United States Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • How do you plan your trips?
  • Please help us learn by participating in a brief survey.
View all United States activity »
  1. 1 NE Itinerary - Thoughts?
  2. 2 Inexpensive NYC Meals 2.0
  3. 3 Colorado Forest Die Off - How Awful Is It? Should We Visit Elsewhere?
  4. 4 Northwest Passage
  5. 5 Fodor's Walt Disney World 2017 travel guide
  6. 6 What do you think of my Yellowstone itinerary - August 2017?
  7. 7 What type of hire car for Nat Parks in UT, AZ
  8. 8 Trip Report Kauai - wow, just WOW!!!
  9. 9 ONLY 2 DAYS IN WILLIAMSBURG
  10. 10 North Rim, Page, Bryce & Zion Advice
  11. 11 Maui Bed and Breakfast
  12. 12 Sonoma
  13. 13 Middle aged and overweight - can I hike
  14. 14 Fodor's Travel QA Test_20170428141326
  15. 15 Alaska cruise
  16. 16 Spur of the moment Chicago advice.
  17. 17 Family Colorado Road Trip
  18. 18 101 closure
  19. 19 Springfield, IL to Louisville, KY best route
  20. 20 Lowkey, waterfront, natural area for winter months--no high rises
  21. 21 Seattle and Vancouver/Victoria
  22. 22 Cruise to Alaska. Ports- Juneau, Sitka, Ketchikan, Victoria
  23. 23 fairfeld inn or Hampton inn
  24. 24 Trip Report Trip Report 2012 : 11 wonderful days in Alaska
  25. 25 Gate1 8 Day Grand Canyon tour review/ Comments
View next 25 » Back to the top

Trip Report JoeTro's Atlanta trip report

Jump to last reply

Thanks again for all of the Atlanta help. Here's my trip report.

Flew in today at about 2:30 and took Marta all the way to Buckhead. I was really impressed with the ease of Marta and accessability (i.e. elevators and wider lanes for luggage, etc.). I'm staying at the Courtyard Buckhead which is about a block away from the station and is so far very nice. Good decor, cute lobby with water and a fireplace.

I had originally planned to go to the High Museum, but I'm going to save that for Saturday, as I wanted to have an earlier night. I took Marta to Midtown and walked over to and through a bit of Piedmont Park. Definitely nice, and I could imagine it being amazing if there were leaves on the trees. I then stopped and had a drink at Blake's on the Park to check out the gay scene. Pretty dead with a not-my-type server (I'm spoiled in WeHo), but it was also just before 5. I then saw a Post leasing office, so I took a look at the Post Parkside apartment. The manager, Susan, was really amazing, and I enjoyed the time that she spent with me. I could get a studio or a one-bedroom between $850 and $1150 depending on a number of factors, and I was able to see a model studio. I wasn't blown away by the amenities or the fixtures, but I'm also not really that fussy. The location is obviously great, although I don't necessarily need to be on the park. I'm going to check out Post Stratford in Buckhead tomorrow and will report back. I walked down Peachtree to get a look at some of the condos (including the outside of 1010 Midtown, which looks amazing). I'm wondering if perhaps renting a small condo could also be do-able for me. I then had a quick but nice dinner at ParQ (formerly Quattro) of a good pear and walnut salad and some sweet potato chips, all for $15 including tax and tip.

It's super windy here!

Tomorrow is my interview at GSU, so I'll probably try to wander a little Downtown and will definitely explore the Phipps Plaza and mall area. I'm planning to eat at Tavern at Phipps tomorrow.

5 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement