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Sandy Springs Hospitality & Tourism
5920 Roswell Road - Suite A-118, Sandy Springs, GA 30328
Phone: (770) 206-1450
Toll Free: 1-866-511-7742
E-Mail: hospitality@sandyspringsga.org
Website:   Sandy Springs Hospitality & Tourism Website
Events:     Sandy Springs Events Calendar
Fun Guide: Request a Sandy Springs Fun Guide


Just 15 minutes north of downtown Atlanta...
On the stylish north side


Sandy Springs is the center point for all of Metro Atlanta. Offering something for everyone, the city has everything from kayaking and rafting to boutique shopping and historic homes. Sandy Springs is within minutes to every Atlanta attraction allowing travelers to see and do everything they planned in Atlanta while staying comfortably on the stylish north side. Proudly boasting 20 hotels and over 2,800 hotel rooms for every traveler to find accommodations that fit their needs. Be the center of attention in the center of it all! See you in Sandy Springs!

For information on lodging, events and attractions contact Sandy Springs Hospitality & Tourism toll free at 866-511-7742.

Outdoor Fun
Sandy Springs boasts over 20 miles of Chattahoochee River Shoreline and three National Park Sites. Enjoy rafting, kayaking or canoeing on the river or a hike through the luscious wooded areas. For rentals, Shoot the Hooch is located nearby and is sure to get you launched. Sandy Springs also offers John Ripley Forbes Big Trees Forest Preserve, a 30-acre forest preserve designed to be a spiritual and relaxing oasis.



Shopping, Shopping and More Shopping!
You are sure to find shopping in Sandy Springs. Whether its boutique shopping or antiquing, you will find it here. Be sure to visit Antiques & Interiors with over 30,000 SQ FT of showroom floor to discover your treasures on. Down the street is the world renowned Red Barron’s. Visit their showroom or attend one of their semi-annual auctions with people and items from around the world. If antiques are not your thing, enjoy boutique shopping at the local upscale consignment shops or the upscale retail places, including three area malls for you to get lost in.



Attractions
Whether you “shoot the Hooch,” take a turtle walk, explore a pristine wilderness, or knock a few balls across the net, the variety of things to do in Sandy Springs is incredible. Rafting, cooking, tennis, pottery and the arts are readily available here.



Shoot the Hooch
203 Azalea Park
Roswell, GA 30075
www.shootthehooch.com
Take a scenic trip down the Chattahoochee River in your own raft, kayak or canoe, or rent one from a local outfitter for a day of fun in the sun. Chattahoochee Outfitters, Inc. has multiple locations including Johnson Ferry Road and Powers Island, so you can begin your excitement from a different location every time you visit.

Young Chefs Academy
227 Sandy Springs Place, Ste. 368
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
404-255-9263
Sandysprhigsga@youngchefsacademy.com
Offering cooking events for kids of all ages! Weekly cooking classes, unforgettable birthday parties, educational field trips and cooking-themed special events. Kids will have a blast! Visit www.youngchefsacademy.com for information and scheduling.

Town Turtles
www.townturtles.org
Explore Sandy Springs as you seek out our Town Turtles. A work of art and a conversation piece, they sit on many street corners and throughout our shopping areas as a friendly reminder that there is more to Sandy Springs than meets the eye. These giant painted turtles are replicas of the Eastern Box Turtle, an indigenous resident of our area. During your walks along the Chattahoochee River you may find the living inspirations for these whimsical works of art.



Heritage Green
6075 Sandy Springs Cir. Sandy Springs, GA 30328 404-851-9111
www.heritagesandysprings.org
Join us at this wonderful green space which provides a gathering spot for all our community events. Heritage Green is the historic site where five underground springs meet and are the springs from which our beautiful city gets its name. The area houses the Williams-Payne House, an 1869 plain-style farmhouse, which is surrounded by beautiful landscaping and a gazebo.




Williams-Payne House and Gazebo





National Park Sites

East Palisades Park Indian Trail
1425 Indian Trail

678-538-1200
www.nps.gov/chat

Island Ferry Park
1978 Island Ford Parkway
678-538-1200
www.nps.gov/chat

Powers Island Park
Interstate North Parkway
www.nps.gov/chat


John Ripley Forbes Big Trees Forest Preserve
7645 Roswell Rd.
Sandy Springs, GA 30350
770-673-0111
www.bigtreesforest.com
Stroll through the Big Trees Forest, a 30-acre forest preserve that offers refreshing nature walks along 11/2 miles of walking trails. It is designed and managed as a relaxing visual, mental and spiritual oasis in a protected tree, plant and wildlife sanctuary.


Sandy Springs Tennis Center
500 Abernathy Rd.
Sandy Springs, GA 30350
404-303-6182
www.sandyspringstennis.com
Practice your serve at the Sandy Springs Tennis Center, a lighted 24-court tennis facility located in the heart of Sandy Springs. This center serves as the hub for tennis activity in Sandy Springs, Atlanta and Fulton County. The Center is home to more than 130 USTA and ALTA teams and hosts a large number of USTA, GTA and ALTA tournaments each year. The Center offers a large number of programs suited for all levels and age groups.

Abernathy Arts Center
254 Johnson Ferry Rd.
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
404-303-6172
View the exhibits or take an art class at The Abernathy Arts Center, a neighborhood arts center dedicated to providing quality arts instruction to the community in a warm and friendly environment. A facility of the Fulton County Arts Council, the Center offers a broad range of day and evening classes and workshops for both adults and children. The gallery features monthly exhibits that provide showcase opportunities for student and faculty work.




Annual Events

ArtSSpring – Mid April - A month-long celebration of art in the city featuring art, music, drama, poetry, gardens, bicycling, dining and dancing. Visit www.visitsandysprings.org for a full calendar listing of events throughout the month.

USA CRITS Speedweek Finals and the Global BMW Sandy Springs Cycling Challenge – First Sunday in May- USA CRITS is a seven-city cycling race that begins in Athens, GA and travels city-to-city, ending in Sandy Springs, GA.
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