Multiple neighborhoods contribute to the Eastside’s unique personality. Virginia Highland, known for its walkable blocks of adorable homes and shopping villages, is a hot-spot of activity on nights and weekends. Eat like a local at The Original El Taco or brunch at Murphy’s.
Inman Park, home to Victorian houses and up-and-coming chefs, is Atlanta’s first planned garden suburb. Try the famous pasta at Sotto Sotto or settle in for drinks and people-watching at any restaurant in Krog Street Market.
Grant Park is home to the Atlanta Zoo and Oakland Cemetery, where Margaret Mitchell, Bobby Jones, and many former Atlanta mayors rest.
Little Five Points, full of funky street art, is famous for its epic Halloween parade.
East Atlanta Village, a melting pot of local shops, food, music and bars, has an edgy presence not to be missed.
Sweet Auburn, the birth home of Martin Luther King Jr., has one of the original food markets in Atlanta, the Sweet Auburn Curb Market.
Old Fourth Ward has transformed into a hotbed of activity with recent additions including the Atlanta BeltLine, Old Fourth Ward Skate Park, and Ponce City Market. Families, don’t miss the Fernbank Museum of Natural History, which explores dinosaurs and cultural artifacts.