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Business Traveler | How to Have Fun on Business in Atlanta 

By Mer Norwood

Whether you’re flying to Atlanta, Georgia for a business conference, or making a stop on your road trip to see Clients, you can still have fun on business in Atlanta, Georgia. Here’s our quick guide to how to have fun on business in Atlanta, Georgia. 

Where to Get Your Morning Cup of Coffee 

Every business trip requires a morning jolt, aka a strong cup of coffee, and whether you are going to start your morning with productivity or relaxation, in Atlanta, no one does it better than Condesa Coffee. Awarded by Atlanta Magazine as “The Best Coffee Shop” in the city, the specialty java brewed at Condesa’s includes espresso from Papa New Guinea and Ethiopian pour-overs. Located on the Freedom Parkway Bike Trail, opt to take a bike ride after grabbing that perfect cup. 

Top Sights Worth Seeing  

Atlanta, Georgia has numerous sights to see when traveling, and for a more in-depth guide, read our “Things to Do in Atlanta, Georgia” article. If you find yourself downtown, you don’t have to travel far to hit a few top sights. Not only is downtown Atlanta home to the USA’s largest aquarium and one of the world’s largest aquariums, Georgia Aquarium, it’s also home to the College Football Hall of Fame and the Sweet Auburn Municipal Market, Atlanta’s oldest food hall. An easy attraction to hit is catching a baseball game at Truist Park, home of the Atlanta Braves, located only 2 miles from your stay at Best Western Atlanta-Marietta Ballpark Hotel. Now, that’s a home run! 

Where to Take a Client for Happy Hour 

Venturing outside of downtown Atlanta, Kimball House is worth a visit, and the perfect place to take Clients for a quick bite and a drink. Forbes rates Kimball House’s happy hour as “Best in the South”, and this title does not come without the food and drinks to defend it. With a decadent raw oyster bar pricing in at about $1.50 a piece, plus an extensive cocktail menu, this beautiful historic restaurant will be sure to win over your Clients, one oyster and cocktail at a time.  

Only in Atlanta, Georgia 

Atlanta, Georgia loves jazz, and it’s home to one of the biggest free jazz festivals in the world. But you don’t have to catch the festival to find good jazz, because who doesn’t love a good juke joint? Sweet Georgia’s Juke Joint in downtown Atlanta is perfect for “eatertainment”, as they like to call it, being a hub for good music, good food, and good socializing. With classic acts by legends like B.B. King, James Brown, and Otis Redding, drop in for live music and Southern comfort food, especially the fried chicken (Zagat named Sweet Georgia’s Juke Joint as “Best Bets for Fried Chicken”).   

Stay at Best Western Atlanta-Marietta Ballpark Hotel  

When in Atlanta, Georgia, your stay at Best Western Atlanta-Marietta Ballpark Hotel conveniently gives you access to the multiple interstates that will connect you to all of Atlanta, Georgia. The complimentary full breakfast will fuel the start of your day, while the on-site gym, will decompress you after a long day of meetings. After a day of working and watching the Atlanta Braves play, nothing feels better than coming home to your king-sized bed. Book your stay at Best Western Atlanta-Marietta Ballpark Hotel.  

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