When you’re visiting an unfamiliar area, it can be hard to locate attractions that you and your group will enjoy. Luckily, we’re willing to do some of the legwork for you!
This option is great for those who are hosting a large event such as a wedding or wedding party. The University Inn is convenient to a number of elegant wedding venues and, together, we can help you and the rest of your party make a convenient and structured itinerary for your stay— we will even help make accommodation arrangements for catering. In fact, when you and your guests book 10 rooms or more, you may qualify to get the University Inn Executive Suite at no charge!
Let us make this a special gathering for your family and guests. Make a reservation 7-14 days in advance and our staff may assist you to obtain tickets to entertaining attractions in the area and include them in the total bill for your stay.
Here are a few examples of what guests might want to include in a vacation package:
- The Fox Theatre
The Fox Theatre is a grand performing arts theater where many notable plays have been performed for decades. Popular music artists and performers are regularly selling out the seats of this beautiful historical venue; there are nearly 5,000 seats in their auditorium!
- The Georgia Aquarium
The Georgia Aquarium is the single largest aquarium in the world, and it is easily accessible when you stay at University Inn at Emory! Stop by and be amazed by 6 separate exhibits, spanning across over 500 different species! This is a great attraction for the entire family.
- The Vortex & The Laughing Skull Lounge
The Vortex offers a unique and indulgent menu, with many creative and renowned dishes and an extensive drink selection at the bar. The Laughing Skull is a comedy lounge, located inside of the Vortex restaurant at its Midtown location. Perfect for adult visitors with a great taste in food and humor!
- Michael C. Carlos Museum
The Michael C. Carlos Museum showcases art and artifacts from throughout history to create an unforgettable learning experience. Guest can even walk from the University Inn to Emory University’s campus in order to access the museum, where they can find a permanent exhibit of artifacts donated by one of the Inn’s founders, Bill Thibadeau.
- Fernbank Museum
Just minutes away from the Inn is Decatur’s Fernbank Museum, which takes visitors on a journey through science and history via permanent and special exhibits that are fun for the whole family. The museum’s signature exhibit is A Walk Through Time in Georgia, where visitors can see firsthand the natural development and history of Georgia.
These are just a few suggestions out of the countless unique attractions you will have access to when you stay at The University Inn at Emory, in the historical Emory district of Atlanta. Call today and we will have our staff work with you to find the best way to plan your vacation to perfection. Please note that all specials are subject to availability and blackout dates throughout the year.
As a family-owned business, we believe in treating our guests with the utmost courtesy and respect. When you book a stay at The University Inn at Emory, you are booking with a staff that wants you to have a truly positive experience!
For even more examples of what the Atlanta area has to offer, explore the table below!
Michael C. Carlos Museum
Dinner at any of our local ethnic restaurants
DeKalb Farmer’s Market – the world’s largest indoor farmers market
Salsa dancing at Latin Sol nightclub inside Underground Atlanta
Browse the many shops located in the International Corridor.
DeKalb History Center
Atlanta History Center
Stone Mountain Park – discover Stone Mountain Museum
Antebellum Plantation ~ Crossroads (a replica of an 1870s village)
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center and Sweet Auburn Avenue district
Round of golf at local courses
Tour at the local Sweetwater Brewery
Barbecue lunch at local restaurant
Fishing at Stone Mountain Park
Tickets to Atlanta sporting events or the next best thing: watching the game at a local sports bar.