Share your travel stories about Atlanta, Georgia by commenting on this post and you could earn points.
Travelers who find themselves in Atlanta, Georgia for a quick business trip can take advantage of the hot new trend of “bleisure” — mixing business and pleasure — when they stay at the new Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel. Our Resident Navigators are ready to provide personally curated suggestions of some fun local discoveries, which fit perfectly into a tight schedule.
- Feel The Need For Speed? If you have a spare 90 minutes, head over to the Porsche Experience Center Atlanta. You can do everything from pilot a Porsche vehicle on some of the world’s most famous racetracks via simulator to actually get behind the wheel of a Porsche with a Porsche Driving Coach on their 1.6-mile driver development track. With only one other Porsche Experience Center located in Los Angeles, this is definitely an Atlanta experience you don’t want to miss.
- Love Football? Channel your inner player at the College Football Hall of Fame at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Skill Zone. Put on your athletic gear and try kicking a field goal, showcasing your throwing accuracy, and running an obstacle course. When you’re done, take a photo with the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl trophy to celebrate your victory.
- Interested in eating local? Embracing the old and the new, the Urban Foodie Feed Store in College Park is an insider’s spot that’s a favorite among our associates. Located in a historic feed store, this modern kitchen and bar is a unique concept as it transposes common foods into eclectic cool combinations.
- Ready to go off the grid? The Duckclub Speakeasy is a hidden underground delight. We’ll let you in on where to find it: inside Rev Coffee at 3719 Main Street in College Park. Head through the right door and you’ll discover a rustic chic space with classic cocktails and wonderful bar food that’s a well-kept secret.
The new Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel, which opened May 2017, is designed for those who want to experience what is trendy and local. But there’s actually no need to go anywhere to make amazing discoveries. The hotel’s dramatic design provides a stunning backdrop to experience locally inspired cuisine, emerging artists, and world-class amenities without ever going outside. But for those who do want to explore Atlanta, the hotel is just a short, two-minute, ATL SkyTrain ride away from Hartsfield-Jackson Airport. Simply hop on the SkyTrain to head back to the airport and then grab the Marta to connect to downtown. Here’s where you’ll find many iconic Atlanta sights including the Atlanta Beltline, the New Mercedes-Benz Stadium opening this year, home of the Atlanta Falcons, Centennial Olympic Park, CNN Studio Tours, and the Georgia Aquarium. So no matter how much time you have while you’re here in Atlanta, the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel invites you to put down your bags, relax, and get ready to discover how we do business unusual.