Who doesn't love fall? The leaves are changing, the temperature is dropping and there are pumpkin flavored treats everywhere! We can help you make the most of the season while visiting Sandy Springs with these recommendations of things to do through Halloween and Thanksgiving:



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Try The Pumpkin Gingersnaps From Susansnaps

This seasonal flavor is sure to get you into the spirit of fall. Susansnaps also sells their classic gingersnap and other flavors like coco and citrus all year long.



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Hike Trails Lined With Colorful Leaves At East Palisades   

Sandy Springs is home to many beautiful parks that are great locations for enjoying fall foliage. East Palisades, a unit of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, is one of our favorites because of its river views, bamboo forest and dog-friendly trails.



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Eat Soups Made From Scratch At Breadwinner Café and Bakery

It’s soup season! Breadwinner is a local favorite known for their homemade breads, but they also have delicious soups that are the perfect way to warm up on a fall day. You can also bring some Breadwinner home with you for Thanksgiving with the help of their holiday catering menu.



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Pick Out A Pumpkin At Gramma B's Home and Garden

Gramma B’s Home and Garden is the perfect place to find seasonal décor, greenery for your garden, and gifts for the holidays. They currently have a variety of pumpkins and decorative gourds if you are looking to add some splashes of warm autumn colors to your home.



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Channel Your Inner Lumberjack At Bury The Hatchet

Looking to get out of the house and blow off some steam? Put on your best flannel, and head to the Bury the Hatchet for some axe throwing.



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Catch A Classic Halloween Flick At Springs Cinema and Taphouse

You can see family friendly Halloween favorites like Hocus Pocus at Springs Cinema and Taphouse both inside in their heated reclining seats and outside at their drive-in.



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Form A Team To Take On An Escape Room At Mastermind Escape Games

Gather your family or your closest friends to work together to beat an escape room game. Mastermind Escape Games features rooms with themes like Sorcerer’s Secret and Superhero Training Facility. You can also book an online escape game adventure to play from anywhere!



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Taste A Seasonal Brew From Pontoon Brewing

Pontoon is known for their bold limited release beers where they experiment with flavors inspired by things like breakfast cereal and Girl Scout Cookies. This fall they are releasing a Halloween candy beer and a pumpkin spice beer among several others.



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Attend A Spooky-Themed Event At Battle & Brew

Battle & Brew is gaming bar known for their uniquely themed events and menu items. Across the fall, they will be hosting geek trivia nights with topics like Evil Dead and an outdoor masquerade art show.



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Create An Adorable Piece Of Fall Décor At The Sipping Plant

The Sipping Plant is a craft studio where you can book classes to create a string art masterpiece or build your own terrarium. They have pieces you can make to decorate your home for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and Hanukkah.



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Buy A Handmade Pie From Zambawango

It’s pumpkin pie season! If you are looking to add a handmade pie to your holiday, make sure to check out Zambawango, a boutique bakery specializing in low carb, sugar and gluten free desserts.



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Brunch Beside The Chattahoochee River At Ray’s on the River

Georgia stays just warm enough through fall to make it the perfect season to enjoy patio dining. Ray’s on the River has one of the most scenic outdoor spaces in all of metro Atlanta and they serve up one of the best brunches too.



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Sip On Coffee From Café Vendome And Stroll Through The Sculpture Garden At City Springs

We’d recommend an early morning stroll through the sculpture garden at City Springs during any season, but it is extra enjoyable with some crisp fall air and a great cup of coffee from Café Vendome.


Looking for a quick weekend getaway this fall? Book a stay in Sandy Springs. We're just minutes from Atlanta and a short drive to the North Georgia mountains. We have the perfect mix of outdoor activities and top-notch hospitality.