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High Country Paddle Shack

Escape Atlanta with Urban Outdoor Adventure in Sandy Springs

Just minutes from Atlanta, Sandy Springs is a haven for nature lovers with open spaces and outdoor adventure waiting to be explored, including 950 acres of parks and natural areas, and 22 miles of Chattahoochee River shoreline.

Don’t Miss: Stand Up for the Hooch Paddleboard Race in June

Insider’s Tip: The High Country Paddle Shack at Morgan Falls Overlook Park offers SUP Yoga classes throughout the summer.


il Giallo

Sandy Springs’ Culinary Scene Impresses with International Cuisines and Crafty Artisans

Sandy Springs’ celebrated culinary scene showcases award-winning chefs and cuisines from around the world with more than 100 unique and independently-owned restaurants.

Don’t Miss: Food That Rocks - A Culinary Celebration of Sandy Springs in May

Insider’s Tip: Local chefs at il Giallo Osteria & Bar, Cibo e Beve and more host cooking classes throughout the year to help you learn how to cook like a pro at home.



Meet the Storytellers of Sandy Springs

Sandy Springs is home to many locals with unique and newsworthy stories to share. The city’s own mayor, Rusty Paul, is a beekeeper who tends to his own hives for producing honey.

Don’t Miss: Calyroad Creamery’s, "Diablo," is a house-aged goat cheese dusted with chipotle spice and crushed red pepper flakes before it develops a bloomy rind.

Insider’s Tip: Everything at Di Amano Chocolate is made by hand. Owner Faye Jonah loves to experiment with new flavors and techniques. Give one of her Ghost Pepper Habanero Caramels a try. 


Lantern Parade

Join the Sandy Springs Community for Annual Event Traditions

Sandy Springs hosts several annual events that showcase the community’s unique attributes and residents.

Don’t Miss: The 2nd annual Sandy Springs Lantern Parade on June 10th

Insider’s Tip: Find a complete list of events at  

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