Heading to Atlanta, Georgia for business? This booming city filled with southern charm is home to several major companies like Coca-Cola, Home Depot, UPS and Delta Airlines. With 35 million visitors flocking to the city annually for its business, outdoor activities, professional sports and thriving cultural scene, Atlanta is the perfect location for work and play.
According to our 2019 State of Business Travel survey, 31 percent of business travelers say the destination determines whether their work trip becomes a “bleisure” (business and leisure) trip. Atlanta is most definitely a destination that will make you want to extend your stay to experience the city to the fullest. Check out these three choice spots to make the most of your next Atlanta business trip.
400 Park Dr. NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
Once you visit Piedmont Park, you’ll understand why one of Atlanta’s nicknames is the “City in a Forest.” With roughly 200 acres of green space located in the heart of downtown, Piedmont Park is the perfect place to work on your fitness goals; choose from trails, tracks, outdoor fitness classes and basketball, bocce and tennis courts.
Not only is Piedmont Park an ideal place to get in a great workout, it is also home to many food, music and craft festivals throughout the year. During the warmer months, be sure to pack your swimsuit and take a dip in the public pool, peruse local farm fresh produce at the Green Market, or take a guided history tour of the park. Piedmont Park is open daily from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.