Enjoy dinner or an entertaining evening at one of these romantic places in Atlanta.

As you explore Atlanta, you’re sure to find some beautiful places to get away. Whether you’re spending time with your loved one or a date, here are the top seven charming and romantic places in Atlanta to check out:

1. Chattahoochee Nature Center
Love nature? Head to Roswell and rent a boat from Canoe Atlanta at the Chattahoochee Nature Center. A large pontoon boat that slowly drifts along is a great way to nature-watch for an afternoon. Or, consider a more cozy canoe for two as you explore the Chattahoochee River.

2. Starlight Drive-In Theatre

Step back in time and get cozy with a drive-in movie at the Starlight Drive-In Theatre. This romantic hot spot on the southeast side of the city features classic outdoor screens, audio that plays through your car’s radio and a snack bar that offers classic treats, including hot, buttered popcorn.

3. Nottingham Shire and Carriage for Hire

Enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride in the beautiful Atlanta spring evenings from Nottingham Shire and Carriage for Hire. In cooler months you can even sip hot cocoa as you pass through downtown Atlanta and view historical landmarks and sites, including Centennial Olympic Park, the CNN Center, Georgia Aquarium and Underground Atlanta.

4. The New American Shakespeare Tavern

Does a love story make you swoon? Then visit The New American Shakespeare Tavern, a live action playhouse-restaurant combo in the heart of downtown Atlanta. For a romantic night, share some British pub food, an ale or two and a Shakespearean classic with your sweetheart.

5. Fernbank Museum of Natural History
Head to the Fernbank Museum of Natural History on a Friday night to enjoy Martinis & IMAX. During the four-hour evening you’ll get a chance to sip on special cocktails, enjoy small plate meals, watch live entertainment and dance the night away, in addition to seeing a show on the big screen.

6. The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Relax to the sounds of jazz guitar and love-song duets on your next date night at the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Don’t miss the special guest performances this summer by Elton John and Cyndi Lauper, two perfect shows for you to enjoy together!

7. Sweet Hut Bakery and Cafe

Enjoy a cozy afternoon lunch complete with Asian-inspired sweets at Sweet Hut Bakery and Cafe. Enjoy your time together as you nibble on mango pudding buns and red bean mochi at this inviting Midtown bakery.

Atlanta is ready to delight you with a heavy helping of southern charm. From robust nightlife, to enchanting restaurants, and nature-inspired activities, there are plenty of special places in Atlanta to check out. Whether you’re vacationing, preparing to move to the area or have called Atlanta home for years, try to explore these seven places this year.