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Your Guide to Smyrna-Vinings: Where to Eat, Shop, Play & Unwind Near Our Albright Community

Offering a close-knit community vibe, smartly-designed floor plan and the chance to have a top Atlanta address, our Albright community isn’t one you want to miss. Located in the desirable Smyrna-Vinings area of Atlanta, Albright is close to some of the area’s best entertainment districts, shopping and dining opportunities and outdoor trails. Read on to discover some of our favorite community staples that are 10 minutes or less from Albright.

EAT, SHOP & PLAY AT THE BATTERY

A go-to destination for entertainment, shopping and more, The Battery is conveniently located just nine minutes from Albright. Home of the Atlanta Braves, The Battery is where you’ll find everything from award-winning restaurants and cool bars to watch the game, a curated mix of boutique shops and flagship retail locations, and endless entertainment opportunities that range from baseball games, concert halls, bowling alleys, movie theatres, escape rooms and VR experiences. The nearby Cobb Energy Centre is another premier performance venue in the Vinings area, with entertainment that varies from broadway, ballet and concerts.

Local pride: A lot of the restaurants in The Battery are native to Atlanta, including renowned chef and restauranteur Ford Fry’s restaurant The El Felix.

SHOP & EAT AT ANY OF SMYRNA-VININGS’ EXCELLENT SHOPPING DISTRICTS

Looking for some of Atlanta’s best shopping experiences? Look no further than the Smyrna-Vinings area, which is home to a myriad of retail shops all under ten minutes from Albright.

• Vinings Jubilee is a historical pocket whose home and speciality shops exude charm and integrity.
• The 77,000-square-foot Cumberland Mall is where visitors can stroll along the open air-plaza while getting all of their shopping done.
• The storefronts at Market Village boast a quaint village atmosphere and over 44,000 square feet of retail space.
• Ivy Walk brings together great restaurants, shopping, and essential services.
• Get your shopping done while exploring the pedestrian-friendly streets of West Village.

Don’t miss out: Paces & Vine and SOHO, both located at Vinings Jubilee, are great local restaurants with a mouth-watering menu.

UNWIND & EAT ON THE SILVER COMET TRAIL

Following the corridor of an upscale passenger railway that ran through Georgia in the mid 1900s, the Silver Comet Trail is now paved and is perfect for those who love to spend time outdoors. The 61.5 mile trail begins at the Mavell Road Trailhead just eight minutes from Albright in Smyrna and ends at the Georgia-Alabama state line, making it one of the longest and most scenic in the state. Run, walk, cycle or rollerblade through miles of lush greenery, rural countrysides and historic downtowns.

Let the adventure continue: Don’t forget to explore the equally popular Chattahoochee River Trail, which also runs through the Vinings area. And for when you’ve worked up an appetite, there are plenty of excellent coffee shops, ice cream parlors and restaurants located near the trail, including Canoe, which is one of the country’s most acclaimed restaurants and is conveniently located along the banks of the Chattahoochee River.

 

Images courtesy of Cvent (The Battery); ADA Collaborative (Cumberland Mall); Pond Co. (Silver Comet Trail).