Watch the sun go down at one of these enchanting sunset spots in Atlanta
There’s nothing more beautiful than watching the sun go down over our iconic skyline. From mountain top views to gorgeous parks, the best rooftop bars to nature reserves, here are seven incredible places to watch the sunset in Atlanta.
1. Jackson Street Bridge
For the staple Instagram shot of our unbeatable skyline, head to Jackson Street Bridge. Watching the sun go down here provides gorgeous reflections, shadows and beams that’ll make it one of your favorite spots to watch the sunset.
2. Stone Mountain
For one of the most impressive views of our city during those enchanting twilight hours, head to Stone Mountain. Our architectural giants that light up the skyline, look like a micro-mirage of the ATL from the top.
3-5. Atlanta’s best rooftop bars & restaurants
There’s an awesome selection of rooftops where you can not only enjoy killer views of the city, but enjoy a few cocktails, bar bites, or both, as the sun sets over Atlanta! Check out a couple recommendations below, or click here for the full round-up.
- Estrella Rooftop – Poncey-Highland
- Roof at Ponce City Market – Old Fourth Ward
- Whiskey Blue – Buckhead
6. Arabia Mountain
Arabia Mountain is a Georgia gem. Only a few miles outside of the city, with its unique ecosystem and terrain, you’ll feel like you’ve been transported to a far away place. Especially so when you watch the sunset turn the sky and cloud formations pink, orange, and yellow!
7. Chattahoochee Nature Center
Watching the sunset at the Chattahoochee Nature Center is so magical, that in the summer they have a special event throughout, just to mark the occasion! Sunset Sips is the nature center’s bring your own chair and picnic dinner experience.
8. Piedmont Park
Perhaps it’s too obvious to add Piedmont Park to the list. But when the sunset is right, nothing beats that iconic view of our skyline from our most iconic park. We suggest heading to Lake Meer for the best sunset views (pictured above).
9. Skyview Atlanta
There’s no better time to ride the SkyView Atlanta than during our gorgeous golden hours, here in the ATL. The 20-story Ferris wheel boasts stunning views of Centennial Park and our skyline.
10. The Spa at The Whitley Hotel
For an awe-inspiring view of the city skyline, head to Buckead’s The Whitley Hotel, and treat yourself to a spa package! Get a massage, take a dip, or lounge as you witness a gorgeous sunset over the city.