Best Valentine’s Day Spots in Atlanta
Valentine’s Day is a day for lovers. It can be difficult to find just the right thing to do or the way to impress your sweetie. If you live in Atlanta, you’re in luck. There is no shortage of romantic things to do this holiday. Whether you choose to celebrate on Tuesday evening or are waiting for the weekend, we have you covered. Here are the best spots in Atlanta for Valentine’s Day 2017.
1. Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar and View
It is said that one couple gets engaged at this establishment every day — on average, that is. There is good reason for it: Sun Dial is one of the most romantic restaurants in the city. Head to Westin Peachtree Plaza and up to the 72nd floor. You and your sweetheart will be treated to not only a fabulous meal, but stunning views of the city. If you have never been here, Valentine’s Day is your perfect opportunity for a first visit.
2. Atlanta Botanical Garden
If you are looking to give your loved one the gift of flowers, skip the bouquet and head to the Atlanta Botanical Garden. You will enjoy the sight and smell of gorgeous orchids in the Fuqua Orchid Center, can visit the Venus flytraps in the Children’s Garden, and even take a walk high above the ground during the Kendeda Canopy Walk. Valentine’s Day offers a special evening of dancing, music and drinks.
3. Mix and Mingle
Not everyone is taken for Valentine’s Day, but that doesn’t mean should have to spend the evening alone. If you are looking to meet that special someone, Vine and Tap Restaurant is your chance. The restaurant is hosting a singles-only event on Valentine’s Day beginning at 7:30 p.m. Small plates, wine and plenty of fantastic entertainment will make this one holiday when you won’t mind being single.
4. Georgia Aquarium
The aquarium may not be the first place you think of when you think romantic date, but what better place for a different kind of Valentine’s Day experience? You and your loved one will be able to visit the entire aquarium and the new dolphin presentation. Perhaps the best of all is that tickets are offered at a discounted price when people visit after 4 p.m.
5. Laugh Out Loud
If you want to tickle your lover’s funny bone this holiday, visit the Atlanta Comedy Theater in Norcross. The couples’ package features a steak and lobster dinner, adult beverages and a comedy show with TK Kirkland. Tickets for the event come in at just under $100.
No matter how you choose to spend Valentine’s Day this year, make sure that you end the night safely. If you plan on drinking, make sure that you plan for a sober ride home. You don’t want your romantic evening ruined by a driving under the influence charge. If you do happen to be arrested for DUI in Atlanta, reach out to the experienced team at Hawkins Spizman Kilgo for a free case evaluation.