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Marietta – 19th Century Theme Picnic Park

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This was a really neat little park I came across just off I-75 in Marietta. If your looking for a unique spot with a touch of romantic country wilderness right here in the City of Marietta, this is it. This park is a collection of 19th century era cabins, and gristmill all nestled in a small ...

Helen Ga. Christmas

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Helen Ga. is one of those perfect places to take a date for a Christmas experience. The entire town is lit up and decorated to the hilt with Christmas décor. The alpine mountain village atmosphere, evening chilly mountain weather, and Christmas music playing along the streets are sure to put any couple into that great ...

Life College – Christmas Lights of Life

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This is perfect budget friendly Christmas Atlanta Dating activity. This is an annual Christmas lighting show held by Life College in Marietta, Ga. This is a VERY budget friendly smaller attraction such as Lake Lanier Christmas Light Show, or the one at Calloway Gardens, but it is spectacular, very enjoyable, closer to Atlanta, and yes much much ...

Sharon Lester Tennis Center at Piedmont Park

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If you and or your date love tennis, this is an excellent Atlanta Date Idea. This is the Sharon Lester Tennis Center at Piedmont Park. What makes this a perfect date for tennis fans is the unique atmosphere. There is a really nice deck that sits two stories above the tennis courts where you and your ...

Piedmont Park Atlanta

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Piedmont Park in Atlanta makes a perfect date to spend the entire day, and even late into the evening. The park is open from early in the morning till late into the evening. The atmosphere is laid back Saturday in the park, with age ranges from kids to teenagers, to adult’s young and old. Piedmont Park offers ...

Midtown Romp Atlanta Urban Hiking Trail

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This is a perfect Atlanta date idea, which includes some exercise, romantic views, and some of the best sunset skyline views available anywhere in the city. The Midtown Romp is a 7 mile designated walking/hiking trail, which winds through some of the most picturesque, and distinctive areas of the City of Atlanta. Essentially, this walking path starts ...

Cochran Mills Nature Center

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Cochran Mills Park and Nature Center is another one of those dates that makes for the perfect full day date. The park offers up excellent well shaded picnic areas, a covered picnic pavilion, grilling equipment, and if you have young children joining you on your date the park offers a really nice playground area. The biggest ...

Sweetwater Creek Park

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Sweetwater Creek Park is a perfect spot to take a date for an entire day. This park offers a large lake perfect for canoeing, fishing, or kayaking; they even have a small lakeside bait shop that has hourly canoe, kayak, and Jon boat rentals. One of the biggest highlights of this small park is the hiking. ...

Sawnee Mountain – Cherokee Seats

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For the most part, this is a hiking date. There is a nice visitors center with a nice deck overlooking a garden area, and a really nice kids nature themed play area, and also there is a canopy walk for the daring. Just about a ¼ mile up the trail is a neat what they refer ...

Warm Springs Ga

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A one-day road trip to Warm Springs Ga. makes for an excellent Adventurous Atlanta Dating Idea. This small unique town is located just South of Atlanta. Bring your camera, an appetite, and a open mind to some quaky art. This town is filled with small antique shops, shops and small museums featuring some of the most ...

Bulloch House Restaurant

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A visit to The Bulloch House Restaurant located in Warm Springs Ga. makes for a perfect romantic and adventurous road trip. As evening rolls in, this place becomes softly lit bringing a real romantic feel you and your significant other will hold as a perfect memory. There are but a few restaurants outside of Atlanta that ...

Sprewell Bluff – Hiking

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This is an excellent adventurous dating idea just south of Atlanta. Sprewell Bluff is located just outside of Thomaston Georgia. This is a excellent spot to add if you’re driving the Meriwether – Pike Georgia Scenic Bypass. Sprewell Bluff is just a short detour drive off of the Scenic Bypass. The trail is mostly shaded, and ...

Western Inn Manchester Ga.

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The choices of budget friendly hotels in or near Warm Springs is somewhat limited, but the Western Inn and Suites in  Manchester is just around 5 miles outside of Warm Springs, Ga. This is a perfect option for folks wanting to visit Warm Springs, and take in local attractions such as Roosevelts Little White House ...

Budget Inn Hotel Manchester

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This is a great budget friendly hotel that is like 4 miles from Warm Springs. The night I stayed there, the total cost tax and all was under $50.00. No swimming pool, no big ammenities, just your basic road trip hotel. The hotel is part of the Days Inn chain of hotels, so it is well ...

Kastle Inn Woodbury Ga.

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Ok, the Marriott this is not, but this little old-fashioned cottage style inn offers a somewhat romantic getaway feel down south. The general lighting and atmosphere is very down home and cozy. The Inn is ran by an older lady that keeps it spotless. The rooms are definitely dated, but always clean as a whistle. There’s no ...

Six Feet Under Atlanta

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The perfect view... The Six Feet Under Restaurant on 11th street downtown boasts one of the top locations in Atlanta for dining on a deck that offers s spectacular view of the Atlanta evening skyline. The feel is somewhat hip, with a music style reminiscent of bohemian folk Dylan / Paul Simon style. The deck offers a ...

The Commons Restaurant Stone Mountain

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Take your special someone to this romantic sunset dining spot for an unforgettable evening. This restaurant has a large concrete lakeside patio, which delivers perfect views day or evening. As evening rolls in, The Commons Restaurant comes aglow with old lantern style lighting, and the sun sets behind Stone Mountain. The indoor area is old English ...

Vickery Creek Roswell Mill

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Perfect place to take a date before a nice dinner, or even for a picnic. The scenery is spectacular with views of the waterfalls at the old dam, the covered bridge, vickery creek, and remnants of the old roswell mill. Don't forget your camera for this one, there is a multitude of photo opportunities. You and your ...

Pelican Petes Lanier

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Pelican Petes on Lake Lanier is literally on the lake. The restaurant sets out on a the end of a dock at Port Royale Marina. The tiki hut style dining area, the music, and the atmosphere would be a true fit for any parrot head Jimmy Buffet fan. Pelican Petes only offers outdoor dining. This ...

Marietta Square

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Marietta Square is a nice old style town square right in the heart of Marietta just minutes off of I-75 The small town is full of unique and very romantic diners, restaurants, and small cafes most of which offer artsy style inside dining as well as street side patio dining. The general make up of people ...

Cotton Picking Fair Gay Ga.

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If you and your date love country fairs, flea markets, small Georgia towns, and yard sales, this is a biannual event you do not want to miss. Between the festivals, and the yard sales, you really need to get an early start to see and do everything. This festival held south of Atlanta in Gay Ga., ...

Alcove Coffee Lakeside

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This is a perfect place to take a date before or after dinner. It's a small coffee/Internet cafe just minutes east of Stone Mountain Park on Hwy. 78 Lilburn. This is the perfect spot to just go hang out, and kill some time before or after dinner reading, talking over a nice cup of coffee, ...

Yellow River Game Ranch

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The Yellow River game Ranch is a small game ranch located over in the Stone Mountain/Snellville area off of Hwy. 78. This spot makes for a perfect Atlanta Dating Idea. The animals are as friendly as the young animal loving devoted staff. This is a excellent place to bring a date for a few hours in ...

Nine Street Kitchen

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This small cafe makes for a perfectly romantic Atlanta dating Idea. The atmosphere is trendy, hip, and classy. The building is reminiscent of a large antebellum style home. There is an outdoor covered front porch dining area with live acoustic style entertainment, comfortable indoor dining area, and a street side patio cafe style dining area. There ...

Stone Mountain Village

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This small village located just outside of Stone Mountain Park is a excellent Atlanta Date Idea. Stone Mountain Village is a old historic town that has a handful of sites and activities to make for a perfect evening. There are a few small budget friendly street side cafes, eateries, and pubs with excellent acoustic style live ...

Stone Mountain Laser Light Show

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Visiting the Stone Mountain Laser Light Show make for a perfect romantic Atlanta Date Idea. Bring a blanket to lay out on the lawn, or a few chairs, and enjoy the evening as the sunsets, the crowd grows, and the Stone Mountain Park puts on one of the largest and most stunning Laser Light Shows ...

Tribble Mill Park

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This is a great add or a full date. The scenery is perfect. They have miles of paved mostly shaded walking trails, bicycle trails, and even some good dirt bicycle trails for the more rugged mountain biker enthusiast. There are always plenty of picnic sites, and pavilion's with grills perfect for an afternoon cookout perhaps before ...

Hiawassee Budget Hotels

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This small Hiawassee Motel is called Mulls Motel. It's is somewhat lakeside without a true lakeside view. You can walk down to the lake from your room, but the rooms are very clean, and the older folks that manage the place are family friendly, so if your looking for just a cheap Hiawassee hotel keep ...

Autentico Inc street food

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The mood here is laid back bohemian, cool, hip. The indoor light very unique lighting fixtures add to this atmosphere. A casual romantic perfectly lit back deck makes this Atlanta Date idea a great spot for a romantic evening dinner. The food style is reminiscent of true Latin Street food prepared by a professional chef with ...

Date Night Painting Class

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This is a really creativity driven date idea. It's a date night painting class. You and your date can bring in wine, and enter into a creative adventure. The studio provides everything you need such as canvas. brushes, paint, and professional step-by-step instruction allowing you and your date to go home with their own masterpieces This is truly a very unique Atlanta Date ...

Ceviche Mexican Restaurant

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Peace, Love, and Tequila meets with with Cold beer, mixed drinks, and excellent food makes this a good Atlanta Dating spot. The indoor atmosphere is pure traditional Mexican cantina styled, with ample seating, and a full bar. The true atmosphere especially for a date is outdoors on the patio. The patio dining is well shaded with both trees, as ...

Smoke Rings BBQ

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Smoke Rings BBQ This is an excellent North Ga. Mountains BBQ spot. It is located in the small quaint mountain town of Hiawassee, Ga. The view takes the cake. You and your date can enjoy either temperature controlled indoor dining, or opt for the outdoor deck, either way the sunset is breathtaking. The view is looking over ...

Historic Roswell

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The Historic Roswell area is an excellent Atlanta Date idea. During the day you can peruse the handful of small unique boutique style shops offering anything from antiques, to collectibles, to even a nice outdoors adventure style shop. There are a few really nice art studios as well. As the evening draws near, the streets of Historic ...

Andretti’s Indoor Karting and Games

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Andretti’s Indoor Karting and Games is more of an excitement date, not a romantic spot by all means, so if your looking for that first date that’s nice and quiet giving you the chance to talk and get to know someone, this is not it, but it is a great spot to take a date ...

Villages Amphitheater Fayetteville

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Enjoy a nice evening out under the stars at the Villages Amphitheater in Fayetteville. The Amphitheater is located just a few miles outside of the old town of fayetteville near the courthouse. Events at the Villages Amphitheater in Fayetteville can be for that perfect romantic evening concert with bands such as Air Supply, or a excellent ...

Davidson Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve

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This is a perfect spot to either start or end a date. Dependent on daylight savings time, you can bring a date here for a mild weather fairly easy short hike to the top of Arabia Mountain and catch an exquisite sunset, before dinner, or when the sunsets late, this can be a perfect sunset ...

Downwind Restaurant

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This small restaurant and lounge definetly makes for a excellent Atlanta Dating Idea.  Outside of excellent food, the atmosphere can't be beat. The outdoor deck and enclosed patio dining area overlooks the runway of Peachtree Dekalb Airport which is a small private airport in the Chamblee Ga. area, but has some fairly large planes fly ...

El Taco Veloz

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If your looking for a little dive spot that is true mexican to the heart, this is the place. El Taco Veloz has been written about with excellent reviews in many of the Atlanta Restaurant type publications, and outside of the truly excellent food, the atmosphere is true mexican. This small hole in the wall restaurant ...

Doc Manget Memorial Aviation Park

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This is one of those little known Atlanta parks that make for a perfect free spot to take a date. These days it seems as though every place that’s perfect to take a date for a nice outdoor evening is closed by sundown. This is a shame, and leaves evening romantic outdoor spots darn near ...

Newnan Tour of Homes

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This Atlanta attraction makes for a perfect stroll on a mild weathered fall or spring day. The Newnan Tour of Homes is generally a self-guided tour of dozens of old southern style antebellum homes many of which were built in the mid 1800’s. There is enough history in this small southern town to happily retire any ...

Chattahoochee Nature Center

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Here is one of my favorite dating spots for outdoors. There is a lot to do here. There is a walking / hiking trail system consisting of six different trails which wind at varying lengths throughout the Chattahoochee Nature center. The hikes / walks range from the pleasant mostly level stroll along a wooden boardwalk ...

Helen Ga

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Helen Georgia is a small very unique alpine styled village located about 1-1/2 hours outside of Atlanta up in the Northeast Georgia Mountains. Helen Ga. is a perfect spot for a one-day road trip, a weekend getaway, or an extensive vacation. A nice road trip here can be had on a budget, and make for an ...

Starrs Mill Park

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Starrs Mill Park is a great little park just a few miles south of Peachtree City, Ga. This small park is a great place to take a date especially if you want to take a lot of pictures. Professional photographers from all over Atlanta often visit Starrs Mill Park. The excellent scenery makes for the perfect ...

Line Creek Nature Center

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This is a perfect little nature center for bringing a date to enjoy the great outdoors. Spring and Fall cool weather can make a experience like this unforgettable. The hike is not paved, and there are a few mildly challenging up-hill sections which make it just challenging enough even for an experienced hiker. Part ot the ...

Lake Horton

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This is a perfect small park to take a date for a romantic walk / hike. There are two walking path loops linked together that are about a mile long each. the walking paths are ashphalt, fairly flat, and very well shaded. The wildlife out here is abundant, and deer are literally everywhere. I have never walked ...

Fishermans Catch

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There’s nothing real spectacular about this restaurants atmosphere, nothing overly romantic, but the main reason I have put it on this website is because the food is awesome. There is a Red Lobster right down the street, and a Joes Crab Shack also right down the street, but this place has managed with excellent food, ...

Toccoa Valley Campground

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I think I have found the perfect outdoor campground for taking a date. Everything about this place speaks romance. Taccoa Valley Campground has tent sites where you can sit up by a romantic cool evening mountain campfire listening to romantic music of your choosing while listening to the rushing mountain waters of the Taccoa River ...

Little Five Points

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Here is a place in Atlanta to take a date that’s guaranteed to entertain, and spark great conversation between you and your significant other. I call it the 60’s hippie generation time capsule. If you don’t believe the hippie generation has somehow renewed itself into 2010, just bring your date to Little 5 Points. There are ...

Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

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Want to take your date to a place that feels like a mountain retreat but just a few minutes up Ga. 400 from I-285? The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area Park will fit the bill. Ok, you may need to plan this one out, and it may not really fit for a first date, but this place ...

Franks Old Mill Restaurant

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If you really want a place to take a date that is a dining experience, this is the spot. Frank’s Old Mill has it all; great environment, great food, outstanding service, and to top it all off, an unbelievable great price for this type of dining experience. For starters, the interior design is old English tavern ...

Under the Hemlock Cabins

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Now take a minute, and imagine the perfect romantic getaway, not far from Atlanta, and that’s relatively easy on the wallet. Picture a cozy little primitive style cabin with hardwood floors, a big comfortable bed, and ice cold A/C during the summer, or cozy heater during the winter. Now picture that little cabin with a private ...