When we’re taking a stroll through Grant Park, especially when the sun is shining, nothing can compare. The enchanting ATL neighborhood is famous for its Victorian mansions, perfect if you’re into old school architectural design that screams southern charm. It’s also the home to our beloved zoo and the historic Oakland Cemetery, both unmissable attractions here in Atlanta.
1. Check out Grant Park itself!
It would be rude to visit Grant Park and not visit the reason for its name. Grant Park is the oldest city park in the city, established way back in 1889. Home to Zoo Atlanta, it used to be simply known as ‘Grant Park Zoo’. However, nowadays there are public spaces and lush grounds to explore, making it a perfect spot for a picnic or stroll in the sunshine.
2. Get wild at our beloved Zoo Atlanta
With seasonal events, exciting exhibitions, and an unbeatable family of wildlife to discover, Zoo Atlanta has become one of the ATL’s must-see attractions. Get up-close with giant pandas, sleepy sloths, slithering snakes, and a rare white rhino named Mumbles. Click here to get your tickets.
3. Enjoy a few beers at Elsewhere Brewing
Elsewhere Brewing has solidified itself as one of Atlanta’s hottest breweries in our thriving craft beer scene. Their Grant Park location is the perfect spot to enjoy a few beers, come rain or shine! With an excellent patio and gorgeous indoor space, Elsewhere regularly hosts epic nights of entertainment, from the best of ATL drag to trivia nights! Click here to see our full round-up of Atlanta’s craft breweries.
4. The historic Oakland Cemetery
Boasting stunning views of our iconic skyline and a history that’ll take a few visits to comprehend, Oakland Cemetery is an amazing place to visit. With unmissable seasonal events like light festivals, pumpkin patches, and legendary tours, it’s always worth keeping up-to-date with all of the things going on at this historic Grant Park gem.
5. Discover stunning Victorian architecture
Together with Inman Park, Grant Park has the largest remaining area of Victorian architecture in A-Town. Most buildings were built between the neighborhood’s founding in 1882 and the first decades of the 20th century, making a great spot for an enchanting walk through one of Atlanta’s most historic neighborhoods.