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One Day in…Buckhead, USA

One Day in…Buckhead, USA

One Day in…Buckhead, USA

Traveler Profile: Ashleigh, 36, USA

Location: Buckhead, GA

Time of Year: July

Travel Goals: Try a couple of restaurants I’ve been hearing about and luxury spa day

Entering Buckhead, Georgia, I was greeted by an air of luxury and sophistication that permeates the streets. Known as Atlanta’s upscale district, Buckhead is known for world-class shopping, fine dining, and vibrant nightlife. I only had one day to try and see everything this city has to offer, so I didn’t waste a second.

Morning of Luxury

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First, I began with a leisurely breakfast at The Southern Gentleman, a charming eatery that pays homage to the region’s culinary heritage. Sipping on a freshly brewed cup of coffee, I look at the menu of Southern-inspired dishes. I ended up ordering a hearty serving of shrimp and grits. Each bite awakened my taste buds and set the tone for the day ahead.

After breakfast, I set out to explore the upscale boutiques and designer stores that line the streets of Buckhead. From high-end fashion to exclusive jewelry, the shopping options are endless. I lost myself in the luxury of it all. I overindulged in some retail therapy and treated myself to a few stylish souvenirs to remember my day in Buckhead.

Upscale Afternoon in Town

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As the sun reached its peak, I made my way to The Shops Buckhead Atlanta, a premier shopping destination that boasts an array of upscale retailers and chic eateries. I spend the afternoon browsing the latest fashion trends and discovering hidden gems tucked away in boutique storefronts. The shops offer a curated selection of merchandise, from designer labels to local artisans, that reflects the neighborhood’s sophisticated flair.

After working up an appetite, I head to The Capital Grille for a fun lunch experience. Tucked in the heart of Buckhead, this renowned steakhouse is known for its impeccable service and mouthwatering food. I ordered a perfectly cooked medium filet mignon with a Pinot Noir glass. The pair was perfect together, and I savored each bite.

Fellow Traveler Tip: Remember to make reservations in advance, especially for popular restaurants, to ensure a delightful dining experience during your visit to Buckhead.

A Little Bit of History

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After eating, I sought a moment of relaxation at the Atlanta History Center. This cultural institution offered a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. I took a leisurely walk through the grounds, admiring the beauty of the surrounding landscape.

Next, I went to The St. Regis Atlanta for a luxurious spa experience. The Remède Spa offers a range of treatments designed to rejuvenate the body and soul. I decided I needed a massage to let the stress of the day melt away. Each minute, I felt more relaxed and refreshed, ready for the evening ahead.

An Evening of Sophistication and Class

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I went to The Garden at Community Smith for pre-dinner cocktails as the sun set. On top of The Collective is a rooftop bar with panoramic views of the city. It’s the perfect backdrop for an evening of sophistication and style. I sipped on a cocktail as I watched the city come to life below. 

For dinner, I indulged in a culinary masterpiece at Atlas, a renowned restaurant celebrating art and gastronomy in equal measure. Nestled within The St. Regis Atlanta, this elegant eatery offers a curated menu of seasonal dishes made from quality ingredients. I had to get the chef’s tasting menu because it allowed me to sample a bunch of different dishes. 

As the night unfolded, I was drawn to The Whiskey Blue. It is a chic lounge that is the epitome of Buckhead’s upscale nightlife scene. There, I sipped on craft cocktails and mingled. I was pleasantly surprised by the city’s electric atmosphere after dark. It was a great end to an indulgent day.

The Bottom Line 

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Buckhead is well known for its culinary prowess and abundance of great restaurants. Southern comfort food is a staple you don’t want to miss, so give it a try.

Tourist Information: discoveratlanta.com

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