SE Travel: Alpharetta Adventure

Alpharetta Adventure

Alpharetta, GA

The perfect combination of big city fun and small-town heart – and conveniently situated only 30 minutes from metro Atlanta – Alpharetta is an ideal destination. For outdoor enthusiasts, the city offers award-winning parks, arboretums, and biking and hiking trails. For music lovers, there’s plenty of opportunities to listen to live local performances and big-name artists. For art lovers and foodies, Alpharetta features galleries, art festivals, and everything from local brews to upscale chefs’ creations. Plan your adventure at 

April through October is concert season at the Ameris Bank Amphitheatre, featuring some of the biggest names in country, rock, and top 40 pop. This impressive venue has acoustics that make every seat – from the front row to the picnic-style general admission area – feel like the best seat in the house. 


One of only 501 communities in the United States, Alpharetta is designated as an official Bike Friendly Community. With bike paths throughout the city and rentals available with Pedego Alpharetta, traveling on two wheels is easy, safe, and one of the best ways to get to know the area!  


Memorial Day weekend in Alpharetta (May 27-28, 2023) is the place to be for art enthusiasts, with more than 100 artists featured at the annual Alpharetta Arts Streetfest. Festival-goers can speak with the artists and purchase their work from outdoor galleries as well as enjoy festival eats and kid-friendly activities.


The Wire & Wood Alpharetta songwriters festival will fill downtown Alpharetta with music on October 13 and 14 this year. This free event features both locally and nationally recognized acts on multiple stages, where listeners will hear incredible performances and learn the stories behind some of their favorite songs.


Perfect for dinosaur fans young and old, the Dino Safari: A Walk Thru Adventure is an immersive experience that brings guests up close and personal to more than 30 life-sized dinosaurs with realistic animatronics. This exciting and educational experience explores how dinosaurs evolved, natural habitats and elements like earthquakes, and more.

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