Quality Inn & Suites
1100 North Blairs Bridge Road
Austell, GA 30168
Phone: (770) 941-1499
Fax: (770) 941-1994
1100 North Blairs Bridge Road , Austell, GA, US, 30168
- Phone: (770) 941-1499
- Fax: (770) 941-1994
Carousels have been around for quite sometime now but the Riverview Carousel which is inside the Six Flags Over theme park in Atlanta is a rather special one. It is made of 60 horses which are carefully hand-crafted and was delivered to the theme park in 1908. Since then, it has been delighting people of all ages from toddlers to groups of friends gallivanting around and even romantic couples. Riverview Carousel is also one of the only 3 five-abreast horses carousels known in existence.
Six Flags Over Georgia is a thrilling attraction located about 20 minutes to the west of the Atlanta city. In addition to an impressive roster of roller coasters, thrill rides and interactive games, the park features parades, special events, and Broadway-style musicals starring Bugs Bunny and other Loony Tunes characters. Dozens of snack shops and restaurants are strategically placed throughout the park, and strollers and wheelchairs are available for rent. See website for online specials, operating hours, and calendar of events.
This 2549-acre (1031.54-hectare) park is particularly noted for its populations of birds, butterflies and wildflowers. Hiking trails are laid throughout, and pass such interesting spots as the George Sparks Reservoir and the ruins of a cotton factory destroyed during the Civil War. Canoe and fishing boat rentals are available, as well as a bait shack, restrooms, and historical information. Take home some souvenirs from the gift shop, located at the visitors center.
The Elizabeth Baptist Church located in Atlanta is a Christ-centered and family-oriented retreat. The church has a full-fledged ministry overlooking the daily functioning of the congregation. It has an active music and youth community that strives to spread the word of Jesus through music and charitable deeds. The church also has an online store for those interested in religious readings.
Standing by the meandering Chattahoochee river, this beautiful expanse is the pride of the historic neighborhood of Whittier Mill Village. While it doesn't sport fancy landscaping or sports facilities, Whittier Mill Park is popular in the city for it's vibrant local scene. The open space in the heart of the park is host to numerous cultural and community activities and events throughout the year. Call ahead for more information.
Touted to be one of the fastest growing cities in Georgia, Douglasville's downtown area also has the distinction of being listed as a National Heritage Site. The century-old buildings manifest Romanesque, Gothic, Queen Anne and Italian architectural elements which have still been wonderfully preserved. The O'Neal town plaza with its charming brick fountain plays host to a number of festivals and community events all year round. Parks, golf courses, wildlife ponds, nature trails, public pools and soccer complexes dot the entire length of the city which is why it's so attractive for tourists.
Douglas County Courthouse is located at Douglasville, Georgia, United States. It is an old courthouse now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The courthouse is home to the Douglas County Museum of History and Art. The museum has exhibits of mid 20th-century like displays of cocktail shakers, school lunchboxes, children's phonographs, and items from a personal collection of Coca Cola articles.
The Smyrna Market Village is a downtown neighborhood of Smyrna that is a landmark in urban design and landscaping. Predominantly pedestrian-centric in design, it was established in 2002. Lined with 16 town houses, it is also home to the City Hall and the City Library, amongst other important structures. With an good line up of retail and commercial space, it is a popular shopping district of the city.
Located in a secluded clearing on the banks of a picturesque lake, The Cabin Path offers a wonderful outdoor experience. It has a log cabin that offers a comfortable place to camp, alongwith several hiking trails for the adventurous. Visitors can explore the surrounding countryside rich with rhododendrons, wildflowers and deer. the lake is a pleasant place for leisurely fishing. A walk through the maze built here is supposed to calm your nerves. Numerous activities are also held from time to time.
Off the beaten path, few visitors discover beautiful Westview Cemetery located just west of downtown. One of the largest cemeteries in the Southeast, Westview spans 582 acres (235.527 hectares) and boasts some of the city's oldest structures. Founded in 1884, the cemetery features a large Jewish section, a Civil War Memorial and is the final resting place of many famous locals, including Mayor William B. Hartsfield, Asa Candler, the founder of the Coca-Cola company, and author, Joel Chandler Harris. Westview's majestic stone Mausoleum and Chapel, constructed in 1943, features beautiful stained glass windows and religious paintings. A haven for history buffs and nature lovers, Westview is wonderful place to stroll and experience Atlanta's past and present.
Masjid Al-Hedaya is the mecca for Islam in Marietta. This majestic mosque boasts a magnificent architecture, beautiful minarets and intricate work on its outer facade. It organizes Sunday school, Quran readings and discussions, worship and other services. Check the website for details on the various activities organized as well as for regular prayer times.
A historic neighborhood of Georgia, Atlanta, the Howell Station Historic District has been on the list of National Register of Historic Places since 1997. The district features various kinds of houses and bungalows, mostly built in Colonial Revival, Classic Revival and Bungalow or Craftsman styles of architecture in and around 1890. Formerly divided into a predominantly white and black neighborhood, most of the houses are now privately owned, so one can only view them from the outside.