Indulge in the perfect weekend escape with an Atlanta staycation right here in Dunwoody just outside the city. Experience the many hidden gems you have yet to discover. Whether you’re a couple needing a getaway or new parents needing the weekend to relax, Dunwoody offers many options for the most amazing Atlanta staycation.
Here’s an itinerary for the perfect stay in Dunwoody:
Celebrate the arrival of the weekend by embarking on an unforgettable culinary journey. Treat yourself to an extraordinary dining experience at the renowned McKendrick’s Steak House or savor the sensational flavors at Seasons 52. Steps away from the Hyatt Place and the Marriott, indulge in expertly paired food and drink menus at Iron Hill Brewery. If you are a guest at the Crowne Plaza, immerse yourself in outdoor dining surrounded by nature at Parkwoods, which is the lovely onsite restaurant.
After savoring dinner, let the evening unfold. Treat yourself to the many delectable desserts at Café Intermezzo such as cookies and cream cheesecake, tiramisu or red velvet torte. Venture to Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream at Ashford Lane for a haven of exquisite flavors. Jeni’s is walking distance from the Sonesta ES Suites and the AC Hotel.
For wine enthusiasts seeking an amazing experience, Vino Venue awaits. Delight in a captivating wine tasting journey or immerse yourself in the innovative world of self-service wine dispensing technology. Check out the Capital Grille’s Summer Wine Event where guests can experience a selection of seven world class wines.
For a rousing evening of entertainment, make your way to HobNob Neighborhood Tavern to listen to incredible bands that will leave you singing and dancing. Eclipse di Luna hosts a live Latin band on Friday nights and the Dunwoody Tavern comes alive with live music on Fridays at 9pm.
Start off your Saturday morning at the Dunwoody Farmer’s Market from 9am-12pm at Brook Run Park. Browse a selection of fresh produce and baked goods from local vendors. Enjoy live music and an incredible and inviting atmosphere.
Indulge in the delights of Paris Baguette, where you can savor an array of croissants and pastries. If you’re craving a savory breakfast, head to First Watch. For those seeking a nourishing start to the day, Wholesum Juice Bar also awaits.
If you have kids, start your afternoon by experiencing the thrill of zip lining and obstacle courses at Treetop Quest. Engage in some friendly competition at the basketball courts at Pernoshal Park or bocce courts at Georgetown Park. Then head over to CAMP x Disney’s The Little Mermaid immersive experience for an hour of unforgettable fun. From going on a scavenger hunt for Ariel’s treasures to sliding through Ursula’s lair, there’s something for every Ariel fan.
If you are looking for a relaxing afternoon on your staycation, Dunwoody offers many options to unwind. Get a personalized facial at Heyday or a rejuvenating massage at Rest, Relax & Rewind. Head over to the Woodhouse Day Spa for peace and relaxation.
For those who love to shop on a staycation, head to Perimeter Mall, Georgia’s second largest mall for many options including Nordstrom, Zara and Kendra Scott. Perimeter Mall also has many delicious dining options including 26 Thai Kitchen & Bar, Shake Shack, and Buffalo Wild Wings. Then check out local favorites such as Spruill Gallery, which features local Atlanta artists’ work. Additionally, the Enchanted Forest has fantastic home décor and unique gifts as well as Village Threads, Fab’rik, and Under the Pecan Tree.
Since you’re on staycation, you get a night off from cooking. Try Novo Cucina or Carbonara Trattoria for a delicious Italian meal for dinner. You could also elevate your Saturday night with live music at Bar(n), accompanied by small plates and perfectly crafted cocktails.
To kickstart a vibrant morning, begin with a yoga class at Yoga Six or a barre class at Pure Barre. Afterward, treat yourself to the delightful pairing of coffee and a croissant conveniently available at Valor Coffee, right next door.
Enhance your morning further with a stroll along the enchanting Dunwoody Nature Center trail or take a self-guided tour of Dunwoody’s beautiful art murals or public art displays. Additionally, a delightful brunch experience awaits at either Lazy Dog or North Italia.
Dunwoody offers many hidden gems that make for the perfect staycation in Atlanta. Whether you are a couple needing an easy and affordable weekend getaway or new parents looking for a weekend to relax, Dunwoody is the perfect place for a staycation.
Dunwoody’s nine hotels are all perfectly located in Perimeter Center and within walking distance to many of metro-Atlanta’s top-rated shopping and dining establishments. Enjoy views of the skyline from Hyatt Place Atlanta Perimeter Center or the rooftop of the AC Hotel Atlanta Perimeter. Bring your pet with you to stay at the Sonesta ES Suites Atlanta Perimeter Center or the Residence Inn and enjoy the outdoor terrace of the Atlanta Marriott Perimeter Center. The Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia offers a complimentary shuttle service to some of Dunwoody’s best spots. Indulge in a complimentary breakfast at the Hampton Inn and Suites Atlanta Perimeter-Dunwoody or the Embassy Suites Atlanta-Perimeter Center and enjoy live music at the luxurious Le Meridien Atlanta Perimeter. From a lively girls trip to a new parent getaway, Dunwoody has the perfect hotel for your staycation needs.
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