Destination guide

Welcome to Georgia’s answer to Beverly Hills

Buckhead, Atlanta isn’t just any suburb of a big city. This is very much a destination in its own right, and is famed as a chic playground for those with a taste for the high life. Not for nothing is it offered compared to Beverly Hills – this is an area that exudes style, sophistication, and good living. Gleaming skyscrapers, exclusive boutiques, and impeccable streets all add up to a place where you can really indulge and spoil yourself. Buckhead, Atlanta vacation rentals range from slick condos to quaint cottages, so you can find a base that suits your tastes perfectly.

Things to do

Historic revelations in Buckhead

Buckhead, Atlanta vacation rentals don’t just put up-scale shops and nightspots on your doorstep. There’s some serious culture and heritage to be explored here too. Visit the Atlanta History Center, and you’ll find dozens of acres of gardens, exhibitions, and stately homes like Swan House, which was built in the Jazz Age and was a hub of the local social scene. There’s also rustic allure to the area, thanks to the Smith Family Farm, which evokes everyday life in the 1840s. If you’ve got kids with you, you should also make a beeline for LEGOLAND Discovery Center, where the fun rides, 4D cinema, and pirate-themed play area will delight the whole family.

Activities

Shopping and glamor in Buckhead

There’s shopping, and there’s Buckhead-style shopping. Get ready to browse to your heart’s content at the twin malls of Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza. Sitting alongside each other, they are temples to retail therapy, groaning with some of the most acclaimed and exclusive names in fashion. Phipps Plaza is particularly plush, with marble floors and glittering chandeliers adding a special sheen to any window shopping you might do. Come nightfall, you can explore the fine dining options which cater to locals’ exacting tastes, sip tall, cool cocktails in sexy bars, and dance into the night. And if you want a totally different view of the area, why not embark on a soaring helicopter tour?

Weather

Festivals and fun in Buckhead

There’s no denying things can get pretty hot and sticky during the summer months, but that doesn’t put off the many visitors who flock to the area to enjoy the sun-drenched sights. If you’re sensitive to the temperature, you might prefer to head over in spring or fall, when the weather will still be fine. Before booking your Buckhead, Atlanta vacation rental, it’s also worth checking the events calendar to see what food and arts festivals might be happening during your stay.

Natural features

Great escapes in Buckhead

Buckhead, Atlanta may be known for its gleaming, urban grandeur, but there’s plenty of nature to explore around these parts. Chastain Park, to the north of Buckhead, sprawls for almost 270 acres, and features winding paths, playgrounds, and a pool. It’s an ideal place to cool down amid trees on a hot Atlanta day. Then, of course, there’s the Chattahoochee River, flowing through the region and luring water sports fanatics who can go on epic tubing and kayaking trips.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Buckhead

Fly into Atlanta, GA (PDK-DeKalb-Peachtree), the closest airport, located 6.1 mi (9.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Atlanta, GA (FTY-Fulton County), which is 8.4 mi (13.6 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Atlanta Peachtree Station. You can see more of Buckhead by jumping on the metro at Buckhead Station, Lindbergh Center Station or Lenox Station.

Where to stay around Buckhead?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,408 vacation rentals near Buckhead. From 417 Houses to 842 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Buckhead for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Buckhead?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Buckhead:

  • Downtown: 681 vacation rentals
  • Midtown: 1,071 vacation rentals
  • Southwestern: 27 vacation rentals
  • Virginia Highland: 305 vacation rentals
  • Old Fourth Ward: 590 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Buckhead?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Buckhead. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Legoland Discovery Center: 2,749 vacation rentals
  • Lenox Square: 2,757 vacation rentals
  • Georgia Governor's Mansion: 2,776 vacation rentals
  • Bobby Jones Golf Course: 2,782 vacation rentals
  • Piedmont Hospital: 2,790 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Buckhead listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Buckhead?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 417 Houses in Buckhead. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Buckhead include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 842 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 65 rentals available
  • Estates: 4 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Buckhead?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 387 vacation rentals with pool available in Buckhead. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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