5 Reasons to Take a Midtown Atlanta Vacation
Located in the heart of Midtown, Loews Atlanta is the perfect home base for your next vacation. The vibrant neighborhood balances the luxuries of urban living alongside the natural beauty of the great outdoors, offering the best of both worlds to visitors and residences alike.
When planning your vacation, you may find yourself overwhelmed trying to determine which area best fits your needs. After all, we often enjoy different things than our travel partners. Your ideal time away may involve rest and relaxation or perhaps an exciting agenda packed with activities. Others, like me, plan their travel schedule around the next meal. However you define a perfect vacation, Midtown is a destination sure to check all of your boxes.
Discover The Neighborhood
Explore Atlanta’s most walkable neighborhood and discover a bit of what Midtown has to offer. The dynamic urban environment is packed with dining, museums, theaters, outdoor activities and shopping. Whatever your passion, you are mere steps from indulging it. Not feeling like a stroll outside? Take advantage of Loews Atlanta's complimentary car service, available for round-trip transportation up to three miles away.
Enjoy Some Pampering
Showcasing newly-renovated guestrooms, meeting space and public area, Loews Atlanta leaves nothing to be desired. Recharge your batteries and enjoy luxurious amenities from the comfort of your guest room or visit exhale spa on the 7th floor. The spa offers a variety of spa treatments, nail services, steam rooms and a hammam, so you won’t have travel far to find your zen.
Before you leave: Book a spa treatment at exhale spa or decompress in the hammam.
Explore Top Attractions
Spend time wandering through inspiring museums, Atlanta's beautiful Botanical Gardens or enjoying retail therapy at a variety of shops in the area. Catch an evening play or concert at the fabulous Fox Theatre or enjoy a performance by the 28-time Grammy Award winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Midtown is also home to numerous art exhibits (e.g., High Museum of Art, Museum of Design Atlanta, SCAD Museum of Arts), performance venues (e.g., The Fox Theatre, Alliance Theater, Center Stage, Laughing Skull Comedy Lounge, Center for Puppetry Arts) and historical exhibits, such as Atlanta History Center's Margaret Mitchell house, so there's always a host of options for you to explore.
Before you leave: Explore art exhibits at the High Museum, shop at Ponce City Market and check the listings for what’s playing at The Fox.
Eat Your Heart Out
If you think the best part of exploring a destination is eating and drinking your way through it, you’re in good company in Atlanta. Offering dozens of uniquely local dining options steps from your hotel room, there are restaurants to satisfy every taste. A few of our favorites (in no particular order) include: Loews Atlanta’s very own Saltwood, Bulla, Ecco, Pasta Da Pulcinella, The Consulate, Lure, South City Kitchen, STK.
Before you leave: Start with appetizers, such as the goat cheese balls, at Ecco before dinner at South City Kitchen.
Enjoy a Night On the Town
From dive-bars and nightclubs to music venues and comedy clubs, Atlanta hosts an assortment of nightlife and entertainment. Start your night sipping handcrafted cocktails at The Lawrence or enjoying fireside brews at Cyprus Street before heading out for a late night at Opera nightclub.
For a grittier experience, enjoy renowned burgers and brews at The Vortex before catching a late-night comedy show at the Laughing Skull. Belt it out at Campagnolo's LGBT-friendly piano singalongs before dancing the night away at MJQ.
Before you leave: Enjoy the best of both worlds and mix things up for a true Atlanta experience.
Pack your bags and get ready for your next adventure in Atlanta. It’s time to have some fun and plan your perfect Midtown vacation.
Karen has been with Loews Atlanta since October 2014 and also joined Loews Vanderbilt’s team in October 2016. Born and raised in Atlanta, Karen has loved watching the evolution of her hometown and enjoys exploring her second home in Nashville. It’s the balance of Southern charm and new innovation in these two wonderful cities that she loves the most.