Welcome to Sandy Springs
An elegant, cosmopolitan city just outside downtown Atlanta
If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of downtown Atlanta while still holding onto its best amenities, there is no better place to be than Sandy Springs. Located 10 minutes north of downtown Atlanta, Sandy Springs offers the best of both worlds for those who want big-city amenities and suburban living.
With a rich history dating back to the 19th century, Sandy Springs is a historic yet modern city in Atlanta’s growing metropolitan area. It has stunning city parks, fabulous art and cultural centers, and spectacular amenities. Sandy Springs has something for everyone.
What to Love
- A vibrant city just minutes north of downtown Atlanta
- Many modern amenities and luxuries
- Beautiful parks and open green spaces
- Proximity to Georgia’s best museums and art galleries
Sandy Springs is Georgia’s seventh-largest city and one of Atlanta’s fastest-growing suburbs. It’s also the home to many prominent businesses, including the North American Mercedes-Benz Headquarters.
Sandy Springs combines all of the elements of living in a suburb while maintaining the vibrancy of a major metropolitan area. While Sandy Springs is considered a historic city, it is best known for its upscale amenities, including restaurants, shops, and luxury services. Prospective residents considering moving to this affluent city will find luxury homes in various architectural styles, including traditional and contemporary new-builds.
Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping
Known as a big city in its own right, Sandy Springs is the rising star of the Atlanta metropolitan area. This is especially true for its many amenities, including high-end shopping and dining. Whether you love steakhouses or seafood bars, Sandy Springs has the best of everything.
For those in search of the area’s best Asian restaurants, two popular choices are Thrill Korean Steak and Bar and Okiboru Tsukemen & Ramen. Thrill Korean Steak and Bar is a chic, contemporary eatery and is considered one of the area’s best Korean restaurants, serving traditional dishes with a modern flair. Okiburo Tsukemen & Ramen, one of Atlanta’s most acclaimed restaurants, is the city’s only ramen restaurant. It is also Michelin-star rated, making it one of the state’s top-tier dining experiences.
Try Rumi’s Kitchen, a contemporary Persian restaurant, for something truly phenomenal. Some of their signature dishes include fire-roasted kabobs, Chilean sea bass, and a rack of lamb.
If you love French cuisine, La Petite Maison is one of the area’s premier French restaurants. With its charming ambiance and light-fare menu, there’s no better place to have an elegant lunch or dinner. Their signature dishes include their New York strip, fresh swordfish, and traditional quiches.
Things to Do
From its stunning nature parks to its many festivals and events, there is always something new to explore in beautiful Sandy Springs. Abernathy Greenway Park is a lovely, pristine city park in the heart of Sandy Springs. They have a pavilion, play structures, picnic areas, and more.
While Sandy Springs is known for its spectacular parks and restaurants, the city also hosts lively festivals and events throughout the year. One of the area’s best events for local food enthusiasts is the Sandy Springs Food Festival, a festive event featuring food trucks, local vendors, and more. Another popular local event is the Sandy Springs Arts and Crafts Festival, which showcases the works of local artists and vendors.
There are two magical events for those who love the holiday season: Sparkle Sandy Springs and the Lantern Parade. Sparkle Sandy Springs, located at the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center, is a spectacular, month-long event that ushers in Sparkle Village. The Lantern Parade, held at Steel Canyon Golf Club, is also a crowd-pleaser during the holidays.
For those who wish to support local charities, check out The Elegant Elf, a non-profit, two-day gift market that benefits the local community directly.