Comfort Suites Gwinnett Place
3700 Shackleford Rd.
Duluth, GA 30096
Phone: (770) 931-9299
Fax: (770) 564-8614
This park was the site of a train depot in the 1840s, and an old caboose still sits on the property for you to explore. There is a mile-long trail that winds through 17 wooded acres, up to a flowing creek and back to the entrance. The park also features tennis and volleyball courts, as well as a playground and a picnic site. Leashed pets are welcome. Take Interstate 85 north to Pleasant Hill Road, turn left (west) and continue for about a couple miles to get here.
Despite its small size, this park in the heart of the city, sees a fair amount of people throughout the day. The park gets busy right from the morning thanks to its popular jogging track. Kids can enjoy in their own little play area. For those into sports, the park offers four well-maintained tennis courts. A large playground occupies much of the park. There's also a rental space for hosting functions. Check website for more.
Located in Johns Creek, Atlanta Athletic Club is a well known club with multi-functional facility spread over expansive locale of Johns Creek. The club covers an extensive 18 hole golf course, indoor and outdoor tennis courts, fitness center, a standard Olympic sized swimming pool and facilities for dining. Host to numerous men and women golf events like Ryder Cup, P.G.A. Championship and U.S. Open, thus, serves as a great space for golfing enthusiasts. Visit their website for more information.
Just 15 minutes north of Buckhead, this is one of Atlanta's most attractive and accessible public courses. Players choose between the fast-playing nine-hole par-3 course and the par-70, 18-hole championship course. Beautifully landscaped with bentgrass greens and Bermuda fairways, this 951-yard (869.5-meter) challenge presents a variety of hazards. Facilities include a driving range, practice facility, clubhouse and a pro shop that offers individual and group lessons.
Atlanta may be hours from the sea, but Gwinnett County provides a solution for its residents and guestsone of which is located at Mountain Park. Each of these state-of-the-art facilities offers a variety of swim lessons and classes, plus daily open swims. Season passes are available. Call for information on locations, schedules, costs and hours of operation, which vary by site.
This Gwinnett County municipal course is as beautiful as most private clubs. Spend a morning or afternoon enjoying the 18-hole layout of Bermuda grass fairways with bentgrass greens. The links feature a halfway house, clubhouse, restaurant, driving range and putting green. Club and cart rentals are available, as well as full equipment and apparel at the pro shop. Other "clubby" extras include tennis courts and a pool.
Located approximately 20 miles (32 kilometers) north of Atlanta in southern Forsyth County, this Arthur Hills-designed course offers a challenge to any golfer. The elevated tees on some holes provide outstanding views, with water on six holes and trees waiting for wayward balls. The 18th is the signature hole, a par-5 measuring 531 yards with a tight peninsula green. A complete driving range and a practice facility are on site, including several putting and chipping greens.
This large open space near the Fireside Pavilion at the Stone Mountain Park is perfect for hosting outdoor group activities and fun events. The space is particularly popular for organizing team-building events in conjunction with the pavilion. The lush greenery and rugged mountains offer a beautiful backdrop for your event. Call for more information.
USA Track & Field organizes various athletic events across USA and also offers training. USA Track & Field is a non-profit organization which aims to promote sports at national and international level. Atlanta Dekalb International Training Centre is a registered member of USA Track & Field in Atlanta. This spacious and well-facilitated center also offers facilities like swimming, cycling, pentathlon, handball and tennis to its members. This place also has a racquet club. This center is a mecca for sports lovers and enthusiasts.
One of the city's most popular recreational parks, Brook Run offers something for people of all ages. The 100 acre (40.47 hectare) park offers a lush expanse of picturesque trails for nature enthusiasts. Kids can play to their heart's content at the Children's Adventure Garden. The Skate Park within Brook Run is a well-maintained facility, attracting skaters from outside the city as well. The Dog Park ensures that your pets don't miss out on the fun. Besides this, the park also houses the Dunwoody Community Garden, the grows organic produce. Check website for more.
Standing close to Lake Windward, this expansive park is one of the city's finest recreational facilities. Four baseball fields, two soccer fields and tennis courts sit at the heart of the park. Besides sports, visitors to the park can enjoy the beautifully landscaped setting complete with a pond as well as a children's play area. There's a walking trail as well as an arboretum for nature enthusiasts. Picnicking families will appreciate the three pavilions within the park. Check website for more.
Just east of Atlanta, this 3200-acre (1300-hectare) park centers on the world's largest exposed granite mountain. Sky lift gondolas whisk visitors 825 feet (251 meters) to the top, where commanding views of the Georgia countryside await them. The north face's 90x100-foot (27x30-meter) bas-relief memorial to Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson is the world's largest. An antebellum plantation, an antique auto museum and a petting zoo are all located within the park, as are camping, dining and lodging accommodations. During the summer, there are evening laser light shows on the mountain.