Destination guide

Travel to lively East Atlanta

The area's festivals and live music are just a few of the reasons to vacation in East Atlanta. This romantic and cosmopolitan city is known for its restaurants, shopping and sporting events. Zoo Atlanta and Centennial Olympic Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in East Atlanta

Are you searching for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes East Atlanta a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Zoo Atlanta (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • World of Coca Cola (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Georgia Aquarium (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Stone Mountain Park (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • East Lake Golf Club (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Sugar Creek Golf Club (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of East Atlanta

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in East Atlanta. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Centennial Olympic Park (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Stone Mountain (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Lake Claire Community Land Trust (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Grant Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • East Lake Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Oakhurst Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around East Atlanta

Fly into Atlanta, GA (ATL-Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.1 mi (14.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Atlanta, GA (PDK-DeKalb-Peachtree), which is 10.2 mi (16.5 km) away.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to East Atlanta?

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 East Atlanta:

  • Midtown: 953 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 595 vacation rentals
  • South Downtown: 170 vacation rentals
  • North Buckhead: 106 vacation rentals
  • West Midtown: 79 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 East Atlanta?

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

  • Stone Mountain Park: 1,861 vacation rentals
  • Six Flags Over Georgia: 2,437 vacation rentals
  • Georgia World Congress Center: 2,579 vacation rentals
  • Georgia Aquarium: 2,367 vacation rentals
  • SunTrust Park: 2,446 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around East Atlanta 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 East Atlanta?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 50 Houses in East Atlanta. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in East Atlanta include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 5 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in East Atlanta?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation rentals with pool available in East Atlanta. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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