads peering out from shrubbery that makes this trail tick.
The distillery—which features the historic Cotton Mill Lofts and Ponce City Market on its bottles—started with just its signature sugar cane-based vodka when it opened in 2014 and has since expanded to include gin and a lemon-ginger liqueur named Lawn Dart.
Atlanta may be quick to tear down historic public buildings, but the metro area is full of lovely old residential neighborhoods.