Georgia’s capital is home to a thriving downtown and destination neighborhoods. There are even mountains and beaches within a few hours’ drive. Built on business sectors such as conventions and sports (Super Bowls, Final Fours, and the Olympics), Atlanta, one of the world’s busiest transportation hubs, has something for everyone. Read on to see what a handful of notable Atlanta locals recommend.

Cynthia Good
CEO/founding editor, Pink magazine
Do some (pink) shopping …
1 Rhinoceros Boutique has sexy, fun, and comfortable weekend wear,” says Good, whose magazine and new daily e-note, “Little Pink Book,” are the arbiters of Atlanta taste. “Another favorite is   2 T. Women’s Clothing in Duluth. [It’s] well worth the short drive for their low-cost designer jeans, Koolaburra boots, and accessories.”