Due to its location Sandy Springs is also part of the Atlanta Metropolitan area and so for visitors to Atlanta, Sandy Springs offers the perfect getaway for those who want to get out of the big city and explore something a little smaller.
With a population of just over 100,000 inhabitants, Sandy Springs is also home to a wealth of beautiful landscapes and parks, so if you want to witness some greenery then this is definitely the place to come.
Not only that, but Sandy Springs is also located on the Chattahoochee River, so those who love water sports will have plenty to occupy them.
All in all, Sandy Springs has heritage sights, outdoor pursuits, and fine dining and shopping options all within easy access of Atlanta for those looking for a day trip or a few days of relaxed exploration.
These are the best things to do in Sandy Springs:
1. Heritage Sandy Springs Museum
The Heritage Sandy Springs Museum is dedicated to telling the story of Sandy Springs to interested guests and has been running since the 1980s.
The museum is based in the historical Williams-Payne House that was built in the 1860s and has a full time exhibit that chronicles the history of the land and people of the Sandy Springs region.
Alongside the permanent exhibit there are also rotating galleries that feature period artifacts from the museum’s collection as well as items from neighboring areas.
The exhibitions held at the Heritage Museum are packed full of interesting information about the Civil War period and its significance in Sandy Springs, as well as offering a glimpse at how life has changed in the area from the past up until the present day.
Definitely this is the place to come for visitors who love history and want to know more about how life would have been in rural Georgia in the days of old.