Sandy Springs

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Atlanta is one of America’s busiest cities, but just minutes away are peaceful rivers, parks, and dining establishments. Sandy Springs is everything there is to love about Atlanta, offering the best of the modern South. The close-knit community delivers local restaurants and attractions you can’t get anywhere else. Dine and drink on the banks of the Chattahoochee River after a full day of kayaking in it. Discover one-of-a-kind finds at local boutiques. Bring the family to climb and swing from interactive sculptures and art in pristine parks. While big-city excitement is only minutes away, Sandy Springs is surrounded by more than 950 acres of parks and natural areas. We guarantee that this area has it all.

Things to do in Sandy Springs

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Family Friendly Things to Do

Float the Chattahoochee River, hike at Island Ford national park, shop at some of the South’s best malls – Almost everything you need is in the gorgeous outdoors and charming community of Sandy Springs. Everything else is just minutes away in Atlanta. Morgan Falls Overlook Park has a playground with one of the best views around. Abernathy Greenway Playable Art Park is where museum meets playground, named “Best of Atlanta 2014” by Atlanta Magazine. Nothing says “family bonding” like being trapped in an escape room together. There is so much fun to be had in Sandy Springs!

Sandy Springs Events and Entertainment

There’s more than meets the eye in this city, and no two experiences are alike. Enjoy live music at Cafe 290, take your taste buds for a ride at one of the many great dining establishments, or spend your evening at gamer bar Battle & Brew. The fun doesn’t have to stop with the setting of the sun, so trade in your paddleboard and hiking boots for a cocktail and dancing shoes, and spend a night out in Sandy Springs.

Shopping, Wining and Dining

In Sandy Springs you’ll have all the shops of Greater Atlanta at your fingertips, from upscale bridal salons to specialty food shops to unique consignment stores. Shop ’till you drop at Perimeter Mall or any of the nearby Atlanta malls like Lenox Square, Phipps Plaza and The Shops Buckhead Atlanta are all. Sandy Springs is home to restaurants and bars that are local through and through. Grab lunch at a bakery that makes fresh bread every day. Plan a date night dinner on the banks of the Chattahoochee. Indulge your sweet tooth with sweets galore.

Parks and Recreation

Home to the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, Sandy Springs hosts miles of rivers and trails to float, kayak, canoe, hike and fly fish. Already done all that? Head to Sandy Springs’ Steel Canyon Club or any of the 16 stunning city parks for more.

Sandy Springs By the Numbers

(Data from 2019)

  • Zip Codes: 30328
  • Population: 109,452
  • Median Age: 37.3
  • Average Household Income: $83,111
  • Average House Value: $481,600
  • Schools:
    • Dunwoody Springs Elementary School
    • Heards Ferry Elementary School
    • High Point Elementary School
    • Ison Springs Elementary School
    • Lake Forest Elementary School
    • Spalding Drive Charter Elementary School
    • Woodland Elementary School
    • Ridgeview Charger (Middle) School
    • Sandy Springs Charter Middle School
    • North Springs Charter High School
    • Riverwood International Charter (High) School

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