Known as the “Heart of the Arts” it comes as no surprise that Midtown is at the center of Atlanta's arts scene. Home to many theaters and arts center, Midtown embraces the arts with open arms. This helps to provide Midtown with the trendy, eclectic and urban feel. But don't let it fool you, just because Midtown feels like a big city, you will still find that comfortable, neighborhood feel. Midtown has a variety of trendy shopping, dining and nightlife. Don't worry about driving, Midtown is known for the walkable environment and ease of getting around.
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1345 Piedmont Ave NE
This 30 acre park is truly breathtaking. With a mission to “develop and maintain plant collections for the purposes of display, education, conservation, research and enjoyment,” the Atlanta Botanical Garden is a great place to spend the day with family and friends.
Can't get enough of the Midtown skyline? Stay in it! Some of Midtown's hotels contribute to the beauty of the skyline. Midtown has so much to offer that staying an extra day or two will not be something you regret.
Midtown's shopping goes hand in hand with the trendy and eclectic feel of the neighborhood. Full of boutiques, malls, local shops and open air shopping centers, Midtown does not disappoint when it comes to shopping.
Midtown's restaurants are some of Atlanta's most acclaimed. These restaurants span from internationally known to locally owned, providing a unique experience to every guest. Boasting a whopping 140 restaurants plus many street vendors, Midtown is sure to have a restaurant featuring whatever it is you are craving.
If you think Midtown is fun during the day, brace yourself. Midtown's night life is second to none. Full of nightclubs to dance, comedy clubs for a good laugh, and local bars to have a drink with a friend, it is no wonder many places have won awards for their trade.
Midtown gets its nickname, “Heart of the Arts” because it has the largest concentration of art venues in the Southeastern United States. With close to 100 venues for art, galleries, performing arts and cultural shows as well as nature parks and botanical gardens, Midtown truly embraces its nickname. The only way to truly understand is to experience it for yourself.
This vibrant and diverse neighborhood stretches from the Georgia Tech campus on its western edge, north several miles toward Buckhead, and dissipates slowly to the east into the Virginia-Highland area. Midtowns skyline rivals downtown.