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1100 North Blairs Bridge Road
Austell, GA 30168
Phone: (770) 941-1499
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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.
If you are in Six Flags Over Georgia, don't miss their Hurricane Harbor Water Park since the admission is complementary for those visiting the main parkland. It is indeed a must visit for water enthusiasts with its Caribbean themed landscape, top-notch rides and entertainment. Check out the Calypso Bay where you can surf up on gigantic waves or slither down the Bonzai Pipelines. If you want more adventure, then try the Tsunami Surge that will leave you breathless with excitement and, well, screaming! Step into the Paradise Island, an interactive water zone which the kids will love. Plummet, surf, ride or swim, whatever you do, you can be sure of a thrilling time at this water park.
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.
Exodus Ranch is a delightful ranch for equestrian enthusiasts. Come enjoy the open countryside of Georgia, as you ride the majestic horses of the Ranch. At night, warm your feet by the bonfire, as you gaze above into the clear starry sky.
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.
The Fowler Field Park is used most often by the Douglas County Soccer Association as their practice field. But this park has more than just a football field. It features picnic spots, a playground as well as a 2112 feet (643.74 meters) walking track.
This community park is wedged between Grady and Cooper Streets, in Douglasville, GA. Covering an area of about 3 acres (1.21 hectares), the park includes a playground, a pavilion, picnic tables and a basketball court.
Jesse Davis Park is located between Brown and Malone Streets, in Douglasville, GA. The park includes a playground, a football field, a basketball court and a public swimming facility.
Worthan Park covers a gorgeous expanse of 3 acres (1.21 hectares) and incorporates passive recreation spaces that are perfect for picnics. Open all week, between 8a and 11p, it has facilities such as picnic tables and gazebo.
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.