Atlanta Journals

Another part of Atlanta to experience

A travel journal to Atlanta by Cosmic Gryl

Quote: Virginia Highlands is one of the residential neighborhoods in Atlanta that reminds one of the village in New York. Now of course its no where near that but the best you will get in Atlanta. Lots of local designer boutiques, arts & crafts shops, pubs and great restaurants.

Another part of Atlanta to experience

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Virginia Highlands is starting to be known for their late night bar hoppers. Lots of nice pubs to eat and drinks. Very causal atmosphere with some pubs having live bands.

Quick Tips:

Virginia Highlands is also known for its large gay population so if you have a problem with this lifestyle then shame on you. Its definitely not San Francisco but you do see some gay couples.

Best Way To Get Around:

Walking is the best way to get around Virgina Higlands. There are a lot of shops and clothing boutiques in the area and around the corners from the main street which you will miss by driving by but on being on foot allows you to check out those hidden spots that only the locals know about.


Restaurant | "Murphys"

I recommend dinning at Murphy's for their weekend Brunch. Its just excellent fresh food. The menu features all sorts of breakfast foods, like southern Grits w/ cheese or Vegetable Hash, the best French Toast in town with pecan butter, or the organic pancakes with fruit. The also have turkey sausages for those who don't eat beef or pork. The have lots of good dishes for the vegetarians and even the meat eaters are happy. They have slabs of ham you can order on the side as well as the homemade fresh muffins that change every day. The wait is usually at least 20 minutes if you get there after 11:30 so if you can come earlier that's better. Finally don't forget to order their house ...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on July 16, 2001

Main Street
Virginia Highlands, Georgia