Top Attractions for Families

Sandy Springs is a wonderful city for families, with plenty of kid-friendly attractions to explore. Start your day off at Morgan Falls Overlook Park, a beautiful nature park with hiking trails and views of a scenic waterfall. Let the kids burn off some energy at the playground before heading over to the Sandy Springs Farmers Market. Try some fresh produce, homemade baked goods, and let the little ones pet the goats and chickens!

Another must-visit is the Children’s Garden atChattahoochee Nature Center. Kids can wiggle through tunnels, splash in fountains, and explore hands-on exhibits in this outdoor play space. End your family fun day with an afternoon of bowling and arcade games at Stars and Strikes. With bumper lanes and ramps, even the littlest bowlers can join in!


If you’re visiting Sandy Springs for the first time, start your trip by stopping by City Springs. This brand new civic center and green space has fountains, a performance lawn, and a playground the kids are sure to love. While you’re there, grab a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants in City Springs, like Marlow’s Tavern or Santa Barbara Taqueria.

Next, head over to the Heritage Sandy Springs Museum to dive into the city’s history and culture. Don’t miss their special exhibits highlighting influential local figures. After learning about the past, experience the present at Abernathy Arts Center, home to visual and performing arts in Sandy Springs. Catch a play or concert, or wander through the art galleries.

Wine & Beer Connoisseurs

Though Sandy Springs isn’t known for its wineries and breweries, oenophiles and beer lovers can still enjoy some great sips around town. Head to La Bodega to sample Spanish wines alongside tapas, or sip on craft cocktails at the cozy Bluepointe bar. Beer fans will want to visit Buckhead Life Restaurant Group’s exciting gastro pub, the Southern Art and Bourbon Bar. With 32 rotating taps and pub fare like pretzels and sliders, it’s a beer lover’s paradise.

Sports Fans

While Sandy Springs doesn’t have any major professional sports teams, sports fans visiting the city can still get their fix. Catch an Atlanta Braves game just 20 minutes away at Truist Park, home to the beloved MLB team. Basketball fans can cheer on the Atlanta Hawks at State Farm Arena, while football fans can drive 30 minutes to Mercedes-Benz Stadium to watch the Falcons play.

Back in Sandy Springs, golfers will want to play a round at Georgia Gold Golf Club, a beautiful course nestled right in the city. Tennis players should pack their racket and head to the Abernathy Greenway Tennis Courts for a match. With courts for all skill levels, it’s a great spot to get some sets in.


No matter what you’re craving, Sandy Springs offers an array of delicious dining options to satisfy any palate. For Southern comfort food, try breakfast at the Flying Biscuit Cafe or heaping platters at Sweet Auburn BBQ. If you’re seeking a finer dining experience, make a reservation at elegant Italian restaurant Il Giallo Osteria or GREEK Berries for Mediterranean fare.

To try the city’s take on international cuisine, stop by award-winning Thai restaurant Surin of Thailand or Navratna, popular for its flavorful Indian dishes. And don’t leave without grabbing dessert from Piece of Cake, known for their picture-perfect custom cakes.


From boutiques to major malls, Sandy Springs offers retail therapy spots for shoppers of all levels. Those looking for big name stores can stroll through Perimeter Mall, the second largest shopping center in Georgia. For more unique finds, explore Abernathy Row, a walkable retail district with restaurants, salons, and shops. Vintage enthusiasts should check out Finders Keepers Furniture, brimming with antiques and repurposed home goods. Shop for specialty olive oils and aged balsamic vinegars at EVOO Marketplace or Art Sandy Springs for locally made art.

How to Get Around Sandy Springs

Light Rail

Sandy Springs doesn’t currently have a light rail system, but you can board MARTA trains at the North Springs or Dunwoody stations just outside the city. The red line will connect you to tourist attractions in Atlanta and the airport. Just plan accordingly, as trains do not run 24/7.

Taxis and Rideshares

Taxis and rideshares like Uber and Lyft operate throughout Sandy Springs. They’re convenient for shorter distances, but for a group, can quickly become expensive. Roundtrip rides to attractions such as Stone Mountain Park can cost $50 or more per party.

Charter Bus

For group transportation, nothing beats the convenience and ease of a charter bus rental with Charter Bus Company. Available in multiple sizes, our charter buses can accommodate any group comfortably with amenities like WiFi, power outlets, reclining seats, and ADA accessibility if needed. Rather than coordinating multiple vehicles or rides, book a charter bus to transport your team, family, friends or wedding party. Your professional driver will handle navigating Sandy Springs’ roads while you relax and focus on fun!

Ready to Get Started?

Our expert reservation staff is here to answer your questions and book the perfect bus rental for your Sandy Springs trip. Call Charter Bus at 404-267-2792 or request a free quote online to get the process started. We look forward to helping your group explore everything this wonderful city has to offer!