Although Atlanta has several nice lakes where you can enjoy a swim and the beach, if you’re planning on spending time at a beach on the Atlantic Ocean this summer, you’ll have to leave Atlanta to do it. But before you leave for that much needed vacation, do a little shopping at some of Atlanta’s best hat shops and pick up a hat for all those hours on the beach. These stores offer a variety of styles that are sure to suite every taste and budget.
Goorin Brothers
675 Ponce de Leon Ave. N.E., Suite C196
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 815-1895
www.goorin.com

Goorin Brothers is located in the Atlanta Ponce City Market. Goorin Brothers is over 100 years old and is proud to say that the store is a fourth generation family business. Along with beach hats, the hat shop has pretty much any kind of hat you can think of. Just go into the shop, and the staff will fit you to the best looking hat for your face.

Hats On Us
185 Veterans Memorial Highway S.W., Suite 105
Mableton, GA 30126
(770) 485-7600
www.hatsonus.com

Hats On Us has something for everyone. From berets to rain hats to derby hats to beach hats, this store has you covered, no matter what style hat you’re looking for. The beach hats are among the most stylish and come in a wide variety of styles and colors. Be sure and visit Hats On Us on your way to the beach.

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Suzseams
1397 Carroll Drive N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 355-1802
www.suzseams.com

Suzseams makes custom and ready to buy and wear hats of all kinds. The hatmakers use only the best straw available. Suzseams also designs fashion hats, hat pins, bridal hats and headpieces. If you can’t find one that suits your fancy, tell the staff what you are looking for and they will design and make a hat specifically designed just for you. Visit Suzseams in Atlanta for a hat that will keep the sun off for all that time spent on the beach.

Sun & Ski Atlanta
5900 Sugarloaf Parkway, Suite 647
Lawrenceville, GA 30034
(678) 847-5717
www.sunandski.com

Sun & Ski has been in business since 1980. While Sun & Ski Atlanta is well known for it’s winter apparel and  accessories, the store also carries all manner of summer apparel and accessories. Stop by and look at all the summer gear Sun & Ski has, and check out the beach hats that are offered.

Atlanta Beach
3145 Peachtree Road, Suite 153
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 239-0612
www.atlantabeach.com

Atlanta Beach has been in business since 1984. This store offers everything from swim suits to hats, bags, footwear and sunglasses. Everything you could need for your beach vacation is right there under one roof. Atlanta Beach offers the most exciting name brands in the swimwear business. Whether it’s a pool party with friends or a beach vacation, you’ll be able to find just the right hat and other accessories.

Atlanta may not be close to the beach, but these stores are definitely the places to visit for that special beach hat.

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Debbie Evans Taylor is a southern gal from Temple, GA that has a passion for writing, cooking and all things crafty. This grandma of six dreams of someday seeing the world. She’s happier than ever and loving life!