Unforgettable Experiences In Buckhead, GA

Unforgettable Experiences In Buckhead, GA

  • Intown Collective
  • 11/7/22

Super-chic Buckhead, located in uptown Atlanta, is the South’s answer to California’s Beverly Hills. Centered around Peachtree Road and Piedmont Road, Buckhead features upscale shopping malls, trendy restaurants, luxury hotels, and posh condominiums. Around Miami Circle and Bennet Street, you’ll find unique art galleries and museums. There are luxury homes for sale in Buckhead, and residents are neighbors with celebrities like Tyler Perry, Isla Fisher, Sacha Baron Cohen, Young Thug, and longtime resident Elton John. In addition, Buckhead is known for its cutting-edge style, lively bar and club scene, independent art galleries, and rich regional history.

Step back in history

The Atlanta History Center is a wonderful organization dedicated to the preservation and education of the history of Atlanta. The elegant streets of Buckhead’s residential area are home to some of the most architecturally interesting and historically significant Buckhead luxury homes in the greater Atlanta area. The Atlanta History Center provides tours of over 33 acres of historic homes and gardens, along with award-winning exhibits in museums dedicated to the rich and diverse history of the Buckhead area. Many modern luxury Buckhead homes have drawn their architectural design from these historic homes!

Enjoy Chastain Memorial Park

Want to get outside and enjoy the weather? Chastain Memorial Park is an absolute treasure! With more than 260 acres of land, this landmark park destination is filled with jogging paths, playgrounds, a golf course, tennis courts, an amphitheater for live music events, a horse park, and a public swimming pool. Chastain Memorial Park is the perfect destination for a private picnic with your significant other or a day out with the family for outdoor fun!

Experience the nightlife

The nightlife on Piedmont Road in Buckhead is unparalleled! The lights come on when the sun goes down, and the party starts along this four-mile stretch of road. With famous bars like Gold Room and Woofs Sports Bar, the only gay sports bar in the area, you will find a place to party, no matter your preferred vibe. The views from the rooftop bars, such as Rosé & Rye (formerly Whiskey Blue), are spectacular. Meanwhile, the prohibition speak-easy style establishment, the Blind Pig Parlour Bar, is a unique experience. Stay safe on your night out with posh accommodations at InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta, or relax with the distinct Southern hospitality of The St. Regis Atlanta.

Get some serious shopping done

Got shopping on your agenda? The Miami Circle Design District is a must for avid shoppers. A creative haven for design and decorating, this is the place locals visit to decorate their luxury Buckhead homes. 

First, head to the Buckhead Village District, home to more than nine acres of shops, restaurants, and exciting events. With stylish and modern shops like alice + olivia, Billy Reid, and Kimberly McDonald, you’ll be able to find a new outfit or piece of jewelry with no problem. Want to experience true shopping luxury? Head to Phipps Plaza, one of the Southeast’s most lavish shopping malls. You’ll find all of the season’s must-have brands at shops like Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, and Louis Vuitton. 

Still haven’t gotten your shopping fix? Visit The Shops Of Buckhead at 2221 Peachtree Road for an impressive line-up of high-end shopping establishments, fine dining, and eclectic eateries. If you work up an appetite, stop at local favorite Peach Cobbler Cafe for some inventive soul food or a slice of their famous peach cobbler.

Eat at one of the area’s renowned restaurants

After an engaging shopping day, satisfy your hunger at one of the local eateries. You can enjoy traditional southern dishes like shrimp and grits at The Southern Gentleman or try out some Mediterranean dishes at Gypsy Kitchen, a delicious restaurant inspired by Spanish and Moroccan cuisine. Menu stand-outs include the shawarma spiced duck confit, grilled berbere spiced ribeye, and Moroccan spiced lamb skewers. 

South City Kitchen, another local favorite, serves contemporary Southern cuisine in an upscale environment. Try some Carolina trout with butter beans, a Georgia Peach salad, or their legendary fried green tomatoes. South City Kitchen also has an extensive selection of whiskeys, bourbons, and craft cocktails like the Country Thyme Lemonade and New South Bramble. 

Surround yourself with arts and culture

There is an incredible assortment of art museums and galleries in Buckhead. The Chastain Arts Center & Gallery has long been a guiding force for the arts in the city and beyond. It hosts many exhibitions for art and music. You can count on Thomas Deans Fine Art to host rotating showings of outstanding artists like Christopher Le Brun. Other unique galleries include Buckhead Art & Company, the Alan Avery Art Company, and the Reinike Gallery.

There are also plenty of fascinating museums to visit. The Swan House, designed by Phillip Trammel Shutze, is a historical home featured in films such as The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. It has beautiful gardens on the grounds and stunning architecture. The Museum Of Contemporary Art Of Georgia has magnificent exhibits of contemporary artists from all over Georgia. They currently have an exhibition featuring "Constructionist" artist Lev Mills.

Buckhead is calling you home

Want to be near all these unforgettable experiences? As of this writing, there were about 200 homes for sale in Buckhead, ranging in price from $385,000 for a two-bedroom condo to mansions for over $11 million. If you want to make one of these luxury Buckhead homes your next residence, reach out to one of the experienced local agents at Intown Collective for expert guidance and to see what’s on the market.

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