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Atlanta Shopping, Dining and Entertainment at Atlantic Station

Find out What to do and See at Atlanta's Premiere Outdoor Shopping Plaza



Strolling through Atlantic Station

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Explore a former Atlantic Steel site turned metropolitan hub at Atlantic Station just west of midtown, Atlanta. Visitors come for shopping, an 18-screen movie theater, restaurants, outdoor lounging areas and unique attractions. The complex also serves as a live, work, play community for Atlanta locals.

Stay right on the grounds at Twelve Atlantic Station hotel to stick close to the action and walk to live entertainment and dining. Choose from one and two-bedroom suites for a cozier Atlanta hotel experience with high-tech and modern amenities. Leave your car to explore Atlantic Station by foot or hop on MARTA to get to midtown and beyond. Learn more about hotel deals and reviews for Twelve Atlantic Stationl.

There are plenty of things to do at Atlantic Station. Start by browsing over 40 unique shops and boutiques including Dillards, DSW, Old Navy, H&M and IKEA among other retail stops. Guests can stroll through the open air pedestrian walkways and listen to music while shopping, or opt for covered bridges connecting major buildings.

Stop by Atlantic Station for lunch during their seasonal Food Truck Friday events. Not your typical street food, Atlanta's rapidly growing food truck business offers gourmet popsicles, tasty tacos, specialty treats, fresh baked goods and more. Try a chocolate sea salt frozen treat from Atlanta's infamous The King of Pops.

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    There's also plenty of traditional restaurants and food beyond the ambling trucks lining up on Fridays. During temperate weather, look for outdoor seating or ask for lunch to go from Atlantic Grill, Cafe Nineteen or Rosa Meixcano. Then head over to the lawn at Central Park for some people watching. Summer months also brings local bands to Central Park on Fridays featuring rock, jazz and blues.

    Unlike most shopping areas in Atlanta, Atlantic Station is home to several entertainment options. To start, purchase a combo ticket to Bodies the Exhibition and Dialogue in the Dark.

    Bodies features a look at real bodies for an up-close look at the cardiovascular system, lungs, and more. It's surprisingly not macabre and will pique the interest of science lovers. Dialogue in the Dark takes visitors on a tour in total darkness meant to heighten your senses and teach you other ways of communicating and interacting.

    But there are far more free entertainment options on the grounds than paid. On any given day, Atlantic Station may host street performers, magicians, improv comedy and outdoor movies. Central Park also hosts a pre-school aged tots program with free arts and crafts, storytelling or other kid-friendly activities. Call ahead to the concierge desk at 404-410-4010 to confirm before you go, as the activities are weather permitting.

    Atlantic Station is also the new home to the BB&T Atlanta Open where guests can watch Top 10 players and US Open champions compete. With so much going on at the complex in ever changing entertainment and event options; it's best to check the Atlantic Station website for updated info.

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