Guys Getaway Guide to Alpharetta, Ga.

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While the idea of a girlfriend getaway has a nice ring to it, who says the guys can’t get together for a weekend away? Brocations are important for every group of guy friends wishing to reconnect, let loose and escape everyday stress. In Alpharetta, bonding with the boys is always an option. With lively concerts, incredible nightlife, fantastic food and drinks as well as plenty of opportunities for outdoor fun, Alpharetta has your perfect guys only retreat planned and ready to go. Here is just a taste of how to plan your guys getaway Alpharetta style!


Day 1

Guys gotta’ eat and Alpharetta has 200+ dining options to choose from. Check out some popular spots like Loyal Q and Brew, a new barbecue joint featuring exceptional smoked brisket, pulled pork, ribs and all the fixings! Huge HD TVs line the walls of the cabin-like dining rooms, each equipped with games like cornhole, shuffleboard, ping pong and more. After dinner, treat your friends to a night out on the town. Alpharetta offers night owls many different sights and sounds. Gather the guys at Cutters Cigar & Spirits where a full bar, 4,400 square-foot state-of-the-art clean air lounge, outdoor patio and live music await. While there, peruse the impressive selection of cigars in Atlanta’s largest humidor. Cutters is more than a cigar shop, it is an awesome Alpharetta gathering place. The live music and entertainment options don’t stop there. Alpharetta boasts plenty of opportunities for music aficionados, from the intimate smooth jazz and blues sounds of The Velvet Note, to the larger Ameris Bank Amphitheatre which features a variety of big names in much each year. No matter your mood, there is something for everyone happening in Alpharetta.


Day 2

If you and your buddies are looking to stay active on your weekend getaway, pick up some hot dogs and hamburgers at a local grocery store and head over to Wills Park to grill out with the guys before throwing around the football or playing a round of disc golf. Alpharetta has nearly 15 miles of hiking, biking and running trails where you can exercise and enjoy the scenic outdoors with friends. One of the most popular outdoor activities is the Big Creek Greenway, an 8-mile-long paved walking, biking and skating trail. Alpharetta also is home to a great golfing community largely due to the lush greenery and mild weather in the area. There are a number of courses available for public play, including Echelon Golf Club and Trophy Club of Atlanta. After a long day outside, take a trip to Jekyll Brewing to relax and enjoy a local brew with your best buds.


Day 3

You want to make the most of your weekend away, and Alpharetta has plenty of opportunities for one last adventure before hitting the road. The Motorcycle Safety Foundation, one of only three campuses in the country, features courses for ATVs, basic dirt bikes, street bike training and more. Wind down after a wild ride at the premium 12-screen Regal theater at Avalon. Catch the latest hit film and enjoy a few more laughs with friends. One last meal can’t hurt before returning home! Swing by Truck & Tap for a fun, local food truck experience. Every week Truck & Tap curates dozens of craft beers that perfectly pair with that day’s lineup of tasty food trucks. The food truck schedule varies based on the day, so every meal is guaranteed to be a unique culinary experience.

Alpharetta has all the ingredients for an awesome getaway with the guys. No matter how you fill your days, Alpharetta’s endless list of things to see, do and experience make the city the best destination for creating a memorable experience with friends.  Book your Alpharetta adventure today at one of our modern and affordable hotels. Click here to book your stay!