A walkable neighborhood, Buckhead is known for being family-friendly and economical, while having a great selection of restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. You can satisfy your cultural palate with theater and live music. Buckhead's hotels and holiday apartments make a great home base for venturing out into the greater Atlanta area.
Sightseeing around Buckhead
The local theaters will impress, as will other attractions. Atlanta History Center, William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, and Center for Puppetry Arts feature captivating exhibits. You can buy tickets to live performances at Chastain Park Amphitheater, Georgia Shakespeare at Oglethorpe University, and Atlanta Symphony Hall. Swan House, Georgia Governor's Mansion, and Rhodes Memorial Hall are some of the notable landmarks. Bring the family to Legoland Discovery Center, World of Coca Cola, and Georgia Aquarium.
Shopping and attending sporting events are a couple of popular activities in the area. Philips Arena, Georgia Dome, and Turner Field are great places to catch a game or event. Atlanta Botanical Garden, Piedmont Park, or Freedom Park are ideal spots to enjoy the outdoors. Plan to do some shopping while in town? Consider Lenox Square, Phipps Plaza, and Atlantic Station. Bobby Jones Golf Course, AmericasMart, and Perimeter Mall are other spots for some local fun.
Don't miss some of the area's most popular attractions, such as Centennial Olympic Park, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Jimmy Carter Library and Museum. You can also check out Oglethorpe University, National Museum of Patriotism, and Woodruff Arts Center.
Getting around Buckhead
If you want to get around the city, Buckhead Station is the closest metro stop. Others nearby include Lenox Station and Lindbergh Center Station.
Buckhead is 4.8 miles (7.8 km) from the airport in Atlanta, GA (PDK-DeKalb-Peachtree). The next closest airport is Atlanta, GA (ATL-Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Intl.), located 14.4 miles (23.1 km) away.