It’s that time of year. Even though last week’s warm weather is over, it’s still a great time of the year to get out and spark some new romance, just in time for Valentine’s Day.
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We asked, and y’all told us what the best first date spot is. The results didn’t veer to far from our previous version of this poll.
Ponce City Market took the top spot for its many attractions. It includes Skyline Park, which offers old-timey carnival fun in a new, hip area. Read our Ponce City Market before you go.
Yunica Emir (L) and Tanika Gray-Valbrun sit in a private Igloos at Skyline Park on top of Ponce City Market Sunday, December 23, 2018. STEVE SCHAEFER / SPECIAL TO THE AJC
Piedmont Park is Atlanta’s favorite park, and it reached the No. 2 spot on our list. Throughout its history as farmlands, then fairgrounds, then as host to outdoor events of all kinds, Piedmont is the place to be. Read our guide to Piedmont.
In third place,
Avalon in Alpharetta is a bustling mixed-use urban retail environment. It’s mix of shops and restaurants means there’s something for everyone. Check out the food tour The AJC took there.
Other locations included in the poll were
Canoe, Krog Street, Starlight Drive-In Theatre, Decatur Square, Topgolf, All About Ballroom, Marietta Food Tours and Chateau Elan.
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If none of these tickle your fancy, we have other recommendations for dating spots. There are
great anniversary spots, fun picnic places and amazing date ideas for busy parents.
Want to stay in your neighborhood? The AJC rounded up date spots in
DeKalb, Gwinnett, North Fulton and Cobb counties.